About the role
We have a EXCITING opportunity for the role of Service Manager to join our team and make a positive difference to people’s lives.
As a Service Manager you will empower the People We Support to lead more connected fulfilled lives and make informed life choices. You will organise and deliver support and care to tenants (and other people using our services) to support tenants to fulfil their potential for independence, choice, inclusion and control.
Camphill Village Trust is an award-winning national charity supporting people with learning and other disabilities. We provide housing, care, support and day opportunities to people with learning and other difficulties. We support people to be safe, healthy, happy and to be active citizens living a life of opportunity. We provide housing, care, support and day opportunities.
Delrow Community is a supported living service located in a beautiful semi-rural location in Aldenham, near Watford. The community consists of 13 houses, on 15 acres of land.
What we can offer:
We offer great benefits, which include 33 days holiday, an opportunity to ‘cash in’ 1 week’s leave a year, and an employee assistance scheme that is also available to your immediate family. Free on-site parking is available.
What we need from you
Good general education (evidence of numeracy and literacy). Level 5 NVQ in care or an equivalent qualification or higher is highly desirable. At least three years of previous experience of working within a social care setting supporting adults with learning disabilities. At least one year at a supervisory level with experience of managing teams.
What is also important to us is that you share our values, have a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. You will be good at both listening to and talking with people. You will have a positive and patient approach to supporting people with daily activities and enjoy helping people learn and explore new things. You have a flexible approach and like to work both as part of a team as well as on your own.
You will be working on a rota which is normally fixed couple of weeks in advance. This will involve shifts that normally include working both daytime, evenings and some weekends as well as bank holidays
A full manual driving licence will be beneficial, which allows you to drive in the UK, as you will be driving the charity’s vehicles.