Deputy Director of Older Peoples Services

London, Greater London, England
£ 63000 - 65000 Per year
Full time
Job level
6 Jan 2020
6 Feb 2020

Job Description

Our prestigious client is one of the UK's most inspiring and well known faith-based organizations, which offer a vast range of services throughout the country, providing much-needed support to vulnerable people.

We are now looking for a unique individual to take on this exciting role as Deputy Director for Older People's services.

Reporting to the Director, you will oversee the Operational Management of the services and be responsible for ensuring effective delivery of high quality, viable residential care provision for older people which not only meets standards set by the national regulators but demonstrates a commitment to continuous improvement.

The Job

Maintain overall control and responsibility for all operational care services to the quality expected and to be accountable for compliance with regulations and sustainability for the future.

Take responsibility for the line management of the Assistant Directors -providing and ensuring professional support, supervision, performance management, and learning and development as appropriate

Deputize for the Director of OPS as required in all aspects of Strategic options, Staff matters, Programme opportunities, Policy and procedure formation, Budget monitoring, Management of risk

Work closely with other members of the Senior Management team who have finance, training and inspection roles within the Service.

Manage effective relationships with other organizational departments

Take responsibility for the recruitment of the Management teams in the care homes

Lead and ensure that the Christian values of the Organisation are a key focus of all older people’s work and that the mission of the Organisation is realised.

The Person

A vibrant Christian faith together with an understanding of the spiritual needs of residents and staff and how their Christian journey can be supported

Highly motivated, organized, meticulous

Management experience at a senior level within a social care setting

Be able to demonstrate proven management skills in delivering services which respond to the needs of service users across a wide range of cultures

Degree qualified or with a recognized professional qualification in Health and Social Care

Ability to lead, motivate and support a team of managers to achieve organizational aims and priorities

A proven track record of strategic and financial planning together with budgetary control

Experience of working in the non-profit sector

Knowledge of the voluntary sector and charity law

Be based within commutable distance of South London, but able to travel on a national basis.

The Benefits

The opportunity to live your Christian beliefs through your chosen career

Excellent salary

Contributory pension scheme

Season ticket loan

Employee assistance programme

Flexible working hours

The ability to shape a role in the context of the organizations' requirements

A pathway to Director level.

Heart Resourcing seeks out only the very best talented and experienced Healthcare professionals and works entirely with clients who have the same quality-driven priorities. We would love to hear from you if you feel that you can meet these criteria

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