Lancashire Greater Manchester Merseyside

£38,000 - £40,000 (dependent on experience) per annum

Contract, Full-time

Job Description

You have a good understanding of health and social care management, significant experience of managing contracts with service providers and/or commissioners and a flair for business development. All you need is the perfect environment to put your skills to great use. Welcome to Richmond Fellowship as an Area Manager.

Right now, we’re undertaking a comprehensive operational management review, which means there will be an exciting period of change ahead – one that you could play a big part in. You’ll be responsible for a cluster of services within a geographical area which may change in terms of winning or losing services. As well as line managing Service Managers and Registered Managers and overseeing the quality of the services we provide, you’ll provide continuous feedback on performance of services and staff. You’ll also manage a variety of contracts, as well as leading the Service Manager team to maintain and develop our relationships with local commissioners. Preparing business plans, signing off and managing budgets, improving quality compliance and helping our business development team retain and win contracts – all are aspects of these challenging management roles.

A great chance to help shape the way we operate, you will have an appropriate management qualification (Level 5) or be working towards or willing to obtain them as well as a relevant Social Care qualification (QCF/NVQ minimum level 3). You’ll also need experience of developing and maintaining a skilled, knowledgeable and competent team of care professionals and a proven ability to develop business plans and manage budgets. Interpreting management information to monitor and improve the performance of a service is an vital skill as is the ability to lead, supervise and motivate staff to meet and exceed expectations. Well-organised, resourceful and flexible in approach, you’re great at prioritising conflicting demands. What’s more, you’re used to developing relationships with a variety of stakeholders and negotiate confidently, but always with tact and diplomacy.

The salary for this post is £38,000.00 - £40,000.00 (dependant upon experience) per annum.

We have vacancies in the following areas: Yorkshire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester available on a permanent basis.

A further vacancy is available in Lancashire on a fixed term contract basis for one year.

The closing date is 22nd May 2019

So, are you ready to take on this rewarding role that comes with some really great benefits? Apply now via our website.

Richmond Fellowship is part of Recovery Focus, a national group of charities highly experienced in providing specialist support services to individuals and families living with the effects of mental ill health, drug and alcohol use, gambling and domestic violence. We know that recovery can look and feel very different to each and every one of us. But we also know that if we provide the right support, at the right time, we can inspire recovery nationwide and that recovery is possible for everyone.