Great opportunity for an efficient, inspiring leader to support, develop and improve our services to change the lives of those we support.
We are looking for an ambitious, experienced and organized manager who is passionate about ensuring the right support and services to enable people with disabilities to live the lives they choose, and take our services from ‘good’ to ‘outstanding’.
The Registered Manager/ Service Manager for our care home and supported living services for adults with learning disabilities, will lead and support the staff team to improve our current services and be part of working towards ambitious and challenging objectives for the future.
Accountable to: Project Director
Service location: Henleaze, Bristol or at other locations as may be required.
Hours: 37.5 hrs per week plus unpaid breaks.
Pay: c£31500- £35000per annum depending on qualification and experience.
- 30 days annual leave including bank holidays increasing to 31 days after 1 year and 32 days after 2 years
- 10 days paid sickness leave, 8 days discretionary leave (rolling 12-month period)
- Contributory pension
- Free meals when working at our care home site.
- Induction, on-going training and development to widen your career prospects
- Plenty of free local street parking
- Option to buy or sell 1 day of annual leave.
About the role
In this key role you will be responsible for the operational management and development of current and new services. This includes management of day to day operations including support, staff, budgets and resources, quality assurance, regulatory and contract compliance, service improvement and information management.
You will share our passion for putting the needs and wellbeing of the people we support first, finding new ways to enable them to achieve their goals, and continually improving our services.
You will be a highly organized, calm and experienced manager. You will be a team player, energetic and hardworking. You will be a good communicator and influencer. You will have a positive outlook and a sense of humour - a ‘glass half full rather than half empty’. You will be proud to hold responsibility for the wellbeing of the people we support and our team’s professional development. You will be passionate about offering the best possible services.
This will be a demanding role which will provide opportunity for growth and development for a manager. You will need a Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Level 5 or equivalent or be able to attain this within 12 months. You will need experience of working with adults with learning disabilities and complex needs, managing registered care homes and ensuring high quality, personalized services. You will be knowledgeable about fundamental standards and legislation.. You will have business acumen, budget management experience and excellent communication skills. You will have marketing skills to promote and enhance the profile of the organisation both in person and via social media and our website.
You will build and maintain excellent relationships with the people we support and their families, visitors and others involved in their wellbeing. You will have strong partnership skills and be enthusiastic about networking, developing excellent internal and external relationships. You will be an advocate for the people we support and able to negotiate the best possible support contracts.
As part of a small senior management team, you will be willing to embrace, and constantly prioritise,across a broad and varied role. You will be a skilled people manager recruiting, supporting, developing and retaining your staff team in an open, honest, collaborative, inclusive and fun work culture where staff can thrive. You will support staff to improve their performance and be adept at formal HR processes where required. You will be responsible for the overall management of health and safety for all people in our homes and services. You must also be a car owner with a full driving license.
No terminology in the advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of race, disability, age, marital or civil partnership status, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment,maternity or pregnancy, religion or belief and we confirm that we will gladly accept all individuals’ applications.
Please, no agencies or sales.
Please download the application pack from http://thomas-more.org.uk/job-vacancies/
To apply, please email your application form to us by 24thFebruary 2019.
If you would like an informal conversation about this role, please contact us. This will not be part of the selection process.