Supported Living Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Newtown
Salary
23000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual + GBP23000/annum
Posted
08 Jul 2019
Closes
05 Aug 2019
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Supported Living Manager

Learning Disabilities - Supported Living

Newtown, Powys - Wales

GBP23,000 PA, plus company benefits

Full time, permanent

Are you currently a Deputy Manager or Team Leader within the Mental Health or Learning Disability sector who is looking for career progression to a manage a team?

Perhaps you are currently managing a mental health or learning disability service and looking for a new challenge?

Are you passionate about providing care and support to clients within the learning disability sector?

Maybe this is the new job opportunity for you?????????.?

MRB Health & Social Care Recruitment have an excellent opportunity for a Supported Living Manager to work within a supported living service for people with learning disabilities or associated mental health needs. Our client has a great reputation within the supported living sector and aims to deliver high quality, person centred care, support and enablement for people with learning disabilities and mental health support needs.

Offering services across the country - they are continuing to develop and expand across England and Wales. They have many awards and accreditations to their name too - winners for Supported Living Provider Award, The National Learning Disabilities Award, Great British Care Awards and finalist in the Health Investor Awards, to name a few!

Role:

As a Supported Living Manager, you will be required to oversee our clients service based in Newtown, Powys. Reporting to the Area Manager, you will have responsibility for leading and supervising a team of Support Workers, whilst ensuring the highest quality of care and support is delivered to adults with learning disabilities / mental health needs.

This is a small service with between 4 and 5 service users who live within a shared property and currently 1 service user who lives within their own property. All clients are supported with day to day living and with help to access services within the local community to enable them to lead a fulfilled and independent life with full support from the team.

As a Supported Living Manager, you will be expected to have a level of flexibility with regards to working hours to meet the needs of the business. The is also a requirement to cover on call.

Due to the nature of the role, applicants must hold a driving license as well as have access to own car.

As a Supported Living Manager, you will be required to:

* Oversee the service, and the staff team, delivering support to individuals with learning disabilities, mental health support needs.

* Work closely with the Area Manager for the region.

* Attend interviews for potential new packages of care

* Ensure service users receive their commissioned hours and manage the delivery of these hours in line with service users' needs and preferences

* Staff management such as supervisions, training, recruitment, attendance, poor performance etc

* Have previous experience of working with adults with mental health needs or learning disabilities at Manager, Supervisory, Deputy OR Team Leader level

* Ability to make a positive change to the lives of individuals in the service

* Provide guidance and support to your team to ensure the highest levels of care and support are provided to your residents.

* Have a thorough understanding of CQC regulations and requirements, safeguarding and care plans

* Hold a minimum of NVQ level 3; or be working to towards this qualification.

* Provide on call support as part of a rota

Look at some of the fantastic company benefits our client offers:

* Induction plan for new starters, as well further ongoing training and development opportunities

* Childcare Vouchers

* Healthcare scheme

* Free DBS checks

* Individual Group Pension Scheme

* Annual Leave entitlement (minimum 20 days, maximum 25 days) plus bank holidays

If you are interested in this vacancy, please email a copy of your cv quoting reference MB - Supported Living Manager - Powys and a member of the team will be in touch to discuss this further