Job Description

Medical

Registered Manager - Learning Disabilities

Location:
Brighton
Salary:
£34,000 - £38,000 Per Annum
Job Requirements/Description
A fantastic opportunity for a Registered Manager has arisen to join a specialist care provider with over 25 years of experience supporting adults with learning disabilities, including those with autism, physical disabilities and complex needs. As the Registered Manager, you will be responsible for the management of a cluster of Supported Living services, running the day-to-day operations. You will ensure the people supported receive individualised person-centred support to enable them to enjoy as fully as possible a fulfilling and valued life. You will focus on enhancing life and social skills for independent living, assisting the people supported to pursue their goals and interests, and to encourage social inclusion and activities. We are seeking a compassionate, knowledgeable and experienced Manager, who is looking for a new and exciting challenge. Key Responsibilities of a Registered Manager: 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 Key requirements a Registered Manager must have: A minimum of three years' experience 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 Benefits: Full-Time, Permanent, 37.5 hours per week Ongoing training within the Health and Social Care sector 33 days holiday Life Insurance Auto-Enrolment Pension Scheme Childcare Voucher Scheme Referral Bonus Scheme If you are interested in the above Registered Manager vacancy, please contact Michael at Domus Recruitment. Don't keep a good thing to yourself - Recommend a friend!! If you are not looking, then perhaps you know someone who is and we will reward you with our recommend a friend scheme - £200 pounds worth of high street shopping vouchers if we place them into work and we do not already have them on our database
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