Service Manager, Bedford

Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
Up to £24000 per annum + Career progression, Childcare vouchers
19 Sep 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Passionate about care? Love helping others? Looking for a role that allows you to assist someone in making their life the best it can be? Then we have the perfect role for you!

A Service Manager is needed for a setting where service users needs vary from learning and physical disabilities to complex needs and physically challenging behaviour covering Bedford area, paying £24,000. This role is to work for a leading care organisation that is very well established and who is growing more and more every day.

About the employer;
This employer is a leading provider of specialist support for people with autism, learning disabilities and associated complex needs. For over 20 years, they have developed expertise in delivering support pathways that focus on individual outcomes and independence.

They work with individuals, their families and other professionals to develop support plans that are person-centred, unique to each person, adaptable and portable. This enables them to regularly review and change an individual`s support package and ultimately be in control of their own life. They have developed a range of bespoke support pathways that offer choice and flexibility. This enables people to make changes to suit different stages of their life. The organisation has an excellent track record of providing high quality, robust and sustainable support, increasing the independence of individuals, along with improving their quality of life.
There are different models of support include:
" Registered residential care
" Supported Living (as an individual or in a group)
" Outreach and daytime support
About the job;
You will oversee the management of staff, liaison with service users and their families, advocates and professional groups. You will undertake assessments and reviews of support provided plus staff interviews, supervisions and appraisals.
You will show high standards of professional practice, including the support and advice to the service managers and team leaders. You will develop the growth and development of the region. You will ensure that a high quality of management of services is being achieved and lead on any quality innovations: driving forward a person centred culture and the values of the business. You must be a natural leader and communicator you will have the drive, commitment and enthusiasm to support, advice and motivation to staff teams to ensure that the people who use are services are supported to be as independent as possible and achieve their goal

You will work 37 hours a week 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday - on call 1 week every 11 weeks on the phone

Some of the benefits include; Pension, career progression, free parking, rewards programme, 4 weeks holiday plus bank holidays, and childcare vouchers
About the ideal candidate; you will have the following to apply...
" At least 3 years experience in Management/supervisor
" Sound knowledge and experience in the Social and Health care Sector
" Driver
" People management skills
" Experience managing rotas
" A level 4 or 5 or working towards is preferred

A salary of £24,000 will be offered for this role.

For more information or to apply, please call Sarah Cooke on 01604 631797