Learning Disability Service Manager-£35K

  • South Central
  • 35000*0 USD / YEAR
  • Salary: 35000*0
  • Reference: J36491/LH

Learning Disability Service Manager-£35K
Area: Bedford and Milton Keynes Community Services

• Flexible working
• Annual leave rising according to length of service and role
• Stakeholder payment and pension
• Group life assurance
• Occupational sick pay
• Private medical insurance
• Specialist training and qualifications (depending on role)

My client is currently looking for a Service Manager to oversee 3 small learning disability services: 2 Milton Keynes and 1 in Bedford. This fantastic opportunity will allow you the chance to be an effective coach and mentor and allow your person-centred approach to lead your team to success and provide the highest level of care.
The services are owned by one of the UK’s leading learning disability care provider. They have a fantastic senior management team and are keen to appoint a Service Manager that can grow with the services and also the company. The company has an excellent reputation within the area and consistently strive to ensure the provision of the highest quality service to their Service Users.
As Service Manager you will assist the s managers as well as be a representative of finance, purchasing and quality. You will have experience of working as a senior manager within the care sector and have a strong presence within the organisation, and help build their reputation in the local communities.

The role of Service Manager will include:
• Oversee the running of 3 small services
• Building strong relationships with a number of health professionals to ensure the need of the people they support are met in a responsive and effective manner.
• Develop open and trusting relationships with families, friends and circles of support
• Deliver effective risk assessments and emergency plans to ensure the people they support are safe
• Make sure your team are appropriately trained and motivated to provide high quality support.
• Ensure the services meet all organisational and statutory requirements and complies with CQC Guidelines and our own standards, policies and procedures.
• Make sure complaints are dealt with in line with their policies
• Able to support the organisation to grow the business.
• Develop local connections and partnerships to ensure the people we support are involved and engaged within their community

To be eligible for the Service Manager opportunity all we ask is you have the following:

• RMA/NVQ 4/NVQ Level 5
• A strong background in working with adults with learning disabilities and/or autism
• Sound knowledge and understanding of CQC legislation
• Full driving license and access to car

For more information on how to apply for this exciting role of Area Manager please contact Lindsay Hughes at Amber Mace on 01904 571 187 or email your CV to lindsay@ambermace.com

To apply for this job email your details to lindsay@ambermace.com.