Assistant Locality Manager



Closing Date



£25,881.18 Per Annum



Employment Type



Managerial Roles

Are you considering the next step in your health and social care career? Want to keep making a difference while developing yourself? Discovery are currently recruiting for an Assistant Locality Manager to join our team in Minehead.


My name is Kris and I am the Locality Manager for two supported living homes, and one domiciliary home in the Minehead area. I am currently recruiting for a person with the right skill set and values to support me with the day to day running of these homes. Across the three homes we support 11 adults with autism and/or learning disabilities to achieve their goals, aspirations and independent living skills.

As an Assistant Locality Manager you will be integral in supporting people to have the very best of lives, and supporting the staff to enable great things to happen. Whether this is participating in local club’s and events, going for a meal, meeting with friends or having a dream holiday.

I am looking for a person who shares our organisational values of ambition, courage, integrity, partnership and respect and is able work closely with the people we support and their families to ensure positive outcomes for all.

You will receive support from myself and the organisation to fulfil your own career development, utilising the great resources that Discovery has to offer our colleagues.

A little about the role:

  • You will support the Locality Manager with the running of all three homes which will include managing rotas, supervising and supporting the team of support workers and assisting with recruitment to the teams.
  • Ensure that essential paperwork is up to date and regularly reviewed.
  • Role model best practice within the teams and coach and mentor support staff.
  • Work closely with families and other key people to ensure that the needs of the people we support are met.
  • Deputise in the absence of the Locality Manager.

For a full list of what this role involves please read the attached Job Description

What will I need?

To be considered as an Assistant Locality Manager you will need:

  • Experience of working with people with a wide range of needs - for example, autism and complex learning disabilities
  • The ability to prioritise workload, manage your own time, delegate tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the personalisation agenda and Active Support provision.
  • The personality to develop positive working relationships across Discovery – including the people we support, their families, internal colleagues and external agencies.
  • Have or be willing to work towards a Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care/Leadership and Management for Care Services.

This list is not exhaustive, please review the attached person specification for further information

Why join us?

Discovery are committed to developing skills and rewarding our staff. We offer:

  • A salary of £25,881.81 per annum (based on 37.5 hrs per week)
  • 30 days’ annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays
  • Access to discounts on high street shopping, cinema tickets and meals out
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Supported ‘Learn to Drive’ scheme (up to 30 driving lessons paid for by us and a Theory and Practical test)
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Great Induction and training opportunities including Diploma in Health & Social Care.
  • We offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday.

Who we are

Discovery exists to help each person we support to live a fulfilling life, to be equal in society and to be active in his or her local community. That’s a big deal. It means being able to have choice and control in life. It means choosing to go out or to stay in, making friends and having relationships, finding and developing skills and interests. It also means managing a home, voting, staying healthy and being able to pursue employment or volunteering opportunities. If you think you can help the people we support get more from life, we want to hear from you.

Apply now:

So if you would like to be a part of our team and if you feel that your values match ours, please apply by clicking the button below - upload your CV and we will be in touch. You could soon be making a positive difference every day.

If you want more information or just an informal chat about Discovery and the roles we have available – please contact our friendly Resourcing Team on 0300 303 9150 or drop us an email at

This role requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure, which will be obtained for you by Discovery.

Discovery is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. Discovery are Disability Confident Committed and we guarantee to interview all applicants who let us know they have a disability and meet the minimum essential criteria for this role. Discovery has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees. As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150 or email

We’d love to hear from you if you’ve worked as a Support Worker, Autism Support Worker, Care Worker, Learning Disabilities Support Worker, Assistant Manager, Team Leader, Care Supervisor, Senior Support Worker, Care Coordinator, Social Care Worker or Healthcare Co-ordinator.