Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that “everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well”; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living.
This is a Care Manager role in an established service supporting adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. On a day to day basis you will manage shifts. You will be managing and leading a team of care & support workers in service. You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with contractual, regulatory and business requirements, while delivering excellent, personalised, value for money services to customers.
The primary objective of the service is to ensure that we are providing a safe and warm environment where customers can thrive and remain independent. The team offer support that prompts and encourages each customer to complete daily tasks on their own and to the best of their ability. The team leader is key to promoting this positive behaviour in the team and be a key member of staff.
This role requires shift work including weekends and bank holidays, but no sleep-ins. You will be required to undertake both admin work and providing support to customers.
What you will need to succeed
This is a first step into managing people and you will need to demonstrate the ability to lead by example. Previous management experience would be desirable, in addition to managing difficult conversations. In addition you will be able to manage your time effectively and have a clear understanding of risk management and safeguarding.
As the Care Manager, if you believe you are a transformational leader and motivator who believes in improving and changing situations and approaches, then this is the opportunity for you.
What you will get in return
In return, you will be exposed to the fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing and utilising your skill set.
We offer great benefits, in addition to generous holiday entitlement we provide:
-eye care scheme
-salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans
-enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
-life assurance with a matched contribution pension scheme
-plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street names
What you need to do now
If you`re interested in this role, take a look at the attached Job Description for more details and if it`s the ideal job for you, click `apply now` to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or for more information call us now on 0203 5353 611.
To meet our commitment to providing safe, high quality services to our customers we will complete an enhanced background check with the Disclosure and Barring service once an offer of employment is made.
Interviews: week commencing 20th December 2021