Charities & not for profit
£32,781 Per Annum
Service Manager/ Registered Care Manager – London
Salary – £32,781 + Benefits
37.5 Hours per week – Permanent
Our client is an established charity providing person-centred support to adults affected by and recovering from mental health conditions. Support is provided to people in accommodation that meets their needs, including residential 24 hour staffed services and semi supported accommodation.
The Manager will be responsible for the organisation, professional support, supervision and guidance of the team for the Unit. In conjunction with the Head of Service, the Manager will also take ownership for the assessment of support needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of support programmes.
Additionally, the Manager will be expected to take part in the development and implementation of organisational plans, objectives and working practices, which will encourage resident’s involvement in the wider community and to develop independent living skills.
Based across two supported living units in Balham and tooting. The service consists of 20 service users in total and 10 staff.
Level 4 in Health & Social Care qualification (NVQ/Cache/HNC or equivalent)
Relevant years’ experience working in a staff management role
To have relevant experience of working in housing management
Relevant experience of assessing needs and developing/implementing effective person-centred planning
Substantial experience of working as a Senior Support Worker/Recovery Worker within the Social Care and Mental Health field
Experience of providing effective supervision and undertaking employee appraisals
Experience of performance managing/supporting capability issues
To have proven experience in working in/and with the community
Working knowledge of Housing Support Preventative services (supporting people)
Working knowledge of Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults
Good communication skills written/ oral
Proficient users of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Knowledge of mental health and relevant statutory and voluntary sector bodies such as housing associations and Commission of Social Care
Inspectorate and Supporting People
Working knowledge of Mental Capacity Act
Working knowledge of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Code of Practice
A good working knowledge of current legislation including the Community Care Act and other key influences impacting on service provision
Substantial knowledge of health and safety issues in relation to housing management and managing risk, and a commitment to developing service and organisational standards
Strong leadership skills with the ability to implement ideas to support the mid and long term organisational goals
Ability to identify and address own and team learning and development needs; to facilitate team development sessions as required
To have the ability to network with, liaise and influence key stakeholders
Excellent organisational and administrative skills
Working knowledge and implementation of equality and diversity
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