Supported Living Manager

27000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual + GBP27000/annum
12 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Supported Living Manager
Learning Disabilities
GBP27,000, plus company benefits
Full time, permanent

Are you experienced in the learning disability sector?

Have you managed supported living or residential service's?

As you passionate about care and about making a difference to people's lives?

This could be the next job for you???..!

Newlife Healthcare are proud to be working with a nationwide, charitable organisation who offer specialist and integrated services across England and Wales. The services offered support individuals who require specialist support within learning disabilities, substance misuse, mental health and employment.

The company operate on a not-for-profit basis, therefore, any profit they make is invested back into the business, which more importantly gets invested across their care services and also their employees.

Over the years, the company has grown from strength to strength from a very small service to a national care provider within the care sector, with now over 200 services.

Vacancy Details:
Our client has an exciting opportunity for a confident, enthusiastic and caring Supported Living Manager to develop new supported living options in Cheltenham, Gloucester. This is a Supported Living Manager role that involves managing support for individuals with a range of needs such as autism with challenging behaviour.

As one of the management team, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life too, as you benefit from an exceptional level of internal and external training as well as a highly supportive management team. Our client cares about employee's career development, therefore offers lots of opportunities for training and career progression.

Building on your experience of working with people with a learning disability, you will set, maintain and develop standards as you develop the supported living service for this region. As a Registered Manager, your focus will always be on ensuring the delivery of consistently high-quality services - all within a challenging, but very rewarding environment.

This is a very varied Supported Living Manager role, and you will be required to work closely with the growth team to develop new business in Cheltenham, carry out assessments, risk assessments, develop and implement care plans; you will be supported by the Area Manager to deliver effective operational management.

Managing a team through a new development into day to day delivery, management experience, a background of working in supporting living and knowledge of positive behavioural support will be a real advantage. The ability to meet financial and business targets will be just as important, as will a track record of supporting and empowering people to live more independently in their community.
Flexibility is essential, and ideally, you will have a full driving license and access to a car.

To apply for the Supported Living Manager, we are looking for the following skills / experience:
Previous experience in the learning disability sector
Ability to demonstrate effective service, staffing and resource management
Experienced in delivering compliant and high-quality services all individuals
Champion person centred approaches across your service
Ability to form and maintain key relationships internally and externally.
Effectively lead, inspire and management your team to deliver positive outcomes

In return, our client can offer leading company benefits such as:
• Pension plan
• Generous annual leave entitlement with the option to buy and sell holidays
• Flexible working/job share (wherever company can)
• Child care vouchers
• Season ticket loan
• Bike 2 Work scheme
• Learning and Development
• Travel expenses
• Family/flexible leave (such as parental, sabbatical or adoption)
• Free financial, legal and practical life advice
• Online health assessment tools
• Counselling services and support from an occupational health and well-being provider

If you feel this is the job for you and would like to apply, please email a current cv asap quoting reference - Supported Living Manager - Cheltenham. Once your application has been received, a member of our team will be in touch to discuss further