Carers Service Manager

  • Location
    Warrington, Cheshire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Charity & Not-for-Profit - Youth & Community
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Charity and Not-for-profit
  • External Reference

Based in central Warrington, my client is looking for a Carers Service Manager to join their busy, fast paced office reporting to the Chief Executive aiming to coordinate the work of the Carers Team.

This is a full time, permanent position with an immediate start for a highly competent individual with a passion to help others.

A degree of flexibility is required due to the nature of the role, as it may sometimes involve working out of hours.

The working hours: Monday - Friday (37.5 per week).

Salary: £28,000 per annum

DBS check - essential.

Ability to drive and sole use of vehicle - essential.

The role includes:

The role will be managing a team of 3 staff and the main focus is to provide advocacy and emotional support to Carers, undertake assessments and facilitate group sessions.

The main aims for the successful candidate are:

  • Management of staff and services.

  • Monitoring the evaluation of their quality transition service creating monthly, quarterly reports to clearly demonstrate progress.

  • Represent the company at external meetings.

  • Build and maintain positive relationships outside and inside organisation to maximise support network.

  • Raise awareness, publicise, promote and deliver sessions externally.

  • Support Carers - provide advocacy, emotional support and carry out assessments where required.

  • Development of services - recruit, train volunteers, identify where external funding is necessary.

  • Bid writing.

  • Evaluate service delivery against contract requirements and make improvements to process.

  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Understand Safeguarding legislation.

  • Collect and collate information for the purpose of regular statistical and qualitative reporting, with input from clients and staff.

  • Exhibit a professional, friendly and approachable demeanour to clients, colleagues and other professionals at all times.

  • Utilise effective time management techniques to ensure tasks are prioritised, and agreed deadlines are met.

  • Additional ad-hoc duties.

In return my client offers:

  • 27 days annual leave plus public holidays

  • Employer Pension

  • Flexible working

  • Salary - £28,000 per annum

  • Friendly, close knit team morale

  • Nice, modern working environment

  • Free tea, coffee and refreshments

Experience required:

  • Previous management of a team

  • Ability to carry out Assessments

  • Experience of delivering presentations to a range of audiences

  • An understanding of Carers issues, responsibilities and family approach

  • IT literate, with good working knowledge of Microsoft packages, internet searching etc

  • DBS check

  • Full UK driving license

If you have the relevant skills, experience and passion for this role please apply directly today or call 01925 401580 to speak with a consultant.

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