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Manchester, Greater Manchester (On-site)
£44,428 - £50,512 per year
Full-time or part-time (35 per week (pro rata if part time))
Job description

At Ordinary Lifestyles' our objective is clear: to provide support to adults with learning/physical disabilities as well as those with acquired brain/head injuries to enable them to live independently.

We believe that everybody can live successfully and safely in their own homes in their community if they have the right support. As Registered Manager you play a vital role in contributing to this, making a difference to the lives of the people we support.

We are looking for a professional, motivated and values driven individual, who we can support through the process of becoming a Registered Manager. The successful candidate must have the necessary experience within the Health and Social \Care sector and have relevant knowledge of the CQC and meeting their Fundamental Standards.

Responsible to: CEO

Salary: NJC points 36 to 42

Hours: 35 generally worked during office hours however the postholder will be required to work flexibly including some evenning/weekend work as required.

Contract: Permanent

Location: Failsworth, Manchester

Registered Manager responsibilities:

  • To ensure that the organisation meets its statutory duties in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act 2012, Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and all other legislation which affects us
  • To participate in the emergency on-call system and ensure that all emergency on-call issues are dealt with effectively
  • To attend local authority provider meetings, registered manager meetings and to liaise appropriately with other groups, agencies and authorities
  • To monitor incidents and accidents within the organisation and provide information to the Board of Trustees
  • To submit Provider Information Returns (PIR), safeguarding and other required notifications to the CQC in the agreed timescales
  • To complete necessary referrals and self-assessments required by the funding local authority or CCG
  • To keep abreast of changing legislation, best practice and service developments with regards to people with learning disabilities

Service Management and Development Responsibilities:

  • To listen to the individuals using the service, and their staff, and to respond, if necessary with the Management Team and Board of Trustees, in a thoughtful and reasonable way in accordance with Ordinary Lifestyles’ values as a person centred service and a good employer
  • To ensure that each individual’s person centred support plan and all other documents, e.g. risk management, health action plans etc. are reviewed on a regular basis so that the services continue to find safe and innovative ways of supporting people to become part of their local community
  • To provide clear and effective leadership by setting standards, monitoring performance and providing a positive role model to ensure that the service is person centred
  • To ensure adequate staffing levels, using workers who understand the needs of the individual(s) they work with, and to have a shared responsibility for recruitment, pay and matters concerning personnel management in consultation with the Management Team
  • To provide information, guidance and ongoing supervision to enable staff to effectively and safely carry out their roles. Carry out job consultations, appraisals and monitoring of staff performance
  • To help maintain quality by being involved in conducting regular audits
  • To work with new individuals and their families who may wish to receive support from Ordinary Lifestyles, to complete needs assessments, accurate financial costings and identify any accommodation issues for any potential new services
  • To work with Housing Associations / Landlords to ensure that accommodation meets the needs of the individuals living there.
  • To publicise and promote the organisation within the wider community in order to increase awareness of our values and in order to encourage more families to be involved

General management responsibilities associated with this role:

  • To work with others to ensure that all management policies and decisions support the agreed vision, mission, values, philosophy and strategic priorities of the charity
  • To work with the Board of Trustees, attending meetings and providing them with clear quarterly reports on all aspects of the service
  • To contribute along with others to the organisation’s Strategic Action Plan, or other frameworks for agreeing strategy 
  • Other appropriate duties may be required by the organisation from time to time

This job is for YOU if:

  • Have at least 2 years’ working with people with people with learning disabilities in a variety of different situations

  • Are experienced in working with families and liaising with relevant agencies

  • Meet/are working towards the requirements in order to become a Registered Manager with the CQC

  • Have an understanding of the values underpinning supported living

  • Are able to support people with all aspects of daily living in a way that respects their dignity and promotes independence and choice

  • Have an understanding of the needs and rights of people with learning disabilities

  • Have an understanding of anti-discrimination issues
  • Have an understanding of Community Care principles and legislation, and the role of independent sector providers and associated regulatory bodies
  • Have an understanding of how to recognise and respond to safeguarding concerns
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Have skill in promoting and encouraging a “learning culture,” through formal and informal means
  • Have staff management skills and abilities to provide positive leadership
  • Are self-motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • Have a car and a current UK driving licence
  • Are able and willing to undertake evening and weekend working as the service requires and to share the ‘on call’ responsibilities within the Management Team

Ordinary Lifestyles operates an Equality and Diversity policy. Applications are welcomed from those who meet all, or the majority of, the above criteria.

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More about Ordinary Lifestyles

Ordinary Lifestyles was established in 1993 by a group of parents who wished to see their adult children, with learning/physical disabilities, ...

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Posted on: 04 March 2024
Closing date: 03 April 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Senior Management,Social Care/Development,Management,Support Worker,Social Work,Care Management

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