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Job Description

Service Manager – Care and Support
Permanent, Part Time (25 hpw)
Salary starts at £20,000 to £21,800 per annum, pro rata rising to £27,100 per annum, pro rata through performance plus On Call Shifts of £14.30 per session.

Delivering support with a difference

Join us and be part of our inspirational Care and Support team which changes and saves vulnerable people’s lives every single day.  We pride ourselves on doing things differently…
 
We know that one size doesn’t fit all, so our national expertise is delivered at a local level with our customers leading their own personalised support every step of the way. We are also embracing new technology and creative ways of working which frees up our teams to work away from the office and have more time to so what they really care about, making a real difference to people’s lives across the UK.
 
We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Service Manager (known internally by us a Client Services Manager) with great leadership abilities, to manage our team in providing support to 6 adults with learning disabilities, and also an additional 2 management of dispersed properties in Gateshead.

You will be managing a small but perfectly formed team of 2 in a well-established service within the local community, delivering person centred support and housing management.
 
As Team Leader you’ll get involved in lots of different duties supporting the Senior Service Manager in the delivery of efficient, high quality, cost effective and client centred services, empowering customers to live independently and making it a great place to work for our colleagues.  You’ll manage the service in line with contract requirements, be the support lead on referrals and assessments and ensure that a high quality, customer focused service is delivered at all times. 
 
Join us in delivering support with a difference and develop your skills in the effective planning of support, operational management and the delivery of contracts which is truly customer-centred and outcomes-based.
 
A bit about us

We are one of the UK’s largest providers of high quality housing and supported housing services and through our Care and Support services, we make a real different to the lives of 30,000 vulnerable people in over 500 supported housing, justice and health services each year.  Join us and be part of an organisation that is always looking for ways to do things differently and better, so we can make a real difference to thousands of people lives every single day.
 
A bit about you

We want someone like you, an experienced Senior Support Worker who can bring creative and innovative solutions to problems and always strive to continuously improve service provision.  To flourish in the role, your passion for promoting independence and social inclusion will be matched by your focus on quality and efficiency. 

You’ll impress us with your leadership abilities and proven track record in achieving results through motivating colleagues to deliver high performance at all times. It’s also important that you have excellent communication skills, IT skills and are great at building effective working relationships with colleagues, clients and external professionals so you can effectively engage support for our clients.

So join us and lead our team who are doing things differently and spending more time making a real difference to vulnerable people’s lives. You will be office based and there will be on call required.

If you are successful, we need you to have an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service which we’ll pay for.
 
You’ll be impressed with our award winning rewards and benefits package. Click here and find out more…
 
Want to apply?

Great, all you need to do now is upload a covering letter and your CV. Please do include a covering letter with your CV as otherwise we won’t be able to review your application.  We really want to know more about what you will bring to the role, your experience and for you to tell us how you live our values every day.  To help, we’ve created a template for both which you can download in the careers section of our website and if you are viewing the vacancy on our current vacancies page by clicking here.

You can also view the full job description for the role by visiting our vacancies page or if you are already on our site by clicking here.
 
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