CONTACT: Lorna Barenburg


LOCATION: Montrose


JOB TITLE: Service Manager


SALARY & BENEFITS: £25103 + benefits


WORKING HOURS: Full time 39 hour per week


THE COMPANY: Our client is a service provider providing support for people with learning disabilities, Autism and other support needs at a variety of locations.  The services support people to live in their own homes within the community either individually or within small groups.


THE ROLE:  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Service Manager to lead and manage a team in providing agreed levels of support to people who use our services in order to achieve their individual goals and lead full and productive lives as valued members of their community.




Responsible for the overall management of the support services operated
Responsible for compliance with the legislation and regulation under which the service operates
Ensure agreed appropriate levels of support are provided to individuals, organising staff rotas to make the best use of resources
Responsible for the service’s budgetary control
Be involved in the assessment of service users and potential service users
Liaise with families, social workers and other professionals on behalf of service users
Ensure that appropriate medication procedures are in place
Responsible for the recruitment and selection of staff
Prepare and participate in the induction and on-the-job training of new staff
Ensure appropriate financial records are maintained including management of petty cash
Prepare monthly financial information in line with organisational requirements
Responsible for implementing and monitoring quality assurance and quality control systems



Key skills and experience:-



To be registerable with the SSSC as a Service Manager

S/NVQ Level 4 (in both management and care), or equivalent, or be working towards achieving the qualifications
Minimum 2 years supervisory/management experience within a relevant care setting
A track record of working within services for people with learning disabilities
The ability to lead and motivate a team and provide a clear sense of direction to staff and service users
Effective financial and budget management
Person Centred Planning
Holds full driving licence



Knowledge and understanding of the needs of people with challenging Behaviour, complex needs, autistic spectrum disorders



Does this sound like you?…


Post closes 15.08.14

Interview date to be confirmed but held before the 27th August


For further information on this post please call Lorna Barenburg on 07557868881








About Real Life Options

THE COMPANY: A service provider providing support for people with learning disabilities, Autism, challenging behaviour and other support needs including complex health needs. The services support individuals to live in their own homes.