Brain Injury Support Manager

Brain Injury Support Manager based in London
 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual within the Brain Injury and Neurological Conditions Service. It is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to further their career with high level responsibilities and to play a fundamental role in the quality assurance of the Service. If you enjoy working in a diverse fast paced environment, with a supportive, dynamic team, motivated by challenges, enjoy learning new things and working with a multitude of internal and external stakeholders, this is the position for you.
 
The role of our Support Manager is positioned within a dynamic team providing high quality care and rehabilitation for young people and adults who have sustained a brain injury or a long term neurological condition. With a dedicated team of more than 200 support workers, managers, clinicians, and specialists placing client goal attainment and improved outcomes at the heart of its mission to ensure measurable, consistent, high-quality community care.
 
The successful candidate will be a positive team player who has extensive experience of working in the community, with proven skills in setting up and managing care packages and rehabilitation programmes. Other key tasks include:
 
  • Manage your case load of clients who have complex needs, ensuring a high quality, client-centred approach is delivered to all clients with an emphasis on quality of life
  • Work collaboratively with the Director, Support Managers, Support Supervisors and Care Coordinators to promote a cohesive team environment
  • Conduct thorough needs assessments, including risk assessments, of all Clients and prepare care and support plans and ensure they are regularly updated to reflect the Client’s needs
  • Participate in the recruitment of Support Workers
Skills and experience includes:
  • An understanding of the needs of clients who require complex care and how health and social care is structured
  • Knowledge of legislation relevant to the brain injury sector
  • An understanding of the challenges faced by Support Workers
  • Experience liaising with external stakeholders and other professionals
  • Experience of working positively in a diverse environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly and tactfully at different levels, both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent organisational skills and a thorough approach to work
  • Ability to work autonomously and productively as part of a team
Desirable Skills:
  • A relevant professional qualification
  • Strong presentation skills
  • A background in allied healthcare or nursing would be advantageous
What we offer:
  • A competitive salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Clinical supervision
  • Opportunities to attend and present at conferences
  • Regular company social events
  • Supportive multicultural team environment
  • Use of shared company car
To apply, please press the button and attach your cv or alternatively, please call Clare, our Recruitment Manager on 0207 644 9550.


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