Assistant /Deputy Service Manager, Adult Learning Disabilities

  • Location

    Crawley, UK

  • Sector:

    Adult Learning Disabilities

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  • Salary:

    £22,500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Marsden

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Health & Social Care Jobs have a Full time, Permanent Job Vacancy for a Team Leader / Deputy Manager of an Adult Supported Living Service based near Crawley, West Sussex.  


This service is commutable from areas such as Crawley (6 miles / 15 minute drive), Croydon (18 miles / 40 minute drive), Leatherhead (23 miles / 31 minute drive), Royal Tunbridge Wells (23 miles / 48 minute commute), Cranleigh (18 miles / 38 minute drive) & surrounding areas. A Car Driver is essential for this job vacancy.

The Provider

Our client is a not for profit charity built on wonderful values, who have been established for over 20 years.  They have a fantastic track record and have grown organically throughout the years, maintaining quality, and gaining outstanding CQC ratings. This provider has a fantastic culture across all their services, promoting continuous improvement, heavily invested in training and developing new state of the art facilities.  

The Service & Your Role

This service is home to a small number of individuals with mild learning difficulties, autism, and / or mental health needs.  As the Team Leader / Deputy Manager, you will work closely with the service manager to implement current legislation and CQC requirements, whilst inspiring and motivating your team to provide high quality care.  You will play an active role in the care of all individuals, promoting and maintaining person-centred approaches.  You will be an important link between management and staff teams, attending care reviews, updating care plans and risk assessments, conducting team meetings and staff supervisions.


Essential Criteria

  • Level 3 Health & Social Care Adults (preferable)
  • Leadership experience within a residential care setting
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and CQC requirements
  • Successful track record of supporting management to high CQC standards
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts including earlies, lates & sleep ins when required
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Age 18 years of age or over*


Apply / Ask a Question

Health & Social Care Jobs are one of the leading permanent recruitment specialists across the UK.  We are a team of registered managers who have worked within the social care sector, so you will always be talking to like-minded professionals who understand your job vacancy.

Now all you need to do is CLICK APPLY, if you meet the above criteria one of our team will be in touch to progress your application further and answer any questions you may have.


*Health and Social Care Jobs is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit staff 18 years of age and over.