Prospectus is pleased to be partnering with Generate, a charity whose mission is to create opportunities for people with learning disabilities, with the overall aim of increasing independence and integration into their local community. Delivering services across Wandsworth, they are now looking to recruit a Youth and Social Opportunities Manager to lead their Youth Projects.
This is a great opportunity to join a committed team of youth workers as the Youth Project continues to grow and develop. The Youth Project offers great scope for ongoing development and creativity, as it meets the changing needs of young people with learning disabilities and autism in Wandsworth. This is currently being done through youth clubs, a 1-2-1 buddy scheme, residentials, and holiday activity programmes in and around London. Much of this is achieved through partnership work with a broad range of local and London-wide organisations. In addition, you will also oversee the Generate's Social Opportunities programme, which provides evening and weekend social opportunities to adults with learning disabilities. This person-centred service sees their members grow in confidence, as they develop strong social connections with their peers, empowering them to access new opportunities and experiences locally and across London.
To be successful, you will have demonstrable experience of managing a team of dedicated youth workers, be passionate about working directly with young people and will possess knowledge and understanding of the needs of individuals with learning disabilities. Due to the nature of this position, you will have significant experience of managing key stakeholder relationships both internally and externally, combined with proven practice of managing full project life cycle from planning and budget, through to delivery and evaluation.Finally, a JNC qualification is strongly desirable, however a commitment to youth participation is essential.
This is a rewarding opportunity to join an organisation that enables and inspires those with learning 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.
Creative Support is a not-for-profit provider of social care services. We are currently recruiting for our Blackpool service supporting complex clients with dual diagnosis. The service provides accommodation based support for people with a range of support needs including mental health issues, learning disabilities, drug and/or alcohol misuse issues, people with complex needs and people with an offending history.
You will lead and supervise a team of dedicated staff that will include a Housing and Resettlement Coordinator, a Social Inclusion and Community Involvement Worker, Recovery Workers, a Concierge Worker and Support Staff to provide a person-centred, focused support service that enables our service users to develop the necessary life skills for independent living. You will manage a case load of clients, writing and reviewing support plans while providing direct support to service users in accordance with these plans and aspirations. You will support people to access other services that will be beneficial to their physical, emotional and financial wellbeing and will support people to access meaningful and engaging activities both in the scheme and the local community, with the aim of supporting people to be active and equal citizens.
You must be a positive individual with an empathetic approach to meeting the needs of our service users. It is essential that you are able to work independently, using your own initiative and as part of a team, and that you have good verbal and written communication skills. Experience of working in a community-based service is essential; the ability to drive is preferred for this role.
Our range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction include:
-Guaranteed contracted hours
-Free life assurance
-Pension with company contribution
-A range of employee discounts
Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high quality care through a well-established and supported local work force.
Closing Date: 11 October 2019
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are adults with a learning disability who enjoy doing fun things and being more independent. Every day we go out to a different club or local activity with Croydon Mencap’s Clubs @ Leslie Park Centre and the Croydon Mencap staff give us great support.
We are looking for a brilliant new manager to lead the staff team and organise our activities and clubs. We want you to support and enable us using your experience and skills and, most of all, your passion.
When we go to cooking club we are chefs, and when we go to football club we are footballers! Do you have any ideas of other things we could be?
We need someone to coordinate our clubs, keep us safe, and talk to our social workers, families, and carers about how we are doing and all the projects we are taking part in.
Please see full job description and person specification for more information.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you a passionate Health & Social Care Recruiter looking for an exciting new challenge? Due to continued growth & success we are seeking a positive, driven & customer focussed Recruitment Specialist to successfully deliver a fast paced in house recruitment function.
Reference number: 43553
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time
Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Circa £25,700 - £26,500, per annum
About the role
You need to be highly effective in attracting high volume talent & matching quality candidates to our roles. This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week at our purpose built centre TouchBase Pears in Selly Oak, Birmingham.
