Company: Achievetogether
Location: Morden , London

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We are seeking a dynamic and caring individual to become Deputy Manager of this service supporting adults with learning disabilities and associated health needs.

Job Introduction

We have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Manager to join this service supporting adults with learning disabilities and assocated health needs.

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Vacancy Details

Your duties will include supporting the Home Manager, and deputising their absence, to undertake all aspects of managing the home, ensuring that high standards of care and support are maintained and adhering to all requirements and regulations.

You will also assist in the developing of rotas and managing the staff team.

An appropriate balance is needed between management and ‘hands-on’ work, meeting the needs of the service users living in the home.

Green Lane is a supported living service for adults aged 18-35 with learning disabilities, autism spectrum conditions, mental health needs and behaviours that may challenge. The aim of the service is to reduce dependence on staff and provide the necessary skills for the individuals supported to thrive independently both inside and outside of the home, so that they might then be able to move on to greater independence in the future. Our people are supported by developing person-centred plans in order to develop independent living skills through in-depth skills teaching.

The Ideal Candidate

The people we support are at the heart of everything we do – they are wonderful individuals and deserve to be treated with respect, dignity and choice. Our main priority, therefore, is to find staff with values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own.

You will have considerable experience working with people with learning disabilities in a service, at a minimum of lead/senior support worker level.

You must be well organised, able to lead shifts, motivate teams and mange rotas.

Why work for Achieve together?

In addition to your salary, our benefits package includes:

  • a pension scheme
  • paid annual leave
  • reward/recognition schemes
  • a generous staff discount and benefits scheme

We also have excellent opportunities for career progression.