Day Centre Manager


Job Description

Leading national voluntary are looking to hire an experienced and qualified Day Service Leader.
The purpose of this position is to provide efficient and effective management and co-ordination of day (some 7 day a week services including respite and short break options) and evening services within the designated area(s) of responsibility in accordance with the organisations policies, procedures and guidelines.
The Day Services Manager will ensure the day to day management of Services in their area(s) reflects the ethos and vision of the organisation  and will foster and promote this vision in their relationships with Individuals supported by the Service, their families, staff members, and the wider community.
The Day Services Manager will have responsibility for 50 individuals (approx.) who are supported by the organisation.
A relevant third level qualification to a minimum  of
Degree Level is essential.
Applications will also be considered from candidates holding other qualifications e.g. Nursing (RNID), Teaching, Youth and Community Studies, Psychology, Social Work with a degree level qualification.
A minimum, five years relevant experience, preferably in the area of intellectual disability sector or in a similar role with at least 3 years management experience.
A proven track record of managing day services which meets the diverse needs of individuals with a disability or Autism.
Experience of complying with the National Standards for New Directions and other relevant quality, regulatory and legislative requirements.
Experience of undertaking the PIC and/or PPIM role would be an advantage.

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