Female Supported Living Manager

Job Reference: 75674
Posted: Thursday 16th May 2024
Closing Date: Saturday 15th June 2024
Up to £37,000 per annum
Wandsworth, London
Full-Time

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 distress 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.

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.

Exempt from Section 7 2(e) of the SDA

An enhanced DBS check is required, the cost of which is borne by Creative Support. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies.

Vacancy Reference Number: 75674

Applications for this role must be submitted via the Creative Support website using the above vacancy reference number

Full training is provided, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care. Benefits of working with Creative Support include a probationary bonus, pension contributions, 28 days Annual Leave and company paid enhanced DBS.

We are a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organization – Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold awarded.

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme.

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

Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

A list of all roles available can be located at: www.creativesupport.co.uk

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed 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. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk

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

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