Job Description


Business Development Referrals and Assessment Manager

£35,000 - £40,000 Per Annum
Job Requirements/Description
Business Development Referrals and Assessment Manager
Up to £40,000 and a company car.
Benefits of being a CareTech Employee:
Competitive Salary
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme
Dedicated learning & development programmes.
Access to a wide range of free online courses for all staff on a variety of topics
DBS check paid by Caretech prior to starting with us.
Refer a Friend Reward Scheme - earn up to £250 per referral!
On site parking
Stakeholder Pension
Share Save Scheme
Free Employee Assistance Programme
Annual Employee Awards Evening
Employee recognition schemes
Carer progression within the company.
CareTech Foundation - Opportunity to apply for family and friend's grants.
Job Purpose:
Primarily to identify develop; bring to market and commission new projects ready for operational success.
In addition, you will also be responsible for the referrals & assessments activity for the core bed fill for the Services located in the Central region. To ensure that all new business opportunities are maximized. To project plan new projects, mobilise and coordinate delivery of all on-boarding activity for new placements into new schemes, which will include the recruitment and induction of suitable staff into the service; delivering to the funding agreement specification, on time. Providing a high quality seamless transition for the service user, and keeping all stakeholders engaged throughout the process until official handover to Operational colleagues.
Main duties and responsibilities:
* To prepare inter departmental project plans and coordinate project planning meetings in accordance with scheduled timeframes and deadlines for new projects.
* To be the focal point for all referrals and assessment activity for designated projects and core beds and ensure of their timely follow up.
* To liaise with care managers, family members and other external professionals to secure appropriate placements of new clients, ensuring that their individual needs are met.
* To arrange and accompany visits by care workers, families and clients to services in the region.
* To promote CareTech philosophy and act as an ambassador for the company, ensuring the best possible image of the organisation is projected.
* Together with Operational and resourcing colleagues identify and coordinate recruitment initiatives to ensure a steady flow of suitable candidates in anticipation of project start dates.
* To coordinate recruitment and training activity through liaison with the Resourcing Business Partner, Learning and Development and Service Managers to ensure that designated projects are suitably staffed from the outset.
* To liaise with the Service Managers and property support functions to ensure the room/property is available to the agreed specification, furnished and ready on time.
* Coordinate all recommended service specifications such as assistive technology or identified service user requirements.
* To ensure new services are handed over to operations in accordance with new service handover agreement documentation.
* To coordinate all communication with identified Registered Housing provider (RP)
* To work with and provide feedback and support to operational and support functions on continuous improvement opportunities.
* To assist with the completion of new business tenders, including liaison with internal departments to obtain the required information
* To assist the Head of Business Development Manager in arranging and running promotional activities and events, including the launch of new services and homes within the region and representing the Company, when required, at regional and national events to publicise the organisation, e.g. exhibitions, trade shows, conferences
* Any other duties requested from time to time, as might reasonably be required, commensurate with the role.
Person Specification:
* A relevant professional background in Health & Social Care.
* A project management qualification, or willingness to undergo training for this.
* Direct experience of working with and influencing at all levels within funding authorities
* Direct experience of carrying out detailed assessment of needs and presenting solutions for individuals and funders.
* Demonstrable experience of project planning multiple concurrent placements, delivering on time and to specification.
A thorough understanding of conditions and diagnosis within our target markets
* An excellent understanding of the market environment and of the services provided by CareTech community Services
Skills & Competencies
* Ability to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels
* Excellent communication and influencing skills
* Able to manage relationships with tact and diplomacy
* Highly organized with excellent prioritization skills
* Able to produce and respond to detailed written and oral communication in an office setting
* Friendly, polite and professional
* Reliable and trustworthy
* Self-motivated and driven with a desire to continually succeed and improve
* Resilient and can do attitude.
The Organisation:
CareTech Community Services Ltd is a provider of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach. We encourage people to take control of their lives - this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence.
CareTech Community Services are proud to inform you that they are a "Disability Confident Leader".
Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to
commencement of employment, the disclosure expense will be met by the employer.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage.
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