Peripatetic Service Manager

Closing date 
South East
£38,497 per annum (rising to £40,492 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance) plus company car

Peripatetic Service Manager (Positive Behaviour Support Specialist)

Base location flexible – covering the South region

£38,497 per annum (rising to £40,492 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance) plus company car

37.5 hours per week

We are seeking a Peripatetic Service Manager to provide Positive Behaviour Support within our South portfolio.

The ideal candidate will be a highly-skilled, experienced Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) practitioner with excellent leadership and communication skills. Working with a variety of schemes, you will have a good knowledge of mental health, learning disability and older people’s needs. You will also have sound experience in managing challenging behaviour and be able to implement Positive Behaviour Support. Knowledge of CQC regulations and the ability to complete PBS audits within schemes is essential for success in this role.

The successful candidate will be involved in modelling the PBS strategy across services and leading best practice, completing functional analysis assessments, identifying strategies and appropriate support planning. You will also train small groups of support staff and work with individuals who have mental health needs, dual diagnosis, learning disabilities, autism and behaviours that challenge.

You will be a creative thinker, solution focused and passionate about person centred approach with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

You will not have direct line management reports however you may be required to support scheme managers and PBS leads.

Due to the high travel requirements for this role, a full driving licence is required as is the flexibility around standard working hours.

Skills and experiences:

  • Ability to write crisis plans, risk assessments and advice on service implementation.
  • PBS training experience is essential
  • Prior experience in supporting individuals that challenge practice and working as part of the teams that support them is essential
  • Ability to present and report data and to advise, assess and measure the progress of PBS implementation within schemes
  • Adaptability is important, as is the ability to remain calm and constructive when faced with a crisis
  • A degree in Learning Disability or Mental Health Nursing, Psychology, Applied Psychology or Health and Social Care is preferred

Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?

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 Sanctuary Supported Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living 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 employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 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

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