Area Manager – Learning Disabilities/Autism/Supported Living

Area Manager – Learning Disabilities/Autism/Supported Living

Salary:             £35K + £1K car allowance 

Location:        Wakefield

Bright Selection Ltd are delighted to represent a national care provider in sourcing an Area Manager in the Wakefield and surrounding area.

My client is an established and pioneering third sector provider that offers support services for disabled and disadvantaged people. They operate services throughout the UK, supporting people with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health needs, Physical Disabilities and Homeless people.

The main types of services that my client offers are Supported Living, Outreach, Shared Lives and Positive behavioural support. They are actively looking for an experienced Area Manager to provide strategic managerial cover to a number of services in the Wakefield and surrounding areas.

You will take a lead role in liaising with Commissioners, Care Managers, families and advocates to explore new ways to personalise and deliver improved services.   You will work with the local authority to support the transformation of current services, promote and develop new services, and develop an offer of Individual Service Funds for the people we support.  You will manage approximately 16 services, a budget of £3m, 12 managers and 150 staff.

In order to apply, you will:-

  • Be experienced in all aspects of the Learning Disabilities Client Group
  • Be suitably experienced within Supported Living
  • Have managerial experience – ideally multi-site
  • Have strong leadership skills
  • Have a full clean driving licence
  • A thorough understanding of the issues which face people with a learning disability including a working knowledge of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and Supporting People legislation.
  • A relevant professional and/or academic qualification at NVQ Diploma Level 4 or equivalent in care and management

This is a full time, permanent post paying £36,000 per annum (inclusive of car allowance). A full job spec will be provided to short-listed candidates.

Please contact Neil Horwood at Bright Selection.


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Area Manager – Learning Disabilities/Autism/Supported Living
Sector: Learning Disabilities
Area: Yorkshire and Humber
Town/City: Wakefield
Package: £35,000 + Car Allowance
Job Type: Senior Appointment
Closing Date: Tuesday 15th May, 2018

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