London
Up to £35000 per annum
Permanent
Job description

Prospectus is delighted to be collaborating with Generate, a West London based charity who have been creating opportunities and offering support to people with disabilities since 1972. Generate are committed to improving the lives of people with disabilities by supporting and encouraging them in a creative way to access opportunities in the community, be active citizens and reduce reliance on services. They are now looking to recruit an experienced Service Manager to lead their Adult Service.

As their Service Manager, you will be responsible for leading their Community Connections Outreach Team, Group Health & Wellbeing and Access to Work services; providing 1:1 and group support to adults and young people with learning disabilities with the aim of increasing confidence and skills to enable integration and connection to their local community. Reporting to the Operations Director and working in partnership with staff and clients, you will lead the team to ensure that high quality, person centred services are delivered to clients with a respectful and encouraging approach whilst adhering to company, national and funder requirements and standards.Finally, you will have a focus on delivery and outcomes, and will be responsible for the overall management and supervision of the team and service as well as managing the budget.

To be successful, you will be a resourceful leader who is passionate about supporting the lives of people with learning disabilities and autism. You'll have significant experience of advocating for, and supporting individuals with learning disabilities in a community setting combined with demonstrable experience of supportively managing a team of frontline staff. This is a pivotal role for Generate, and as such you will possess the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with both internal and external stakeholder to ensure clients are well connected and supported in their community. Finally, a full understanding of a person-centred approach and how to translate this into practice combined with a full awareness and knowledge of current issues and legislations relating to learning disabilities, autism and physical & sensory impairments is essential.

This is a rewarding opportunity to join an organisation that enables and inspires those with disabilities to discover their passions and connect them with their community.

Please apply with a Word Copy of your CV. Further information will be provided to the shortlisted candidates.

Interviews held: W/C 12th October 2020

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Posted on: 14 September 2020
Closing date: 01 October 2020
Job ref: HQ00177745
Tags: Social Care/Development, Operations
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