Service Manager

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Ref
59915
Role type
Residential Management
Location
Harbour - Torquay - Devon
Closing date
13/11/2018
Service details
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Description

Position: Service Manager

Location: Torquay - Devon

Hours: Full time, permanent

Closing date: 13/11/18

Salary:  £29,000

Benefits: 

  • Flexible working hours
  • Wider Wallet (high street online discount scheme)
  • Comprehensive induction and training
  • Realistic progression (we are an award-winning organisation who are committed to developing people from within)
  • Staff pension

 

About us:

Harbour is a large Victorian house set within attractive gardens in a residential area on the outskirts of Torquay. We are a service for young adults with Autism, moderate to severe Learning Disabilities and complex needs, including associated diagnosis and challenging behaviours. The service will enable them to achieve their highest level of independence, to make sense of the world around them, to facilitate communication and to move on to live the life they choose.

 

Summary of Role:

Responsible for the day to day management of the Service, monitoring activities and ensuring the quality of support and care is in line with Regard policy and sector regulatory standards. To create a culture of team development and team working that aspires to delivering best practice for individuals using our services. Demonstrates effective communication and promotes a culture of transparency and equity. Demonstrates the ability to represent the organisation in an appropriate and professional manner in all internal and external contact and relationships. 

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Focus on recruitment and retention
  • Attending service review meetings, outcome based meetings, safeguarding meetings etc representing Regard Group.
  • Ensure the service is legally and ethically compliant
  • Manage and motivate the team, including support workers, to meet the people we support care needs
  • Responding to all the complaints and safeguarding related communication
  • Ensure healthcare workers provide the required quality standards determined by the company
  • Organise team meetings when required
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Effectively and confidentially managing data and information
  • Providing exceptional customer care; undertaking relevant risk assessments
  • Ensuring there are safe working environments for staff, investigating any accidents and complaints using process

Person Specification:

  • Have a good understanding of current CQC regulations along with other overarching governing bodies relevant to the Care Industry.
  • Have a clear vision of how to support service to achieve “Outstanding” CQC results.
  • Ability to follow through and monitor Improvement plan progress
  • Have good IT skills, proficient with Word and familiar with excel although not essential.
  • Good communicator, positive attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated, Resilient, Good eye for detail
  • Excellent time management skills, to prioritise workload to meet deadlines
  • Enthusiastic and pleasant individual - happy to take on ad hoc tasks
  • Desire to work in a dynamic, fast-moving and fast-growing company environment
  • Have previous experience previously been a Care Manager or similar role

Requirements

  • Full UK driving license
  • Preferably have; Level 4 NVQ, QCF or equivalent

Benefits

  • Childcare Vouchers;
  • Occupational sick leave;
  • Auto-Enrolment pension scheme;
  • Opportunities to help you achieve recognised qualifications through our training programme;
  • Various E-Learning courses, specific to your individual role;
  • Long service recognition awards;

Please apply by completing a short registration, your CV will be sent directly to the recruitment team for review.

Job Type: Full-time

Regard values - Compassionate care, Excellence and Hard work

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