Service Manager – 12 Months Fixed Term Contract BLUS41675

Location
York, North Yorkshire
Salary
£26,782 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
03 Nov 2016
Ref
BLUS41675
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Service Manager – 12 Months Fixed Term Contract BLUS41675
York, North Yorkshire
£26,782 per annum plus excellent benefits – 37½ Hours Per Week

Our client is looking for a Service Manager to work on their Outreach Service in York.

Who they are

Our client is a leading national charity providing support to young people and adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. They believe in championing the right of disabled people to live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries.


Who they are looking for

They have an opportunity for a Service Manager to join them on a 37.5 hours per week. This is a fantastic opportunity to further develop the company’s reputation as an outstanding provider in the area.  Leading good practice and developing excellence in service, you will provide management support whilst supporting people to build community relationships.

You will maintain and enhance their high standards and build strong working relationships with their customers, regulators and other important stakeholders. This will include taking direct management responsibility for referrals, health and safety, compliance issues and financial control. You will also play an important strategic role in defining, developing and implementing their growth plans.


What they need from you


To be a great Service Manager, you will need to hold a minimum NVQ level 3 in Social Care Management or equivalent with proven experience within social care at a management level. You must have a positive attitude towards issues of learning disability and mental health and a comprehensive understanding of these issues in practice. With the ability to act as lead practitioner and develop the team’s skills via supervision and on the job coaching, you will have the aptitude to respond to the needs of a 24 hour service to include on call arrangements and a need to provide management cover when required and therefore a flexible approach is essential.


The benefits


25 days paid annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays , pro rata for part time) , which increases after 3 and 5 years’ service
Pension contribution
Childcare vouchers
Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan)
Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers

We look forward to receiving your application.


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