Supported Living Manager
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