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Temporary Assistant Service Manager - Ilford

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Posted on Aug 12, 2022 by CV-Library

Seven Kings, Greater London, United Kingdom
Social Care
Immediate Start
£23.1k - £23.1k Annual
Contract/Project
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We are looking for an Assistant Service Manager to join two of our Services based in Ilford on a temporary, full time basis (37.5 hours a week). The role will be a fixed term period of six months.

Are you looking to increase your Supervisory/Team Leader knowledge & experience? If the answer is Yes, then this might be the role for you!

This will be an excellent opportunity if you are looking to extend your knowledge, gain experience in a management role and have a good knowledge of how to positively support people with profound and multiple disabilities. The skills and knowledge you will develop within this role help you to eventually progress towards a Service Manager position in time.

The role involves supporting the Service Manager to ensure a high-quality service is offered to the people living at our Services. You will be expected to lead and motivate a team of Support Workers whilst ensuring KPI’s and compliance standards are met. This is a great opportunity to use your existing experience and develop new skills, working alongside the Service Manager. This is a key role in guaranteeing the quality of our service delivery and ensuring that we are always improving.

You will provide support to the Service Manager by undertaking agreed management tasks that in turn will support and develop the team across our two services in Ilford.

In addition to undertaking managerial tasks, you will also be required to do some front line work with the people we support and act as a role model, demonstrating good practice to other members of the teams

Self-motivated and determined, you should have a passion for positive change and the confidence to make difficult decisions under pressure.

Strong leadership is key to the success of our services. We want to recruit leaders who can demonstrate they have the potential to excel within our team orientated workplace. In return, we are committed to developing your potential even further - the Assistant Service Manager Induction will be offered. You will also receive training in using Officebase, The Managers assurance tool, finance processes and other management training provided by Learning & Development.

Have you thought about working for Mencap?

Mencap is a leader in providing excellent support to people with a learning disability. Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. Everything we do at Mencap keeps the people we support at the centre of what we do.

With us, it’s never ‘just a job’. In return for your hard work and passion you can find real and meaningful work experience, access to some excellent benefits alongside our competitive pay.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. To find out more about the scheme please visit the directgov website.

At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!

Mencap are strongly encouraging all our colleagues to have the Covid-19 vaccine as a way to help protect each other and the people we support.

No two days are ever the same, sometimes they may be challenging but they will always positive so click apply now to be considered! If you know how to lead and inspire people, enjoy developing a team working culture, have excellent communication skills and an ambition to succeed personally and for the organisation you work for, we would love to hear from you!

*All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.

Job ID: 26318

Benefits

As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.

32 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme

Service-related sick pay when 6-month probation is completed

Eligibility to join Mencap Pension Plan where Mencap matches contributions up to 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings.If you don’t join the Plan when you start, you will be auto enrolled after three months with us.

Membership of Mencap Pension Plan to include up to 3 times salary death in service live cover and Income Protection of 50% salary to be triggered at 26 weeks of long-term sickness

Loans for debt consolidation, bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months

Interest free season ticket loans

Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major supermarkets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencap Extras

Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.

Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support

Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program

Access to award winning training and development

*T&C's apply based on contract

About Mencap

At Mencap we work in partnership with people with a learning disability. We do this by providing high quality, flexible services that support people, including young adults, to live as independently as possible in their own homes and in the community.

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist.

You’ll make new friends and feel inspired to reach your potential. We will ask a lot of you - but you’ll get back so much more. With us, it is never ‘just a job’.

In return for your hard work and passion, we can give you real meaning and purpose in your work

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