Day Support Manager
Day Support Manager
Create a world without dementia
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.
Position: Day Support Manager
Location: Bexhill and Eastbourne
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 27 per week
Salary: £16,771.00 per annum (actual)
Closing date: 29 September 2017
Interview date: Week beginning Monday 9th October
About the role:
See Haven Club provides friendly day care and support to people in East Sussex diagnosed with dementia under the age of 65. We are located in Eastbourne on Mondays and Thursdays and in Bexhill on Tuesdays. This service gives users an opportunity to meet and mix with others, stimulation through social contact and meaningful activities along with an opportunity to pursue personal hobbies and social activities.
This is a role of considerable variety, influence and creativity. Working in the role of Day Support Manager you will be responsible for the overall management of this service using your expertise to ensure that our staff give people living with dementia excellent support, opportunities to enjoy activities and encourage independence. In addition to recruiting, developing and leading a dedicated team, you will conduct needs-led assessments and design tailored support plans. You will also ensure that we meet all quality standards and regulatory requirements. Other key tasks will include managing budgets, maintaining accurate records and developing positive relationships with relevant statutory and voluntary organisations. You must be able to travel independently within the area.
You should be qualified to NVQ level 3 in health and social care or equivalent, and this must be supported by experience of person centered approaches in a dementia environment and a thorough understanding of the particular needs of people living with dementia and their carers. Proven ability to manage and develop teams is, of course, essential – and you will certainly have a solid grasp of relevant care standards and governing regulations. Excellent communication, budgeting, IT and time management skills are also vital.
If you are someone with a good sense of humour, can make things happen, know how to get the best out of people and has the experience to create and lead meaningful activities, then we want to hear from you.
Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities.
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Social Care, Dementia, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Worker, Community Care, Not For Profit, Healthcare Assistant, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant etc.
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