• Full Time
  • Salary: £25,762 - £27,906 per year

Website Southdown

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a Deputy Manager to join our team supporting adults with learning disabilities at St Botolphs.

We’re recruiting to this service in Worthing that’s home to eight clients. The clients enjoy being fully involved in their lives and the running of the house, as well as going out each day into the local community and beyond.

You’ll be joining one of the largest providers of care, support and housing services in Sussex, which we’re proud to say we’ve been doing for over 50 years! In exchange, we can offer some great benefits such as

Salary above the Real Living Wage
Pension scheme
Employee Assistance (EAP), Free advice and counselling service
Access to Blue Light card
Health Care cash back scheme
Interest-free Loans
Life cover: For staff under the age of 65 years in our pension scheme
Flexible working
Access to the Easit Network
Free access to financial services and advice through Salary Finance
Cycle to Work scheme
Free Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
Support with Career Progression
Supportive working environment.
£100 reward for passing your probationary period
As a Deputy Manager you will need excellent support skills with people who have a learning disability, combined with experience of the supervision of staff.

We’re looking for a Deputy Manager to join us that are naturally warm, caring and want to support our clients to reach their potential. You don’t need any experience or qualifications; we’ll give you all the skills you need to be a great Deputy Manager.

With a strong understanding of legislation and best practice, the role will include supporting the service manager to lead the team in providing quality support for the individuals that live at St Botolphs.

Southdown is a psychologically informed organisation where the well-being and happiness of our employees matter. We’re committed to creating a positive and compassionate work environment where employees feel valued, respected and inspired to do their best. In addition, we’re a family-friendly employer that recognises the importance of a work-life balance. If you share our values and want to work for an organisation that helps change lives for the better, we want to hear from you.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and are fully committed to supporting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and welcome applications from all candidates that meet our job specifications.  If you feel there is a barrier that potentially prevents you from applying, do get in contact with us at jobs@southdown.org  as we are always happy to discuss (or arrange a discussion we the recruiting manager) to explore if any reasonable adjustments can be made to support your application.

We very much welcome previous experience in roles such as Deputy Manager, Senior Health Care Assistant, Senior Support Worker, Nurse, Social Care Worker, Senior Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Community Practitioner and Outreach Worker

Closing date for applications:  23rd June 2024

Interviews will be held:  28th June 2024

If successful at interview, you will be invited to visit the service on 5th July 2024

To apply for this job please visit www.southdown.org.