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Service Leader

Location:
Caithness
Job Category:
Management & Supervision
Salary Details:
£27,000 - £28,250 per annum dep on exp
30 Sep 2020
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
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About The Role

We currently have a rare and exciting opportunity for a caring, compassionate and professionally talented individual to join our management team in Highlands and Moray.

As Service Leader you will manage and lead and manage a team, 1 Advanced Support Worker and 39 Support Workers,  to work across 9 sites to support 9 individuals with Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Acquired Brain Injury, Acquired Spinal Injury, Autism and Mental Health concerns to live the lifestyle of their choice while living in their own homes and accessing the local communities.  Previous experience of working with this client group and in an independent living setting are both essential.  As is experience of working with teams across multi-sites. You will also be responsible for the overall supervision, quality assurance, monitoring, regulatory requirements and day-to-day management of colleagues working within your teams therefore previous management experience and working in a social care setting are also essential.

The successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for the 24-hour management of the Service, ensuring that all aspects of support and service delivery is focused on meeting the needs and preferences of the people supported within the philosophical framework of person centred planning.  You will require strong leadership and facilitation skills to encourage staff teams to take the ownership and responsibility for the quality of care and support they deliver. Knowledge and experience of using person centred planning techniques to deliver excellent support practices, including developing robust service designs, support strategies and risk assessments whilst managing service/individual budgets are also essential.   

 


About You
You will have:
 
  • Be committed to person centred planning and positive risk taking.
  • Knowledge and experience working with Regulatory bodies within a social care, care standards and compliance requirements. 
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload whilst working under pressure.
  • Proven experience of being able to communicate effectively with the people we support, staff teams, families and external care professionals. 
  • A good level of IT skills
  • Flexibility to work on rota and provide an on-call service is also required. 
  • An SVQ Level 4 in Health and Social Care or equivalent or willingness to work towards this.
  • A current SSSC Registration or ability to register with SSSC
  • A driver with a full license and access to your own vehicle as you will be required to work multi-site and across Caithness.
  • Share our company values which are at the heart of everything we do and ensure that we deliver high quality and consistent care and support to the people we support.

 

 



Working for Us

In return, we offer you a rewarding role with the opportunity to develop your skills and future career in a rewarding and enriching environment. We also offer the following;

  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on going learning and development
  • Holiday purchase scheme (up to 5 days)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Retail discounts
  • Leisure savings
  • Holiday and travel discounts
  • Employee of the month scheme
  • We will also pay for your PVG

Community Integrated Care is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.