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Service Leader

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Domus are recruiting for a Service Leader to cover my clients’ service in Gateshead supporting adults with autism, learning disabilities, and mental health needs. This is a great opportunity to join an award-winning charity at a time where they are going through a period of growth and development and ensure the success of the charity.
This role requires you to provide person centred care at a small service where service users have been known to have high intensity behaviours. PBS experience is essential! 
Key Responsibilities of a Service Leader:  

  • You’ll lead an engaged and motivated team to change lives by delivering person-centred outcomes for every individual you support.
  • You’ll drive performance, setting the pace and direction within services, promoting a positive and passionate culture, and ensuring that services are appropriately and effectively resourced to change lives for the better.
  • As a skilled leader you will be accountable for the overall supervision, quality assurance, monitoring, regulatory compliance, and day to day management of staff.
  • You’ll focus on the delivery, quality, financial stability and the on-going development of the service.
  • You’ll be accountable for the 24-hour management of the service, ensuring that all aspects of support and service delivery are person-centred and focussed on delivering outstanding outcomes for the people supported,

Key Skills of a Service Leader:

  • You’ll have your Level 5 in in Health and Social Care Leadership and Management or equivalent
  • You’ll have experience of working with internal and external stakeholders and you’ll be great at getting the best from people
  • You’ll have extensive experience working with individuals with complex support needs including autism, epilepsy, learning disabilities, or mental health needs.
  • Ideally you will have experience devising new and innovative models of care, including positive behavioural support
  • You’ll have experience working across multiple sites and you’ll have a full driving licence
  • You’ll have a thorough understanding of and experience working to CQC regulations and inspection processes
  • You’ll have worked with people who present behaviours that require intensive support planning and management to ensure their safety and quality of life at all times.


  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing learning and development
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Retail discounts
  • Leisure savings
  • Holiday and travel discounts
  • Employee of the month scheme
  • We will also pay for your DBS

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