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Respite Registered Manager

An exciting opportunity to join our clients centre as a Respite Registered Manager as they continue to grow as a Social Care provider in London.

Salary: £38,781.95 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours
Job Type: Permanent
Service: Learning Disabilities and Autism
Location: Wandsworth
Shift Pattern: A combination of Monday-Friday 9-5 and some flexibility about weekends / evenings / early starts to monitor the service and provide leadership and support to staff


  • A stimulating work environment full of opportunities to learn and develop
  • 25 days annual leave, pension scheme and 24-hour Employee Assistance
  • Paid Enhanced DBS
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Travel season ticket loan & Cycle to work Scheme (eligible after 1 years' service)
  • Perkbox

About the role
The role of a Respite Registered Manager is to enable the Wandsworth respite team to deliver a state-of-art person centred short break service to about 50 individuals in a 7-bed residential service. It is also overseeing an outreach service that provides support to about 30 individuals.

Duties will include:

  • Work in a consistent and positive way with managers and other team members to ensure people always receive a great service from the whole team. Ensure all organisation policies and specific agreed ways of working in the service are followed e.g., that specific support plans are being followed up, that medication processes are being adhered to, that money is managed effectively, that health and safety practices are carried out.
  • Actively lead the team's development by coaching and training colleagues in person centred support practices, appraisals, and supervision, giving and acting on received feedback; management of risks of the individual(s) they support through understanding what is important to the individual(s), involving their families, wherever possible, and ensuring decisions are accurately recorded.
  • To have a full understanding of the MCA, how to assess capacity, the best interest decision making process, who to involve, how to involve and who needs to be informed and updated.
  • To have a full understanding of CQC, their KLOE, their requirements and how to report any abuse and/or other related actions.
  • Leading and role modelling COVID 19 risk management best practice including taking part to a regular testing regime.

About you
To be a registered respite manager you will require the following essential criteria:

  • A proven track record as a CQC registered manager within LD and autism adult services
  • An experience of inspiring and motivating staff to provide personalised support and safeguard vulnerable individuals from abuse
  • Able to provide leadership and support the team through change, driving performance and improving compliance and the quality of support
  • Able to assess new referrals under time pressure and produce person centred risk management plans

 About the Organisation
The Group are proud of their history of supporting people with complex mental health needs and learning disabilities. They support more than 1800 people across London through a diverse range of support services and believe in providing the right level of support, to enable individuals to flourish, contribute and live a good life.  

As a Gold Level Investor in People, we have high employee engagement and a strong commitment to people development from both their Board and Leadership Team. As a result, we can support people with mental health needs and learning disabilities to live the life they want to lead; happy, healthy, respected as equals and valued for their contribution within communities.

They aim to be the best social care employer in London and are proud of our reputation as a London employer - employing more than a 1500 staff and volunteers with a turnover of £48m.

Their Values

  • Working Together
  • Continuously Improving
  • Inspired by People
  • Dependable

Apply today, or call 020 3489 6070 to find out more.

All our posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure as well as a full employment history and employment references. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery, and we welcome CV's from all sections of the community.


Respite Registered Manager

1 - 2 years of experience

Published on 14 Jan 2022

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