Assistant Manager

£21555 - £25668 Per Annum
15 Oct 2021
31 Oct 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Assistant Manager

Do you have experience working in a social care setting and leading a team? We are seeking an Assistant Manager to manage a team across two sites in the centre of Northampton

Saxon Court and Lyttleton Road supports individuals with a wide range of support needs, including learning disabilities, Autism, physical disabilities and complex needs.

Location: Northampton

Salary: £21,555 - £25,668 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week, full time. on a rota basis including earlies, lates, weekends and bank holidays. Occasional waking nights may be required, for which a bonus will be paid.

Closing Date: Sunday 31 October 2021

Interviews: Are being arranged on an ongoing basis

About the role:

The organisation provides support to individuals in their own flats, supporting with daily living activities, including personal and intimate care when required, and engagement in the local community. Both services are focused on supporting individuals to achieve measurable outcomes and increasing independence and daily living skills.

You'd be joining an established management team, helping to manage a team across both sites in the centre of Northampton.

The organisation has been operating for nearly fifty years. You can be reassured you will be benefiting from years’ of expertise and joining a great organisation.

As an Assistant Manager, you will:


  • Take responsibility for key aspects of support delivery to ensure continued compliance with CQC and commissioning requirements
  • Deliver regular supervision and support sessions with Support Workers and act as a mentor to ensure that colleagues develop their skills and knowledge
  • Support with recruitment and inducting new colleagues to ensure that they are aware of their legal and contractual obligations and responsibilities


About you:

As our Assistant Manager, you will have the following skills and experience:


  • Experience and relevant knowledge working in a social care setting
  • Experience leading a team
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • The ability to support and guide staff to deliver a quality service
  • The flexibility to work a range of different shifts, covering 7am to 7pm Monday to Sunday


If you see the potential in everyone and are passionate about helping people to realise their full potential. If you are resilient, dedicated and not afraid of hard work, committed to ensuring that your colleagues and peers feel valued and supported, then this is the role for you. The ability to work well within a team, as well as independently, to ensure that best practice is maintained, is essential. We need someone who can hit the ground running, so previous experience in a similar role is required. A sense of humour is vital, as is compassion, clearly demonstrating our organisations’ values of being Caring, Learning, Enthusiastic, Accountable and Resilient.

Please note that due to the needs of the customers, there may be an element of moving and handling involved in the role; as such, you will need to be willing and able to undertake these duties.

In Return:

Benefits included with the role as an Assistant Manager include:


  • c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years’ service
  • Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £1200 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.
  • Company Pension Scheme with contributions matched up to 7.5%; including life assurance
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay
  • Employee Recognition Scheme with monetary rewards
  • Great learning & development and qualification opportunities
  • Paid to train
  • Free access to employee Advice Line; with a 24-hour confidential advice service
  • Free enhanced DBS check (
  • Automatic pay increments every April following successful completion of probationary period


As a Disability Confident and Equal Opportunities Employer, our client welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from black and minority ethnic (BME) groups and disabled candidates.

We very much welcome previous experience working as Team Leader, Senior Home Carer, Senior Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Senior Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Senior Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Home Manager, Deputy Manager, Assistant Manager, Activities Coordinator.

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