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Supported Living Manager. Job in Reading FOX8 Jobs

Reading, Berkshire
£45,000 to £55,000
Job Type
10 Jun 2022
Job description

Oakleaf currently has a fantastic opportunity for a Service Manager to join the management team at our supported living service based in Berkshire.

Proactive Life South Supported Living Service specialises in supporting individuals with learning disabilities, mental health conditions and complex needs

We strive to provide solution focused outcomes to a variety of challenges that individuals meet in their efforts to achieve recovery and stability within their lives.

Main function of the job:-

* To deliver a range of CQC registered care services to vulnerable adults using a person-centred approach that maximises independence and reduces the need for more institutional types of care.

* To maximise utilisation of the existing block contract hours (with local council) while growing a strong private base and expanding the range of services available - increasing the hours delivered and the range of activities offered.

* To be able to vary hours according to the needs of the business, including some weekend/evening working, including participation in senior on-call duties.

Main duties of the role:-

* To join the management team for care services, ensuring adherence with CQC minimum standards at all times, and striving for excellence.

* Actively participate in and arrange the induction, training and development of new staff, ensuring the principles of re-enablement are adopted in their work on a day to day basis, so that everyone is supported to remain as independent as they can be; maintaining high standards and actively intervening when new issues and needs are identified.

* Set clear standards and expectations for staff that allow the service to reach and maintain a level of excellence in service delivery, organisation and knowledge.

* Manage and develop team members with support from your line manager including regular appraisals, supervision, performance management etc.

* Ensure all policies and procedures are complied with across services at all times, including health & safety, dignity and choice, equality and confidentiality

* Actively promote the work of the service to referrers, partners, commissioners, and other stakeholders to allow the business to grow and maintain effective working relationships with all Take an active lead in the assessment of all new service users referred to the service, ensuring that goals/outcomes are developed and then reviewed regularly to maximise success for the individual and the service

Personal Specification:-

* Must have experience of managing supported living services

* Must have experience of managing learning disability, mental health and challenging behaviour services.

* Must have extensive Supported Living Management experience

* Significant experience of operational and organisational management of a domiciliary or supported living services, including supervisions, appraisals, managing a budget, knowledge of rostering programmes

* Experience of leading a service to full compliance; experience of CQC inspection processes

* Well organised and able to prioritise to enable the service to meet rising demands

* Resilient and able to work under pressure

* Experience of commissioning

Oakleaf Recruitment are the In-House Recruitment Team for a growing group of Services and Hospitals across the UK
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  • Job Reference: 620957333-2
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Oakleaf Recruitment
    Oakleaf Recruitment
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent