Brighton, Brighton and Hove
Crawley, West Sussex
Maidstone, Kent
Negotiable plus company car or car allowance
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Area Director

You will join them in an exciting opportunity for an Area Director as part of their senior management team covering services supporting adults with learning disabilities. The post holder will lead a team of Regional Managers, supporting them to ensure delivery of the area operational plan, including all growth, occupancy and financial targets.

Area Director Responsibilities:

The Area Director will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a culture of excellence across all operational services. They will ensure the management team for Kent, Essex and Brighton are working to a consistently high standard and that the people supported are safe and thriving.

The role will ensure that positive relationships are maintained and developed with commissioners, families and other external stakeholders in order to enhance the organisation’s reputation and to ensure that opportunities to grow and develop the organisation are maximised across the network. This role will include opening new services or integrating services from another organisation, investigating complaints and working with social services / Local authorities.

Some evening and weekends may be necessary in order to meet the needs of the business, along with the need to, travel and stay away from home.

Area Director Requirements:

- This exciting and varied role is perfect for a dedicated, resilient and person centred focus.
- You’ll need to be able to problem solve and manage financials in a business environment. This role requires proven leadership skills and you will be able to motivate, encourage and develop your team to give their best performance in line with their values.
- The chosen Area Director will have substantial operational management experience within a multisite social care environment, preferably within the Learning Disability sector.

About the company:

Our client’s support is at the heart of everything they do - they are wonderful individuals and deserve to be treated with respect, dignity and choice. Their main priority, therefore, is to find staff with values, behaviours and attitudes to match their own.

Location: Home based Covering East Sussex, Kent and Brighton

Job type: Full Time, Maternity Cover 6 to 12 months

Salary: Negotiable plus company car or car allowance

Benefits: a company car or car allowance, annual bonus (performance related), a pension scheme, paid annual leave, reward / recognition schemes, a generous staff discount and benefits scheme.

You may have experience of the following: Area Director, Regional Manager, Regional Director, Managing Director, Operations Manager, Operations Director, Head of Service Delivery, Service Delivery Manager, Project Manager, Deputy Head of Service Delivery, Head of Operations etc.

Ref: 91872

Posted on: 07 February 2020
Closed date: 08 March 2020
Job ref: 91872
Tags: Social Care/Development, Social Work