Service Manager - Physical Disabilities

Axbridge, Somerset, England BS26 2AP
£43000 - £48000 per annum
Middle Management
Client Group:
Physical Disability

Job Description

Job Description

Outline of responsibilities:

  • To manage a flexible, person-centred, and high-quality service for adults with physical disabilities and other needs.
  • Support the development of the Living services in accordance with organizational improvement plans.
  • To manage and develop a team of staff, including participating in recruitment, facilitating supervisions and team meetings, making appropriate use of performance management procedures where necessary.
  • To ensure that all staff work in a positive, person-centred manner at all times.
  • To ensure that a respectful and empowering approach is taken to supporting service users' human rights and wellbeing.
  • To ensure that the service is compliant with contract and regulatory specifications alongside organisational monitoring and evaluation requirements.
  • To ensure the service is able to demonstrate accurate and planned performance aims.
  • To effectively manage the service budget as directed by the Director of Operations.
  • As required by the Director of Operations: to act as the service lead for safeguarding adults, service lead for health and safety and CQC Registered Manager for the service.

Essential Requirements

Job Specification:


  • Experience in care provision at a level that reflects the responsibilities of the post applied for
  • Experience of supporting people, and an excellent understanding of the needs of people with Physical Disability.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Computer literate
  • Understanding of CQC fundamental standards, and legislation and regulation concerned with care provision
  • Administrative experience
  • Experience of supervising staff

Requirements for this position

Desirable: Demonstrable experience of being a CQC Registered Manager QCF Level 5 in the Management of Health and Social Care Professional qualification Experience as a supervisor within a care/support providing organisation. Experience of supporting people with Physical Disabilities

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Emma Mansell

Emma joined Recruitment Panda in 2016, an enthusiastic professional with a real ability to multitask in an effective manner.

As a midwife, she mentored and trained Students, Maternity Support Workers and other HCP's and has a very good understanding of the benefits and constraints that affect both clinical and residential care.

She has two children, a flock of chickens, two horses and four cats. 

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