Assistant Manager


Please note: The closing date for this vacancy has passed, and we are no longer accepting applications.

  • Location Leicester, LE2
  • Hours 37 hrs per week
  • Pay £24,556.17 per annum
  • Closing date: 3 Dec 2023, 11:59 p.m.

You will be required to work 37 hours per week and flexibly over 24-hour period seven days a week, including weekends and bank holidays.

You’ll support the registered manager and deputy manager to lead a team, which provides emotional, physical and social support so individuals can enjoy everyday life and make the most of special moments. And by taking responsibility for the day-to-day management of the home in their absence or as delegated, you’ll help put our home at the forefront of residential care too.

In this role you will support each person to make decisions for themselves, with the aim being to support each person to take control over their own life.

Substantial experience of working as a member of a team in a Learning Disability setting is essential. You must hold a Health and Social care qualification at level 2 or above.

Benefits: Paid enhanced DBS certificate, 31 days (pro-rota) annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays, your birthday off, full training for the role, excellent health benefits, wellbeing - access to an independent and confidential Employee Assistance Programme. 

Working for Vista means you will be working for one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, working with people with sight loss and their families.

We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic and are an equal opportunity employer. All candidates will be treated equally, and we will base decisions on appointments on the merits of the candidates.

Closing date: Sunday 3rd December 2023 – Midnight

Interviews: To be confirmed

If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have regrettably not been selected for interview on this occasion.

Vista Reserves the right to withdraw this advert in the event of high volumes of applications received.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

In line with current government guidance, we encourage everyone who works in our care settings to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt.

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