2015-05-22

Operations Manager (job ref : 718)
Ashford, Kent


As an Operations Manager you will be having an excellent networking skills and proven experience of multi-site service delivery and development, proven ability to develop effective long term working relationships with people supported, families, commissioners and care managers. Proven ability to develop effective long term working relationships with people supported, families, commissioners and care managers.

 

We need an Operations Manager to manage existing Supported Living services, alongside developing new services as the need arises. We have several services across the whole of Kent that you will be responsible for.

 

Affinity Trust is a national charity that provides high-quality, personalised support to adults with learning disabilities and autism. We believe every person with a learning disability has a right to lead an active and fulfilling life and to enjoy greater control and independence. They provide support for people with learning disabilities, those who experience Autism and people with complex behaviours.

 

As a successful candidate, you will be able to demonstrate:

• Experience of developing and managing high quality person centred support services for people with learning disabilities

• Proven ability to manage committed and dedicated teams

• Excellent networking skills and proven experience of multi-site service delivery and development

• Proven ability to develop effective long term working relationships with people supported, families, commissioners and care managers.

• Proven budget management skills

 

Underpinning all of the above will be your knowledge of the sector, and a Level 5 diploma in Health & Social Care (or a willingness to work towards it), to enable you to take on the role of CQC Registered Manager for your services. A recognised qualification in leadership and management is desirable.

 

The ability to travel to areas often not accessible by public transport is essential due to the need to visit services and attend meetings in other regions.

 

This is a challenging role and is an opportunity for you to develop a strong team and make a real difference to the people we support.


Working hours: 30 hours per week

Salary: £34,907.62 (pro rata based on 37.5 hr per week) salary per annum.

Benefits: Benefits include salary enhancements for on-call duties, a contributory pension scheme, excellent training and development opportunities and 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff).


If you want to help people to have a sense of meaningful life, please send your updated cv to belinda@recruitment-boutique.com


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