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Care & Support Manager - North Lanarkshire

Job details
Job Type:Human Resources
Job Location:Lanarkshire
Service:North Lanarkshire
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:39 per week
Salary Details:£33,552.09
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:18 December 2017
Job Reference:CS111715

About the Role

Capability North Lanarkshire is a registered Care at Home Service which combines intensive support service and a Community enablement service. It is a flexible and customer-led service which enables people to live as independently as possible as well as providing support to access their community.

We are looking for a Care & Support Manager to join the management team at North Lanarkshire Services. You will work within the team to ensure the effective delivery of all aspects of the service and support the Service Manager in the day to day operation of the service. You will also be responsible for overseeing service delivery in the absence of the Service Manager.

You will provide management support and direction to Team Leaders and staff in the delivery of Care and Support to our customers. You will be required to identify, quantify and direct customer requirements through individualised budgets and costed support plans, as well as managing service budgetary and financial controls.

You will provide practical support and advise in a number of areas such as managing complex health care needs, personal care, managing a tenancy, independent living skills etc.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • 37 days' annual leave
  • Diverse and rewarding work
  • Fun working environment
  • Enhanced pension scheme

Key Requirements

  • Experience of working in a similar role and environment is desirable
  • A care related SVQ Level 4 or equivalent
  • Working knowledge and application of legal, regulatory and policy requirements relating to the social care setting
  • Good IT skills
  • Experience of managing people in a social care environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative

A full driving licence is essential due to the nature of the role. Capability Scotland is willing to consider alternative arrangements that achieve the same outcomes for those candidates that have a disability which prevents them from having a driving licence.

Applications

Candidates should submit either a completed application form through our website or should submit a Curriculum Vitae with a supporting statement addressed to elaine.wilson@capability-scotland.org.uk

General Information

  • Capability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications.
  • Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and as such undertakes to conduct thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.
  • A copy of Capability Scotland's Equality and Diversity Policy is available on the Intranet or upon request from the HR Department. Capability Scotland, Scottish Charity SC011330.

Disability Confident Employer

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to employing and retaining disabled people; we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job and consider them on their abilities and we will make reasonable adjustments to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged when applying for and doing their jobs.

Contact Information

For further information, please contact the person below quoting reference number CS171114

Contact Name: Elaine Wilson

Contact Email:  elaine.wilson@capability-scotland.org.uk

Contact Number:    01698 372003

Interview Details
17th or 18th January 2018