Assistant Manager - Cressex Road - Fixed Term Contract until June 2019

Location
HP12 4QF, High Wycombe
Salary
£24,375 pa
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
17 Dec 2018
Ref
AM4720
Seniority
Manager
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About Us

Hightown is a charitable housing association operating principally in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. We believe everyone should have a home and the support they need, so our aim is to build new homes and to provide excellent housing and support.

We currently manage over 6,000 homes and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff from our head office in Hemel Hempstead. We have an annual turnover of £80 million and a development programme that will deliver around 400 new affordable homes each year.

About the Role

We currently have an opportunity for an Assistant Manager (Supported Living) on a fixed term contract until June 2019at our service Cressex Road in High Wycombefor a caring, enthusiastic person who enjoys helping others and seeing the difference their support can make to enable individuals to lead independent and fulfilling lives.

Cressex Road is a shared supported living house, home to six people aged between 34 and 91 years of age who each have their own en-suite room. The service users attend a range of day services and community opportunities for 3 to 5 days a week.

Your role as an Assistant Manager will support the management team to ensure the home runs smoothly on a day-to-day basis and you will be involved in moving the service forward and developing new ideas. You will help provide supervision, coaching and support and take a hands on approach to care and support management.

About You

You will be passionate and driven with the desire to provide high quality, person centred services. You will have experience in the delivery of care and/or support services to vulnerable adults and will ideally have experience of supervising staff.

We are looking for passionate people who with a `can-do` attitude who are driven by the desire to make a difference and who have the ability to recognise the wishes and needs of vulnerable adults and communicate effectively using different methods according to people`s needs. This is a fantastic development opportunity for anyone aspiring to be a Scheme Manager.

You will need to be able to work shifts as part of a rota system which will include weekend and bank holiday working. You must be able to work as part of a team to deliver an excellent service to the people we support and be flexible in your approach to work. You will have a commitment to equality and diversity and take a positive approach to supporting people with learning disabilities.

All applicants must hold a valid UK driving licence.

The Benefits

We offer a range of benefits which include:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, plus statutory bank holidays, rising with service (pro rata for part time hours)
  • £24,375 pa for a 37.5 hour a week contract plus overtime and bonuses available on top of your basic salary
  • Full time, part time and casual hours available
  • Comprehensive training and development support from day one with the opportunity to gain a recognised vocational qualification
  • Regular support from your line manager and colleagues
  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
  • Monthly attendance bonus
  • Annual salary and cost of living review
  • Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Fully paid DBS
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Employee assistance helpline
  • Mileage paid for car usage
  • Structured rota so you know your work pattern in advance

If you are interested in joining our friendly team, please apply below.

How to Apply

To apply for the position of Assistant Scheme Manager (Supported Living) please visit http://www.hightownha.org.uk/careers/ and complete an online application form.

Closing date: Monday 17th December 2018

Interview date: Friday 21st December 2018

In accordance with CQC regulations, appointment to this position will be subject to satisfactory DBS, reference and medical checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

In accordance with CQC regulations, appointment to this position will be subject to satisfactory DBS, reference and medical checks.

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