As an existing recruitment professional you will already appreciate what is involved in running a busy recruitment function day-to-day. This is a pivotal role for our recruitment team, where you will be responsible for:
- Contributing towards the build of a searchable talent pool, using a proactive approach to candidate generation
- Increasing direct hire capability through utilising multiple platforms (e.g. Social Media, Job Boards, LinkedIn, CV databases, ATS)
- Producing reports regarding all phases of the recruitment process, monitoring & managing use of the ATS
- Provide a timely & proactive response to all candidate enquiries
- Management & supporting of Job Fairs, Open Days & other recruitment events
- Champion & promote the service to identify & attract a wide range of candidates using all appropriate methods
- Establish recruitment requirements in line with service business objectives in partnership with key stakeholders and recruiting managers
- Visits to local managers across the UK, Wales & Northern Ireland
Key Skills & Experience Required:
- Proven experience of in house recruitment experience & knowledge of the end to end recruitment process including writing adverts, use of social media, shortlisting & selection process
- Previous experience of recruitment administration & security vetting
- Demonstrable experience of planning, developing & delivering appropriate, innovative & effective recruitment campaign strategies
- Experience of attracting candidates through direct sourcing methods
- Proven experience of working within a busy & fast-paced team environment, working under pressure including meeting unpredictable deadlines & with competing demands
- Forward thinking, innovative & creative, prepared to consider different approaches, solution focussed
- Driven, determined, tenacious & resilient
- Attention to detail, prioritised, time, management, organisation & accuracy skills
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.
We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.
Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.
Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Interview date: To be confirmed
Closing date: Tuesday 17 September 2019
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application process.
We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on our website.
Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.
No agencies please.
We are looking for an experienced, motivated Supported Living Manager to manage a unit of 13 beds in the Lincolnshire Wolds. The adults we support have a primary diagnosis of a Learning Disability.
You will be responsible for developing and delivering flexible and personalised support that meets the needs and aspirations of our service users. In addition, you will also need to demonstrate a good all-round working knowledge of current CQC legislation and housing-related support as well as a sound knowledge of budgets and time management.
The Supported Living Manager will be responsible for providing strong leadership and support to the team, embedding our new model of support ensuring that we provide an excellent service.
This role allows you to take overall responsibility for all aspects of running the service, ensuring the staff team enable the people we support to lead a valued and fulfilling life, maximising their potential physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially.
You will have experience managing a service supporting adults with learning disabilities, or be a Deputy Manager ready to move up.
You will either have, or be working towards, your Diploma Level 5 in Health and Social Care.
Rock Foundation is a charity registered with the Charity Commission in England and Wales . We have operated in the Grimsby area since 2009 and now serve over 100 adults with learning disabilities through the provision of supported activities aimed at enabling them to develop independence and employment skills necessary to achieve their potential We have acquired the former Montessori School in Caistor with the intention of to provide first class, non-profit supported living at a high level of safety and comfort, which differs from the commercially run facilities which dominate the local market.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so please submit your CV and cover letter as soon possible .
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Job Role: Supported Living Service Manager
Salary: £34,000 + company benefits
Location: Kennington, Oxfordshire
Great opportunity for enthusiastic & Motivated Service manager with well established charity
Can you see yourself developing and implementing your skill to benefit people in need?
Do you believe you can help make lives better by seeking new ways of thinking & working?
Does making a difference in people lives motivate you?
Do you find by thinking of creative solutions you can break down barriers?
Does career progression motivate you?
By joining Seeability you will be able to help the people we support live an extraordinary life.
Not only will this role allow you to help people with day to day living needs this role affords the opportunity to help make a difference in their personal lives & emotional care.
We are looking for a passionate individual experience with working with people with Visual impairment or other disabilities, social care experience &
Have you ever thought how rewarding it would be if you could manage a service the right way with the right values & cultures embedded at the very heart of it?
If this sounds appealing to you please do not hesitate to apply by submitting your CV