Assistant Service Manager

Job Type: Assistant service manager
Location: Greenwich
Salary: £22,500 per annum + benefits
Deadline: Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Avenues is a specialist provider of social care, supporting people with complex needs to enjoy life.

We are looking for an Assistant Service Manager to join our team in Greenwich to manage the staff in a community service environment covering various locations around the Greenwich Boroughs.

Greenwich Community Support Service is an outreach service supporting adults with multiple and profound learning disabilities, autism and behaviours that challenge.

In this role you will work closely with the Service Manager to inspire and motivate the team to provide a high quality service. Acting as a role model in the delivery of active support, you will promote and maintain person-centred approaches and inclusive community links. You will be expected to attend appointments with the people we support, plan keyworker and tenant meetings, organise events, review and plan support packages, record and monitor daily logs, lead shifts, administer medication, and cover the rota where necessary.

Our services are shaped around each person, and we work with their families and other professionals to understand what they need. We then support them with everyday activities like taking a shower, making a cup of tea, or trying something new. And it’s also about working with them on bigger decisions, like where they want to live, or who they want to build relationships with.

Due to the nature of this role it is highly desirable for the successful applicant to hold a full valid UK driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.

Benefits of working for Avenues Group
  • 31 annual leave days including bank holidays (pro-rated)
  • Career progression and internal opportunities
  • Sector leading learning and development facilities
  • Ongoing support from local and central teams
  • The ability to build long-term relationships with the people we support
  • A permanent, stable job in an ever-growing organisation
  • Company pension scheme
What skills and expertise will you need?

You will need to demonstrate that you share our values of Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Pride, and …

  • have experience of providing life-long support to people
  • have experience of managing staff teams
  • have good organisational skills and time management
  • be caring and sympathetic
  • be passionate about supporting others
  • be flexible to work early morning, mid shifts, late evening, and overnight shifts across a 7 day rota including admin support

Apply today by sending an up-to-date CV to or call us on 0203 535 0509 to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a difference to someone’s life.


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