Service Manager

£25,000 per annum plus excellent benefits – 35 Hours Per Week
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a Service Manager with United Response in Oakfield day service in Liverpool.

Who we are

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

Who we are looking for

We have an opportunity for a Service Manager to join us on a 35 hours per week basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to further develop United Response’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 our high standards and build strong working relationships with our 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 our growth plans.

What we need from you

To be a great Service Manager, you will need proven experience at 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 in social / community development and have an understanding of the values and benefits of supported employment, including Community integrated care and social enterprises. Providing 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.