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The Mews is a supported living service that provides 24-hour care and support in West Belfast, housing individuals with learning disabilities, mental health needs and/or challenging behaviour.
The Mews consists of 12 single occupancy apartments located on the site.
The Cedar Foundation delivers a range of services that enable people with disabilities to get the most out of life and to be fully included in their communities. Our services are centred around the individual needs of each person and are delivered throughout Northern Ireland. We require confident, calm and compassionate people who can provide meaningful support in times of crisis and within a challenging environment. You will embrace the values of Cedar, be enthusiastic in your role and take part in personal development, you will also partake in mandatory training including MAPA®
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: The Mews Supported Living Service, 143a Glen Road, Belfast, BT11 8FU
Salary: Starting on £42,821 per annum
Applicants must have the appropriate combination of qualification, registration and experience to be a registered Manager of a Domiciliary Care Service as set out below:
A professional social work qualification and registered on the appropriate part of the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) register, without condition;
A first level registered nurse on the appropriate part of the Nursing and Midwifery Council register;
An allied health professional registered with the Health Professions Council.
A minimum of four years’ work experience in any health or social care setting with people who have significant needs and behaviours that challenge. At least two years’ of this experience must be in a relevant operational management capacity in a health and social care setting.
A Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Adults’ Management) Wales and Northern Ireland and be eligible for registration on appointment,
A minimum of five years’ practice experience in any health and social care setting with people who have significant complex needs and have behaviours which challenge.
Experience Of Managing A Group Living Facility For People Who Have Learning Disabilities And Significant Associated Needs and behaviours which challenge
Experience of managing staff teams.
Applicants must also be able to demonstrate knowledge of and expertise in:
People Management & Development
Resource & Budget Management
Legislative & Policy Context in which Living Options operate
The ability to lead and work as part of a team.
Good organisational skills
Good communication & interpersonal skills
Working Knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support
Proficiency in using standard office IT applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
Hold a full current driving licence valid for use in UK and Ireland and have access to a car on appointment*
*This criterion will be waived in the case of a suitable application who has a disability which prohibits them from driving but who is able to organise suitable alternative arrangements in order to meet the requirements of the post
THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER