Do you have experience of working in care?
Are you passionate about making a real difference to someone’s life?
Are you looking for an opportunity to further your career in a management role?If so then we would like to hear from you.
For an informal discussion, please contact Colin Brown 01273 295297
SECONDMENT / FIXED TERM
We would be happy to consider anyone who would like to apply on the basis of a secondment from their substantive job. If you would like to apply on the basis of a secondment please get the agreement from your manager before applying.
About the role
Beaconsfield Villas is recruiting 2 Deputy Managers (30 hours each)
At Beaconsfield Villas we provide 24 hour 7 day a week support for 6 adults who have a learning disability. The service users live in 4 separate flats that creates a homely environment and our dedicated team of staff work hard to ensure that our residents’ specific needs are met in a caring and sensitive manner and skills are developed in a way that promotes their independence.
Our last CQC inspection rated the service as “good” noting that family and carers were very happy with the staff team and the service that is provided to their family member.
We are looking to recruit 2 Deputy Managers who has proven experience of working with people who have learning disabilities and challenging behaviour. You will play an important role in supporting the manager to further develop the service and lead the staff team. You will also need to work closely with families and a multi-disciplinary team. The positions are 30 hours but there is potential for extra hours to be worked as required.
You will need to have experience and an understanding of staff supervision, have clear written and verbal communication skills and be able to work within and manage the team. It is preferable that the successful candidate has a full driving license (three points maximum) to drive the unit cars.
If you would like to help us to achieve these aims and have experience or a real interest in working with people with Autism and a Learning Disability, we would very much like to hear from you. In return we will offer you training and development opportunities, excellent support mechanisms and a varied and challenging work environment and the opportunity to be part of our excellent team.
Working for us, we can offer you:
- a generous salary
- time and a half for working at weekends, double time for working on a bank holiday and time and a third for working at night (between 8pm and 6 am)
- a career average pension scheme
- generous holiday up to 25 days a year
- regular supervision meetings plus
- a range of other staff benefits
You will be required to work a shift pattern including earlies, lates, sleepins and some weekends. Having a full clean driving licence is preferable.
We highly recommend you read the ‘Maximise your Chances’ section below before you apply for this job. It is important you are able to show how you meet the Person Specification when applying. Not following this guidance is likely to reduce your chances of success.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.