Supported Living Manager

Job description

Supported Living Manager


Salary: £28,000 - £33,000 per year (Depending on experience).

Key Role and Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the operational management of the service
  • Deployment of staff to meet individual needs and preferences within available resources
  • Supervision, coaching, performance management and support of staff, volunteers and students on placement
  • Responding to referrals and undertaking initial assessments of need
  • Ensuring all service users have a co-produced plan of support and a designated Key Worker
  • Ensuring there are clear goals and expected outcomes for each service user with a defined care pathway towards greater independence
  • Co-ordinating a programme of regular person-centred reviews  which  put  each  person's  views at the  heart of  planning and decision  making
  • Working closely with local multi-disciplinary teams and community based agencies to provide holistic, person centred care and support.
  • Maintaining high standards of environmental safety/quality and ensuring a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere   
  • Facilitate service  user engagement, involvement and peer support
  • Continuous keeping up to date with legislation and ensuring staff are appropriately experienced and trained for their roles.


Knowledge and skills:


  • Enhanced DBS
  • 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 3 and 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