Posted time 2024/05/01 Location Market Drayton Job type Assistant Service Manager

Full Time – 37.5 hours per week

Starting from £24,165 per annum 

Benefits of joining or team.

  • Competitive pay
  • High quality training- we provide all the training you need to deliver first class support;
  • 26 days holiday in your first year, increasing to 31 day after five years and then 36 days after ten-years’ service.
  • Comprehensive induction programme including shadow shifts – which means you’ll be fully supported to understand the role whilst getting to know the team and the people you will support
  • Free and confidential counselling services for you and your family
  • A Simply Health Cash Plan- to help you with healthcare costs including dental, physiotherapy, chiropody, optical, new child payment, prescriptions and more
  • Long service rewards starting at £100 increasing to £150 depending on length of service – we believe our staff are our greatest asset and we want to reward you for your hard work and commitment to Bethphage
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Development opportunities- we want to support you in your career in care, from becoming a mental health first aider, to career progression- from support worker to service manager, your development is our development
  • Regular supervisions with your manager, team meetings and feedback
  • Refer-a-Friend Award – earn £200 every time you successfully refer a friend and they complete their probation.
  • Birthday recognition – an Amazon e-voucher every year
  • Paid enhanced DBS certificate
  • Access to the “Blue light Card” scheme that offers discounts to social care staff in a range of shops both online and on the High street

We have an exciting new opportunity at one of our care homes in Market Drayton for an Assistant Service Manager who can share in Bethphage’s values. As the Assistant Service Manager you will provide high quality support to adults with learning disabilities , Autism and those who require support with mental health conditions. You will ensure they are supported to develop and maintain independence, take part in community activities, leisure, education and work opportunities in a person-centred way.

The role will involve you supporting the Service Manager to lead the day to day management of the care home, providing effective management for up to four people. You will ensure the team provide the people supported to have opportunities of their choice and to aid them to eventually move on to a new permanent home. You will be an experienced in health and social care worker, a good communicator and able to work with people at all levels. You should be confident and knowledgeable of the care sector, good at problem-solving and know when to seek help and advice. You will have great IT skills and write legibly, have significant experience in person-centred and positive behaviour support practices.

Candidates who do not have a level 3 qualification but are prepared to work towards this will be considered so long as they have suitable supervisory experience and professional knowledge in the sector, ideally in learning disability.

You will be required to be on-call for this role (Shared with other assistant managers throughout the company). Further information can be discussed at interview stage.

About You:

Essential Requirements:

  • Level Two diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Previous experience in a supervisory role within the care sector
  • Driver with UK manual licence and own car
  • Have an understanding of Person-Centred Planning
  • Previous experience working with Positive Behaviour Support
  • Experience of working with people with Learning disabilities and Autism
  • Experience managing medication
  • Need to be flexible, to work shifts and manage admin hours
  • Confident in IT knowledge/skills/systems
  • Participating in the on-call Rota is a requirement.

Desirable Requirements

  • Level three diploma in Health and Social Care

*Some of our roles require males, females, race and age specific employees only. Where this is indicated, this is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

If you would like more information, please get in touch with our recruitment team by calling: 01743 272880 or drop us an email at:

Contact Kizzy Moss, if more information regarding the post if required.

Interview Date: TBC

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Job ID: BC  ASM MAY 24