Service Manager

United Kingdom
bonus scheme, pension, holiday pay, free meal
07 Jan 2021
04 Feb 2021
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
Supported Living Manager/Service Manager

A great opportunity has arisen for a Supported Living/Service Manager to lead and manage a supported living service based in High Wycombe & Tottenham, North London. The service supports teenagers and young adults with mental health challenges or diagnosis and/or learning disabilities. Many service users have complex needs and challenging beahaviours. The service benefits from good multi -agency partnership links and is owned by a social care provider with an excellent reputation in the provision of social care.

Our ideal Supported Living Manager/Service Manager will have experience in a similar role and a good understanding of meeting and supporting the needs of young adults with mental health challenges and learning needs. The focus of the service is on enablement and inclusion. Helping the service users with personal organisation and self-esteem and encouraging them to undertake training and prepare for future study, training and employment. You will report in and be supported by the Registered Manager and will also have the support of your Team Leader and a dedicated support worker team.

The successful Supported Living Manager to work across Highwycombe & Tottenham North London, will need to demonstrate competence in the following areas.

Previous experience as a Supported Living Manager, Home Manager, Service Manager, Registered Manager Scheme Manager or Housing Manager
Proven motivational Leadership and Management skills
Comprehensive experience and understanding of mental health and learning disabilties
Previous Supported Living experience
Experience of customers with complex needs, including dual diagnosis
Stakeholder engagement skills and organisational skills
Working well with the families of the people you support
Recruitment of proficient staff
Care, compassion, and reflective practice
Confident at managing challenging behaviour
Sensitive and assertive style of communication
Understanding of relevant industry legislation including DOLS and Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, Health and Safety etc
Hold a minimum of NVQ Level 4
In return for your hard work, the company offers:

Salary of upto GBP30k (40 hours per week)
Generous holiday allowance
Pension, healthcare, staff discounts and additional perks and benefits
Progressive personal development
Excellent organisational support
In the first instance please send in your CV. For more information please feel free to contact Geri Walker.

We are a consultancy, and this is just one of a number of specialist opportunities we are supporting our health and social care clients recruit to.

The successful candidate's offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check

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