Management & Snr Appointments - Contract
£28000 per annum
Social Care Sector – Development Manager
Job Title: Social Care Sector – Development Manager
Location: York, North Yorkshire
Hours: 37 hours per week (part-time considered minimum 30 hours per week)
Salary: circa £28,000 per annum (fixed term appointment for 2 years)
Our client has recently been commissioned by the City of York Council to expand their successful and well established ‘Shared Lives’ scheme to include people with mental health needs. They are an award winning social care charity with over 20 years’ experience, providing support to adults with care needs both out in the community and within their own homes. Their Shared Lives service provides accommodation within a family environment, either long or short term, for respite or for day services, helping towards achieving and maintaining an independent lifestyle.
They are looking for an enthusiastic Social Care Manager to join their local team.
Could you take the lead role in developing their Shared Lives scheme with a particular emphasis on mental health – exploring new growth opportunities and guiding new carers through their approval processes?
You will be responsible for building links with the local community and relevant professionals to develop suitable referral pathways. You will need to be able to work flexibly as some meetings may take place outside of office hours.
If you have experience of working in social care, and in project management, you could be just the person we are looking for to expand our Shared Lives service with this new project.
What you need…
- Experience of engaging and networking at a senior level
- Management experience in social care and in leading a team
- The ability to interpret and apply CQC fundamental standards of quality and safety
- Evidence of sharing the vision and values of our client and of Shared Lives
- Excellent IT and presentation skills
- To be a car driver with use of a vehicle for business purposes (all business expenses paid)
In return you will have access to our award winning specialist training programmes to further develop your skills and knowledge, and a generous benefits package including discounts at high street retailers and an employee assistance scheme.
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.