Project/Service Manager

Posted 22 February by Reed Health & Care Featured
My client are currently recruiting for a brand new Children's Residential Care home. As their Service Manager, you will be in charge of the referrals which are passed over to the home. This is a brand new opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to define their career.

The key Responsibilities which you as the successful Service/Project will be required to fulfil include:

• Daily sifting the referrals to aid and support the manager of the 28-day emergency placements.
• Communicating effectively with local authorities on the companies predicted vacancies and to have a good rapport with local authority commissioning teams.
• Ensuring that the offers of placements are made in a timely manner and that communication is made with both the homes manager and local authority.
• Preparing and sending information out electronically to commissioner and planning for commissioning events that could be of benefit to the company.
• Prepare evidence-based statistics for the company on referrals, for the senior managers and director.
• Attendance at the managers meeting monthly.
• Arranging visits to each young person prior to admission
• Preparing /Completing Tenders when required

The role requires.
• Good ICT skills.
• Good communication and listening skills.
• Planning and organisation skills.
• Good people skills
• Preferable qualification in residential of NVQ 5 Level.
• Background in either residential at management level.
• Could consider individuals who have been employed in Children’s commissioning services.
• DBS checks will be required.
• Creative thinking and a solution focused approach to the role.

This role is available for an immediate start and has an enviable working hours off and on rota with a competitive salary of £38,000

For more information regarding this role, please call Shelley Talbot at Reed on 0151 236 6172 or forward your full CV to

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Application questions

Do you have NVQ Level 5 in Residential?
Do you have a DBS on the update service?
Are you a driver?
Do you have experience in a Children's Residential setting?

Reference: 34535530

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