Care and Support Manager

Employer Corbenic Camphill Community
Job Type ALL SUPPORT JOBS
Location Perthshire and Fife
Specific Location Dunkeld, Perthshire
Salary £40,000 per annum
Closing Date Midday, Friday 2nd July

Description

Corbenic Camphill Community is home for people with social, emotional, intellectual and learning disabilities. In the beautiful surroundings of rural Perthshire, Corbenic provides residential and day-care services. While an independent charity, Corbenic is also part of the International Camphill Movement for social renewal through community living.

The environment at Corbenic is special and you can feel that when you arrive. It is a genuine and intentional community where staff are enabled to deliver their roles and residents live in peace and harmony. Corbenic is designed to meet the social, physical, emotional and economic needs of residents - supporting them to live independently while providing access to a wide range of care and support within a community environment. Corbenic provides a variety of workshops including a farm, bakery, gardens, estates, woodwork and crafts that all help provide a sense of purpose, responsibility and dignity.

Fundamental to the future success of Corbenic is the relationships between the staff and residents. Staff are encouraged to bond with residents, families, social workers and other key stakeholders, and become visible and well known within the community.

The Care and Support Manager will work in partnership with colleagues across the senior leadership team to manage a vibrant community that reflects the Camphill culture and ethos. They will be responsible for the operational overview and management for the provision of care and support within the residential and day services and ensuring consistent regulatory compliance.

Corbenic requires the Care and Support Manager to have a successful track record of operating at a senior level and a minimum of 5 years in management and experience providing formal supervision. To apply for this role, you must have the SVQ Care Sector Leadership and Management Award (Level 10). Anyone applying must be able to evidence a willingness to be directly involved in service provision as this role will involve operational management and service delivery. Alongside this, developed knowledge and understanding of social care and associated legislation with direct experience of the Care Inspectorate is required. The Care and Support Manager must have specific experience working in residential care as well as experience across a range of other care settings and bring a calm, composed and supportive management style with authentic authority. To be effective in this role, you must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written across different media) across stakeholder groups, highly organised with the ability to prioritise a demanding workload effectively and adaptive in approach and sensitive, empathetic, supportive and decisive.

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Please email us at [email protected] or call us on 01786 542 224 to request an information pack, full job description and person specification.

You are advised to get in touch well in advance of the closing date to give us time to consider your application and pre-interview the strongest applicants.

Closing Date: Midday, Friday 2nd July

Interview Date: Friday 9th July

This search is being conducted exclusively for Corbenic Camphill Community by BTA (Bruce Tait Associates). Our leadership team have all worked in the voluntary sector and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.

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