Supported Living Manager (Job Ref: 24005)

Position Categories: Autism, Full Time, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Midlands, new, Physical Disabilities

Location: Bidford on Avon, Warwickshire

Salary: Up to £25,590pa based on experience

Closing Date: 02 July 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 24005GWO, 24005JCP, 24005RED. 24005CRJ


Short Job Description:

Are you a highly motivated, professional individual with experience of supporting people with a learning disability to enjoy a full life? Do you have the skills, knowledge and positive values to be able to lead our team of Support Workers to deliver an effective, person-centred support service?
The Supported Living Manager is responsible for managing Murray House, a high quality housing with care scheme for people with a learning disability and/or autism, some of whom may have other needs including physical disabilities and mental health needs. Murray House is a new build scheme of 9 self-contained flats, situated in the small town of Bidford in Warwickshire.

Our focus is on providing person-centred, outcome focused support which enables people to lead fulfilling and valued lives, maintain their tenancies, participate in the local community, develop independent living skills and achieve their personal goals. The Supported Living Manager will ensure that the service maximises positive outcomes and aspires to the highest standards of service delivery, contract and CQC compliance. You will be responsible for all aspects of operational management, including:

• Leading, managing and supervising a team of staff
• Ensuring that caring and respectful personalised support is provided at all times
• Achieving positive outcomes for all service users
• Managing the accommodation and facilities effectively and ensuring that they are maintained to a high standard
• Ensuring that the service is provided in accordance with the individual’s support plans, the service specification and CQC requirements
• Maintaining excellent relationships with stakeholders and commissioners

This responsible senior role will require flexibility across the week and working time will include time working on shifts providing direct care and support and off rota management time. As the Supported Living Manager you will be expected to fully understand the needs of all service users and to act as a professional role model, coaching and mentoring staff. A high level of motivation and personal commitment is required along with demonstrable skills and experience in assessing needs and planning support, deploying and supervising staff and working effectively with stakeholders.
You will ensure that staff encourage and support people to express their aspirations, make choices, develop skills and actively participate in planning the support they need. To achieve this you will also be expected to work professionally alongside the multi-disciplinary team and communicate positively with families, carers and friends. You will support the Registered Service Manager in maintaining the overall quality of the service, ensuring that it conforms with CQC essential standards of care.
A relevant degree or vocational qualification in health or social care is required (such as NVQ or H&SCD 4/5). In return we will offer you good conditions of service, on-going professional development, supportive management and prospects for future career development.
Full or part time hours (subject to minimum 30hrs per week) are available, interviews for this post will take place in Warwick.
To find out more about this opportunity or to arrange to visit the service please contact Sam.priestley@creativesupport.co.uk. Please provide your mobile number so that we can contact you.


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Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.


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