Service Manager

  • Job Reference: 00044204-1
  • Date Posted: 23 November 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Smethwick, West Midlands
  • Salary: £30,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

CareTech Community Services Ltd is a provider of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK.
Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach.
We are looking to recruit a Service Manager to join our friendly team in Smethwick providing support to service users with Learning Disabilities & Mental Health, who can demonstrate a reliable and flexible approach to people with learning disabilities.
· To deliver a high level of quality support to Service Users
· To promote positive and personalised outcomes of Service Users
· To be responsible for the implementation, monitoring and reviews of the practices and systems in the home, to ensure that they meet and exceed the requirements of the service.
.To recruit, manage, retain and train staff both individually and as team members
The Candidate:
The successful candidate for the role will need to have:
· 3 - 5 years senior experience
· Relevant professional qualification / Accredited vocational qualification or working towards Level 4, managers award
· Experience of working with people who have Learning Disability/Mental Health and/or Physical Disabilities, preferably in a residential setting
· Experience of managing budgets and budget control
· An understanding of, and commitment to Equal Opportunities
· A high level of literacy, numeracy and administrative skills together with well-developed communication skills both verbal and written
· Good team building and coaching skills
· Knowledge and first-hand experience of current Health & social Care legislation, including the Mental Health Act.
· Demonstrable evidence of supporting people in a person centred way.
· Experience of managing budgets and budget control
· Ability to communicate effectively across multi-disciplinary teams, both internally and externally
· Have sound knowledge and understanding of the CQC Compliance standards.
Benefits of being a CareTech Employee:
* Induction programme
* Dedicated learning and development programmes
* Access to a wide range of free online courses for all staff on a variety of topic
* Free Parking
* Refer a friend scheme’ reward system - earn up to £250 per referral
* Pension scheme
* Annual Employee Awards Evening
* Employee recognition schemes
* Company share save scheme
* CareTech Foundation- Opportunity to apply for family & friend’s grants
You may be aware of new regulations which require that anyone entering a CQC-regulated care home in England to be fully vaccinated subject to certain exemptions.
The Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 were made on 22nd July and come into force on 11th November 2021.
Due to the nature of the position, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment, the disclosure expense will be met by the employer.
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