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Operations Manager

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Eastbourne
  • Salary
  • £55,187 - £60,123 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 25/02/2024
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Management
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1100/39230
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1100/39230
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Eastbourne
  • Salary
  • £55,187 - £60,123 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 25/02/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Management

 

Are you an experienced Social Care Manager?  Do you have the drive and ambition to lead services for Adults with a Learning Disability?  If so, then you could be the Operations Manager we are looking for.

Our highly valued Learning Disability Services for adults include Respite, Community Support, Day Services, Supported Employment, Shared Lives and Supported Accommodation with all CQC registered services having ‘Good’ ratings.  As an Operations Manager you will take the lead responsibility for designated areas of service delivery to provide a high-quality provision for adults with a learning disability.

Working as part of a committed Management Team you will ensure that clients receive an excellent service, staff teams are supported and valued, registered services maintain CQC compliance and service standards remain high.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Believe that people with a learning disability have the right to the best possible life.
  • Are experienced leading social care provision.
  • Understand the importance of staff recruitment and retention.
  • Can manage multi-site provision across the county.
  • Understand social care legislation and compliance.

To apply for this role please follow the ‘Apply Now’ button above. When completing your application be sure to focus on how you would be able to deliver excellent services referring to the criteria in the person specification drawing on any relevant work/life experience, education or personal interests.

To arrange an informal discussion please contact Sue Atkins at sue.atkins@eastsussex.gov.uk or 01424 726102 / 07584 560111

Interviews will be held in person during the week commencing 4 March 2024.

This is a challenging and rewarding role, an opportunity to make a real and lasting difference to vulnerable adults in East Sussex. You will be supported in this through being part of a strong and dedicated Adult Social Care Department and our commitment to training and development.

#Ask me if this can be an apprenticeship

Vocational Training through Apprenticeships is now available to our staff, ranging from entry level to degree level qualifications. You can talk to the hiring manager and the apprenticeship team about what qualifications would be relevant to you and this job role, and if it is possible to support you in apprenticeship training.

We offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment. More information can be found on our benefits page.

Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits. 

If you require sponsorship to work in the UK please let the hiring manager know this in your application so we can check eligibility for sponsorship for the role.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.


Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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