Job Title: Head of Supported Living and Residential Services
Location: Hertford or Stevenage
Salary: circa £65k-£70k negotiable depending on experience
Hours: 37 hours
This new role will head up our supported living and residential services for adults where you will have the opportunity to lead a large operational service with an established and experienced management team. With responsibility for a £20m revenue budget and over 600 staff across the County we are looking for someone who will be a visible figurehead for the service. You should have excellent networking and leadership skills and be able to quickly forge alliances internally and externally.
You will lead a wide range of services including housing with support, residential care, respite services, shared lives and community provision. While you may not have Registered Manager experience you must be able to meet these requirements and demonstrate a detailed understanding of providing services in a regulated environment. A strong leader, you will not only provide the strategic steer to key projects, but also demonstrate a high level of workforce engagement and people management skills to deliver our ambitious plans for the future.
You may have gained your experience in the home care, supported living, housing, health or residential sectors but whatever your background this should include responsibility for operational services. You must be passionate about good care and championing personalised services, equality, and human rights.
We welcome candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds who are underrepresented at this level of the organisation.
This role will offer you an exciting opportunity to lead our services in a supportive and flexible working environment where you will have the chance to make your mark. Key benefits include a competitive salary, generous leave and access to the local government pension scheme.
For an informal discussion, please call Steve Lee-Foster on 07812 324787.
Closing Date: 23 August 2020
First Interview: w/c 31 August 2020
Second Interview: w/c 14 September 2020
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.