Service Manager / Registered Manager / Home Man

Appoint Group
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Appoint Group Vacancy

Job Title: Service Manager

Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Salary: Up to £28,000 - with the additional benefits below

Hours: Full-time, permanent position

Job Description:

We are delighted to be recruiting for a reputable healthcare organisation specialising in caring for individuals with learning disabilities. We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Service Manager / Registered Manager to join one of their established and well-run service based in Stevenage. The Service provides high-quality, personalised residential care for adults with learning, particularly Autism, who can display challenging behaviours. The service offers the highest standard of care and the existing friendly team work hard to provide a homely environment in which service users can feel comfortable and gain some independence.

As the Service Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the service and ensuring that everything runs smoothly. You will be required to lead and motivate your team of staff to ensure that the highest possible standards of care are provided for the service users, and that the service users' needs are of the utmost importance. You will ensure that CQC guidelines are adhered to and will also be involved in budgeting, recruitment, appraisals, supervisions, training and liaising with the multidisciplinary team. You will take a proactive approach to managing the service, striving to improve standards and taking action where needed.

This role is based in Stevenage and is commutable from Letchworth, Hitchin, Welwyn, Hartfield, Luton, Potters Bar, St Albans, Biggleswade etc.

Person Specification

We are looking for an experienced, committed, flexible and friendly individual to fill this position. You must have a QCF / NVQ4 in Management in Care, Registered Managers Award or NVQ3 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent qualification. You must have experience as a Service Manager in a similar setting, working knowledge of National Minimum Standards, and be able to show evidence of professional development. You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a genuine desire to deliver a quality service to individuals with learning disabilities.

Benefits & Incentives:

Strong career progression opportunities and personal development

Funded training courses and university-accredited courses

Transport assistance in rural locations

Pension scheme

Life assurance

Generous holiday entitlement

Sick pay

Childcare vouchers

Rewards scheme

For more information and or to apply please call Tobias Marchant on and or email