Care & Support Manager

Location: Aldenham, Watford

Salary: £36,000 - £37,000

Application Deadline: 16/10/2019

We are currently seeking a Care and Support Manager to be the registered manager and manage the delivery of care and support to people who use our services to ensure their support is of a high standard, focussed on person-centred outcomes, and delivered within budget

We are a leading, long-established and progressive UK charity supporting adults with learning disabilities, mental health problems and other support needs. We support people in nine communities in England.

Our Camphill philosophy recognises the uniqueness of the individual and we seek to respect, value and enhance the strengths and potential of each person we support. Working with these principles in the contemporary social care context offers the opportunity of building relationships based on mutual respect; ensuring each person has real opportunities for personal development through a fully person-centred approach.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ideally been a registered manager or had responsibilities in maintaining registration
  • Solid experience of management and supervision within the Adults with Learning Disabilities sector
  • A level 5 social care management qualification or equivalent
  • Ideally, have a nursing or social worker background
  • Have a thorough practical knowledge of good practice in the social care sector

It is essential that you are a strong people manager who can develop, mentor and coach staff and can demonstrate a strong drive to delivering excellent, person-centred services.

You will be IT literate, hold a full UK driving licence and will be able to share the on-call duty management with other managers.

We will not wait until the closing date to arrange interviews so if we have filled the vacancies before the advertised closing date then we will close this advert early.

Successful applicants for this role will require an Enhanced DBS check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. We will undertake checks of successful candidates before starting work, which will include an Enhanced DBS check.  For more details please see our webpage on the recruitment process.

For more information about the charity and to see the job description, person specification and key employment terms and to apply, please go to www.cvt.org.uk

To discuss the vacancy or to arrange a visit please contact Phil Sweeney on 07879 412326 or email phil.sweeney@cvt.org.uk.

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Care & Support Manager