Service Manager – supported accommodation

We are working in partnership with a provider of children and young people services and have a permanent opportunity for a Service Manager based in Oldham, Greater Manchester. If successful, you will be overseeing a service that provides support to young people aged between 16-18 with emotional and behavioural difficulties. The service is subject to the ‘The Supported Accommodation (England) Regulations 2023’.

This is a permanent position working Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm. This role is open to Managers or Deputy Managers with previous experience supporting young people within the care sector.

Alongside countless benefits and progression opportunities, our client is paying £37,500 – £40,000 per year.

As a Service Manager your main responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure each young person has a care plan which reflects their emotional, care, education, social, therapeutic, and cultural needs.
  • Play a key role in all external audits.
  • Allocate each young person a Key Worker who is responsible for the implementation of their care plan.
  • Build relationships with parents, carers, and other professionals in relation to the support provided to each YP.
  • Manage budgets effectively and in line with company policy.
  • Ensure staffing levels and competencies meet the requirements of the service and its residents.
  • Ensure new staff receive an induction and that each member of staff has a personal development plan.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the statutory and procedural framework for care and communicate this to the wider team.
  • Overall responsibility for the service and the main point of contact for third-party organisations and governing bodies.

Our client is offering a whole range of benefits, including:

  • Flexible remote working opportunities
  • Join an established small company with a qualified and experienced leadership team
  • Competitive bonus scheme
  • Free meals on shift
  • Enrolment to a level 5 qualification if required.

To take the next step in your career, apply today for a conversation with our specialist Kieran.

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