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Assistant Services Manager – Children and Young People

£28,896 pro-rata, plus 6% pension contribution after 3 months in post.
21 hours per week with occasional out of hours support.

Sutton Mencap has a passion for supporting children and adults with a learning disability to lead fulfilling lives and achieve their aspirations and potential.

We are looking for an Assistant Manager for our services for children and young people.  This post is based at our centre in Wallington and will play a vital role in our provision of group-based activities.

This is an exciting role, helping to plan and deliver services and activities, assessing needs and supporting new children to join us, monitoring progress and participating in reviews for the children and young people we support.  You will work closely with the Children’s Services Manager and the team of sessional staff, parents, carers and other professionals to make a difference to disabled children and their families.

We are looking for a motivated individual, with proven organisational skills and a strong understanding of the needs of children and young people with a learning disability.  You will also bring a commitment to ensuring children and young people with a learning disability have access to a range of fun and engaging play and leisure activities.

Applications for the posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.  Please note that we are unable to accept CV’s and will only consider submissions using the correct application form.

Closing date:  5.00pm on Monday 12th November 2018.

Interviews are due to be held on Monday 19th November.  Shortlisted candidates who are invited for interview will be notified by Friday 16th November.


Sutton Mencap is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk.  Our recruitment procedures are designed to ensure all employees and volunteers share this commitment.