Our client who provides care to service users with intellectual disabilities is looking to recruit a Children's Service Manager to oversee and manage their residential/respite service and ensure the smooth running of the service and the efficient management of the staff.There are 15 children using the service with an accompanying staff of 20.
The successful candidate will have a degree in Social Care or equivalent and have at least 1 - 2 years leadership/management experience working in residential disabilities.
Strong staff management and a detailed knowledge of HIQA standards are vital.
An understanding of finance and budgets for the unit are important.
Project management and initiative will also be key.
This is initially a 12 month contract and will certainly have the potential of developing further.