We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Learning Disabilities Support Manager within our clients new location in Sturminster Newton, Dorset.
This brand new project will be home to people with learning disabilities and associated support needs, across 18 supported living flats on one site, in a stunning location.
From the start of this exciting journey your role will be to carry out initial assessments from referrals, plan and attend initial meetings to get to know people we will be supporting, and to reading their support plans and paperwork. You will be responsible for the recruitment of your own team, setting the bar with affinity trust values and embedding a strong culture of empowerment, independence and individualised support.
For some people this may be their first time move so you will quickly build strong, professional and trustworthy relationships with all people involved and work creatively and professionally to ensure that the needs of the individuals are met, in the lead up to moving into their new home, to when they actually move in. Ensuring the people we support are involved every step of the way and creating access to all choices where possible, enabling self-belief and control.
Previous experience in managing similar locations for people with learning disabilities is essential. This location may also have one short term/Move On flat, so experience in carrying out needs assessments and transition is also required.
You will be a driver with access to a car, as you will be required to travel for work purposes.