We have a fantastic opportunity for a permanent Service Manager, with experience working with Learning disabilities, Mental Health and Autism, to join our amazing client and their team based in Chingford. This is an exciting chance to demonstrate your strong managerial skills, as well as your understanding of mental health issues, compassion and client focus.
Our client is looking for a Health and Social care qualification or equivalent, minimum NVQ level 5 and previous experience as a Service Manager. You must have a kind, caring and compassionate nature, as well as being highly organised, and experienced working for a CQC registered company. Excellent communication skills are essential, as well as a driving license, as visiting other sites is imperative. You will be responsible for the daily management of residential/Supported Living establishments, which provide care for many different client groups.
Hours of work are Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm. Company benefits include Company car, laptop and mobile phone for business use.
As the Service Manager, you will be responsible for but not limited to:
Taking overall responsibility for the quality of care provided.
Remaining up to date with relevant care standards legislation.
Managing and monitoring budgets.
Taking charge of purchasing products and services for the home.
Working out individual care / support plans with clients and other members of the staff team.
Recruiting and training care workers and other specialist staff for the home.
Interviewing potential clients who may be considering coming to live in the accommodation.
Negotiating contracts with social services and health authorities.
Taking responsibility for health and safety issues in the accommodation for clients and other staff.
Planning future developments.
On Call 24 hours to meet the demands of the service.
If you feel that this is the permanent job for you, please apply on line today.