Position: Deputy Manager
Location: Dysart, Fife, Scotland
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week, Days
Salary: £12.60 per hour / £22,995 per annum
Closing Date: 31st March 2019
Want the chance to use and grow your skills and knowledge while making a difference to society?
Want to be part of a leading organisation which positively impacts on the lives of disabled people across the world?
If so… Leonard Cheshire in Scotland offers you the chance to become part of a great team!
Leonard Cheshire is the leader in enriching the lives of disabled people. We are the largest disability non-profit organisation in the UK, with around 7,000 employees, and we support more than 20,000 disabled people across our global operations. We honour our past, drawing on our legacy to inspire us for the future. We are in the exciting process of transforming into a modern, relevant and sustainable organisation.
We offer an environment where you can work with great leaders and be part of a team who are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of disabled people. You will have opportunities to learn and grow in your role, building your skills and knowledge in partnership with others.
About the role:
We are looking for a full time Deputy Manager to lead our vibrant day support service in Dysart.
In this diverse and varied role, you will support the Service Manager in the day to day operation of the service, deputise as directed and be responsible for the direct supervision and line management of staff.
You will be involved in the assessment and placement of Customers and be responsible and accountable for the on-going monitoring of their individual needs. You will also ensure the highest standards of personal support and service delivery are maintained and promote independence and choice; adhering at all times to the values of the organisation.
- A level of professional development & registration as indicated by purchaser, regulator or Leonard Cheshire (this may include level 5 leadership in health and social care qualification), dependant on location.
- To have experience of providing direct personal and social care.
- To have experience of managing a team of support staff.
- To have experience of working with customers who have physical and / or learning disabilities.
- To be able to work flexibly in accordance with rostered hours.
- Experience of driving and holding a clean driver’s licence is desirable.
Benefits: Fair and competitive pay rates. Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit. Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell, depending on needs (salary sacrifice). Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates. Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice). Access to child-care vouchers (salary sacrifice). Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
A satisfactory PVG membership is required for this post.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.
You may have experience of the following: Deputy Manager, Registered Manager, Assistant Manager, Care Manager, Social Worker, Disability, Disabilities, Vulnerable People, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, Social Care, etc.