Residential Service Manager
  • Hours 37.5
  • Salary £38,000 - £42,000 per annum (FTE) (depending on experience)
  • Closing date Sunday, 31 March 2019
  • Location
  • Contact
    Name: Janet Schmitt
    Telephone: 01737 356222
    Contact address:
    QEF Independent Living Services
    Oaklawn Road
    KT22 0BT

QEF is a Surrey based charity committed to providing life-transforming services that enable people with disabilities to increase their independence and achieve their goals in life. QEF is structured into 3 main services - Indepedent Living Services, Mobility Services and NeuroRehabilitation Services. These are augmented by QEF Retail Trading and a family of smaller charities.

Job Purpose

  • To lead and manage the delivery of a person-centred care and support in the residential care service  at our Independent Living Services, for adults with complex disabilities.
  • To assist in the delivery of an exciting organisational change programme including the trasition of the  service to a new environment.

About the role

  • Ensure the service continues to meet all legislative and organisational standards through operational  knowledge and effective quality management.
  • Lead, direct, supervise and support staff working within the service to ensure high levels of engagement.
  • Manager and monitor the operational budget.
  • Provide on call cover as required.
  • Solve problems that may be complex in nature including adult protection and staffing issues.

About you

  • You will hold a Level 5 diploma in Health & Social Care or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience of working with people with physical and/or learning disabilities.
  • Detailed knowledge of legislation, regulations and good practice related to residential care
  • Evidence of strong leadership/management skills with the ability to lead, engage and motivate a team    or a management qualification
  • Full UK driving licence

Further information

  • Click here to download a copy of the full job description and person specification
  • If you would like an informal chat about this opportunity before applying please contact Janet Schmitt, Director of Care and Therapy, 01737 356 222

Benefits include

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Pension and Life Assurance
  • Westfield Healthcare cash back scheme and shopping discounts
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free on-site parking

How to apply

  • Please submit a QEF application form or your CV and covering letter to Janet Schmitt, Director of Care and Therapy, E. | QEF Independent Living Services, Dorincourt,  Oaklawn Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0BT
  • Further details can be found on the 'How to Apply' page

Closing date

Please note that vacancies may close earlier than the stated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received. If you wish to apply for a position, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible