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Date Added: Wed 25/01/2023

Assistant Service Manager

Alfold, GU6, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £25877/annum

Assistant Service Manager

Are you looking for an opportunity as an Assistant Service Manager where you can obtain career progression while making a difference to the lives of others? Are you living around Margate, Kent?

An exciting opportunity has become available for Assistant Service Managers to join our team at Margate, it is a Supported living service which supports 3 service users who have complex needs. In addition, all service users have mobility issues, use wheelchairs, and require 2:1 support with overhead hoists for all transfers. All 3 have profound learning disabilities. They all require support with communication in their own format. They all require high personal care support. In addition, they require support with eating and drinking, one of whom is supported by the SALT team regarding Dysphagia, and one who has a PEG in situ.

This position is a fantastic opportunity to work for a company that truly values their employees and will invest in your professional growth and development!


* Salary - £25,877 per annum + benefits
* Hours of Work - 39 hours per week
* Shifts - Be flexible to work early mornings (7:30am - 3pm), late evenings (2:30pm - 10pm), days (9am - 5pm) and sleep ins across a 7-day rota. Occasional waking nights may be also be requested (subject to any changes).
* Area - Margate, Kent

Responsibilities of Assistant Service Manager:

* Work with your Service Manager to use management information to make sound business decisions to encourage a solution led culture.
* Inspire and motivate the team to provide high quality support.
* Maintain a practical knowledge of policies and procedures and ensure appropriate usage
* Effectively recruit, develop, and manage employees in a fair and consistent manner.
* Act as the Service Manager in their absence.
* Rota management.
* Managing the team with annual leave, sickness management and training requirements.
* Providing bespoke person-centred support whilst on shift and advocating for the people we support.
* Lead shifts, administer medication, update care plans, risk assessments and record and monitor daily logs.

Skills of Assistant Service Manager:

* Experience supporting individuals who have disabilities and behaviours that challenge
* Have experience of supervising/managing a small to medium team
* Ideally hold a full valid driving licence and have access to your own vehicle
* To be able to support people with personal care
* Ability to manage own time and able to work under pressure
* Share Avenues values
* To be flexible and be able to work shifts required

Benefits for Assistant Service Manager:

* Paid enhanced DBS.
* Early Pay access.
* E-learning/classroom training/diplomas.
* Blue Light Card and The Bene its website access.
* Recommend a friend - earn up to £500.
* Paid annual leave.
* Flexible working.
* Support with your wellbeing!

The position of Assistant Service Manager is an excellent opportunity where you will be making a difference every day you go to work. If you feel you would be right for the position or would like any further information, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Gergana Atanasova in our Peterborough Office on (phone number removed) or email her on for a confidential chat, but the position is base in Margate, Kent
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