Service Manager

Location: Plough Corner Day Service - Learning Disabilities

Closing Date: 30 November 2021

Salary: £23,460.00 - £32,252.40

Specific Hours: 37 hours per week

Service Manager

Salary:            £23,929 - £32,897 per annum
Location:        Plough Corner Day Centre, Clacton
Contract:        Permanent
Hours:            Full time, 37 hours a week

Are you looking for a new challenge and thrive in a fast-paced environment?

ECL’s Day Opportunities Learning Disability service are looking for an experienced manager to oversee our Clacton centre on a permanent basis.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to progress their career within the care sector. As Service Manager for these centres, you will be key in motivating and empowering your workforce to deliver the emerging strategies in work, wellbeing, and community services.

An expectation of the role is that you will have the knowledge and capability to work across all service areas, whilst being responsible and accountable for specific services. You should be flexible and adaptable to carry out the role in a number of settings as appropriate, including customer’s homes, the local community and across ECL services.

Requirements include:

  • Full driving licence and own vehicle for business travel
  • Educated to QCF Diploma or NVQ Level 5 in relevant area or willingness to work towards this
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Demonstrable skills in supervising and monitoring employee performance
  • Ability to organise and set priorities, meeting multiple deadlines and evaluate assignments across service areas
  • Capable of providing training, induction, and guidance
  • Commercial and financial awareness to proactively manage the performance of the service
  • Ability to cope under pressure, displaying calm and patience
  • Supportive of change, always showing flexibility and reliability
  • Ability to empathise and be understanding

Travel required around the community and to different centres on a regular basis.

To view the full job description for this role, please click here.

What we can offer you:

  • Up to 24 days annual leave per annum, plus bank holidays, rising with service
  • Full paid induction and shadow training
  • Ongoing training and career development including formal qualifications
  • Free enhanced DBS
  • Paid travel or mileage when working in the community
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Healthcare support scheme
  • Annual salary reviews and performance bonus

Take the next step in your career and become part of the ECL team.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitable candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We have a written policy on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders, which is available to view here.

We are proud to be part of the Disability Confident scheme which helps to employ, support and promote disabled people in the workplace.


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