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Service Manager - East Cornwall

Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Bodmin
Salary Details:
£29,359 per annum & excellent benefits
30 Oct 2020
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
37.5
About Mencap

We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.  

 

Our work includes;

  • providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose
  • providing advice through our help lines and web sites
  • campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want
Job Advert

Would you like to finish work each day knowing that you have made a difference?

 

Mencap have a fantastic opportunity for a Service Manager who will be based East Cornwall (Bodmin Office) who will be able to  lead and manage our services where we support people with a learning disability.

 

The services that you will be managing are established and you will be responsible for the management and development of a staff team (both full and part time).

 

You will be responsible for a small service within the area where we support 6 people in their own home on a 24/7 basis. Some of the people we support require a guiding hand in their everyday endeavours, whereas others need their Support Worker to be a little bit more involved.

 

Reporting to the Area Operations Manager you will be responsible for the continued positive outcomes for the people that we support through management of the services, ensuring that opportunities are given to pursue their interests and life goals. You will be responsible for cultivating and contributing to a "continuous improvement" environment, and will be proactive in the management and development of your staff, the rotas, and the budgets/finances for your services.

Whilst it isn't essential that you have direct experience as a Service Manager, it is important that you have some management experience, and a good knowledge of the health and social care sector.

 Interested in carrying on the conversation? Then please click "apply now".
Benefits

As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.

 

  • 32 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme
  • Service related sick pay when 6 month probation is completed
  • Eligibility to join Mencap Pension Plan where Mencap matches contributions up to 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings. If you don’t join the Plan you start, you will be auto-enrolled after three months with us.
  • Membership of Mencap Pension Plan to include up to 3 times salary death in service live cover AND Income Protection of 50% salary to be triggered at 26 weeks of long term sickness
  • Loans for debt consolidation,bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major super markets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencap Extras
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
  • Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program
  • Access to award winning training and development

 

*T&C's apply based on contract