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Locality Manager

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A small charitable organisation is seeking a Locality Manager to be the Registered Manager to their Harrogate and York service, which provides support for people with a range of disabilities including learning disabilities, mental health, physical disabilities and complex needs. The services are a mix of supported living and shared lives services.

 

As Registered Manager you will be responsible for service quality and CQC compliance within the two localities therefore you must have experience of working at a management level within a social care environment with a demonstrable working knowledge of relevant legislation and social care standards.  You will also join our strategic Senior Management Team, helping to shape the future of the organisation.

 

Salary is circa £36,000 (negotiable depending on experience)

37 hours a week

 

Key Responsibilities of a Locality Manager:

  • Together with the Service Managers and a team of dedicated Support Workers and Shared Lives Carers in each locality, you will deliver personalised services to our customers and develop and improve service delivery.
  • You will be required to build good relationships with service commissioners (Local Authority and NHS) to promote services and build on our excellent reputation. Setting business development targets and monitoring achievements is key to this role, together with the necessary drive to actively generate new business. You will be committed to promoting efficient working practices and maximising the benefits of our electronic rostering and contracting system.

 

Requirements:

  • Proven leadership ability – previous track record of leading a team and able to demonstrate their ability of driving services forward
  • Possess, or be willing to work towards, a relevant professional / management qualification i.e. NVQL4/5 or equivalent – this position requires you to be registered with CQC
  • Experience of working within the support sector at a management level for more than 3 years
  • Sound knowledge of working with people with a range of disabilities
  • Excellent ability to interpret and apply CQC fundamental standards of quality and safety
  • Knowledge & understanding of CQC essential standards of quality & safety and other external quality assurance frameworks e.g. Investors in People, CHAS
  • Ability to set business development plans for the locality and to monitor achievements, review targets and evaluate plans.
  • Ability to develop marketing opportunities in partnership with the Business Development Team to promote the locality
  • Excellent IT skills and use of a vehicle for business use are essential.

 

Benefits

  • Paid travel expenses between consecutive sessions of support
  • Mileage paid at 45p per mile
  • Award winning in-house training with opportunities to develop your career
  • 24/7 Everyday Advice helpline, giving you impartial guidance regarding any personal matters or concerns you may have
  • On Call support 24 hours a day
  • Discounts at high street retailers and on gym memberships
  • Access to our Health Cash Plan
  • £250 bonus for recommending a friend to become a support worker
  • Paid Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) Certificate

If you are interested in the above position please apply, or for more information contact Jade at Domus Recruitment.

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