Do you have proven leadership skills, a strong work ethic and a passion for quality? We are seeking an 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 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 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 workin
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
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.
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 Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures
We expect all applicants to Creative Support to have had at least their first Covid 19 vaccination prior to starting employment with us and to be committed to having the second vaccination within a 3 month period.
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