Service Manager - Individual Placement Support Employment Service

Making Space
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent Service Manager - Individual Placement Support Employment Service to join Making Space, a not-for-profit care provider based at Stafford Business Village, Staffordshire. The successful candidate will be dynamic, motivated, and target driven. In return we offer a competitive salary of £25,499.

Making Space provide services in the heart of local communities, in the comfort of people's own homes, and specialist care and support services. Our professional, caring employees and volunteers deliver our services with dignity, respect and compassion, focusing on outcomes that ensures the people we support have the freedom to enjoy an everyday life.

The IPS Employment Service works with people with Mental Health conditions, supporting them back into work and enabling them to retain employment. The Service Manager is responsible for the overall accountability, quality and viability of operations against contract requirements. This includes ensuring paid staff, peer support staff and volunteers provide service excellence with continuous improvement and a focus on innovation to exceed on contract and service specifications and stakeholder requirements.

The Service Manager will work closely with local Mental Health services, Local Employers and the Voluntary Sector. They are responsible for ensuring that the service provided meets the requirements of Making Space’s quality standards; regulatory and other governance frameworks.

Working hours are 37.5 per week and the post holder will be required to travel throughout the area of operations.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including flexible working, the option to buy annual leave, a Company Contributory Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and a Reward Gateway Scheme. We are also fully committed to your learning by running in-house training workshops and investing in your continued personal development.