Adult Services - Deputy Manager

Location: Dereham, Norfolk

Salary:   £25,500 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week plus on call with occasional evenings and weekends

Job ref: N293


We invite you to take the opportunity to work with a highly regarded regional autism charity.  

We are a friendly, supportive and professional team, who work hard to excel at Autism Anglia’s mission of “Working together to put the needs of autistic people at the centre of everything we do”.

In this role you will work alongside the Registered Manger as part of the management team ensuring cross-working with other services to foster best practice, consistency and a focus on evidence-based planning and outcomes.

Your main duties will include:

  • Using your leadership ability and understanding of how to deliver an effective, integrated and quality service to support staff and empower the people we support.
  • Ensuring that high quality standards are maintained.
  • Promoting a continuous improvement and reflective practice culture with an emphasis on communication and teamwork.


  • Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care, or working towards (essential)
  • Supervisory experience (essential)
  • A good understanding of rota management and budgetary control (desirable)

It is essential that the successful applicant has held a current driving license for a minimum of 1 year.

Working for us gives you access to a range of perks and benefits:

  • Fully paid induction programme
  • Learning & Development programmes, with nationally recognised qualifications;
  • Job-related qualifications obtained during employment paid for by Autism Anglia (subject to conditions)
  • Support & encouragement to progress and reach full potential within your chosen career
  • Casual dress code
  • Free parking at most sites
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time)
  • Additional holiday based on length of service
  • Flexible working hours (where possible) for study and time off given for job-related exams
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Access to Spectrum Life Employee Assistance Programme, Wellbeing Tools, including counselling services & the Benefits Hub, which will give you access to lots of shopping and entertainment discounts, instant discounted gift cards and cashback
  • Pension scheme

Autism Anglia is positive about inclusion and welcomes applications from individuals who are able to meet the requirements of the job position and may wish to request flexible working or reasonable adjustments to support them.

Autism Anglia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults or children and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


For all enhanced DBS roles, we are permitted to seek access to spent convictions under The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, Exceptions Order 1975 (as amended 2013)

When you receive your DBS certificate you are required to register it with the DBS Updating Service which will ensure that the status of your certificate can be checked at any point, without the need for going through the application / disclosure of documentary evidence again.

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