Support Manager - Portsmouth
We have a NEW opportunity for an experienced Support Manager to open and develop a brand new supported living service, for 13 young adults with Learning Disabilities, Autism and some behaviours that may challenge, in Portsmouth.This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate with relevant social care experience and proven ability in opening and developing new services. The service will accommodate 13 adults across 4 purpose designed flats on one site. You will be key to ensuring a smooth transition is in place working with families, professionals and empowering the individual to move in and be at the centre of this journey.Support Manager - Responsibilities: • To ensure the highest quality and standards are met in the preparation of risk assessments, support plans and person-centered plans, ensuring that outcomes are monitored, met and evidenced. • To quality control and coach team members so that service provision delivers theoutcomes and focuses on the aspirations that people supported have identified. • To ensure that relevant policies and procedures are understood and applied by staff in relation to quality, safeguarding, criminal records, data protection, HR, health and safety and that the service meets CQC and Supporting People quality and compliance benchmarks. • To ensure all relevant records in relation to people we support and employees are appropriately maintained, accurate and up to date. • To ensure the production of weekly Rota's is effective, provides the appropriate support hours and minimises costs, including the use of agency staff. • To undertake and champion the performance management and development of people including coaching, regular 1 to 1s and performance reviews.Service Manager - skills required: • Previous management experience within a Learning Disability home • Strong leadership skills and the ability to deal with staffing on all levels • Driving License and car • Holds or willing to work towards NVQ 5Don't keep a good thing to yourself : Recommend a friend!!If you are not looking, then perhaps you know someone who is and we will reward you with our recommend a friend scheme - £200 pounds worth of high street shopping vouchers if we place them into work and we do not already have them on our database.If you are interested in the above Support Manager vacancy, please call Michael on 01628 630104 quoting ref MW-SMHP-4441 or email your CV to email@example.com.