Ipswich, Suffolk
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Service Manager

Are you a care professional who is looking for a new management challenge with an opportunity to set up a brand new supported living development in Ipswich?

Position: Service Manager – Supported Living

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk

Salary: Competitive

Hours: Full time (40 per hour week), permanent

Benefits: Full induction process, outstanding training opportunities, development and career progression, opportunities to gain recognised qualifications, free DBS screening, flexible working

About the role:

This is exciting opportunity to join a well-established and growing care organisation and lead a new supported living service opening in May/June this year.

As the Service Manager you will ensure our clients core values (Potential, Responsibility, Integrity, Diversity and Empathy (PRIDE)) figure prominently in what you do to achieve the best possible outcomes for the people you are supporting.

You will build good working relationships with numerous internal and external stakeholders including regulatory bodies, ensuring that all issues identified are resolved professionally and promptly.

The Service Manager’s responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing the provision of high-quality care by participating, observing and sharing experience.
  • Lead and manage an empowered, engaged, motivated and highly effective care team.
  • Ensure employees rotas are cost effective and are appropriate for the needs of the people our client supports.
  • Manage annual and other inspections.

About you: 

You will be an experienced leader of teams within a health and social care setting and have a relevant Health & Social Care qualification NVQ Level 5 or above. Proven experience of creating and developing teams of care workers is essential.

As a Service Manager, you will need to be caring, energetic and have strong organisational skills in order to fulfil this role. Knowledge of managing within complex mental health and learning difficulties will be a distinct advantage.

We very much welcome previous experience working as: Service Manager, Assistant Service Managed, Service Leader, Home Manager, Deputy Manager etc.

Posted on: 30 January 2020
Closed date: 29 February 2020
Job ref: 1645
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker