Autism West Midlands, as the leading charity for autism in the region, use our passion and expertise to enrich the lives of people with autism and those who love and care for them.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Manager at our Residential Home, Gorse Farm based in Marston Green.
Gorse Farm is residential home for 13 adults with Autism.
If you want a varied, exciting and challenging role which actually makes a difference to the people we support and their families, then this role definitely for you! As the Deputy Manager at Gorse Farm you will be responsible for :
Promoting an enabling environment, ensuring high standards of professional practice, whilst achieving compliance with the standards required by CQC, internal policies and procedures and external contract requirements.
To ensure that the support provided is led by the person and offers new experiences through a wide range of meaningful activities within their home and local community.
To empower people with autism to live as independently as possible with the appropriate levels of support.
Conduct person centered reviews at appropriate intervals, involving the person and their circles of support
Deputise for the Registered Manager in all aspects of the service delivery including communications with parents and professionals, safeguarding and CQC, taking a lead in key responsibilities
What we are looking for :
Substantial training or a qualification relevant to a supervisory position in social care or a related field
An understanding of the legal and regulatory frameworks of registered care services and Person centred practice
Experience of working in relevant settings with people with Autism, learning disabilities, or mental illness
Strong leadership personality with a natural ability to positively shape the work of others
Able to work flexibly across a seven-day rota to meet the needs of the service
Life Assurance Scheme
33 days annual leave
Specialist Training and a comprehensive induction which you are paid to attend
A paid for DBS
A fully paid for healthcare scheme which enables you to claim back money for optical, dental and many more treatments.
Free onsite parking
Development training and Management Training
Additional payments for oncall
Our employees are encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge, and each year many of them gain additional qualifications .
Gorse Farm is a service that we are proud of and are driven to maintain its success for the people we support. As the Deputy Manager you will play a key role in developing the service whilst enriching the lives of the people we support.
The deadline for applications is Monday the 6th of November 2021 at 12pm
We are looking to recruit a Deputy Manager Gorse Farm, Marston Green
Salary : £25,500 - £26,500
Hours : 37.5
Location : Marston Green