Creative Support is looking for a caring, dynamic and highly motivated person to help manage our varied portfolio of social care services in Blackpool. You will be working with the Service Manager and be jointly responsible for maintaining an overview of all services, leading a highly motivated team of Team Leaders and Senior staff and contributing to the further development of services within the region. You must be an accomplished manager and have extensive experience and knowledge of working within the social care sector in support of people with learning disabilities and mental health needs.
You will be responsible for our current service provision in the area, which includes:
- Supported living services for people with a learning disability and people on the autistic spectrum, including people who have additional complex care and communication needs
- Floating and community support for people with a learning disability/mental health needs
We are also keen to develop new services which meet local needs and promote opportunity, choice, health and wellbeing.
You will carry out the role demonstrating a person-centred approach with a warm, confident, professional manner. Experience of staff and service management is essential. Prior experience as a Registered Manager is not essential but you must be a confident and accountable practitioner with the ability to put CQC quality standards into practice.
You must be able to lead a team with confidence and provide clear guidance, supervision and support to your team members. You will be able to communicate positively and professionally with the families of the people we support, their advocates and other agencies.
You will be based in our friendly, well equipped office Blackpool and will be expected to have regular direct contact with service users and attend person-centred reviews. You will be required to oversee staff deployment and rotas and to work in a flexible manner yourself including working evenings and weekends.
This role offers unique and challenging opportunities bringing great job satisfaction and career development opportunities. We provide relevant training including accredited management training and health and social care diplomas through our own training academy. We may support you with advanced practitioner training opportunities in relevant areas. In addition to opportunities for personal and career development we offer good conditions of service and a supportive, hands-on management culture.
If you wish to know more about the post, please call Neil Maguire Area Manager on 07870679389, he will be happy to discuss the role and responsibilities with you.
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 can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.
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.
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 email@example.com 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