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Position: Deputy Service Manager (Learning Disability)
Location: Exeter
Details: Between 21,000 - 23,000 dependent on experience, Full time, permanent, 37.5 hours.
Company: Charitable organisation
 
We are looking for an passionate and experienced Deputy or Senior Support Worker who is ready to take that next step, to join us and drive our mission to enable the people we support to achieve the extraordinary each and every day.
 
Supporting the Service Manager and deputising for them in their absence you'll lead your team to provide extraordinary, person centred support, which is safe and maximises choice, dignity and independence as well as the achievement of individual goals, however small or large, each and every day.
 
Working in partnership with the people we support, their family, our specialist support teams and external agencies you’ll champion skilful interactions, person-centred planning and partnership working to plan and implement professionally designed support plans that genuinely improve the quality of everyday life.

Acting as a role model and mentor to the team you’ll facilitate the use of collaborative working, sound judgment and creative solutions to enable both them and the people we support to achieve individual goals and develop. You will manage staff performance, training and appraisals ensuring the team are equipped and motivated to deliver the best support possible.

To be successful in this role you’ll be truly passionate about the provision of exceptional and person centred support. You’ll need to be an extraordinary leader with the ability to inspire, mentor and develop both your team and the people we support in to achieving extraordinary outcomes and will take personal responsibility for the quality of care and support delivered, both by yourself and your team, always striving to do what is right by the people we support. Experience of working with people who have learning disabilities and/or visual impairment is also advantageous. In addition, you’ll possess a current driving licence with the ability to travel independently as required and be able to work flexibly to respond to the needs of the service and partake in on call to provide emergency support include evenings and weekends.

So apart from transforming lives what’s in it for you? You’ll benefit from working with a team of passionate and skilled specialists, an outstanding induction and training programme with on-going development and the option to gain formal qualifications as well as the opportunity to progress your career in a sector that genuinely offers careers for life. In addition we also offer a range of benefits including flexible working options, long service and recognition awards, including increasing annual leave and bonus incentives and company pension and life assurance schemes. And we don’t expect you to take your work home with you at the end of the day, in fact, it’s illegal!

Our Benefits

Just a few of our amazing benefits

Giving you the tools to become an expert dream maker Fully paid mandatory core training.

All work and no play is not fun, so everyone gets 5.6 weeks a year annual leave and if that wasn’t enough we increase it by a day a year

Know someone who is like you? And can make a difference? Get them to apply and earn yourself £600

You can save up to £1000 with discounts off your favourite shops, restaurants and great days out

Getting to work is an expensive business spread the cost via your salary with a season ticket loan

 No more excuses discount gym memberships available

Access to eye tests for all is very important to us, so we ensure you have access to regular eye tests.

For the full list of our extraordinary benefits please visit our website.

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