Croydon hasn’t seen expansion like we are currently experiencing since the 1960s. We’re already well underway with some £5bn of investment that will be completed over the next few years. New offices, new retail, and new homes will provide well-paid jobs and high-quality accommodation for our rapidly growing population.
Croydon is a naturally ambitious council – so we’re looking for inspirational leaders who share our passion for supporting business growth and responding to local needs.
Strong partnerships are the foundation for the future. That’s why we’re constantly looking forward. We need to find creative new ways of working together with other agencies and the private sector to deal with the financial challenges ahead.
Because with growth comes increased demand – but also huge opportunity.
Chances like this only come along once in a generation, and our task, and maybe yours, is to shape a positive future for Croydon’s residents and businesses alike.
Our vision is for the people in Croydon to be independent and live longer, healthier and fulfilling lives be able to access high quality care, in the right place and at the right time.
One Croydon is an alliance of providers and commissioner organisations transforming the delivery of local health and care services for local people. A key feature is developing integrated health and care services designed to have a person centred approach to retain or regain independence and to reduce length of stay in hospital and escalating care needs including risk of admission to hospital. The LIFE Service brings together reablement services with therapists, nurses and social workers to provide a more streamlined and coordinated service.
We are seeking to recruit an experienced operational manager who is positive, innovative, and enthusiastic; who will enjoy working to ensure the effective delivery of a CQC registered service offering short term programmes of bespoke reablement interventions You will have a successful track record in managing and developing staff including supervision and effective management of resources including day to day budget management.
You must be able to work collaboratively with colleagues and others from a range of health, third sector, social care, and community networks. You should be able to support senior management in the development of the Service through the compilation and use of Service Data including key performance indicators and Care Quality standards
Compliance with the CQC standards of registration as the Registered Manager, as detailed in CQC Regulation 7 is essential as is having QCF Level 5 or its equivalent. Undertaking other training in an appropriate timescale to comply with CQC registration requirements is also necessary.
You should have an understanding of relevant legislation and have the skills to apply national and local strategies and frameworks.
Equalities and Safeguarding Statement
Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.
The Successful candidate will be subject to Enhanced DBS check.