Project Manager

Job Reference: 65639
Posted: Monday 13th May 2024
Closing Date: Monday 27th May 2024
Up to £27,000 per annum
Blackpool, Lancashire
Full-Time

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.

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.

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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