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Head of Services - Care

Wembley | Full-time | ASAP

Vision teaching are currently working with an Ofsted rated Good care home for young people and young adults with moderate, severe and profound learning disabilities, as well as those with complex needs. This care home are looking for a qualified and experienced head of services (regulated and day provision) to join them on a temp to perm basis. This is a full time role which commences in May 2021.

This care home is a highly recommended provider of learning, care and support to young adults who require specialist care to live life to the fullest and they are looking for people who are willing to join them on this journey and share in the rewards of doing your part to provide care.

They are unique because they do not believe in institutionalised standard of care giving. They treat their clients as individuals by looking at their abilities first and then building in the right level of support to meet their personal needs. Finally they are looking for people who honestly believe that a quality and meaningful life is important for everyone no matter what challenges they face as individuals.

Purpose of the role: •You will be part of a Senior Management Team to take forward the Abilities vision and help to develop an innovative approach to service delivery, supported by dedicated staff and partners who put clients and business first •You will also be the Registered Manager for CQC regulated services •As Head of Services, you will be responsible for the leadership, management, coordination, and development for a range of services for clients across all of our provision

•You will be responsible for the strategic direction and delivery of a range of key areas: Development of service area, responsibility in line with national and local guidance, legislation political, customer and policy requirements •Responsible for the delivery of regulated services working with colleagues to integrate services across safeguarding, regulatory services including related performance and programme management to support effective change and operational practice

•Development of relationships with key partners including schools, Social Workers, and other professional •Ensuring consistency of practice across the business providing assurance that quality standards and CQC requirements are consistently maintained or exceeded To be considered for this role you must: •Be registered with CQC (or be willing to undergo registration) Skills, qualities, and experience

• Have an advanced knowledge and skill level in several specialist disciplines, including education, budget management and procedural matters •Possess the stamina and ability to ensure effective culture change and embedding out policies and procedures. •Have great interpersonal skills, be proactive, and have the ability to manage a staff team with confidence

•Have great organisational skills •Have good communication skills •Have a good standard of written English •Have experience of working with clients in a care/supported living environment/day support setting •Be able to work above and beyond to deliver excellence in care and customer service. •Be conversant with the Care Act, CQC regulations, Human Rights Act and other relevant legislation. •Take pride in doing quality work Interviews are being held ASAP so please appl

Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis and trial days will take place immediately - please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Vision Teaching is an established London based teacher recruitment agency. We value our relationships with schools and candidates and strive to satisfy each individual's requirements.

All applications are important to us; however, if you do not hear from Vision Teaching within 72 hours, unfortunately, your application has not been successful.

Vision Teaching is committed to safeguarding and the welfare of children, candidates will be subject to a string of suitability and competency checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure issued within the last year and two satisfactory references.

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