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 adults who have sustained a brain injury or a long term neurological condition. With a dedicated team of support workers, managers 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 that include rehabilitation programmes.
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:
- Experience working with people who have sustained a brain injury or a long-term neurological condition in the community
- Proven experience of undertaking assessments and reviews and understanding of the needs of people who have sustained a brain injury or long term neurological condition who require complex care
- Experience working with MDT’s and families is a key component of this role as is sound decision making and the ability to prioritise and manage a varied case load
- A relevant professional qualification such as social work, occupational therapy, psychology, speech and language therapy or nursing etc. is desirable
This role would suit someone with knowledge and/or a background in community care. This might include working in a rehabilitation setting, social care or another related care field.
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 for more information, please call Clare, our Recruitment Manager on 0207 644 9550.