Assistant Service Manager

Plymouth, Devon
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Part Time

A great opportunity has arisen at Mencap for an Assistant Service Manager to join our services in Plymouth on a part time permanent basis. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills and experience in a management role.

Our Plymouth service supports 8 individuals who have a learning disability. These 8 individuals have really diverse interests and enjoy having an active social life and accessing the community. These 8 all having vary levels of needs and some are more complex than others an example of which being epilepsy. We also offer community support to 9 people with a learning disability who live in their own homes or shared accommodation.

As a role model for the service and our support workers, you will be encouraging the team to be involved in the lives and hobbies of those we support. The role is about being passionate about what we can do to change a mundane day into an exceptional day - both for the team and the people we support.

You will be supporting the Service Manager in the continued smooth operation of this service by undertaking agreed management tasks. In addition to undertaking managerial tasks, you may also be required to do some front line support work with the people we support when required. Furthermore, you will need to act as a role model, representing the service positively and demonstrating good practice to other members of the team.

To be considered for this role, experience as a Support Worker is preferable, as it is important to have an understanding of how a service is run. Competency using IT skills is also required, as a lot of tasks are computer based within the role. We are looking for someone who`s passionate, trustworthy and forward thinking who lives by our five key values on a daily basis and who will also will bring some fresh ideas to the team!

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who really wants a growth opportunity, as there is so much room for progression within Mencap.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Vacancy ID: 9014