Supported Living Manager (Registered) – Learning Disabilities - Enfield

Job description

Supported Living Manager (Registered) – Learning Disabilities - Enfield

Salary: £32k – 38k per year (Dependent on experience)

Contract: Full Time (Permanent)

Job Code: GHHIG1


A fantastic opportunity for a Supported Living Manager has arisen to join our well-respected and expanding Group. We are looking for a passionate, focused and experienced Registered/Service Manager to join our team in Enfield.


Our new supported living service in Enfield is based in a beautifully renovated home, in a great area capable of accommodating 8-10 residents. The service will provide care for adults with learning disabilities including those with autism, physical disabilities and complex needs.


This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a strong care ethos and an entrepreneurial flare looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to develop and deliver an excellent new service.


The Glenholme Healthcare Group has developed a wide range of care services within the UK for individuals with learning disabilities, mental health needs, and elderly care. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.



Key Role and Responsibilities:


  • Ensure the service users receive individualised person-centred support to enable them to enjoy as fully as possible a fulfilling and valued life.
  • Ensure staff encourage and support the service users in expressing their needs, enabling them to make choices and to participate in planning the support they need.
  • Ensure service users have person centred plans, that these are reviewed, evaluated in partnership with the service users, key workers, family members and other professionals.
  • Ensure the service users are enabled to become as independent as possible, to grow in confidence and personal ability.
  • Ensure the service users have a health action plan, receive advice, regular health checks to maintain their physical and emotional well-being. Ensure medication is administered and recorded as prescribed.
  • Communicate positively with service user’s friends and family arranging regular meetings, issuing newsletters and promoting events
  • To be accountable for the overall quality of the service and to ensure it conforms with the care quality commission essential care standards for quality and safety
  • To ensure policies and legislation pertaining to the business are fully understood and followed.
  • To work closely with the groups senior management and finance director in the management of the service budgets. To take positive steps to market the services to commissioning bodies and to take action to address voids, to ensure that full occupancy is achieved and maintained.


Benefits include:

  • Enrolment into our Pension scheme
  • We offer 33 days holiday plus an additional day for your birthday.
  • Life Insurance cover of £10,000
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Perks scheme offering discounts on wide array of goods and service
  • Employee Assistance Programme offering: Personal and everyday advice on child support, financial advice, mental health, health and wellbeing.

Requirements

Job requirements


We are looking for an experienced learning disabilities practitioner with a proven track-record in managing clients with complex needs. You will also need to have:

  • A minimum of three years' experience as Registered Manager for services working with individuals with a Learning disability and or Autism and associated complex needs.
  • Relevant health or social care qualification (NVQ Level 5) or other professional qualification’s eg; Nursing, OT or social work.
  • A warm, person-centred and respectful approach to working with people with a Learning disability and or Autism and associated complex needs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to listen attentively to others.
  • Ability to collaborate and work professionally with service users, families, and involved professionals/agencies to provide a service which maximises outcomes for service users.
  • Experience of supervising and supporting staff, and deploying staff resources efficiently to meet the needs of the service.
  • Knowledge and skills to ensure the safe management and administration of medication
  • An up-to-date knowledge of best practice in managing challenging behaviour utilising a positive behaviour support approach.
  • Ability to conduct holistic needs and risk assessments with service users and devise support and risk management plans.
  • Ability to plan and organise the delivery of the service.
  • Willingness to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, and bank holidays.