Senior Operations Manager

Job Reference: 65653
Posted: Wednesday 22nd May 2024
Closing Date: Wednesday 5th June 2024
Up to £55,000 per annum
Tower Hamlets and Wandsworth
Full-Time

Do you have proven leadership skills, a strong work ethic and a passion for quality? We are seeking a Senior Operations Manager with the expertise, commitment and values to make a real difference to the lives of older people with care and support needs.

We need a well-organised, professional and proactive individual to join us as Senior Operations Manager. You will lead and manage the delivery of high quality care and support to people living in Extra Care services in Tower Hamlets and Wandsworth. You will be dedicated to the delivery of person-centred services which enable people to enjoy a good quality of life. You will be highly professional and accountable with excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will have the experience and credibility to be able to provide direction, guidance and support to our team of 6 Registered Managers and senior staff. You will be able to develop and sustain positive and trusting relationships with local authority commissioners, partner housing providers, professionals and other agencies.

You will have experience and skills in contract management, quality assurance and performance management. You will demonstrate a commitment to re-ablement principles and be able to lead staff to provide care and support which promotes dignity, wellbeing and independence.  You will foster a warm and inclusive atmosphere in services and must promote a responsive, person-centred culture and excellent customer care.

Your busy, varied and responsible role will involve:

  • Contract management and compliance
  • All aspects of quality assurance and monitoring
  • Driving service improvements
  • Ensuring provision of varied and vibrant activities at all services
  • Producing reports and collating data against KPIs
  • Performance management of the Registered Managers/Senior Team
  • Recruitment and selection of staff
  • Disciplinary and grievance management
  • Investigation and follow up of concerns, complaints and suggestions
  • Assessment and allocation of new service users
  • Partnership working

In order to undertake this responsible role you will need to have a relevant health or social  care qualification and to have at least 4 years supervisory/management experience in health or social care services involving the care and support of older people and adults with a range of support needs. A knowledge and understanding of dementia and common health related needs will be very helpful. In return we will support you with your on-going professional development, including practitioner and management training.

The successful applicant will be based in Tower Hamlets (6 services) and Wandsworth (1 service) and will travel across the Boroughs to provide oversight to 7 Extra Care Services. It will therefore be helpful if the applicant lives in Tower Hamlets or within easy commuting distance.

Please feel free to contact Mahip Singh, Service Director via email mahip.singh@creativesupport.co.uk or telephone 07815 518 847 to discuss this rewarding role.

Creative Support is a nationwide not-for-profit organisation which provides high quality, person-centred support to older people and adults with a learning disability, physical disabilities and mental health needs. The support we offer is tailored to the individual, and promotes their independence and community engagement. Creative Support is an Investor in People organisation which employs a diverse team of over 400 well-supported staff in the London area to deliver excellent services.

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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