URGENT Interim Service Manager - 3 months

Domus Recruitment
Bedford, UK
Closing date
24 Sep 2020

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen with a national charity that specialise in Residential/Community and Supported Living care for adults with Learning disabilities, Autism, Challenging behaviour and Mental Health.

This specialist charity is looking for a competent and experienced Registered Manager to oversee the management of their community-based services across Milton Keynes and Bedford. Initially this position is for an Interim 3-month post.

You will have extensive management experience (Minimum of 5 years), experience working across Residential and Supported Living services supporting a client group with Learning Disabilities and Autism and multisite experience. You will hold registration for the services you are overseeing and be responsible for 3 Team Leaders.

This company pride themselves on delivering high standards of care in the local area using a person-centred approach and believe in supporting staff and training them to improve and develop. This is a very exciting time to join as the company goes through a very healthy and strong development.

Main Purpose:

To take overall responsibility for the effective management of all aspects of the service, thereby ensuring the provision of the highest quality standards of diagnosis specific care and treatment, driven by the needs of the individual.

To lead, manage and direct a multidisciplinary team in the attainment of aims and objectives linked to the strategic plan and the needs of the individual.

To meet full compliance in line with the requirement of the regulatory body and relevant legislation.

To market the service to all potential commissioners and referrers with the key aim of creating new business opportunities.

To manage organic and planned change within the service, to meet the demands of new business.

Main Responsibilities:

Demonstrate professional leadership and provide 'hands on' management support and guidance, managing staff activities and influencing their practices and attitudes.

Assume line management responsibilities for the senior management team and lead clinicians where appropriate, to provide operational support and direction. Ensuring that performance standards are identified and met.

Take responsibility for setting and monitoring of budgets, capital and revenue, within location.

Take overall responsibility for recruitment, employment and working practises, complying with Employment Law and contractual obligations.

To be an active member of the Service Management group and on occasion to take on additional defined responsibilities in relation to events such as investigations, disciplinary/grievance hearings and the provision of management support to other services.

To ensure all Service Users have received and been involved in their assessment, support plans, person centred plans and ongoing reviews.

Ensure at all times the effective health, welfare and safeguard needs of all individuals are met in line with legislation.

To take a lead role, in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team, in the provision of the review process, ensuring review reports are of a professional standard and collated in a timely manner. Chair review meetings as required and facilitate Service User involvement at all levels.

To constantly monitor quality standards through the use of agreed audit and governance outcome measures.

If you are interested in this role please email an up to date CV to (url removed) alternatively if you'd like to hear more about the position call me on (phone number removed).

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Key Words: Registered Manager, Supported Living, Learning Disabilities Manager, Learning Disabilities, Autism, Supported Living Manager, Multi-site Manager, Milton Keyes, Buckinghamshire, Bedford, Bedfordshire
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