Regional Manager – Kent


    Achieve together are seeking a Regional Manager to join our operations team covering the Kent Region.

    As a Regional Manager for Achieve together you are responsible for establishing and maintaining a culture of excellence across all operational services in your area ensuring that they are managed to a consistently high standard and that the people we support are safe and enabled to fulfil their potential and lead full lives.

    You will ensure that people processes are performed to a high standard across your region in line with the vision, values and purpose of our organisation. This will include effective support and supervision arrangements for staff, ensuring that the services  comply with the requirements of CQC, CSSIW and Ofsted.

    Role Responsibilities:

    • To take overall operational responsibility for a region including the management of a number services which could include residential, supported living, day services and outreach. To provide leadership, line management and all associated support for service managers.
    • Take full financial accountability for budgetary control in all services within the region and investigate and report on any profit and loss variances.
    • Develop the existing business within the region to ensure corporate goals and values are delivered and understood, to support the overall growth of the Company

    *** For a comprehensive list of responsibilities, please review the attached job description***

    About you….

    • Minimum of 3 years as an operational manager in social care
    • Experience of managing people, services and budgets
    • Proven ability to develop individuals and teams
    • Ability to use information, data and systems to monitor progress and identify key trends and themes
    • Experience of working within organisational polices and a regulated industry sector
    • Proven experience in improving service quality and delivering high quality services
    • Experience of governance systems and structures including audits and medication management
    • Proven ability to develop and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally
    • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills
    • NVQ4 (minimum) in social care or equivalent
    • Experience of managing people through a formal performance management framework
    • Experienced in investigating complaints and service quality issues

    About The Company

    We are a leading provider of care and support for adults with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, including autistic spectrum conditions, mental health needs, challenging behaviour, profound and multiple learning disabilities and epilepsy.

    The people we support live in homely, family-like residences, and are encouraged to participate fully in the local community.

    We is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the people we support, adults and children, and expect all staff to share this commitment.

    Why work for Achieve together?

    We’re committed to the growth of people across our business because working with us is not just about having a job, but the opportunity to grow and flourish within our organisation for years to come. If you’d like to see where your career in care can take you, we can offer the chance to undertake qualifications to support your professional development (paid for by us), career pathways internally to help you realise your potential, and ongoing learning provided internally through a dedicated learning team.

    As well as a competitive salary, you will also receive….

    • Car/Car allowance
    • Pensions – we contribute to your retirement fund
    • Enhanced company sick pay and enhanced annual leave with service
    • Full ongoing learning and development opportunities by our in-house team and external specialists
    • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for help with financial, physical and mental wellbeing
    • Discounts platform for permanent staff, including gift cards, discount codes and other benefits
    • Lots of opportunities to attend company-wide activities and days with the people we support

    If you want to work for a values driven organisation and really make a difference, then apply today…..