Adult Assistant Service Manager

  • Location

    Kent, UK

  • Sector:

    Adult Learning Disabilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £22'500 per annum, plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Louise Fullard

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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We are looking to recruit an Adult Team Leader/Assistant Service Manager for a 2 Bed Residential Home for Adults with Learning Disabilities living in the Kent Area.

The Location

This is very small residential /assisted living service located in the Margate area of Kent, Margate is a lovely seaside town close to ThanetKent, 15 miles (24.1 km) north-east of Canterbury, which includes CliftonvilleGarlingePalm Bay and Westbrook., it could also be commutable from Dover 37 Mins, Herne Bay 23 Mins .

The Provider

Our client is a not for profit charity built on wonderful values and is continually growing. Established for 20 years, they have a fantastic track record and have grown organically throughout the years, maintaining quality and gaining outstanding CQC ratings. They have a fantastic culture across all their services and promote continuous improvement, heavily investing in training and developing a new state of the art facilities.

This service supports two individuals who have profound learning disabilities and complex needs.  This includes Autism and mild behaviours that challenge.  One of people you would support is in a wheelchair and both do require a high level of personal care and support.

The Team Leader job Description           

As the Team Leader, your job will be to assist the Service Manager with the day to day running of the home.  Your role will be to support the adults within the home as well as leading and motivating the staff team.  You will also be expected to attend appointments with the people we support, attend care reviews, review and update care plans and risk assessments, record and monitor daily logs, lead shifts, administer medication, and cover the rota where necessary.


  • £22’500 per annum plus
  • Paid DBS
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Cover
  • Mobile Phone and High Street Discounts available

 Skills and expertise:

  • Have experience of providing support to people with learning disabilities and varying support needs
  • Have experience of Supervising or Managing a Staff Team
  • Minimum of 2 years of sector experience
  • IT literate
  • Ability to manage own time and able to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Level 3 Health and Social Care 

You will have a positive personality and a strong desire to make a difference in a person’s life. You will be empowering people to make choices and live life to the full, this is a feeling like no other.

There are excellent career progression opportunities many of the staff team have been with the company for a number of years, progressing to Managerial level!

How do I apply?

If you are looking to progress your career in Adult Social Care and you are interested in applying for this Team Leader job based close to the Weybridge area, Surrey then please click on apply.  When you do apply please ensure your CV is in a Word or PDF format and that you have included your full address and postcode.  If you do not have a CV please send an email to the consultant on this page who would be happy to