Creative Support is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated Manager to take the responsibility of managing our varied portfolio of social care services in the Sandwell and Dudley area. You will be responsible for maintaining an overview of all services, leading a highly motivated team of managers and contributing to the further development of services within the region. You must be an accomplished manager and have extensive experience and knowledge of working within the social care sector in support of people with learning disabilities and mental health needs. You must be highly proactive, resourceful and possess an analytical approach to problem solving.
You will be responsible for our current service provision of community based services which includes supported living services for people with a learning disability and people on the autistic spectrum, including people who have additional complex care and communication needs.
We are also keen to develop new services which meet local needs and promote opportunity, choice, health and wellbeing.
You will carry out the role demonstrating a person-centred approach with a warm, confident and professional manner. Experience of staff and service management is essential. We will expect you to have the vision, networking and organisational ability to deliver excellent outcomes for customers and to implement initiatives which connect service users to their local community and promote our reputation. A requirement of this role is that you will be the Registered Manager with CQC. You must have an excellent working knowledge of the CQC’s regulations and the key lines of enquiry. You must be a confident and accountable practitioner with the ability to put quality standards into practice.
You must have skills in positive communication and engagement and be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. You must be able to write clear assessments, support plans and guidelines and work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.
You must be able to lead a team with confidence and provide clear guidance, supervision and support to your team members. You will be able to communicate positively and professionally with the families of the people we support, their advocates and other agencies.
You will be expected to have regular direct contact with service users and attend person-centred reviews. You will be required to oversee staff deployment and rotas and to work in a flexible manner yourself including working evenings and weekends. You will develop a clear understanding of the commissioned hours for the services in your remit and areas financial performance based on a knowledge of budgets.
This role offers unique and challenging opportunities bringing great job satisfaction and career development opportunities. We provide accredited management training and health and social care diplomas through our own training academy as well as local coaching and mentoring by experienced qualified social care practitioners. We may support you with advanced practitioner training opportunities in relevant areas. In addition to opportunities for personal and career development we offer good conditions of service and a supportive, hands-on management culture.
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