Service Manager 2847

Recruiter
Wharfedale House
Location
Kirk Deighton
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
11 Nov 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Full time, 35 hours per week

Do you…
Want the chance to use and grow your skills and knowledge while
making a difference to society?
Want to be part of a leading organisation which positively impacts on
the lives of disabled people across the world?

If so… Leonard Cheshire offers you the chance to become part
of a great team!

About us
Leonard Cheshire is the leader in enriching the lives of disabled
people. We are the largest disability non-profit organisation in the
UK, with around 7,000 employees, and we support more than 20,000
disabled people across our global operations. We honour our past,
drawing on our legacy to inspire us for the future. We are in the
exciting process of transforming into a modern, relevant and
sustainable organisation.
We offer an environment where you can work with great leaders and be
part of a team who are passionate, making a positive impact on the
lives of disabled people. You will have opportunities to learn and
grow in your role, building your skills and knowledge in partnership
with others.
Wharfedale House is situated in Wetherby, West Yorkshire off the town
centre. We are a residential care home for 18 people that use our service.

About the role
This is an excellent opportunity to grow and develop, making a
difference to so many lives by enabling the people who use our service
to enjoy independence and fulfilment.
Reporting to the Regional Manager, you will provide clear direction
and be responsible for the day to day management of the support
provided within the service. Your key responsibilities will include
management and supervision of a great staff team, financial and health
and safety management to fulfil our statutory obligations.
You will implement systems and procedures designed to promote
positive outcomes for disabled people within the service, ensuring a
flexible, proactive approach whilst meeting the desired outcomes of
the people we support. You will manage the recruitment, selection and
on-going training, development and performance of all staff in the
service, to ensure achievement of national minimum care standard requirements.
This is a challenging yet exciting role, offering you the opportunity
to bring your passion and enthusiasm to the largest pan disability
charity in the UK, making a real difference to the lives of all our residents.

About you
To be successful in this role you will:

Have a level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care or equivalent.
Have experience in managing nursing and care teams / supervisory
or management experience in a care environment.
Experience of a range of different departments such as therapies,
transport, catering, administration, care and maintenance would be advantageous.
Hold registration for this service.
Have strong people and communication skills.
Provide exemplary customer service.
Ensure budgetary compliance.

We offer a wide range of employee rewards and benefits including:

Fair and competitive pay rates.
Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit.
Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or
sell, depending on needs (salary sacrifice).
Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates.
Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice).
Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
A satisfactory disclosures check (PVG membership in Scotland) is
required for this post.

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