Service Manager (Supported Living)
Salary: £32,000 per annum to £35,000 (depending on experience)
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week
Are you an experienced manager with a passion for delivering high quality services to people with learning disabilities or other vulnerable people? Are you committed to working in collaboration with service users, maximising independence, self-confidence, and integration in the community? Do you believe in creating a homely environment as opposed to a service?
If so, you may be just the person we are looking for to manager our flagship supported living service in Islington!
This is an excellent opportunity to take on a new challenge managing two successful supported living services in Islington comprising 26 service users in total. One of the services supports adults with learning disability, physical, sensory and communication support needs, who require 24/7 support. The other service supports adults with mild learning disability and mental health needs who live independently in their own flats.
This varied and dynamic role will lead on coordination and provision of excellent person-centred care and support to service users, enabling them to live independently in their home and be supported in all aspects of day-to-day living. The focus is for us to provide people with a support that feels homely and personal, as opposed to an institutional feel.
As the Service Manager, you will lead the services teams supported by a strong management team comprising of x2 Deputy Service Managers, x5 Senior Support Workers and a team of over 50 support staff.
You will oversee the development and implementation of care plans designed to provide meaningful choice and a range of activities and support to meet individual needs. You will also contribute to the development of the team and be responsible for encouraging a culture based on respect and dignity for those in need of care and support, providing supervision and clear management to a team of support workers.
The ideal candidate will have experience of leading and coaching a team, supporting people with learning disabilities or another vulnerable client group. Experience of supporting people with high and complex support needs would be an advantage. In return, we offer a supportive environment in which people are encouraged to develop their skills, as part of a well-established and experienced team of managers.
Want to know more? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at email@example.com or on 0207 607 8762.
How to apply: Please submit a CV along with a cover statement (either within the email itself or as an attachment) addressing the following: “Tell us more about why you are interested in this role and what you would bring to this post in terms of your knowledge, skills and experience”. Please ensure you refer to the person specification in your statement and explain how you meet the criteria. We would also appreciate if you could take the time to complete an applicant diversity survey.
You can find the complete job description and person specification here LR Service Manager (Supported Living) JDPS Sep 2021.
Closing date: Monday 18th October at 9AM.
Centre 404 is dedicated to staff development and supervision and we will provide a detailed induction and on-going training and support. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and we are looking to recruit people who share these values. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.
We are dedicated to providing a meaningful and rewarding work environment, as well as offering a range of perks and benefits for our staff to enjoy; a list of what we have to offer is included here:
Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889.