Supported Living Manager in Dunstable

Supported Living Manager in Dunstable

Location: Dunstable

Salary: Hidden

Recruiter: Hero Recruitment Group

Date Advertised: 2021-11-26

Urgently Required Supported Living Service Manager£35,000 P/APermanent, Full TimeMonday – Friday 8am – 5pm (Some on-call will be required)Laptop and phone provided for business use only.Full UK driving licence would be preferred.Experience Working with Mental Health Service Users preferredDUNSTABLE LU6Job Purpose:A Service manager is responsible for the daily management of residential/Supported Living establishments, which provide care for many different client groups, including: Physical Disabilities Adults with learning or mental disabilities. The type of care offered will vary according to individuals' needs but may include psychiatric or social work support. The manager is responsible for the welfare of the home's clients and for ensuring appropriate standards are maintained.To ensure that services provide a high-quality care and that services operate within their financial parameters. To manage this group of services as one system ensuring that appropriate capacity is available to meet demand and that high-quality care is offered. To work with Primary Care Trusts and Local Authorities to ensure that comprehensive continuing care services are in place.Service managers also oversee the administrative, financial, and human resources aspects of the site. In the private sector, you will also be expected to run the accommodation as a competitive business.Job Description:Typical work activities can vary according to the size of the accommodation and the nature of the client group, but most posts are likely to include a range of the following:Complying with national care standards.Taking overall responsibility for the quality of care provided. Remaining up to date with relevant care standards legislation. Managing and monitoring budgets. Produce, review, and implement policies and procedures in line with supported living environment.To participate in training and be responsible for their own development.Taking charge of purchasing products and services for the home. Working out individual care / support plans with clients and other members of the staff team. Recruiting and training care workers and other specialist staff for the home. Interviewing potential clients who may be considering coming to live in the accommodation. Discussing and assessing potential clients with social services, medical staff, and members of the client's family.Ensuring that all staff are properly trained, supervised, and appraised. Working with other professionals to develop specialist services, e.g., drug rehabilitation, occupational therapy, specialist teaching, art therapy, etc. Preparing information on quality standards. Marketing the accommodation to potential client groups, directly or via social services and other agencies. Developing initiatives to integrate and involve the accommodation in its local community. Negotiating contracts with social services and health authorities. Taking responsibility for health and safety issues in the accommodation for clients and other staff. Planning future developments.On Call 24hours to meet the demands of the service.Direct Care and Support to Service Users. The above criteria underpin your role as a Service Manager however does not determine the entire role. The Service Manager needs to be flexible to meet the demands of a growing service.Job Purpose:To ensure that services provide a high-quality care.To ensure that services operate within their financial parameters.To manage this group of services as one system ensuring that appropriate capacity is available to meet demand and that high quality care is offered.To work with Primary Care Trusts and Local Authorities to ensure that comprehensive continuing care services are in place.Other InformationGeneral: All employees are expected to comply with statutory requirements and the Company employment policies while carrying out their work. This post is one of continual development and the post holder will be encouraged to develop skills and capabilities, including participation in projects and training events. Accordingly, the range of duties and responsibilities outlined above may change from time to time to reflect the changing needs of the organisation. Equal Opportunities: The post holder must always carry out his/her responsibilities with due regard to the Company Equal Opportunities Policy. Performance Review: Overall performance will be formally assessed and reviewed regularly, with additional informal assessment taking place, as necessary. Health & Safety: Employees are subject to the Health and Safety at Work Act. The post holder is required to pro-actively comply with their duties as described by the Company Policy and objectives for health and Safety. Confidentiality: Employees are required to work in a confidential manner in all aspects of their work.Infection Control: Those who have a managerial/supervisory post must ensure that: There is compliance with agreed Infection Control (IC) policies and procedures within their service. Each employee must be aware and comply with IC within their own role. This includes adherence to prevention of infection. 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