Local Service Manager - Tier 2

Closing date 
27/02/2019
Region 
South East
Town 
Bromley
Reference 
43882
Salary 
£38,059 per annum (rising to £40,062 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

Local Service Manager – Tier 2

Bromley Care Services, Bromley

£38,059 per annum (rising to £40,062 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

37.5 hours per week

We are seeking a Local Service Manager to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. You will be responsible for three supported living services, which provide housing, care and support to residents with learning and physical disabilities. These services run 24 hours a day, covering the Bromley and Croydon areas. You will manage a team of over 40 staff, who between them deliver over 1,000 care hours. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

The role of Local Service Manager will include:

  • Overseeing the overall delivery of the service through the management of the staff team and liaison with the Area Service Manager
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with clients and relevant external agencies, with the proven ability to liaise effectively with statutory and voluntary partners
  • Managing the administrative and financial background of the scheme, ensuring the scheme’s financial viability and ability to provide an effective care service for our clients
  • Overseeing the coordination and maintenance of relationships with internal and external customers
  • Ensuring compliance with CQC

Skills and experiences:

  • With previous experience of working in a managerial role within a similar service, you will be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal, leadership and problem solving skills
  • You will have experience of working in a person centred way, supporting service users to maximise opportunities for personal development
  • You will have an NVQ 5 Health and Social Care, or be willing to work towards, in addition to a relevant professional award or qualification in management
  • A full, current driving licence and access to your own vehicle is desirable

Why work for us?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.

We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme, with matching contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays)
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

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Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities. Images used on our website and literature may be representative and are for illustration purposes only.

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