This job has expired

Deputy Supervisor - Yorkcraft

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
£22,374 to £24,875
Closing date
8 Jun 2022

View more

Health and Social Care, Adult Services, Education
Job role
Officer, Operative
Contract Type
Full time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

We are looking to appoint a Deputy Supervisor who will contribute to the effective running of the Yorkcraft business and to support with the delivery of the employment programme to adults with disabilities.

This is an opportunity to join a small, hardworking and committed team.

Key tasks include:

  • Line management of supported employees
  • The development of existing skills of employees and encouraging new skills
  • Providing practical support
  • Recording and documenting training
  • Assisting with the supervision of jobs to ensure customer specifications are met
  • Contributing to production planning, quality assurance and optimising productivity
  • Promoting health & safety issues and ensuring correct procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Driving and forklift truck duties

The applicant must also be able to supervise a team of supported employees away from the factory site when working on external jobs.

As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C2: Can express him/herself spontaneously at length with a natural conversational flow, avoiding or backtracking around any difficulty so smoothly that the person with whom they are conversing is hardly aware of it.

The Council is committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Maria Melling (Supported Employment and Business Manager) at  or on 01904 552705.

Job Description

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

Find Us
01904 551550
City of York Council
Library Square
North Yorkshire
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert