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Service Manager (Adult Social Care)

Service Manager (Adult Social Care)
Organisation Recruiting: 
The Avalon Group
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 2 June, 2020
Up to £25,000 pro rata, per annum
Contract Type: 
Job Description: 

Service Manager - Harrogate (Ref H222)
30 hours per week
Up to £25,000 per annum pro rata (depending on experience)

We are an award winning social care charity, providing support to adults with care needs both out in the community and within their own homes. Reporting to the Locality Manager (Registered Manager) you will play an active role in the running of our well established Harrogate service, rated as ‘Good’ in all areas by the Care Quality Commission. We also manage a pioneering Shared Lives service, in which trained carers open their homes for people with a support need to stay with them on a long or short-term basis.

What does the role involve?

The day to day management of a team of Support Workers and Shared Lives Carers in and around Harrogate, Knaresborough and Ripon.
Ensuring the service is running in compliance with regulating authorities and Avalon quality assurance framework, including completion of audits of finance and medication.
Assessment and development of new packages, reviewing and upkeep of existing packages to ensure support arrangements meet customer needs and outcomes.
Continually improving services offered by Avalon by working positively with our customers and developing good relationships with service commissioners and care managers.

What you need…

Demonstrable management experience in social care and in line managing a team.
The ability to interpret and apply CQC fundamental standards of quality and safety.
Excellent IT skills.
To be a car driver with use of a vehicle for business purposes.
To be willing to work from our office and within local services.
To be able to work flexibly and participate in the out of hours on call service.

What you will receive...

As an Avalon employee you will receive exclusive discounts on gym memberships and high street retailers,Health Cash Plan, access to a 24/7 employee helpline, award winning specialist training programmes to further develop your skills and knowledge and the option to work flexible hours (subject to organisational need). Appointment will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Certificate.

Please click below to download the Role Profile and to apply online.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact Leanne Mackay on 01423 530053.

Closing Date: Tuesday 2 June 2020 at 12 noon

Proposed Interview Date: Friday 12 June 2020 via Zoom Video Call.

We strive to ensure equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality or religion.

Interview Date: 
Friday, 12 June, 2020
30 hours per week
Phone Number: 
01423 530053