Supported Accommodation Manager - Birmingham
Salary - £25,000 - £28,000 (Pro-Rata - Initially a 6-month fixed-term contract, will be extending the contract to a fully permanent role), and performance-based bonuses
Monday - Friday - Full-time 37.5 hours
I am working with a fantastic client who specialise in delivering homes, services, and innovation for some of the most disadvantaged, and vulnerable children and young people in Birmingham. The client aims to become a wider organisation and would love to expand the homes and services they currently have. You will be part of that process, and there are fantastic opportunities for you to grow and develop yourself and your career. The client has fantastic ambitions for the future, rewarding loyalty and commitment with regional management roles.
- Liaising with external agencies (stakeholders, local authorities, police, children's local services, NHS, and other organisations)
- Managing, and recruiting staff
- Training and developing your team
- Safeguarding and well-being of residents
- Assisting and supporting with complex cases
- Managing a 24-hour rota
- Statistical and in-depth recording of information
- To carry out any other duties as directed by Senior Management
- To work flexibly including some evening and weekend work according to the demands of work
- Cover out of hours shifts in emergencies
Overview of the role
You will lead and support the development of the service for young people between 16-21-year-old's. You will have the ability to provide quality accommodation and support to young people who need semi-independent living and support. You will lead and manage a small team and must orchestrate the 24-hour rota.
You will be based in Birmingham, and you will oversee the running and operations of a small service, home to 4 residents. You will be providing early and targeted support to aid the recovery and resilience of people with multiple vulnerabilities including mental health issues, substance misuse, complex needs, autism, or even those involved in gangs and crime. You would support in accessing appropriate services; empowering them to build successful relationships and rapports within their community; improving their health and well-being, and increasing levels of independence, with the long-term aim of enabling them to live independently.
Required Skills & Abilities
- At least a Level 3 in Health and Social Care and working towards (or willing to work towards) a Level 5 in Health and Social Care in Leadership and Management
- Proven management experience in children's residential services, youth services, young adults, and liaising with external agencies
- Proven experience with referrals and safeguarding
For your hard work and commitment, you will be paid a salary of £25,000 - £28,000 (pro-rata) depending on suitability. You will also be entitled to a very desirable performance-based bonus, and a very desirable employee package.
All applications must be accompanied with a current CV. If successful you will be required to have a current DBS on the update service, eligibility of right to work, and your start date will be subject to sufficient references.
If you want to help make a difference to service users and also your career, click apply now, or call Samuel on 01214808217 for more information.