• Full Time
  • Faversham
  • 37,000 GBP / Year

Kent Autistic Trust

The Kent Autistic Trust is an outstanding care provider supporting autistic adults across Kent for over 30 years. We provide a range of services including residential care, supported living, day opportunities and family support.

We are looking for an experienced and professional Registered Home Manager to lead a Registered Adult Service in Faversham Kent.

Our Perrys Close site offers superb, purpose built modern residential accommodation currently for 5 autistic adults. Our tenants participate in a wide range of activities and enjoy walks along the coast, going out for dinner, baking, working on the services allotment, cycling and chatting about their own interests as well as listening to of all kinds of music.

The role requires a hands-on leader who has a genuine desire to ensure that we provide a safe and secure environment and who is committed to ensuring that our tenants can express their individuality through meaningful activities to maximise their unique development needs.

The service operates 24/7 with three shift teams comprising earlies, lates and night support staff. The normal working week for this role will be Monday-Friday 9-5 and the manager will also be required to participate in the On Call Rota. Some flexibility will be required around your normal hours to meet service needs which may include some occasional shift work where you will need to observe practices and ensure standards are being maintained across the service. The manager will work closely with the Regional Manager to achieve our quality vision.

We are looking for a strong and visible leader with a minimum of two years experience of coaching and developing a specialist care support team, with an emphasis on practice leadership.

In this role you will need to be someone who will act where they see a problem or opportunity. You will be expected to quickly adapt to challenging situations to ensure that we keep people safe and manage risk positively.

You will already be experienced in the application of regulatory requirements, such as The Care Act and Health and Social Care Act and be knowledgeable about relevant legal frameworks such as Safeguarding, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards applications, MCA (capacity and best interests). Ideally you will already hold a Level 5 Health and Social Care Qualification or equivalent.

To speak to the Regional Manager about this role please call us on 01634 477171 and well arrange a call back or just apply direct.

We do not accept applications made via agencies.

Benefits We Offer

We offer many benefits, which include some salary sacrifice arrangements, although some benefits are dependent on a minimum earnings threshold:

Paid DBS Check

33 days holiday

Company Sick Pay after 12 months service

Death in Service Benefits

Long Service and Contribution Recognition Awards

Pension (after 3 months)

Employee Assistance Programme, with counselling services

Significant Retail and Leisure Discount Scheme that could save staff an average of £1,000 pa

Discounted Gym Membership

Financial Well-being Scheme (loans and savings)

Refer a Friend Scheme via Care Friends app

About the Trust:
Supporting over 100 people in Medway and across Kent, The Kent Autistic Trust provides a wide range of services designed to meet diverse needs of the people we support with autism, learning disabilities and related difficulties. We provide residential homes, supported living accommodation, day resource services, respite, and outreach services. Ensuring the voice of those we support is actively listened to, working for us often means that no two days are the same, but the care and support we give is of consistently high quality, with CQC rating all our services good, and many outstanding.

Our Values and Commitment:
KAT is committed to providing high quality supports designed around individual abilities, needs and choices. KAT is committed to promoting independence and inclusion within communities. KAT believes everyone is able to make their own individual contribution. KAT seeks to work in partnership with all relevant parties but in particular with the individual themselves.

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We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found or experiencing a high volume of applications.

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