Local Service Manager - Tier 2

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We provide a range of environments for those who need extra support to live independently, from young people and those with disabilities, to the elderly in extra care schemes. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who share our aims.

Local Service Manager – Tier 2

Skelton Court, Leicester

£33,920 per annum (rising to  £35,706 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

37.5 hours per week

Why work for us?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.

We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services and floating support. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and people with mental health needs

We are seeking a Local Service Manager to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Skelton Court is a high-quality 15-bed residential care home for adults aged 18-65 with learning disabilities and complex or high needs, including dementia. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

Click here to find out more about Skelton Court

The role of Local Service Manager will include:

  • Overseeing the overall delivery of the service, through the management of the staff team and liaison with the Area Service Manager
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with clients, and relevant external agencies with the proven ability to liaise effectively with statutory and voluntary partners

Skills and experiences:

  • With previous experience of working in a managerial role within a similar service, you will be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal, leadership and problem solving skills
  • You will have experience of working in a person centered way supporting service users to maximise opportunities for personal development
  • Travel is a requirement of the role; therefore a full, current driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme, with matching contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and wellbeing plans
  • A variety of on line discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient schemes for you to save on buying a new bike to cycle to work or on a range of  childcare services including after school clubs and summer camps
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

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Closing Date: 19 February 2018

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

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We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.

Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.

Reference: 34402591

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