Area Manager - Newcastle upon Tyne
I am working on behalf of a care provider is seeking an Area Manager for supported living and domiciliary services across Newcastle and North Tyneside which provide support for people with Learning Disabilities and challenging behaviour.The company supports people with learning, autism, mental health, and acquired brain injury. They operate in a range of community settings in the Midlands, North East and North West.You will take a lead role in liaising with commissioners, Service Managers and families and to explore new ways to personalise and deliver improved services. You will also develop and promote new services and increase employment opportunities for the people we support. • Salary: up to £30,000-33,000 (depending on experience, training and qualifications) • Should ideally have their RMA and an NVQL4/5 in Leadership & Management • Due to the nature of this post, a full UK driving license is essential • Home based but the expectation would be to be working within the supports and organising a planning day once a week to work from home. For this role the candidate would be paid a mileage allowance of 0.40p per mile after the first 20 miles of each journey.Key skills and Competencies: • Strong care background, leadership skills and professionalism • Insight of good practice of Learning Disabilities and Mental Health • Committed to the principles of supporting people effectively and appropriately in their own homes and in other community set ups : care varies from 1 to 1, to flexible hours of care • Ability to manage and motivate the Service Managers • Experience working in supported living settings and of managing multi-site teams • Excellent communication skills and ability to work to deadlines • Somebody who can build good relationships easily : with commissioners, social workers etc • Ability to upkeep and improve the quality of the services : CQC and relevant bodies • Full working knowledge of financial strains of supported living services • Knowledge : stay up to date with legislative changes that can affect the operation of the business / services • Good IT skills : ability to use systems, computer packages and devise action plansIf you are interested in this vacancy please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will give you a call. Alternatively you can call me on 01628 630104 for more information.***I cover all Nursing and Home/Hospital/Operations Manager vacancies across the North East and Lincolnshire, so if you are looking for work and living in this region please get in touch.***?As part of our continual pursuit of quality candidates we appreciate and reward candidate recommendations from you if we successfully secure them a position. We will reward you with £200 if you recommend a new candidate to us who is not already registered and we secure them a role for a minimum of 1 month.?