Defour Partnership (Social Care) are working with an award winning Social Care Charity recruiting for a Service Leader in Glasgow.
This is a great opportunity to make a genuine difference, where you will be responsible for leading an engaged and motivated team of Support Workers to change lives and deliver person-centred outcomes for every person they support. You will also take the lead by driving performance, setting the pace and direction within services, promoting a positive and passionate culture, and ensuring that services are appropriately and effectively resourced to change lives for the better.
* Salary £28,442 per year
* Work doing ,the things you enjoy, meaning work never feels like work
* Work for a multi award-winning Charity that invests all it profits right back into the people they support, the workforce and the local communities
* Managed by supportive senior leaders
* 33 Days annual leave including bank holidays (for full time, part time is worked out on a pro-rata basis)
* Pension Scheme
* No uniform – wear casual clothes
* Paid DBS / PVG
* Shopping Discounts Scheme
* Ongoing continued professional development and progression opportunities
* Recommend a Friend Bonus scheme
* Financial Hardship Fund
* Investment in your wellbeing
More about the role and who you will be supporting:
We have a rare and exciting opportunity for caring, compassionate and professionally talented Service Leaders to join our experienced and established management team.
As a Service Leader you will lead and manage a team of support workers across services to make a real difference to the lives of the people we support to live independently in their own homes and to live their best lives possible.
It is essential that you have good knowledge and experience of working within a social care environment and management responsibilities. A current driving license and access to your own vehicle is also essential.
The Service Leader will report to the Regional Manager and will have line management responsibility while supporting people to realise their full potential. You will be responsible for ensuring all colleagues are suitably trained, well supported and supervised, having the tools to carry out their role to the best of their ability. You will ensure that all aspects of support and service delivery is focused on meeting the needs and preferences of the people we support. This includes being involved in the creation and auditing of care and support, risk assessments and safe systems of work.
The successful candidate will be required to register with the SSSC if they are not already registered or hold an appropriate registration. They will also be required to have or undertake an SVQ 4 or equivalent qualification to meet the conditions of their registration.
It is also important that you share our company values which are at the heart of everything we do and ensure that we deliver high quality, consistent care and support.
In return, we offer you a rewarding and satisfying role in a friendly environment, and the opportunity to develop your skills and career.
Skills & Experience
With experience working in a health or social care setting, you will have an upbeat positive manner, as well as having a genuine passion for supporting people to become a part of their local and wider community.
You will also have experience working with people supported who present behaviours that require intensive support planning and management to ensure their safety and quality of life at all times.
In addition you will be comfortable using basic IT systems that are required within the role – training can be offered to support this area. You will also hold a professional qualification in Health and Social Care, i.e. Nurse, Social Worker, SVQ Level 3 plus supervisory units (Scotland) / Care Management Level 3 (England).
If you are interested in a chat further about this role please contact Joanne Diver or apply with your cv online today
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