Night Manager

22000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual + GBP22000 - GBP27000/annum
31 Aug 2017
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Night Manager required for organisation providing residential care to young people with learning disabilities.

Your new company
Providing support for children with learning disabilities across a number of residential homes in Brighton and Seaford; my client requires a new Night manager based in Brighton. They have been recognised for the excellent service they provide to vulnerable people and has been awarded outstanding ratings from both the CQC and OFSTED.

Your new role
You will act as the direct line manager for the Lead Residential Waking Night Support Workers and the night team as a whole. As a member of the Residential management team, you'll take responsibility for the smooth running and development of residential services throughout the night. You will lead and manage the Night Team to ensure high level of service and care is maintained for service users at all times.

This is a senior position and so you will be expected to organise and manage your team of night staff. You will build good working relationships with your colleagues and be able to effectively liaise with external agencies and other staff members within the organisation in order to provide the best level of care to service users.

Duties will include the organisation of rotas and shift patterns of your team members, knowledge of safety procedures and fire drills for all homes and to ensure all policies and procedures of the organisation are adhered to. You will receive a comprehensive handover from the day time managerial staff at the beginning of your shift and will provide the same to the returning day staff at the end.

What you'll need to succeed
Along with a caring, patient, understanding and helpful nature you will possess managerial experience in a residential care setting. Experience working with learning disabilities is essential and an understanding that residents may display some challenging behaviour. A minimum NVQ in Health and Social Care level 3 is essential. Drivers with a full clean licence are also looked favourable upon. An enhanced DBS check will need to be completed before commencement of work.

What you'll get in return
Along with up to 40 days paid holiday, you will be paid a competitive wage. You will also have the opportunity of training and qualification in the social care sector, with the support of a respected organisation alongside you.

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