Centre Manager (Learning disabilities)

Job details
Posting date: 17 September 2019
Salary: £28,000 per year
Additional salary information: Simply Health cash plan + pension + recruitment award + Long service award
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 17 October 2019
Location: Ellesmere, Shropshire
Company: Bethphage
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: OSP SEPT 19

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Typically Monday - Friday

£28K Per annum

Our Space Community Centre and Library provides community resources n Ellesmere alongside the provision of library services, customer services, day time opportunities for adults with learning disabilities and day care for older people.
Our vision for the Our Space Community Centre is a vibrant, exciting and dynamic community facility from which no one is excluded.
We are looking for an experienced manager to continue to expand what is on offer at our Space, creating a place that engages the community in all sorts of ways.
Bethphage is a charitable business that operates across Shropshire and the West Midlands providing support to people with disabilities and those whom experience mental health problems
Since becoming established in 1994, Bethphage has grown from strength to strength and continues to strive today. We operate as a commercial business and we are driven by our mission and live by our values with the people we support at the heart of what we do. We are extremely proud to have recently had our Investors in Gold award renewed for the second time.
As a positive behaviour Organisation (PBO) we are truly person centred. Being a PBO runs throughout the whole organisation, informing how we treat each other from the people we support to our colleagues, guiding the development of policies and processes. Our person centred approach also enables us to work strategically with commissioners to develop bespoke provisions which achieves the desired outcome for people.
We are actively seeking a community hub manager to ensure that the service we provide is in accordance with the requirements of legislation, the regulators and the funders and that relevant records are kept up to date to provide strong evidence of practice.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and growth of both services available at Our Space and the community ​use of the centre.
The successful candidate will be expected to deal with professionals, people we support and members of the public therefore should possess clear communication skills and the ability to adapt to different people. You will possess the ability to work under own initiative and lead by example
You will ensure that the area manager is aware of any matter which could affect the status of the service. You will be required to champion excellent support by actively coaching and role modelling respectful, positive management approaches and be instrumental in delivering Bethphage's vision and mission by ensuring the provision of high quality person centred services to people using Bethphage services.
Skills required

Experience of managing a team
Knowledge of working with people within a social care setting
Excellent communication skills
Ability to motivate, encourage and influence
Excellent organisation skills
Ability to lead and manage your team
Good working knowledge of Microsoft word and Excel
Basic financial skills
Essential requirements

Own Vehicle
Ability to drive mini bus
Permission to drive mini bus on driving licence.
Desirable requirements

Level three four or five in Health and Social care
Knowledge of Microsoft Publisher
Knowledge of web-based data base.

Competitive pay
Simply Heath cash Plan
Contributory Pension Scheme
Development opportunities
Recruitment award
Paid DBS
Comprehensive training
Paid time to attend training
For a full job description please email our HR department - or 07143 272880

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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