An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Locality Manager within our Forfar Branch. The service is located in a purpose-built building designed to support individuals with a varied complex communication needs and additional needs such as learning disabilities, epilepsy, congenital rubella syndrome and sensory impairment.
We support four very different individuals to lead full and meaningful lives in their own homes and their local community. This includes supporting lifelong learning and independence, seeking and supporting socialising opportunities and the use of varied communication methods to enable individuals to express their individual wants and needs.
The successful candidate will be an experienced supervisor/leader who is able to evidence a person centred approach when working with people who have complex support needs. It is essential they are outcome focused, motivated and have a current knowledge of the social care sector.
As the Locality Manager you will have overall responsibility for the day-to-day organisation and management of the Forfar service. Support will be provided by the Registered Manager. A supervisor also supports the management team to deliver formal supervision and direct line management to all members of the team. As a senior staff member, the Locality Manager will ensure that there are appropriate supports implemented to meet the people we support’s needs within a range of settings, including social, leisure, educational and home environments. The Locality Manager will maintain close links with all stakeholders to ensure collaborative working. This will ensure the support provided is regularly reviewed, maintained and developed in partnership with the people we support and their families and carers.
We want you to feel challenged, engaged and would like to support you to reach your maximum potential in a growing and exciting service.
Successful Applicants must:
Key Responsibilities include:
Values and Commitment
Our vision is for the people we work with to live meaningful and independent lives in a world which supports them to achieve their own ambitions. We work to and are committed to our Core Values. These values are derived from our partnership with families. These enshrine the organisation’s ethos and guide the actions of all staff.
Sense Scotland’s values in practice mean we will:
Our service can offer exciting opportunities and a good career path for the right individual. Access to extensive face to face and online training as well as team development will be offered. In return we will need you to be motivated, a good team player, sensitive to the needs of individuals, families and colleagues and come with a positive can do attitude, with a sensible approach to keeping people safe. A willingness to learn and a positive approach to making every day count in the work that we do is essential.
Sense Scotland offers an extensive range of employee benefits including; Ongoing training and development, generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies, contributory pension scheme, employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, death in service benefit and Perkbox membership.
Please note: A Sense Scotland application form is required to be completed and submitted by the closing date - 5 June 2019. See Sense Scotland website for details - vacancy reference: 5966.
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