Acting Assistant Service Manager

Tonbridge, Kent, England
£ 22,500 Per year
Full time
Temporary, Contract
Job level
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
26 Jun 2020
26 Jul 2020

Job Description

We put people first!

We are looking for a full time Acting Assistant Service Manager to join our team in Tonbridge for a 9 month fixed term contract with the possibility to be extended. Starting on the 1st August 2020, covering maternity leave.

Shipbourne Road is a residential service where we are supporting adults who have learning disabilities, Down syndrome, Autism, Alzheimer’s, epilepsy and cerebral palsy. The people we support enjoy attending community based activities (lunch club, social club with disco, day services, shopping, hydrotherapy, bowling, cinema and theatre shows), as well as activities within the home (sensory and music sessions, gardening, ball pool, garden games). Shipbourne Road has good public transport links to the town centre and train station (approx. 20 minutes on a bus).  There are many local groceries shops, chemist and post office, as well as park in very close proximity to the service.

You will help to oversee the smooth day-to-day running of the service which includes rota planning, shift leading, overseeing keyworker meetings, and planning activities as well as providing person centred active support to the people we support including personal care.

Our pay is £22,500 per annum + benefits

About you;

Have an understanding of and experience with supporting people with disabilities

Be able to demonstrate a positive approach to Active Support

Be able to effectively supervise and develop staff

Share our values of Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Pride

Be caring and sympathetic

Be passionate about supporting others

Be flexible to work early mornings, late evenings, and sleep-in shifts over a 7 day rota

Your reward:

We pay for your enhanced criminal records disclosure

Personal training & development

Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350 (T&C’s apply)

Employee Assistance Programme

Pension scheme - if you join, we contribute too and life cover is provided

31 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (pro-rata), increasing after to 2 years’ service and after 5 years’ service

Discount scheme on various high street shops including new airtime O2 contracts (T&C’s apply)

This role may close earlier than stated.

Apply today to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a difference to someone’s life.

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