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General Manager - Social Care

Zoek Pin Hertford, Hertfordshire, England

50000.0000 - 55000.0000

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 2 days ago

General Manager - Social Care

Your new company
My client has a personable, dedicated and friendly team who support around 50 people with a learning disability/mental health needs or other associated support needs and provides approximately 2,300 commissioned hours of care and support per week and over 75 day opportunity placements.

Your new role
* Promote the services vision, mission and values ensuring they are realised in all activities and services
* Manage and control the work and resources in accordance with the strategic direction and policies and procedures
* Ensure objectives and plans are consulted upon and agreed as appropriate to ensure requirements
of the senior management team, Board of Trustees and other committee meetings are fulfilled
* Provide information to the senior management team on the strategic direction for service offerings and developing the portfolio of services and projects
*Work in conjunction with the senior management team lead on identifying and managing any tender opportunities across the region
* Ensure that services provided maintain and enhance the charity's reputation locally, with families, funders and
other stakeholders
* Lead by example in relation to adhering to required standards associated with legal, regulatory and
organisational requirements
* Build effective working relationships with all local authorities, CQC and other inspection bodies, families and other stakeholders that inform and drive the services
* Manage effective external working relationships with stakeholders
* Work collaboratively with colleagues in other communities and centrally to improve service effectiveness, achieve targets and standards
* Attend, support and contribute to meetings and affiliated organisations and participate in relevant local
network meetings
* Work with the marketing team to help raise the profile of the services and communities within the region
* Recruit, induct, develop and manage the performance of colleagues to ensure a cohesive, high performing team, providing a consistent service whilst achieving performance targets and service standards
* Ensure the people we support are involved in shaping the service and its offering and their own care and support provision

What you'll need to succeed
* Knowledge of the learning disabilities and social care sector with at least 3 years experience in a senior
management post
* A minimum of 5 years in a management capacity, . Registered manager or oversight of support living
environment / number of homes
* Strong organisational and interpersonal skills
* Excellent communication skills
* Experience of preparing and managing budgets and monitoring expenditure
* Excellent IT skills - good working knowledge of Microsoft packages

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

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