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Service Manager - Lowestoft - (HC&PC)

Lowestoft, Suffolk
Job Type
20 Sep 2022
Job Advert We have an exciting opportunity for a Service Manager to join our Services based in Lowestoft on a permanent, full time basis (37.5 hours per week). Reporting to the Area Operations Manager you will be responsible for ensuring positive outcomes are achieved for the people we support through consistent management of the service. Key to the role will be cultivating a positive team culture, ensuring your service is a great place to work, acting as a role model and demonstrating good practice to other members of the team. In addition, you will be responsible for proactively managing and developing your team, the quality of the service, the rota, and the budget. The successful Service Manager will be self-motivated and have a passion for positive change and the confidence to make difficult decisions under pressure. Having strong interpersonal skills will be essential for this role with the ability to build effective relationships with staff and the people we support. You may need to cover the odd shift in case of emergency. This will require you to do some front-line support work with the individuals we support. To be considered for this role you must have experience and knowledge within the social care sector, experience of working with working with people with complex needs would be desirable. You should also have experience leading teams in Learning Disability services. You must be competent in using IT. Your working week is flexible covering 7 days per week and will include working weekends. Flexibility is key. As well as a nationally recognised training programme within the charity sector we also provide excellent career development opportunities, attractive pension scheme, competitive holiday allowance, discounts of different high street retailers and much more Key Responsibilities: Quality, Leadership and Relationships Work with the people living in the service and the team to ensure high-quality person-centred support Be an exemplary role model for the team and ensure their continuous development to ensure high standards are continuously met Monitor the quality of the service, ensuring it is fully compliant. Liaise with the families and other stakeholders of the people living in the service Strong leadership is key to the success of our services. We want to recruit leaders who can demonstrate they have the potential to excel within our team orientated workplace. In return, we are committed to developing your potential even further. Have you thought about working for Mencap? Mencap is a leader in providing excellent support to people with a learning disability. Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. Everything we do at Mencap keeps the people we support at the centre of what we do. With us, it s never just a job . In return for your hard work and passion you can find real and meaningful work experience, access to some excellent benefits alongside our competitive pay. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. To find out more about the scheme please visit the directgov website. At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap! Mencap are strongly encouraging all our colleagues to have the Covid-19 vaccine as a way to help protect each other and the people we support. No two days are ever the same, sometimes they may be challenging but they will always positive so click apply now to be considered! All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references. Job ID: 26642 Benefits As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees. 32 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme Service-related sick pay when 6-month probation is completed Eligibility to join Mencap Pension Plan where Mencap matches contributions up to 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings.If you don t join the Plan when you start, you will be auto enrolled after three months with us. Membership of Mencap Pension Plan to include up to 3 times salary death in service live cover and Income Protection of 50% salary to be triggered at 26 weeks of long-term sickness Loans for debt consolidation, bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months Interest free season ticket loans Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major supermarkets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencap Extras Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc. Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program Access to award winning training and development T&C's apply based on contract About Mencap At Mencap we work in partnership with people with a learning disability. We do this by providing high quality, flexible services that support people, including young adults, to live as independently as possible in their own homes and in the community. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist. You ll make new friends and feel inspired to reach your potential. We will ask a lot of you - but you ll get back so much more. With us, it is never just a job . In return for your hard work and passion, we can give you real meaning and purpose in your work
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  • Job Reference: 717193756-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Mencap
  • Location: Lowestoft, Suffolk
  • Salary: £30,545
  • Bonus/Benefits: £30,545 per annum pro rata + excellent benef
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent