Assistant Service Manager – Avenues
Avenues is a community where people smile, laugh, grow and achieve great things, we know that well-supported people support people well, which makes them want to do their very best for the people we support, and achieve our vision.
Assistant Service Worker
Full time – 39 hours per week
£25,877 per annum
Webb Road is a six-bedded residential service. The people we support there are adults with learning disabilities and complex physical needs.
In this role!
Work closely with the Service Manager to inspire and motivate the team to provide a high quality service as well assist in implementing current legislation and CQC requirements
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.
You will motivate and inspire your team to provide outstanding support through effective training, coaching and leadership by example
Be expected to attend appointments with the people we support, attend care reviews, review and update care plans and risk assessments, record and monitor daily logs, lead shifts and administer medication
Day to day support for the people we are supporting.
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.
Experience supporting individuals who have learning disabilities, mental health needs and/or acquired brain injuries.
Experience of supervising/managing a small to medium team within social care or be willing to be trained (including supervisions, probations, inductions).
Experienced with providing Person-Centred support and to be passionate about it.
To be able to support people with personal care.
Ability to manage own time and able to work under pressure.
Be flexible and be able to work shifts required.
Due to the nature of the role it is desirable that applicants for this role hold a full valid driving license.
Benefits you can expect!
Early Pay – ability to access your earnings more frequently if you wish.
Paid enhanced DBS.
Up to 28 days paid annual leave (pro rata).
Access to high quality training that supports your career development.
Contributory pension scheme with life assurance.
Shopping discounts via Blue Light Card and The Bene£its website.
Recommend a friend – earn up to £500.
Free and confidential 24/7 access to the health portal and employee assistance programme.
**T&Cs apply ***
As part of our commitment to the ‘Disability Confident Scheme’, candidates who declare a disability, and meet the key criteria for this role, will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview stage.
We reserve the right to close this advert before the closing deadline if we interview and offer the right candidate.