Service Manager x 2

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Edinburgh and Dumfries
  • Closing 26th January 2019


  • Advertised from 8th January 2019
  • Great working environment, free parking and good pension.

Role

These roles present a great opportunity to join a forward thinking leadership team, who are helping to shape the future strategy and growth of an expanding, innovative and diverse organisation

Reporting to: Regional Operations Manager

Responsible for: The roles are responsible for the positive leadership, direction and management of 1st Homecare’s Dumfries and Galloway and Edinburgh Services, and for the delivery of strong business financial performance, through the effective and efficient use of all available resources

Remit: As the Registered Manager of the Service, the role holder is tasked with meeting and where possible, exceeding external regulatory requirements, thereby ensuring that all care is delivered to the highest possible standard by a skilled, motivated and client focussed team.

The role also involves working collaboratively with other members of the Service Team in planning, scheduling and implementing individual care and support, with a view to promoting an optimal level of client involvement and independence, therefore supporting the rights and preferences of our Clients at all times.

Essential

Qualifications:

The post holder must be Registered with the SSSC or be eligible for registration

SVQ Level 4 (in both management and care), or equivalent, or be currently working towards the qualification

Knowledge/Experience:

Minimum 2 years supervisory/management experience within a Care at

Home environment/Community Care is essential.

You will have excellent communication and influencing skills as well strong computer literacy, coupled with in depth knowledge and experience in a health or care setting. Local knowledge of the Dumfries and Galloway/Edinburgh health and care provision challenges would be an added advantage.

Skills:

We are looking for an exceptional person who is aligned to 1st Homecare’s culture and values which are central to our work. To be successful, you will be an outstanding team member with relevant qualifications, and be able to demonstrate excellence in customer service achievements.

The ability to lead and motivate a team and provide a clear sense of direction is vital for this role as well as effective financial and budgetary management abilities. To be successful, you will need to be motivated and a committed team player, able to get the best out of people and enjoy developing and supporting your team. Drive, commitment and initiative will match your natural enthusiasm for this role

Additional Requirement: Full driving licence.

Application notes

To apply please send CV and coving letter to:

Edinburgh post: Desiree Maclennan: desiree.maclennan@1sthomecare.co.uk

Dumfries post: Sandra.mackay@1sthomecare.co.uk

Closing Date: 26th January. Please note may close sooner if enough suitable applications are received.