Join Brandon Trust as a Locality Manager, and develop your social care career. Brandon exists to enable children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism, or both, to live life in the way they choose; we provide high-quality, individualised support to around 1,600 people.
This is a rewarding role which is an opportunity to be autonomous and creative in your approach. You’ll join a collaborative, motivated team of locality managers and provide great leadership to your teams. You'll deliver excellent quality and outcomes for the people we support and you’ll be instrumental in ensuring our high standards are met.
We provide a full induction and a variety of professional development opportunities.
You’ll manage between five to six locations in Wandsworth borough with the potential for business growth in other neighbouring boroughs. You'll oversee supported living services, helping people with a learning disability, autism or both to achieve a range of outcomes. You’ll have a breadth of experience and skills, as well the ability to network to ensure that your teams have the skills and support they need.
An inspirational leader, and a role model for excellent support, you’ll offer direction, support and advice to your teams and coach them to achieve their goals. Providing regular supervision and effectively deploying resources, you’ll ensure that services offer excellent support and care. Managing financial and other resources effectively in-line with budgetary constraints, you’ll ensure we comply with all relevant legislation and quality standards.
You’ll have experience of supporting people with a learning disability and of promoting their independence. Experience of supporting people with complex needs, those who communicate non-verbally and individuals with autism is essential. Your experience in a relevant care manager position will include working across multi-sites.
You’ll have appropriate or transferable specialist knowledge; for example NVQ4, RMA or a Registered Professional Qualification. Ideally, you’ll also hold relevant social care and management qualifications. You also have a flexible and resilient approach and have experience of managing a budget.
For this role there is also a requirement to participate in an 'out of hours' on-call rota.
A full driving licence is preferable, however not essential and a willing to use your own vehicle on business for which mileage expenses will be paid.
We provide plenty of training and development opportunities and a range of benefits.
The closing date for this opportunity is the 1st October
Interviews will take place on the 10th October at out Tooting office.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Dawn Dacosta (Area Manager), on 07464 670 622.
Successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS check.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
As a key worker, you’ll need to be available and able to carry out your role during the coronavirus pandemic.
In line with the Government and Public Health England guidelines, we have taken appropriate measures in our recruitment process to protect our staff, candidates and the people we support during the coronavirus outbreak.