Service Manager - Learning Disabilities

White Knight Recruitment Ltd
Littlehampton, West Sussex
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Service Manager (Learning Disabilities) Vacancy
£34K Per Annum
Littlehampton, West Sussex

Are you a caring mangement professional that is passionate about making a real difference to the lives of vulnerable adults? Are you looking for a rewarding role that ensures job satisfaction whilst making a positive contribution?
If so, this national provider would love to hear from you!
This well established learning disabilities provider believes everybody can achieve their aspirations and do amazing things. Their role is to provide people-centered support – support that starts each person they support on the road to greater independence, empowering them to reach their full potential.

They will take equally good care of you and your career. Thanks to ILM accreditation, they can offer you a structured management development programme, whilst the impressive benefits package will see you getting the rewards you deserve.

The Service 
Our Littlehampton service provides residential accommodation for individuals with learning disabilities and associated complex needs. A large modern bungalow set within its own grounds and gardens, the service has ten en-suite bedrooms and provides a positive environment.  The focus is on supporting greater independence and inclusion for a meaningful, fulfilling life.

The Service Manager role
The provider will look to you to lead the team at Littlehampton providing operational and strategic direction, and making sure everything runs smoothly and cost-effectively. Together, you’ll ensure the individuals you support have the opportunity to develop a varied and fulfilling lifestyle – and the chance to define their own goals and decide their own future.
From ensuring the highest standards of support, to managing budgets, and developing your team, it’s a varied role in an organisation that’s leading the way in supporting those with learning disabilities.

The skills you’ll need
 A strong, supportive leader and effective manager, you’ve successfully managed a team in a challenging Learning Disability or similar Service. You’ve also had professional senior level contact with CQC and have experience of developing positive relationships with commissioning teams.
 You should have achieved, or be working towards a QCF Level 5 in Health and Social Care or hold equivalent qualification, such as NVQ Level 4 in both Health and Social Care and Leadership and Management in Care Services. Above all, you’re committed to the same high-quality, person-centered services that they are – services that help people to a better life.
If this sounds like an opportunity you cannot miss, please do not hesitate to contact James Williams on .