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Service Manager - Adults Supported Living Service

  • Location:

    Swindon, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Social Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £24000 - £26000 per annum + Laptop, mobile phone

  • Contact:

    Cerys Williams

  • Contact email:

    cerys@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    893591_1570103631

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Cerys Williams

We have an excellent job opportunity for an experienced Service Manager to join one of our UK leading clients within Adults Supported Living Services in Swindon.

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 per year.

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week - 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri with flexibility to the needs of the service.

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire.

Full Time - Permanent

About the Organisation:

This organisation is one of the UK's leading providers of support services for people with diverse and often complex needs in community settings. Their vision is to help people live ordinary, independent and happy lives through extraordinary support.

Established in 1995, the organisation has over 10,000 employees providing specialist support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism, profound and multiple learning disabilities, sensory and communication impairments, and acquired brain injuries. They do this through their portfolio of nine dedicated and specialist support services across the UK.

The Role:

You would be working alongside and supporting vulnerable adults with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health Disorders, Autism and complex needs. You would be responsible for a number of services across Swindon, covering 500 hours of Supported Living services which is soon to be increasing to 800 hours.



Job Purpose:

  • Accountable to the Area Manager.
  • To ensure that excellent services are delivered across the area and are specific to the needs and requirements of each person who uses the service.
  • To monitor and support the delivery of person centred services to all people using the service.
  • In the absence of the Area Manager to take other responsibilities for all aspects of the operation of the office.
  • To provide supervision and support to Team Leaders through effective recruitment and selection as well as support to manage their team of Support Workers.
  • To work effectively with external agencies to promote the work of the organisation and to increase referrals and placements within the area.
  • To develop knowledge and skill of staff teams through delivering service specific training as and when required.



Qualifications:

  • NVQ Level 5 in Management is desirable but not essential. If you have the Level 3 NVQ we would still love to hear from you.
  • At least 2-3 years supervisory/management experience in a care or support setting.
  • A full UK Driving Licence and your own car is required.

Benefits:

  • Laptop and mobile phone.
  • 25 days of Annual Leave plus 8 days Bank Holiday.
  • Pension Scheme.



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