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Deputy Manager- Waltham Forest

Key Information

Job Ref
Job Type
Temporary - Fixed term
Closing Date
22nd November 2021
Waltham Forest
£26,881.00 per annum
Contract Hours


We are looking for a Deputy Manager to join our team and assist with the management of Doubleday Court, supporting 10 adults with learning disabilities to make the most of living in their own spacious self- contained flats whilst also enjoying time together in our large communal lounge and garden.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our staff team and make real impact as we focus on delivering truly person-centred support to enable these individuals to develop skills and confidence and live fulfilled and active lives.

About the Role

The role will include a mixture of management/administration duties as well as providing day to day support, including attending appointments and reviews, supporting full community access and involvement, support with daily living tasks and enabling people to be in control of what happens in their homes and lives.

You will work closely with the Team Manager to inspire and motivate the team to provide a high quality service as well assist in implementing current legislation and CQC requirements. Acting as a role model in the delivery of active support, you will promote and maintain person-centred approaches. The role will include organising rotas, staff probation reviews, supervisions, updating support plans, risk assessments, fire and health and safety checks, recording and monitoring daily logs, leading shifts and rota cover, recruitment and maintenance reporting.

If you feel you can bring experience and a commitment to supporting people to meet their full potential, then we want to hear from you.

Skills, values and expertise:

  • Share our values of Enabling, Empowering and Engaging
  • Have experience of providing support to people with learning disabilities autism, and/or complex needs
  • Experience of team work
  • Some experience of supervising staff
  • Effectively communicate with staff at all levels
  • Be confident in using own initiative and deputising for the Team Manager
  • Have strong IT skills, and ability to manage own time and able to work under pressure
  • Be flexible to work a range of shifts across a 7 day rota.

The people we support need staff who are:

  • Patient, understanding and caring
  • Vibrant, enthusiastic and fun
  • Energetic and enjoy outdoor activities
  • Flexible and have a positive “can do” attitude at all times
  • Able to communicate with different people using a variety of approaches
  • Able to follow guidelines to help achieve a consistent approach
  • Willing to attend a range of training courses including Positive Behaviour Support

Outward is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidates. This will be fully subsided by Outward.