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Service Manager for Aimee – Swindon

Region: South West -
Swindon
Hours: Full-Time -
£14.00 per hour

Job Description

Full Job Description

We are recruiting a Service Manager for Aimee who lives in her own home in Devises.

Why join our team?

We believe it is vital to look after our employees just as much as we do the people we support. You will always be able to speak to someone who will coach you and provide a space for reflection. You will join a team of professionals who look out for each other and ultimately, work together creatively to achieve the same goals.

  • Salary – £14.00 per hour
  • Hybrid rota manager, expected to attend both on rota with off rota management time
  • Annual Leave – 28 days per year
  • 1 extra annual leave day per completed holiday year (max 4 days)
  • Company pension
  • Full induction and on-going paid training
  • Access to discounts with a variety of retailers
  • Access to Medical Cashback Plan (after successful probation)
  • Membership to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Ongoing professional and personal development
  • Career progression

About us

We support adults and young people with Learning Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health difficulties to live in their own homes in the community. We are a friendly and compassionate, person-centred company with significant experience in developing individual packages of support.

We believe:

  • Everyone should have deep, caring and meaningful relationships in their life
  • Everyone has the right to develop and grow
  • Everyone has the right to a safe place to live that they can call home
  • A service should be designed around the person
  • Creativity and thinking outside of the box is paramount to developing bespoke services for people

About Aimee

Aimee lives in her own home supported by a team of support workers who need to be able support Aimee her with her medical needs resulting from Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. EDS is a rare genetic disorder which means that Amiee uses a wheelchair for mobility and has medical needs including a super pubic catheter. Aimee also has Autism and wants a team around her to understand what her Autism means for her and support her to respect and live the live she chooses.

Aimee has a great sense of humour and is assertive and confident about what she wants from her team. Aimee is a skilled craftswoman and makes all sorts of cards and gifts suing card, fabric and wool. Amiee lives with Poppy, the coolest cat, so her team must love cats if they want to be part of Aimee’s team. Amiee is passionate about the rights of people living with a disability and campaigns for equality of rights for issues such as accessing the community for wheelchair uses. Aimee likes to play computer games on all platforms.

About you

You will:

  • Put Aimee first and see her for the amazing resilient and confident person she is
  • Be willing to work through tough times and stand by Aimee if things get tough.
  • Have lots of energy and enjoying having fun
  • Be resilient
  • Have patience 
  • Be empathetic
  • Have a positive personality 
  • Be happy
  • Be kind and caring 
  • Be friendly and genuine 
  • Have a funny sense of humour
  • Be honest and transparent
  • Be structured and follow routines
  • Be a good listener 
  • Be flexible 
  • Be reliable 
  • Be willing to have training on Aimee’s medical needs.

About the role

We are looking for a Service Manager to:

  • Visit Aimee and her team at his home on a regular basis
  • Manage Aimee’s team’s training, annual leave and rotas
  • Manage the finances within Aimee’s service. This includes Seco Support finances as well as Aimee’s if she needs it.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that HR systems and records are completed for all team members and up to date
  • Complete formal supervisions, probations and appraisals in line with Seco timescales
  • Be responsible for updating risk assessments and support plans
  • Ensure Aimee’s service is compliant with CQC standards
  • Lead reviews and ensure updates are made to Aimee’s support and PBS plan
  • Meet regularly with Aimee’s familiy and professional team
  • Interview and support new team members
  • Be part of a local on call service
  • Provide direct support to Aimee on a regular basis and when the need for cover arises.

An NVQ or equivalent and experience in managing supported living services is essential, along with great time management, motivation forward thinking.

Full training will be provided through Seco Supports induction programme and online learning.

Full referencing and a full enhanced check of the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) will be required for this position.

If you want to join Aimee’s journey and be part of his team, please complete an application. We look forward to hearing from you.

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