17 Mar 2021

Full-Time Service Manager

Job Ref: BH11859


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Job Description

We are looking for a Service Manager with extensive experience at management level within the Health and Social Care sector, who is able to demonstrate a track record in motivating and managing staff, together with a clear understanding of leadership responsibilities in social care. You will oversee the brand-new opening of a 17-bed Supported Living service which supports individuals with Learning Disabilities & Mental Health.

Key Responsibilities of a Service Manager:

  • To take on the role of Registered Manager directing the day-to-day running of the service to ensure the provision of high quality, safe care and support in accordance with CQC standards.
  • To lead by example in the management of employees, including ensuring regular supervision for all staff, and handling disciplinary issues when they arise.
  • To take overall responsibility for health and safety, including all risk assessments according to our policies and CQC requirements.
  • To manage the budget for the service – this position will be key in understanding and managing the budget including management of voids and staffing.
  • To create and update support plans for all service users, ensuring these are shared and adhered to in order to promote good health, independence and skills.

Service Manager Requirements:

  • You will have excellent communication & interpersonal skills, and an ethos of ensuring that the people we supported are treated with respect and dignity.
  • Good IT skills are essential.
  • Level 5 Qualification in Leadership & Management is desirable.
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate knowledge of the current CQC care standards in order to help ensure our service is Safe, Caring, Effective, Responsive and Well-led.
  • Applicants must be caring, patient and approachable, able to work with sensitivity as well as urgency where necessary.


  • 6 holiday weeks per annum.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Internal training & progression opportunities.

If you are interested in the above position please apply, or for more information contact Ben Hole at Domus Recruitment on 01628 630104.

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Job Types: Full-Time and Permanent. Salary: £25,000-£27,499, £27,500-£29,999, and £30,000-£34,999.

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