Assistant Team Manager

Do you have passion for working with people with Learning Disabilities? Looking for a new challenge? The next step in your career? Then LDN London wants to hear from you!

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Entries must be submitted before: 5:00pm on Thursday 13 June 2024 - Ref: 682

Who we are:

Learning Disability Network London is a charity which supports adults and children with learning disabilities and their families across London.  We provide a range of support, from a few hours a week up to round-the clock care.

Our services include supported living, domiciliary care, outreach, short breaks, family, and community support. We help people we support and their families to choose what’s right for them.

We believe that every person with a learning disability has the right to stay healthy, be safe and live well, and have access to the same opportunities as everyone else.

About the role:

The Assistant Team Manager assists the Team Manager to lead a team to provide the best possible care and support for people living within a supported housing or registered care service and enables people to stay healthy, be safe, and live well.

We are looking for Assistant Team Managers who have excellent organisational and communication skills.  Applicants will need to have experience of working with people with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Autism or PMLD (profound & multiple disabilities).

We are looking for people who have a good understanding of the needs of people with learning disabilities and can work collaboratively to achieve our goals.  The ideal candidates will be able to self-motivate and work independently.

You will be collaborating with the Team Manager to ensure effective management and coordination of a high quality, person led service, you will also be responsible for managing the shift rotas.  You will be at the fore front of our services and need to promote LDN London’s core values, with a passion for supporting and caring, as well as the drive and energy to raise standards of support and service delivery.

All applicants should be computer literate and have or are working towards a Social Care qualification or equivalent.  You must be willing to work alternate weekends and shifts alongside their team.

About you:

The ideal candidate will be a well organised person with the ability to deliver successful outcomes. You will be confident at building relationships and hold excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

You must be able to demonstrate the ability to develop strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. As a self-starter, you will be able to use your own initiative, can problem solve and prioritise, with good planning and organisational skills. In addition, you will need a positive, resilient attitude, be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines and be flexible and adaptable.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge! 

Why join us:

In return, we offer a supportive work environment, flexible working arrangements with a hybrid model of home and office-based work, and the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we support.

We offer continuing opportunities for learning and development together with regular supervisions and support for all our staff. We offer:

  • the opportunity to work flexibly
  • up to 38 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • a generous pension scheme
  • season ticket loans
  • family friendly policies and personal/professional development packages

If you’re ready for your next challenge and want to contribute to meaningful change, we would love to hear from you.  Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you need any assistance or adjustments to make the application process work for you. Join us in our mission to ensure that every person with a learning disability has the right to stay healthy, be safe, and live well.

How to Apply:

To apply please complete the online application form using this link https://forms.gle/VX5XqD1FmxczF5FWA  and submit your up-to-date CV to recruitment@ldnlondon.org . Please select ‘Other and then list Assistant Team Manager’ option on the application form.

Note: all successful applicants will be DBS checked and must be able to provide employment or professional references covering the last three years.

Closing date:               5:00pm on Thursday 13 June 2024 

Please note that we receive a high number of applications.  If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then you have not been shortlisted for the role.

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Salary
£28,500 per annum
Location
London - Westminster, Camden and Islington
Position
Full-time - 37.5 per week (You will be required to do shift work – including weekends, some waking nights, early and late shifts)

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