Assistant Manager


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Assistant Manager

Autonomy Care, Melksham

£23,000 - £25,000 DOE
40 hours per week, Monday - Friday

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Please return your completed application form to: Autonomy Care Group,  67 Roundpond, Melksham, Wiltshire  SN12 8EB.

Autonomy Care is an established provider of community based services in Wiltshire providing specialist care to young people and adults with Learning Disabilities and Complex Needs. We pride ourselves on helping people with emotional and behavioural difficulties to lead happier and more fulfilled lives.

As Assistant Manager, you will oversee the overall running of the day to day operations of the domiciliary / home care service.
You will be responsible for a team of Care and Support Coordinators ensuring that they complete all duties and tasks required of them including ensuring rota’s are prepared and distributed on time, support staff cover is in place to meet service user needs and carrying out staff supervisions.

You will be committed to promoting a person centred approach that ensures the standard of care provided helps the people we support achieve the best possible outcomes for them within their own homes and the community.

The successful candidate will have domiciliary care experience, be an effective role model, with a consistent person centred approach, a self-starter with strong problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure and to deadlines. You will be able to prioritise your workload in accordance with the needs of the service and service users.

Key skills required

  • Experience of providing domiciliary / home care / agency support
  • Staff supervision
  • Demonstrable understanding of the legislative requirements around care of vulnerable people,
  • MCA and DOLS understanding of the requirements
  • Creating and managing staff rotas
  • Strong numeracy, literacy and computer skills
  • Broad knowledge of Learning Disabilities and other related conditions
  • Full, clean driving license
  • You can demonstrate a positive vision of homecare and how you will influence positive change.

Working hours

Full time, 40 hours per week. Participating in on call essential, undertake direct care to ensure service delivery if necessary.

Safeguarding Commitment

We are committed to the safety and well-being of the individuals who use our services and promote safer recruitment practices.