Service Manager - Learning disabilities - Snodland

Medway City Estate
£28-£32k per annum
02 Dec 2017
07 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Clarte are working in partnership to recruit a service manager for an 8 bedded learning disabilities residential service based in Snodland.

You must have previous experience in a similar role

key responsibilities of the role:

* The provision of person-centred support to adults with learning and other behavioural disabilities, providing them with the opportunity to grow in confidence and develop the daily living and decision-making skills they need.

* Work with service users and their families, supporting them in the decisions they make about how they live their lives and ensuring that any personal needs are met.

* Manage all aspects of running the services including but not limited to supervision of staff, rotas, care planning, quality assurance, training, budget management, finances and management of medication.

* Ensure adherence to all relevant legislation.

* Ensure effective communication links between members of the team, people supported, other departments and external agencies.

* Train, develop and motivate staff through example and attention to good working practice.

* To be fully involved in the recruitment and selection of all staff including induction, development, supervision, performance management and relevant training of all staff within the home.

Experience in a management or supervisory role is essential, preferably with practical experience of supporting people with learning disabilities and other complex needs. The applicant will ideally have a qualification in management and a QCF 5 or equivalent.

Here are just some of the benefits our client offers to the right people: -

Flexible working hours;
Paid holidays (28 days minimum, with the ability to increase with length of service, bank holidays);
Childcare Vouchers;
Occupational sick leave;
Auto-Enrolment pension scheme;
Opportunities to help you achieve recognised qualifications through our training programme;
Various E-Learning courses, specific to your individual role;
Long service recognition awards;

Offers of employment will be subject to completion of our client's rigorous safeguarding processes including an enhanced DBS check.