Registered Manager Northamptonshire Community Serv

National Autistic Society
from £30,100 per annum - negotiable dependant on experience
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for someone to manage our Northamptonshire Community Services, to maintain quality of service and to have the motivation to grow and develop the service, adapting to changing needs. Title: Registered Manager Ref: 001746 Based in Irthlingborough with travel across sites in Northamptonshire Salary: from £30,100 per annum - negotiable dependant on experience Contract type: Full Time Hours: 37hrs per week including occasional evenings and weekends Who we are: We are the UK's leading autism charity. Since we began over 50 years ago, we have been pioneering new ways to support people and understand autism. We continue to learn every day from the children and adults we support in our schools and care services. Based on our experience, and with support from our members, donors and volunteers, we provide life-changing information and advice to millions of autistic people, their families and friends. And we support professionals, politicians and the public to understand autism better so that more autistic people of all ages can be understood, supported and appreciated for who they are. Until everyone understands. Northamptonshire Community Services NAS Supported Living services across the Northamptonshire area enable adults with a diagnosis of autism and Asperger syndrome to live independently in their own home and to access a range of community resources and activities. Our support ranges from a few hours each week, to more comprehensive care packages and 24-hour supported living for those with more complex needs. A key aspiration of the service is to enable people with autism and complex needs to achieve their aspirations and live the life of their choosing. Who we are looking for The post holder will be responsible for leading outstanding care and management to the entire service, ensuring individual outcomes are met for people with autism. We are looking for a committed individual with positive attitudes. The role will have full legal responsibility for making sure the service ensures compliance with CQC regulation in relation with the day to day care of people accessing the service. You have responsibility for the effective management of all aspects of service. You will ensure that the needs of adults with autism are assessed, identified and met through careful programme planning and behaviour support; manage an agreed budget to provide an efficient service; supervise and manage staff performance and coordinate positive liaison with external agencies and the multi-disciplinary team. Applicants must have Good knowledge and experience of law and practice relating to adult social care Business and management skills to manage the work efficiently and effectively Financial expertise to ensure the service is run on a sound financial basis including long- term financial viability of the service. Qualifications and Education: A recognised social work qualification or a professional qualification relevant to working with adults at least at level 4 A qualification in management at least at level 4 At least two years experience relevant to social care within the last five years At least two years experience supervising and managing professional staff Driving license essential Appointees to the role of Registered Manager who do not have the management qualification (above) must enrol on a management training course within six months, and obtain a relevant management qualification within two years, of their appointment. What we can offer you  Excellent induction, training and development programme  Autism specific reflective practice profession support  Behavioural support training  24 hour access to online training  Online staff discount scheme for a range of benefits  Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance counselling programme  Pension scheme  25 days annual leave Career progression opportunities Closing date: 12/10/2017 Interview date (w/c): TBC If you would like to apply for this position, please click the apply button and attach your CV and covering letter, it will be sent automatically to us. Applications for this job are sought from anyone who is suitably qualified and experienced for the role but particularly welcome from those with a diagnosis of autism or Asperger syndrome. The NAS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and adults who use our services and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks. No agencies please.