Female Supported Living Manager

Job Reference: 78199
Posted: Tuesday 27th February 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 14th March 2024
Up to £35,000 per annum
Wandsworth, London

We can only accept fully completed applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK, we do not accept CV’s as a form of application – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme.

Creative Support is one of the largest, national not-for-profit providers of care and support services. We are looking for a Supported Living Manager to manage and run a person centred service in Wandsworth.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a set up of a new supported living service. You will be supporting tenants with a learning disability or autism some of whom may have other needs including physical disabilities, behaviour which may challenge and mental health needs. You will be supporting service users to enjoy an excellent quality of life in a new-build development of 7 self-contained flats which has been purpose designed to maximise their independence and community connections.

You must be warm, caring and totally committed to providing effective, active support which enables people to live fulfilling lives. You will have previous management or supervisory experience in a similar setting and will be a great role model for our staff. You will embrace the opportunity to combine leadership and management with holistic, personalised support, including dignified personal care. Your role will include:

  • To assist the Supported Living Services Manager in ensuring that the service meets and surpasses CQC standards and the contract specification.
  • Collaborating extensively and effectively with service users, their families, friends, and pertinent professionals to provide a service which maximises client outcomes.
  • Working with service users’ to attain new daily living skills and build on existing ones.
  • Supervising a team of around 10 staff members.
  • Doing occasional shifts on the rota to meet the needs of the service including delivering dignified personal care.

We enjoy excellent relationships with the multi-disciplinary team and partner agencies. Our hard working staff are very committed and well-motivated whilst our local management team is vibrant and mutually supportive.

You will be expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service. This will include working early mornings, late evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Creative Support is committed to your professional development and offers on-going training and the opportunity to undertake a Diploma in Health & Social Care (Level 5) and other practitioner/leadership training. We would love to hear from you. To find out more about this opportunity please feel free to contact Pia Parekh,  Senior Service Manager, at Pia.Parekh@creativesupport.co.uk or 07976 915 989.

We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBT+ community.

We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed.

‘Gender is considered to be an occupational requirement – Equality Act 2010’

Application Instructions:

In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.

You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.

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

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