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Service Manager

  • Location:

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Home Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £24800 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Aidan Ruffinato

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Aidan Ruffinato

Service Manager/ Locality Manager - Preston - Adults with LD and complex needs.

Locality Manager Details: we are currently recruiting a Locality Manager to join a nationwide, well established Charity that provide high quality person centred tailored care and support to Adults with Learning Disabilities.

The service that you will be managing will be a Supported Living Service, that cares for 7 Adults, across 3 adjacent flats, that share communal space, based in the Preston area.

The service is a community of people with and without learning disabilities. The service has been developing and expanding over recent years, you will be joining a team of 22 that are working to develop the service further.

Current CQC report - GOOD in all areas.

Key Responsibilities:

- Take lead responsibility within your area for compliance with regulatory requirements, ensuring that
quality standards are maintained.
- Lead and manager two Deputy Team Leaders and to undertake regular quality checks at the service.
- Ensure the service provides high quality support for people with the principles of Community at its core.
- Work closely with the managers and team leaders of other areas to ensure new projects and services
are delivered effectively and within planned timescales.
- Lead on recruitment for the team ensuring each person has a core group of staff around them to support
- Manage and implement all elements of audits in line with the companies policy and procedure.
- Manage all staff supervision and appraisals.
- Provide care and support two days a week to model good.

Pay - Starting at £24,458, with some excellent benefits

Hours - 40 hours a week, 5 days out of 7 (out of hours rota is required)
including some evenings and weekends, plus out of hours duties shared with other management.

Requirements for this positions

- Minimum 2 years experience in a leadership position in the Social Care sector.
- 3 years experience working with Learning Disabilities or Autism.
- Driver - Desirable
- QCF/NVQ Level 4/5, or minimum QCF/NVQ level 3 in Health and Social care + willingness to work towards level 5 in management

Application Process:

We have interview days booked in, so if you are interested, please get in touch.

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