Female Supported Living Manager

Job Reference: 65732
Posted: Monday 24th June 2024
Closing Date: Monday 15th July 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 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.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:
We offer all employees competitive pay and a pension contribution in addition to 28 days annual leave. As an employer that is committed to the professional development of our staff we also support our care staff to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and pay for your enhanced DBS. Additional benefits include enhanced maternity leave, employee support programmes and an additional day of leave each year on or around your Birthday.

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer, who have recently received Investors in People Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – Please be aware we are currently at full capacity with our Visa Sponsor Licenses, therefore we are not accepting applicants who are seeking sponsorship.

We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.

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. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

‘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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