Supported Living Manager

27000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + Pension, life assurance, healthcar
10 Jun 2021
08 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Supported Living Team Manager


GBP27,000 - GBP28,000, pension, life assurance, health scheme, long term sick cover

Supported Living Service (MH / LD and Challenging Behaviours)

Full time, permanent

Do you have experience of supporting adults with mental health needs or complex challenging behaviours, or learning disabilities?

Do you have experience of leading a staff team and can motivate others to ensure high standards of care are delivered?

Would you like to be part of brand new service, which supports adults with complex behavioural challenges?

Company Information:

Our client is an established company, who deliver support services for people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health needs and associated complex needs. This is an exciting year for our client, who has recently opened up new services and has expansion plans for more new developments for 2021!

Vacancy details for Supported Living Team Manager:

We have a requirement for a Manager to work within a specialist supported living service based in Derby. This is a brand new development, which will support up to 6 service users with mental health needs and complex challenging behaviours.

We are looking for someone who has a passion for working with clients with mental health needs, challenging behaviours and learning disabilities, who is committed and can establish a connection with their clients in order to build a rapport and trust with them. Experience of Mental Capacity Act, DoLS, restraint / restraint reduction is essential as well as managing a staff team.

Leading a staff team, you will report into the Area Manager for Specialist Services for the region. You will be responsible for providing specialist knowledge about how individuals' desired outcomes can be achieved, specifically this would include outcomes regarding increasing someone's independence through a reduction in challenging behaviour.

You will provide clear and structured day to day leadership, management and support to the local team in order to ensure the highest quality of service is delivered at all times, whilst promoting a person centred and needs led approach.

The role requires a level of flexibility with regards to working hours to meet the needs of the business. The is also a requirement to cover on call as and when required.

As a Supported Living Team Manager, you will be required to:

* Experience in working with a range of needs, for example Autism, Learning Disability, Personality Disorder, other Mental Ill Health Needs

* Experience in joint working with other professionals, contributing to the review and creation of strategies for positive behavioural support planning.

* Have a thorough understanding of CQC regulations and requirements, safeguarding and care planning.

* Encouraging a culture where people can raise concerns about safety

* Being confident to take responsibility and take action where performance can be improved

* Have experience of managing services and ensuring they are compliant

* Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

* Good sense of humour, approachable and driven to achieve

* Ability to manage own workload independently but work as a valued team member

* Good IT skills

* Hold a minimum of NVQ level 3; or be working to towards this qualification.

* Willing to take up any necessary training or qualifications required for the position

Company benefits

* Pension

* Life assurance - 2 x salary

* Health cash back scheme

* Free DBS

* Comprehensive induction programme

* Opportunity to commence health & social care qualifications

* Continuous learning and development opportunities

If you are interested in a new job as a Supported Living Team Manager, click apply now and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss the vacancy on a confidential basis