We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced individual for our CQC registered supported living services Barrow. You will be based at our registered office in Barrow. However, you will have an active presence across our five services which provide person-centred support for people with complex needs, including those with learning disabilities and autism.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has strong managerial skills, and who is also passionate about providing compassionate, person-centred care and support. You will have excellent communication skills and your role will include promoting people’s rights, independence and community inclusion. You will be able to review and develop support plans and risk assessments in a positive and empowering way. You will complete rotas and have the ability to deploy staff where they are needed. You will lead and chair review meetings and have the skills to ensure we meet people’s dreams and aspirations. You will promote positive ways of working and supervise key staff members which will include Senior Support Workers and Support Co-ordinators.
You will be able to communicate positively and professionally with external health and social care professionals and family members. You will monitor the day-to-day quality of service provision, through completing quality audits, dealing with complaints and managing incidents and safeguarding alerts. In addition, you will be expected to deputise for the service manager when necessary, as well as being part of the ‘on call’ system
You will have a key role in delivering some of our essential training, for which we will provide training. You will have key responsibilities over our recruitment drives in the area. You will need a caring and compassionate approach and have excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills. Our ideal candidate will have a can-do positive attitude and a minimum of two years’ relevant management experience of working with people with learning disabilities. Ideally, you will have an NVQ or Health & Social Care Diploma Level 3 or higher and be able to evidence practitioner skills and knowledge. Although, we are particularly interested in people with the right mix of skills and experience. You will be hard working, physically active and enthusiastic, with the ability to act as a role model. Most of all, you will be dedicated to enabling the people we support to have meaningful and fulfilled lives.
We can offer you the opportunity to work with a well-established team of staff in a very positive, friendly environment which strives to keep the people we support central to our ways of working. We will support you with further professional and management training and ongoing management support.
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