Operational Manager


Swindon Borough Council is looking to appoint an Operational Manager for an in house care provision in the Swindon area. You will have the responsibility of leading a in house service working with a diverse spectrum of Adults with a range of conditions some of which are, physical, mental health, dementia and learning disabilities. Supporting the in house Service Manager on ensuring that a high level of care is provided to a number of service users, or with totally different care and support needs.


The role of Operational Manager here in Swindon is a permanent position and is based on full time working hours to include flexibility for evening and weekend working. Obviously to apply for this role you will be registered with The CQC in line with the Health and Social Care Act and regulations. This role would best suit an applicant with previous managerial care provider experience in this sector whether that be community or residential care for Adults. The primary objective of this position is to ensure progressive outcomes that meet the needs of each and every service provider, ensuring that a person centered support plan is delivered to all.


Although not exhaustive, your key responsibilities as Operational Manager will include full budgetary and financial management of the service, ensuring a positive outcome for the local authority, the service providers and the multi-agency support services. The overall health and safety of service provision in line with CQC compliance is crucial to all parties and this role will include extensive communication with a number of professional bodies to include Adult commissioning, medical staff, legal and financial representatives, families and all staff. Other duties will include the management of contracts for service providers, payroll, auditing as necessary and if shortfalls are found taking steps to rectify the situation early.


Your career to date will naturally evidence work experience in The Health and Care sector, ideally within management or supervision supported by strong verbal and written communication skills. The ability to attend and conduct meetings with multi-disciplined teams is an advantage, coupled with strong presentation skills and advanced working knowledge of Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Teams for all reporting and communication.


In return you will be offered a highly attractive salary and employee benefits package, the ability to train and receive further formal qualifications with a prosperous and rewarding career. You will need to evidence satisfactory employment references, right to work in the UK and an enhanced DBS check.

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