Are you an aspiring manager looking for a development opportunity? Do you want a new challenge in an experienced and supportive team?
An exciting opportunity has arisen at The Hatch Camphill Community for a person who is passionate about ensuring high quality care and supporting people to fulfil their potential. We aim to provide an environment where every individual is empowered to fulfil their aspirations through experiencing a healthy home, social, cultural and spiritual life. The successful candidate will be a champion for client wellbeing and advocacy, with a proven track record in a leadership role.
We are a Supported Living provider where adults with learning disabilities live together in a meaningful community, offering a range of accommodation styles and activities in a beautiful location. We believe each individual matters and we focus on supporting people through community life whilst ensuring everyone can be themselves, with their own habits and tastes. We have thriving onsite activities that include our Land, Crafts, Weavery and Cookery Workshops. Each participant is able to develop their skills, creativity and working life, and have the valuable opportunity to be recognised as individuals with a creative input. We also value being part of our local and wider community, and actively support each of our residents in benefiting from the range of activities and facilities available there. The celebration of festivals throughout the year is an important part of life in a Camphill community. This common life of celebration strengthens our sense of community and belonging, and connects us to the meaning of our shared lives.
As a CQC Registered Manager at The Hatch you will work within a supportive team and alongside the CEO, to ensure that all contractual and regulatory requirements are met, and managing the regulated activity in accordance with the legislation. You will ensure that the clients’ needs are met to a high standard within their person-centred support and care plan. You will provide leadership, management and the highest level of support and guidance for the care staff team, facilitating a high level of excellence and ensuring that all duties are carried out as required and high standards are met at all times. You will work in consultation with the HR Officer to identify and recruit high quality support staff, and manage the performance of the staff team, maintaining high retention ratios. You will manage the Support Co-ordinator in maintaining effective staffing rotas and service provision. You will establish and maintain good working relationships with all clients, families, staff, professionals and services, and evaluate services through regular review, client questionnaires and feedback. You will work with the CEO to ensure that appropriate policies, procedures and documentation are in place to ensure compliance, maintaining a staff team that is recording all relevant information, and ensuring that there are clear monitoring procedures in place to continually meet appropriate standards. You will assure the quality of the service provision, in consultation with the Audit Co-ordinator, promoting high quality, best practice and continuous improvement. You will share On-Call out of hours responsibilities with the Support Co-ordinator and senior care team, responding to any developing situation with appropriate management oversite and co-ordination.
Key skills and experience
As the successful candidate you will have previous management experience within a supported living provision for adults with learning disabilities. You will have a good standard of education, and an NVQ Level 5 in Health and Social Care or Leadership and Management. You will have an excellent working knowledge of supporting adults with learning disabilities both practically and administratively. You will have an excellent working knowledge of health and safety, risk assessment, safeguarding, person centred support and care planning and staff management. You will have excellent communication, organisational and prioritisation skills. You will have good administrative skills and experience, developing and maintaining record keeping systems and databases. You will be able to motivate and organise both yourself and others, with the ability to influence improvements within a team. You will be highly determined and driven, with plenty of enthusiasm and flexibility.