Service Manager (Children and Young People)

Recruiter
The SmartList
Location
Devon
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jun 2017
Expires
30 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
REFERENCE: MNAJV109

LOCATION: Based at Head Office in Hadnall, Nr Shrewsbury with travel across Shropshire, Powys and Staffordshire.

JOB TITLE: Service Manager

SALARY: Dependent on experience

WORKING HOURS: Full time, Monday to Friday

THE COMPANY: Our client is a childcare organisation that provides an integrated service to young people who have experienced trauma in their lives; resulting in emotional behavioural difficulties and requiring a high level of intervention. Due to ongoing growth they are currently looking to a Service Manager to join their expanding team.

THE ROLE: This is an exciting opportunity to join a provider whose homes are rated 'outstanding' and 'good' by Ofsted. Your role as a Service Manager will be based within the management team at Head Office in Hadnall, Nr Shrewsbury, and you will be required to travel across Shropshire, Powys and Staffordshire providing support and managing the care management team.

Key Responsibilities of the Service Manager role to include:-
To ensure that the overall Aims, Objective and Philosophy of the Care group are achieved through the maintenance of good quality practice in residential care work and education
Provide efficient and effective overall management of approximately 6-8 individual Residential Care Home Managers
Monitor and approve incident reports and oversee regulation reports
To act as the designated Safeguarding Officer
Contribute to the financial planning and implementation of budgetary strategies
Update the Directors weekly and to provide specific data and analysis, as required.

THE CANDIDATE: Successful candidates will be dedicated professionals with a minimum of 2 years Registered Manager experience. Additionally, you must be able to demonstrate the ability to lead a small team and possess good verbal and written skills, together with the flexible attitude necessary in this demanding environment.

Essential criteria for the Service Manager role:
2 years Registered Care Manager experience
NVQ Level 4 or above in Leadership and Management
NVQ Level 3 or above in Children and Young People
Full UK driving licence

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