Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Debenham
Salary Details:
£36,528 per annum (pro rata) plus excellent benefits
30 Apr 2024
Vacancy Type:
Temporary
Hours Per Week:
37.5

Job Advert

We have an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Service Manager to oversee our supported living services based in Debenham and Stowmarket on a 6 month period. You will be part of our small friendly team based from our offices in Bury St Edmunds.  You will not hold the registration for the services but will be responsible for the day to day operation of the services and ensuring they meet regulatory standards. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to step into a Service Manager position in future. 

Mencap delivers high quality personalised support to people with a learning disability and their families. Leading dedicated teams of Support Workers, we are looking for an energetic and confident Service Manager.

Reporting to the Area Operations Manager, you’ll be accountable for the people management and development across the service teams. This is a key role in guaranteeing the quality of our service delivery and ensuring that we are always improving. As our lead contact in this area and you will be self-motivated and determined, you should have a passion for positive change and the confidence to make difficult decisions under pressure.

As well as a nationally recognised training programme within the charity sector we also provide excellent career development opportunities, attractive pension scheme, competitive holiday allowance, childcare vouchers and much more!

"Learning Disability doesn't discriminate. Neither do we"

*All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.

*Job ID: 
31423

Benefits

As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.

  • 32 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme
  • Service-related sick pay when 6-month probation is completed
  • Eligibility to join Mencap Pension Plan where Mencap matches contributions up to 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings.If you don’t join the Plan when you start, you will be auto enrolled after three months with us.
  • Membership of Mencap Pension Plan to include up to 3 times salary death in service live cover and Income Protection of 50% salary to be triggered at 26 weeks of long-term sickness
  • Loans for debt consolidation, bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major supermarkets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencap Extras
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
  • Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program
  • Access to award winning training and development

*T&C's apply based on contract

About Mencap

At Mencap we work in partnership with people with a learning disability.  We do this by providing high quality, flexible services that support people, including young adults, to live as independently as possible in their own homes and in the community.

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something meaningful.  At Mencap, we can give you that.  You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist.

You’ll make new friends and feel inspired to reach your potential.  We will ask a lot of you - but you’ll get back so much more.  With us, it is never ‘just a job’.

In return for your hard work and passion, we can give you real meaning and purpose in your work.

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