Support Manager (Charity / Learning Disabilities)
Be the difference, change lives! If you would like a fulfilling and flexible career that will make a difference to people, read on…
Our client are dedicated to supporting people with learning disabilities to live the lives they want to. They are a national charity providing person-centred support across the whole of England and Scotland. They are extremely proud to have been doing this for the last 25 years during which time they have empowered thousands of people to meet their aspirations and goals in life, and to live as independently as they wish.
Position: Support Manager
Location: Dover, Kent (commutable from Folkestone)
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £27,255.03 per annum
Benefits: 28 days paid holiday per year (Inc. bank holidays & increasing to 33 days with length of service), Access to their online discount portal, that offers discounts off shopping, holidays, cinemas, days out and gym membership, Competitive pension scheme (they will match contributions up to 6%), Childcare vouchers, Employee Assistance programme (a 24 hr helpline to support you through any of life’s issues or problems along with access to an online wellbeing portal), Occupational Health support, Fantastic training and development tailored to support you as an individual. Paid for DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service), Refer a friend scheme *pro rata for part time staff.
Closing date: 4 June 2018
About the Role:
They have a rewarding opportunity for a Support Manager who is experienced in managing services for people with a learning disability, autism and other associated health needs.
Able to support teams to develop and work in a consistent way, you will support them to ensure they are confident and skilled through on the job development, feedback through regular one to ones, training and coaching.
You will take great pride in ensuring that your services exceed the standards required and meet all CQC regulatory requirements or SCI for services in Scotland.
Support Managers will also take part in an on-call rota to ensure that their staff have access to support when it is needed.
If you share their values, passion and commitment to ensuring the people they support receive high quality, person centred support then they’d love to hear from you.
You will be an experienced manager (or have held a previous managerial or supervisory role) within the social care sector. You will have previous experience of successfully managing and leading a team, effectively motivating them to ensure and maintain delivery of a high quality support service.
Highly organised and self-driven, you will be able to work flexibly and hold a full UK driving licence as you may need to provide on call support and assistance when required.
Underpinning all of the above will be your knowledge of the sector and your values. You’ll have completed, or be willing to work towards a Health and Social Care Diploma, Level 5 qualification.
Above all else you’ll be patient, positive and have a good sense of humour!
Our client are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within their workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.
This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS or PVG check which will be provided by our client.
You may have experience of the following: Support Manager, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Team Leader, Supervisor, Learning Disabilities, Senior Support Worker, Social Care Manager, Support Team Leader, Health etc.
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