Service Manager

30000.00 - 33000.00 GBP Annual
29 Jan 2019
19 Feb 2019
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
Service Manager

We are Leonard Cheshire - supporting individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. We are at the heart of local life - opening doors to opportunity, choice and support in communities around the globe.

Derbyshire Community Support Service is a day service which provides support to disabled people to access opportunities within their local community by running various groups in community settings. We also provide a short term housing related crisis 1-1 service supporting people with benefits, tenancy issues, budgeting etc., Increasingly, people are choosing to access a range of available local community activities.

Position: Service Manager
Location: Derbyshire Community Support Service South, Green Gables, Alfreton (Commutable from Mansfield, Matlock, Crich, Ripley, Clay Cross and surrounding areas)
Job type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: GBP30,000 to GBP33,000 per annum
Benefits: Fair and competitive pay rates. Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit. Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell, depending on needs (salary sacrifice). Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates. Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice). Access to child-care vouchers (salary sacrifice). Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme. Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Closing Date: 19 February 2019

About the role:

This is a challenging yet exciting role, offering the opportunity to bring your passion and enthusiasm to the largest pan disability charity in the UK, making a real difference to the lives of all our residents.

Reporting to the Regional Manager, you will provide clear direction and be responsible for the day to day management of the service including management and supervision of a great staff team.

Key responsibilities will include financial and health and safety management to fulfil our statutory obligations. You will implement systems and procedures designed to promote positive outcomes for disabled people, ensuring a flexible, proactive approach whilst meeting the desired outcomes of the people we support.

You will also manage the recruitment, selection and on-going training, development and performance of all staff in the service, to ensure achievement of national minimum care standard requirements.

About you:

- Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care or equivalent.
- Experience in managing nursing and care teams / supervisory or management experience in a care environment.
- Experience of a range of different departments such as therapies, transport, catering, administration, care and maintenance would be advantageous.
- Registration for this service following successful appointment.
- Strong people and communication skills.
- Exemplary customer service.
- Ability to provide budgetary compliance.

A satisfactory disclosures check / PVG membership (Scotland) is required for this post.

You may have experience of the following: Service Manager, Senior Care Coordinator, Business Support Manager, Service Delivery, Healthcare, Project Manager, Operations Manager, Registered Manager, Senior Support Worker, NFP, Not for Profit, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, etc

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