Avenues Group is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, we welcome applications from everyone who wants to make a difference to people's lives and enjoy a rewarding job!
We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Female Assistant Service Manager to join tour teams in Fulbourne, Cambridge.
Thomas Road and Teversham Road are Supported Living services, supporting 7 adults who have learning disabilities, enjoying a variety of activities and being engaged in their community. The staff team to manage are currently 6.
In this role you will be;
Take ownership for continuing professional development for self and the team.
Work with your Service Manager to use management information to make sound business decisions.
Maintain an understanding of the social care sector and how it impacts on areas of responsibility and the organisation.
Assists the Service Manager to encourage a solutions led culture.
Maintain a practical knowledge of policies and procedures and ensure appropriate usage.
Effectively recruit, develop and manage employees in a fair and consistent manner.
Work with your Service Manager to reinforce a culture of continuous improvement (through analysis of information and data provided and using practice leadership).
Act as the Service Manager in their absence.
You will motivate and inspire your team to provide outstanding support through effective training, coaching and leadership by example.As well as supporting people day to day, the role will include acting as a role model for active support, management and coordination of support hours, rota's, recruitment of new staff, development and management of current staff including appraisals and performance management.
As this role requires providing personal care it will usually be necessary for applicants to have had or agree to have the Covid-19 vaccine.
On successful completion of your probationary period you will be considered to undertake a Health and Social Care Level 5 Diploma at no cost to yourself. This will assist you in career progression within Avenues.
Have commercial and financial awareness.
Experience of managing budgets and financial information.
Sector and specialist experience.
Knowledge of sector regulatory bodies and their standards.
Knowledge of sector relevant legislation.
Level 3 diploma or equivalent experience.
Experience of working with people disadvantaged through illness and disability.
Driving desirable!Your reward;
Paid enhanced DBS
Regular one to one supervision
Refer a friend bonus scheme
Increasing annual leave with length of service
Flexible working - Happy to talk flexible!
Occupational sick pay
Employee Assistance Programme to help with your wellbeing!Apply today to find out more about careers with Avenues - Each day is much more exciting than you might expect!
There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be female in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found or experiencing a high volume of applications