The opportunity has arisen for a manager to lead and manage teams of staff who support people with learning disabilities to live in their own shared homes.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment and passion to support people to live their lives on their terms. Having working knowledge of facilitating person centred plans and person centred reviews, using person centred thinking tools to support people to make choices and decisions.
We are a high quality, high performing NHS foundation trust. We are the main provider of specialist mental health and learning disability services in Leeds. We also provide specialist inpatient services in York as well as some highly specialised services across the country.We employ around 3,000 staff and every year we have contact with over 25,000 service users. Our vision is to provide outstanding mental health and learning disability services as an employer of choice. Our ambition is to support our service users and carers, our staff and the communities we serve to live healthy and fulfilling lives. We need people like you to help us achieve our goals; to live our lives free from stigma and discrimination; and to improve the lives of people with a learning disability and mental ill health. We perform well againstlocal and national targetsand inour most recent CQC inspection, 85% of our services were rated good or outstanding.As a teaching trust with strong links to local universities, we are a centre of excellence for teaching,research and development.
Job description Job responsibilities
As a support manager you would be responsible and accountable for the running of two houses, supporting adults with a learning disability and complex health, Physical or behavioural issues.
You should be able to demonstrate experience of managing performance issues, financial management and the development of high performing teams within a sound value base, whilst ensuring the rights of the people we support are fully respected and that people are in control of their own lives.
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- RNLD or level 5 diploma (essential)
- Extensive demonstrable knowledge of working in Supported Living with
- Demonstrable knowledge of managing staff at deputy level
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