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Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Belvedere, Kent
£32000 - £35000 per annum
Creative Support
Greater Manchester
£7.50 - £8.80 per hour
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Brent, London
Up to £21944 per annum + benefits
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Southwark, London
Up to £21944 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Ealing, London
Up to £21944 per annum + benefits
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Tower Hamlets
Up to £21944 per annum
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Slough, Berkshire
Up to £23166 per annum
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Belvedere, Kent
£32000 - £35000 per annum
Job description
Recruiting for a Contract Manager to join our Learning Disabilities in Bexley!
GBP 32,000 to 35,000 per annum depending on experience plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes, Staff discounts, healthcare and more. This role is working 40 hours per week.
Job Overview:
Contract Managers are responsible for the effective management of all contracts within their designated patch, including line managing the relevant front line staff. Leadership and competence development in direct reports is a key responsibility of the role. Post-holders may also carry client group specialism responsibilities, linking in with other Managers and Head of Operations to ensure focussed integration of specialisms across the whole organisation.
Contract Manager will be responsible for a service that provides support across seven accommodations all on the same site. These accommodations are mainly supported living and there is a residential service. Contract Manager will be responsible for promoting a person centred approach which also supports a PBS framework. One of the requirements of the role is to be registered with the Care Quality Commission.
Key Responsibilities:
- Drive business planning activities within your contract, ensuring relevant and challenging objective setting and ongoing performance tracking, developing turn around action plans as may be necessary
- Using sound financial and accounting principles, manage contract budgets to deliver on corporate and local contract financial targets
- Successfully lead and motivate your team to ensure the championing of and maintenance of a positive local culture
- Work to continuously improve staff competence, ensure ownership of all staff issues and conflict resolution
- Responsible for reporting all staff changes to HR and Payroll departments, as appropriate
- Responsible for maintaining quarterly staff succession plans
- Responsible for managing and allocating customers to support staff (casework management)
- Develop key business relationships with all relevant customers/external parties to ensure service delivery excellence and maximise new business opportunities in own patch
- Where appropriate to role, carry client group specialism activities, linking in with other Managers and Heads of Operations to ensure focussed integration of specialisms across the whole organisation
- Responsible for producing and submitting Monthly Management Reports to the Performance team, ensuring that all data gathered on local KPI's are accurate and up to date
- Drive continuous improvement initiatives across contract portfolio ensuring Look Ahead continues to set and achieves sector best practice standards and is held as a benchmark to competitors
- Develop and maintain excellent internal management relationships with all other Look Ahead departments and functions, ensuring sharing of best practice and supporting initiatives to improve organisational performance
- Deliver an out of hours on-call service for region
- Ensure Look Ahead Health and Safety policies are adhered to throughout the service, to review at local level and ensure staff are competent and suitably trained
- Ensure that all safeguarding cases are managed in line with safeguarding protocols and reported to Head of Operations
- Ensure that all other Look Ahead policies and procedures are adhered to
- Carry out other management duties commensurate with the designated role level, as may be deemed reasonable by Look Ahead, including the management of other contracts within the designated patch, or an alternative patch, if such a need arises
Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
- Educated to degree level or equivalent
- Experience of managing contracts and resources and delivering to budget and performance targets
- Experience of delivering to housing management performance targets
- Experience of effectively managing and developing staff to ensure delivery of services performance targets within contract and
- Experience of successfully managing external partnerships to ensure successful delivery of services
- Holds relevant CMI/NVQ Level 4 or other Business/Management Qualification
- Other relevant professional memberships and/or specialist qualifications
For the full job description, please visit the Look Ahead website.
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Look Ahead Care and Support

Look Ahead supports around 8,000 people across London and the South East each year. People who for a variety of reasons may need some extra suppor... Read more

Posted on: 01 April 2020
Closing date: 29 April 2020
Job ref: REQ001798
Tags: Social Work
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