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    Up to £31164 per annum + Generous holiday and many more

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    Samuel Nichols

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    about 1 month ago

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Job Description

Service Manager
Salary: £31,164
Location: Chesterfield
Hours: 37.5 hours

Are you looking for a new role that will give you variety and a sense of achievement?
We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Service Manager for our Supported Living Service catering to individuals with Learning Disabilities (LD). This pivotal role involves overseeing the daily operations, ensuring high-quality care provision, and fostering a supportive environment for both residents and staff. The Service Manager will play a crucial role in promoting independence, well-being, and community integration for individuals with LD.

Operational Management: Efficiently manage all aspects of the Supported Living Service, including staffing, budgeting, and resource allocation to ensure the smooth running of operations.

Quality Assurance: Maintain and enhance the quality of care provided, adhering to regulatory standards, policies, and procedures. Conduct regular assessments, audits, and evaluations to identify areas for improvement.

Staff Leadership and Development: Lead, motivate, and support a multidisciplinary team of support workers, ensuring they are well-trained, competent, and equipped to deliver person-centered care. Provide coaching, supervision, and performance feedback.

Person-Centered Support: Ensure that support plans are tailored to individual needs, preferences, and goals, promoting independence, choice, and dignity for residents. Foster a culture of empowerment and inclusion.

Risk Management: Proactively identify and mitigate potential risks to the well-being and safety of residents and staff. Implement robust safeguarding procedures and crisis management protocols.

Stakeholder Engagement: Build positive relationships with residents, their families, advocates, and external agencies to promote collaborative care planning, advocacy, and community integration. Act as a liaison between the service and external stakeholders.

Continuous Improvement: Drive innovation and continuous improvement initiatives within the service, exploring new approaches, technologies, and best practices in LD care. Champion a culture of learning, reflection, and adaptation.

Documentation and Compliance: Ensure accurate and timely record-keeping, documentation, and reporting in accordance with regulatory requirements and organisational standards.

Strong supervisory skills with the ability to support and develop a team
Be qualified to a minimum standard of Level 2 in Health and Social Care
Ideally you will have previous experience in a Supported Living or Residential service
Experience of working with adults with Learning Disabilities or Mental Health conditions is preferable
Be willing to undertake further training or development (Health and Social Care Level 3 or 4 and Diploma in Management Level 5 if applicable)
Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, demanding role

Interview Process
1st Stage - Shortlisting & Pre-Screening
In the first stage I will review your CV. Should you be successful, I will invite you for a telephone call. We will have a telephone conversation to discuss your right to work, work history, and suitability for the role.

2nd Stage - Formal Interview
In this stage, you will have a formal interview with the hiring manager.

All applications must be accompanied with an up-to-date CV. If successful, you will be required to have a current DBS on the update service, eligibility of right to work, and your start date will be subject to sufficient references.

If you want to help make a difference to service users and also your career, click apply now! For more information, call 0121 480 8217 and ask for Samuel

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