Have you ever thought how rewarding it would be if you could manage a service the right way with the right values and cultures embedded at the very heart of it. Well now you can! We are looking for an extraordinary manager with a commitment to high quality support and focus on personalisation to join us as a Registered Service Manager for our Oxfordshire Support Service.
SeeAbility provides extraordinary support and champions better eye care for people with learning disabilities and autism, many of whom have sight loss. We encourage people with disabilities to challenge what they expect from life, from themselves and from wider society. The people we support overcome huge barriers to achieve exciting new things every day: some big, some small, all extraordinary.
Our Banbury service is a brand new, purpose built, supported living development incorporating 6 individual one bedroom units where we support young people with autism.
As Service Manager you’ll be responsible for the provision of extraordinary and person centred support that improves the quality of everyday life and the achievement of individual goals, however small or large, each and every day.
Working in partnership with our consultant behaviour analysts and multi disciplinary team you will lead, mentor and support your team to implement the support needed to maximise choice, independence and control. This will include ensuring that support plans are relevant and responding to the needs of the individuals, that partnerships are promoted to support their social and health needs and the team are accessing the right training and development in order to deliver the best possible support. In addition you will create and maintain an environment that promotes collaborative working and facilitates the use of sound judgment and creative solutions to enable both the people we support and team members to achieve their goals and develop and progress individually.
As such you’ll be a proven manager with an NVQ 4 in Care and Management and experience of working with people with autism and behaviour support needs. You’ll be passionate about providing quality care and personalised services with the ability to drive improvement within budgetary controls. An understanding and knowledge of the principles of positive behaviour support, autism, relevant legislation and CQC standards will be essential for this role. In addition you’ll possess a current driving licence with the ability to travel independently as required and be able to work flexibly to respond to the needs of the service and partake in on call to provide emergency support include evenings and weekends.
So apart from transforming lives what’s in it for you? You’ll benefit from working with a team of passionate and skilled specialists, an outstanding induction and training programme with on-going development and the option to gain formal qualifications as well as the opportunity to progress your career in a sector that genuinely offers careers for life. In addition we also offer a range of benefits including flexible working options, long service and recognition awards, including increasing annual leave and bonus incentives and company pension and life assurance schemes. And we don’t expect you to take your work home with you at the end of the day, in fact, it’s illegal
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