Service Manager - Swann House, Saxmundham

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Job Setting: Housing with Care (Supported/Sheltered/Extra Care Housing)

Job Role: Senior Carer / Head of Care / Team Leader

Date Posted: 19 Feb 2021

Salary: £23,665 to £24,897 (£29,976 - £31,554 FTE)

Hours: Full Time

Job Reference: SH033

Job Location: Saxmundham , Suffolk

Orwell is a leading provider of social care in Suffolk with CQC registered care provision for older people.

We offer specially designed accommodation in a supportive environment and a homely atmosphere, which helps people to make choices, retain their independence and ultimately have control over their own lives.

Orwell values its talented Care Professionals and are looking for a Service Manager to join our amazing team at Swann House, Saxmundham.

The Role:

·        to be the registered manager with CQC;

·        to ensure excellent care is delivered to our customers living in 24 one and two-bedroom apartments, all self-contained which are specially designed for those who have unique care needs; 

·        to lead and develop a dedicated team, to be the best they can be every day; and

·        to liaise with agencies, promote the care offer locally, and manage the finances

About you:

·        you will have leadership expertise in a care setting for older people;

·        you will be QCF/NVQ 5 qualified (or working towards);

·        you will have a practical understanding of CQC standards and expectations;  

·        you will have strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills; and  

·        you are versatile, resilient and self-motivated

Why Orwell?   

We are a Sunday Times Top 100 Employer and a Silver Standard Investors in People accredited organisation. We aim to provide a supportive working environment alongside a non-judgemental and open culture, that promotes workplace wellbeing.

As part of our benefits package you can enjoy –

-        22 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (increasing with service)

-        Reward and recognition scheme

-        Continued training and development

-        Wellbeing commitment

-        Opportunity to join a defined benefit pension scheme

Closing Date: 7th March 2021

Interview Date: 11th/ 12th March 2021

Orwell is committed to safeguarding and safer employment and the principles of empowerment. 

Successful applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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