Service Manager - Learning Disabilities, Littlehampton

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Recruiter
Athona Ltd
Location
Littlehampton, West Sussex
Salary
£34000/annum
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Service Manager

Athona are excited to be working with an award-winning independent provider of support services for people with learning disabilities and additional health and social care needs.

Our Client believes everybody can achieve their aspirations and do amazing things. Their role is to provide people-centred support – support that starts each person we 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 their ILM accreditation, they can offer you a structured management development programme, whilst there impressive benefits package will see you getting the rewards you deserve.

The 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 team support individuals with very complex needs through their transition into the service and their on-going person centred support plan tailored to their needs. The focus is on supporting greater independence and inclusion for a meaningful, fulfilling life.

The Service Manager role

They will look to you to lead the team 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 we are – services that help people to a better life