Manager Adult Services (Day Opportunities)

This rare opportunity has become available. We are looking for someone who has previous experience managing a team in care or has transferable skills, that can be shared with our adult services.

Do you have the leadership skills that The Hamlet are looking for? Are you organised, a good communicator with a positive attitude? Do you have the ability to be flexible, adaptable and calm to a changing environment? Do you have an understanding of the experiences of disabled people and their families, and an appreciation of the barriers to inclusion that they may face? Do you  have a detailed knowledge and awareness of Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults?

Are you able to demonstrate the skills necessary to motivate, encourage, organise, lead and supervise the staff team in a professional manner in a busy working environment. Are you able to lead by example, participate with enthusiasm, observe and share experience.

If so, we want to hear from you!

This role can be physically demanding or has potential to be physically demanding – further details can be found in the risk assessment in the application pack.

Please read the Job Description below for full details of the role.

Safeguarding Statement

The Hamlet is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will find our full Safeguarding Policy as part of our application pack to read before completing your application. We are committed to ensuring that all aspects of recruitment reflect this. Short listed candidates will be invited to a two-part Warner and role related interview.

COVID 19 Measures

Due to the current COVID 19 situation, those selected for interview may be invited to attend via Microsoft Teams if face to face interviews are not possible.

Role Details:

Hours: 29 hours per week.

Rate of pay: £24,336.00 - £25,477.92 ( pro rata)

Closing date: Monday the 4th of July 12pm

Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date, therefore early applications are encouraged.

Interview date: Friday the 8th of July

Please note, you must be over 18 years old (or over 17 years old for bank support worker applications) to apply to work with us.  

Purpose and Scope of the Role

To implement and lead on our charter:

 "Our belief is that everyone at The Hamlet should be happy and safe, is unique, valued and respected, can explore choice and opportunities, is encouraged to unlock their potential, can communicate in their own way, and can be part of the wider community."

To support Hamlet Users to be offered a range of day opportunities, supporting the independence, health and wellbeing of individuals.

To ensure that the highest standards of care are adhered to at all times.  This will include  responsibility for setting a positive, inclusive culture, admissions, terminations, overseeing the planning of a programme of activities. To ensure that records of Hamlet Users are maintained.

To carry out formal supervision of staff and volunteers. To induct new staff and carry out probations.

To lead the team of Coordinators, Leads, Support Workers and Volunteers ensuring that all legal obligations and requirements are met on a day-to-day basis.

To deputise for the Operations Manager in periods of absence, planned or unplanned. 

Please read the Job Description for full details of the role.

Supporting our Safeguarding Commitment:

You will be required to hold a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and have supplied at least 2 satisfactory references before starting work. Any conviction or adverse report relating to care, children, vulnerable adults, or dishonesty would make a candidate unsuitable for this role.

To Apply:

We’d love it if you could submit your application online by downloading our application pack, completing the forms, and sending them to

If you require an alternative method of applying, or documents in a different format, please give our HR Team a call on 01603 215193 or send an email to

Application Pack

Job Description

Functional Requirements Risk Assessment

Application Form

Safeguarding Policy

Privacy Notice

Data Retention Policy

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 







The Hamlet is committed to safeguarding and ensuring that all aspects of recruitment reflect this. Short listed candidates will be invited a formal (virtual) interview.

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