Job Description

JOB TYPE: Contract lasting usually 3 months with the potential to be further extended.

This vacancy is for a Senior Manager to work in a service where ex rough sleepers come in to the temporary accommodation. The service is a Supported Accommodation and there may be the odd evening cover. Candidates will need to have an interview. This will be for 2-3 months cover. There could be potential for a permanent role should you wish to apply.

To lead a committed and motivated team/s delivering efficient, high quality, cost effective, client centred services in line with contract requirements, empowering clients to live independently and making it a great place to work for colleagues.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED  Experience of leading, line – and performance – managing a team, coaching and directing as required by the circumstances  Ability to manage a number of services across a geographical area and manage a number of front line managers  Experience of recruiting and selecting high quality and capable colleagues to perform front line management and client-facing roles  The ability to set colleagues up for success in their roles by assuming responsibility for their effective induction and encouraging / monitoring 4 ORGANISATIONAL CHART Head of Client Services Business Contract Managers Senior Client Services Managers Client Services Managers Support Co-ordinator – Level 3 / Support Worker – Level 2 OFFICIAL completion of this including probationary review period  An ability to communicate – effectively – key activities and messages to the team on a regular basis so they are informed and aware of the wider business priorities  An ability to prioritise activities and allocate tasks to the team to ensure that work is undertaken in an effective, safe and professional manner  Experience – and a track record – of delivering housing and other forms of support / client centred programmes with consistently strong results  Working knowledge and practical application of the relevant policies and processes which inform safe / effective practice for colleagues and with clients  Ability to deal with sensitive, confidential or complex information / issues in an appropriately professional manner  Ability to make decisions relating to resourcing / staffing needs, ensuring service standards are maintained and costs remain within budget  Competent user of Word, Outlook and Excel and relevant people, performance, contract and financial management systems  Proactive approach to resolving operational and people-related problems, taking ownership and accountability for doing so.  Experience of working with stakeholders and commissioners in the quality assured delivery of services including evaluating and monitoring service outcomes and goals inline with contract requirements  Strong numerical skills with the ability to analyse and interpret numerical data including budgets, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) etc.  Experience of conducting appropriate investigations into misconduct or other people related issues with objectivity and focus  Excellent working knowledge of the Housing and Care & Support market sectors and of national priorities and agendas such as Registered Services, Personalisation etc.  Where there the post holder manages a service registered with the Care Quality Commission the post holder must hold the relevant qualification.

£17 per hour, Immediate start available in Aldershot

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

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