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Locality Manager - Northampton - Northamptonshire

  • Location:

    Northamptonshire, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £26388 - £30414 per annum + Advice Service, Parking, Health Scheme

  • Contact:

    Carla Gunn

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Job Description

** Locality Manager - Northampton **
** Northampton, Northamptonshire **
** £26,388 - £30,414 **
** 37hrs per week including weekends **
** Benefits include; 36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years' service, onsite parking Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £1200 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. dentist, opticians etc, company pension options with contributions matched by company and includes life assurance cover, enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay, free enhanced DBS check where applicable, £250 for successful referral of a friend/family member to work, Employee Recognition Scheme, learning & development and qualification opportunities, discounted bus passes and gym membership, discounts and cashback at major retailers, free access to employee Advice Line; offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisers **

BS Social Care are looking for an experienced Locality Manager to work within a new Supported Living setting with ages 16 plus years with Learning Disabilities, Autistic Spectrum Disorders and associated Mental Health conditions and behaviours of concern. This role is within the Northampton, Northamptonshire area.

About the employer; this organisation is one of the largest locally-based housing groups in the East Midlands. They provide care and support across the East Midlands, for the most vulnerable people in society. There work covers Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Domestic Violence, Asian elders, vulnerable young people, homelessness, teenage parents and older persons, whether they need a place to live or support in their own homes.

About the job; your role will be to manage the delivery of services that meets the needs of the service users. You will be responsible for the leadership and management of staff including motivate and develop individual staff through regular and appropriate supervision and relevant training. Manage staff performance and take on the responsibility of all managerial tasks involved in smooth running of the project in the absence of the manager. To manage delivery of contracts by delivering against agreed growth targets, develop, negotiate and implement new and existing contracts with external customers, groups and external support providers, meeting key performance indicators such as service user outcomes, staffing and capacity, meeting all health and safety and regulations requirements as the designated person. You will manage financial resources, provide/analyse management information and data and participate in the wider organisational management of the department.

The ideal candidate; you will need to hold a minimum Level 2 NVQ, Diploma or Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care or another relevant equivalent qualification and be expected to achieve a Level 3 once in the role. Demonstrate up to date, relevant knowledge and experience of good practice in supported housing or a care setting alongside management experience and of financial and budgetary tasks. We are looking for candidates with an understanding of the needs of people from diverse social, cultural and racial backgrounds and who has the right mindset to create the right environment. Ideally you would be a driver with a DBS on the update service.

In return, this organisation will offer you a full time and permanent role paying £26,388 - £30,414 depending on experience and qualifications. You will work 37hrs per week including weekends and working times will be discussed on interview. The benefits they offer are listed above.

To apply for the role, please call/email Carla Gunn on 01604 448408 or email


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