Caterham, Surrey, England
Athona are excited to be working with an award-winning independent provider of support services for people with learning disabilities and additional health and social care needs.
Our Client believes everybody can achieve their aspirations and do amazing things. Their role is to provide people-centred support – support that starts each person we support on the road to greater independence, empowering them to reach their full potential.
They will take equally good care of you and your career. Thanks to their ILM accreditation, they can offer you a structured management development programme, whilst there impressive benefits package will see you getting the rewards you deserve.
This is a small registered service in Caterham, the service provide support for men who have mild learning disabilities and varying mental health conditions/personality disorders. The people living there have a variety of work placements and activities and spend a lot of their time out and about. It has a small staff team structured as service manager, two team leaders and around 240 hrs of support workers.
The Service Manager role
We’ll look to you to lead the team at Caterham providing operational and strategic direction, and making sure everything runs smoothly and cost-effectively. Together, you’ll ensure the individuals you support have the opportunity to develop a varied and fulfilling lifestyle – and the chance to define their own goals and decide their own future.
From ensuring the highest standards of support, to managing budgets, and developing your team, it’s a varied role in an organisation that’s leading the way in supporting those with learning disabilities.
The skills you’ll need
A strong, supportive leader and effective manager, you’ve successfully managed a team in a challenging Learning Disability Service. You’ve also had professional senior level contact with CQC and have developed positive relationships with commissioning teams.
You should have achieved, or be working towards a QCF Level 5 in Health and Social Care or hold equivalent qualification, such as NVQ Level 4 in both Health and Social Care and Leadership and Management in Care Services. Above all, you’re committed to the same high-quality, person-centered services that we are – services that help people to a better life.
- £ 25000 - 26000 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
Posted 6 Oct 2017
Closes 6 Nov 2017
Ref: kels SM caterham
This job was posted to: Learning disabilities, Mental health