Service Manager - Learning Disability Service
Ref: CYG11066

  • Location
  • Ellen Mhor Residential Services, 2-4 Ellen Street, Dundee, DD1 2QH
  • Salary
  • £40k+ Depending on experience
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2020
  • We are looking for a passionate, focused and experienced Service Manager to join us at our Learning Disability Service in Dundee

    Ellen Mhor is a specialist residential service supporting up to 12 adults living with a learning disability and complex needs, and who may have an autistic spectrum condition. The team also supports individuals who have complex behaviours and associated mental or physical health need.

    At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on clients and their families. It's a challenging role with excellent career prospects, and you'll reap the rewards of empowering others with your focus on high quality of care. Your focus on enabling patient recovery in a compassionate setting will help us achieve our goals – and yours.

    The Opportunity...

    Reporting to the Deputy Operations Director, our Service Managers are responsible for providing strong and effective leadership to the onsite team and be responsible for the overall day to day running and strategic direction of the service.
    To be compliant with Care Inspectorate requirements and to ensure all clinical, budgetary, regulatory and service development targets are met. You will also implement risk assessment, risk management and embed clinical governance within the service.

    To be responsible for the provision of a high-quality service, both in respect of client care and employee engagement.
    Ensure effective bed management and coordination of referrals and assessments of patients in conjunction with the Clinical / Deputy Manager.

    In this role, you will also lead on appropriate investigations (as required), participate in audit requirements and ensure all group policies and procedures are adhered to. Reviewing and developing potential opportunities for improved quality and commercial growth is also a key requirement.

    You will have…

    • Managerial experience of leading a team within a Learning Disabilities and complex needs setting.
    • A Nurse Qualification with valid pin – RNLD (Registered Learning Disability Nurse) / RMN (Registered Mental Health Nurse)
    • The ability to work as part of a team; lead by example, manage performance effectively and use own initiative.
    • Experience of working to Care Inspectorate relevant legislation and professional regulations
    • Experience undertaking investigations and/or the ability to manage complaints appropriately and in a confidential manner
    • Qualifications in Leadership & Management / Health & Social Care


    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • A competitive salary
    • 33 days annual leave
    • 50% of NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
    • Opportunities to progress and develop
    • Pension scheme
    • Paid PVG
    • Free parking
    • Free meals
    • Employee discount savings
    • Cycle to work scheme

    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced PVG check.

    What next?

    Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist services for over 30 years.

    If you care about making a difference – every day – we want to talk to you!


    Click the link to apply.


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