Posted time 2024/02/29 Location Shrewsbury Job type Assistant Service Manager

Full Time (37.5 hours per week, 7.5 of which will be admin)

£22,750-£24,250 per annum – in Shrewsbury Supported Living

Benefits of joining or team.

  • Competitive pay
  • High quality training- we provide all the training you need to deliver first class support;
  • 28 days holiday in your first year, increasing to 33 day after five years and then 38 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 opportunity to support our existing team and manager in the Shrewsbury area. Your role will be to assist the Service Manager in delivering outstanding levels of care to our supported people. We currently support five services in a supported living setting. The people we support attend a range of activities including horse riding, local discos, football matches and comic con events. The team is diverse with people from many walks of life.

We are looking for a team player who is confident, a good communicator, flexible, a good listener, empathetic and person centred.

Sleep ins and weekend/ bank holiday work may be required. 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.

You will be an energetic and enthusiastic new edition to our team. You will have a passion for promoting independence for the people we support.

About You:

Essential Requirements:

  • Level three diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Previous experience in a supervisory role within the care sector
  • Knowledge of compliance
  • Driver with UK manual licence
  • 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
  • Experience of team building
  • Participating in the on-call Rota is a requirement.
  • Ability to manage workload

Desirable Requirements

  • IOSH qualifications

*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: Interview Date: TBC

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