Bradford, West Yorkshire
£27,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Bradford Service Manager 

Specialist Autism Services are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Service Manager to lead our provision at our Bradford site.  We are really keen to get an excellent manager on board, who is looking for a new challenge, to drive this service forward and maintain our high-quality standards. 

Specialist Autism Services provides a unique blend of education and care.  We deliver a strengths-based autism specific personalised learning programme, to develop social, communication and employment skills which empower our members to engage with new opportunities, make informed choices, achieve their goals, maximising independence and inclusion.  

We offer a wide variety of different workshops, such as creative arts, drama, money and business, wellbeing and personal development, community engagement, employability, and independent living.  Although the subjects are very different, the workshops are all similar in that individuals are supported according to their individual learning style, to enable individuals to progress towards their personal goals. 

As the Service Manager your role will be to oversee the delivery and development of the Bradford site and will have the opportunity to work alongside our dedicated and passionate staff team. 

In return we will offer you a salary of £27,000 a year, a good company pension package, 34 days of annual leave (including bank holidays) and an additional birthday leave day, sociable working hours, comprehensive training as part of the induction, free car parking and the chance to join a team of like-minded individuals who are kind, caring, compassionate and dedicated to improving the lives of individuals on the Autism Spectrum. 

If you are looking for a long and rewarding career, where you can really make a difference to the lives of the people we support, and you feel that you have the right values, attitude and experience for this role then we are keen to hear from you. 

Essential Skills and Experience:   

  • Experience of working with adults with an Autism Spectrum Condition.  

  • Experience of leading or managing a team. 

  • Experience of service management. 

  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and representing an organisation at external events. 

  • Good knowledge of safeguarding procedures. 

  • Experience of monitoring, reviewing, and auditing information for quality assurance purposes. 

  • NVQ Level 5 qualification or equivalent. 

  • Full UK driving license. 

To Make an Application:  

• Please send your CV 

• Applications sent in any other format or via any other route/email address will not be accepted  

• We will contact candidates for interview by email  

• Please note it is not possible for us to give feedback to non- shortlisted applicants  

Specialist Autism Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Vulnerable Adults and all successful applicants will be asked to apply (through Specialist Autism Services) for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a right to work in the UK check. Specialist Autism Services is a Disability Confident Leader and an Equal Opportunities employer. Please note, we do not work with recruitment agencies. 

More about Specialist Autism Services
Specialist Autism Services

Specialist Autism Services has worked exclusively for and with adults (18+) on the autism spectrum and their families since 1999. We are a non-... Read more

Refreshed on: 08 January 2021
Closed date: 24 January 2021
Job ref: SM21
Tags: Management, Operations

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