Deputy Day Centre Manager (West)

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Deputy Day Centre Manager (West)



  • Experience of supporting adults / children with autism, complex behaviour and behaviours that challenge, learning disabilities and severe learning disabilities.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of the social care sector.
  • A commitment to ensure continuous development of the service in line with the National Minimum Care Standards, CQC, Skills for Care Social Commitment, DoH Valuing People and other relevant legislation.
  • A commitment to SSC’s values, vision, strategies and policies.
  • An understanding of SSC’s pledge to the Social Care Commitment, CPD membership, and Autism Accreditation.
  • The ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and in written form) with a wide range of figures in a friendly and professional manner.
  • A commitment to person-centered planning and an ability to support service users with their individual needs, support plans.
  • A willingness to develop own skills and knowledge through further training within the service.


  • At least 3 years’ experience. Ability to demonstrate through examples in interview. 2 years’ experience as a Senior member of staff.
  • A relevant teaching qualification e.g. City & Guilds 7307, Post – Compulsory Teaching Certificate (PCET) post 16, Certificate of Education (Cert Ed) Degree in Education, in special needs or autism. If none of the above, then two years’ previous experience and a relevant degree e.g. psychology, social work, social science, sports science, music therapy, art therapy, physiotherapy.
  • Experience of supporting a company in this way. Ability to demonstrate through examples in interview.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of these areas in interview. 

Ability to demonstrate familiarity with SSC’s pledges and accreditations in interview.

  • To have looked at Social Care Commitment, CPD accreditation and Autism Accreditation information.
  • Experience of this, ability to demonstrate in interview. References supporting this skill.
  • Ability to demonstrate experience and/or understanding in interview.
  • Previous training and ability to produce certificates if asked.