Area Manager


Job Title: Area Manager

Location: Derbyshire

Hours: Full Time

Closing Date: 13-Sept-2019

Salary: Competitive, Excellent Company Benefits and Car Allowance

Job Outline:

The Area Manager will lead services effectively and ensure that we are responsive to those we support in a caring and safe environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the vision of the organisation is translated into everyday service delivery by supporting those within the service to capture the wider business strategy.
  • Lead those you manage through supervision, PDR, training and continuous development.
  • Promote and demonstrate a positive ‘can do’ culture within your own practice and behaviour encouraging these attributes within the team.
  • Hold those you manage accountable by understanding the expectations of all roles within the service, ensuring the support and resources are provided.
  • Undertake the responsibility of Registered Manager as appropriate, leading the team through the compliance process as laid out in the CQC regulations.
  • Identify the needs of the individual referred to services and propose a package of support.
  • Design and implement all aspects of the commissioned package identifying; property and staffing requirements in relation to the identified needs.
  • Deliver responsive, effective safe care and support in a person-centred manner.
  • Ensure the service and those within it adhere to organisational, legislative and contractual obligations.
  • Establish good relationships with families, commissioners, advocates and other professionals involved in the care of the individual.
  • Confirm the delivery of contracted hours and establish payment arrangements are in place.
  • Identify bespoke learning and development requirements for effectively supporting individuals where appropriate whilst ensuring all mandatory training is current.
  • Continually review and evaluate the service to identify the potential for improvements.
  • Ensure outcomes for those within our services are met and reviewed in recognition of personal growth and development.
  • Assess and manage the risks associated with developing services whilst promoting growth.
  • Balance the individual’s rights and choices with delivering duty of care.
  • Deliver the outcomes identified in the Quality Governance Strategy and Value Creation Plan as appropriate.
  • Respond to the local need, filling voids within the service in a timely manner whilst supporting individual preferences, wishes and desires.
  • Support colleagues in monitoring and managing KPI data
  • Enhance the quality of our services by developing and sustaining sound relationships with key stakeholders such as those who use our services, their families, ASCH, CCGs and other agencies.
  • Identify opportunities where working in collaboration with others within and across networks can bring added value and growth.
  • Gain a robust understanding of the organisation and the market along with current trends, drivers and limitations.
  • Develop a personal development plan and maintain a continuing professional development journal.

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