Service Leader - Supported Living
Wick, Highland, Scotland
- £ 27000.0 - 28250.0 Per year
- Full time
- Job level
- Manager, Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
- 9 Sep 2020
- 9 Oct 2020
Our client is a highly reputable and sector-leading provider of supported living services to those who need help to live full lives within their local communities. We currently have a rare and exciting opportunity for a caring, compassionate, and professionally talented individual to join their management team in Highlands.
As Service Leader you will manage and lead and manage a team, comprising of an Advanced Support Worker and up to 40 Support Workers, across 9 sites to support 9 individuals with Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Acquired Brain Injury, Acquired Spinal Injury, Autism and Mental Health concerns to live the lifestyle of their choice while living in their own homes and accessing the local communities. Previous experience of working with this client group and in an independent living setting are both essential, as is the experience of working with teams across multiple sites.
You will be responsible for the overall supervision, quality assurance, monitoring, regulatory requirements, and day-to-day management of colleagues working within your teams, and therefore previous management experience and working in a social care setting are essential.
The successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for the 24-hour management of the Service, ensuring that all aspects of support and service delivery are focused on meeting the needs and preferences of the people supported within person-centered planning. You will require strong leadership and facilitation skills to ensure staff teams take ownership and responsibility for the quality of care and support they deliver.
For our client to consider you for this exciting role, you will need to:
Be committed to person-centered planning and positive risk-taking.
Have knowledge and experience working with Regulatory bodies within social care, care standards, and compliance requirements.
Have excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize your workload whilst working under pressure.
Have proven experience of being able to communicate effectively with the people that you support, staff teams, families, and external care professionals.
Have good IT skills
Be flexible to work on a rota and provide an on-call service when required
Have an SVQ Level 4 in Health and Social Care or equivalent or willingness to work towards this.
Have a current SSSC Registration or ability to register with SSSC
Be a driver with a full license and access to your own vehicle as you will be required to work multi-site and across Caithness.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a service that is growing rapidly, within an organization that recognizes effort, promotes from within, and supports its staff to succeed.