Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Service Manager

Permanent Position x2
Hours per week: 40
Salary: £30K to 32K depending on experience
Accountable to: Deputy CEO/Director of Operations
Key partnership: Senior Behavioural Practitioners
Line Management responsibility: Support Teams

Purpose

These new role’s have been created to build on the successful work Frontier has achieved in developing cost effective supported living provision for people with the highest needs, including people leaving NHS assessment and treatment units. These posts are being introduced to set up and run new services for people with learning disabilities whom present with challenging support needs, most often with people who have just been discharged from a secure service setting (ATU).

The post’s will ensure services are delivered in a way that puts people we support at the centre of their support, promoting rights, choice, dignity, diversity, and value for money. The Locality Managers will be expected to meet organisational and statutory requirements, including delivery of our compliance with Care Quality Commission (CQC) outcomes, with reference to guidelines and Frontier Support’ Standards, Policies and Procedures.

The Locality Managers will provide effective and clear leadership all employees to ensure standards of performance are maintained to the highest level.
To know the people, we support and staff team’s
To maintain appropriate records
To ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
To ensure compliance with duty of care
To ensure the proper application of Frontier supports personnel policies
To ensure 6 monthly reviews take place
To maintain good working relations with anyone with a stake in the service
To improve practice by being an active and visible leader

Information

Be accountable for ensuring each person we support has a person-centred support plan and that each individual and or their representative/s have been involved in developing their plan
Ensure care plans and health action plans are regularly reviewed and that plans are implemented
Complete risk management plans compliant with statutory requirements and Frontier Supports Policies and Procedures
Ensure that records of all service level financial transactions are maintained in line with statutory requirements and Frontier Supports policies
Ensure that all information is recorded and stored in compliance with Data Protection requirements
Ensure the rights of people we support are promoted and respected at all times in compliance with the Human Rights Act, Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty guidelines and Frontier Supports Policies and Procedures
To build and maintain appropriate relations with local authority employees and family members
Ensure complaints are dealt with in line with Frontier Supports policy
Ensure all incidents are reported to line manager (or covering manager) with-in 24 hours

Personalised care & support

Take responsibility for involvement by internal and external specialists and health professionals where appropriate, and implement any recommendations 

Plan and attend multi-disciplinary meetings when necessary, and ensure plans are implemented and reviewed
Ensure the health and well-being of people we support by in line with CQC expectations and Frontier Supports policies
Maintain and ensure adherence to policies relating to ordering, receipt, recording, storage, handling and administration of medication
Ensure risk assessments are in place and that people we support have the opportunity to take control of medication where appropriate
Take responsibility for all Health and Safety requirements in line with Frontier Supports policies and procedures
Measure outcomes and goals are achieved and live for the people we support by collating evidence
Report back to Director of Operations on a six-monthly basis on stakeholder feedback and actions going forwa

Safeguarding

Be accountable for the safeguarding of people we support in line with Frontier Supports safeguarding policy, statutory requirements and local authority protocols
Ensure that staff members are adequately trained and know how to report and respond to any concerns that could be defined as a potential safeguarding referral
Ensure that safeguarding incidents and medication errors are appropriately reported in accordance with national and local guidelines
Ensure all services are following the legal frameworks of MCA, Dol’s and best interests
Take responsibility for monitoring and reporting accidents and incidents in line with Frontier Supports policies and procedures
Ensure the environment is safe, well maintained, equipment is fit for purpose and appropriate for the needs of people we support

Staffing

Recruit and retain appropriate staff in line with Frontier Supports policies ensuring compliance with equal opportunities and CQC Standards 
Be accountable for ensuring that each service is appropriately staffed
Ensure all staff members receive an appropriate induction and meet statutory and mandatory training & qualification requirements
Ensure staff members are supervised and performance managed and that annual appraisals are completed
Ensure records are kept in line with Frontier Supports policies and Data Protection requirements

Quality

Be accountable for the monthly monitoring, assessment and reporting of the quality of the services provided
Be accountable for responding to audit recommendations CQC or local authority colleagues
Ensure services are delivered within budget and comply with the contract
Build good relationships with key local authority contacts
Attend provider forums and keep up to date and knowledgeable on local strategies and development opportunities
Monitor properties in partnership with our housing provider Zetetick
To report all maintenance issues to the appropriate housing associations ensuring logs are kept of progress
To ensure all health and safety issues are reported

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Job Opportunities

Support Workers

Permanent positions
Hourly rate £8.00 per hour
Southwark

Job Reference: South0001 (Southwark)

We are looking for a man to join a small team supporting two young men living in Southwark, London. The two men have lived successfully together for a number of years and have started to build links within their local community. Most importantly you'll be supporting them to continue living safely in the community. We're looking for an active team member in supporting the young men who have autism and whose interests include animals, volunteering at Battersea Cats and Dogs home, rapping including spending time in the studio recording tracks, wrestling - therefore you must be prepared to support them to shows all over the country and lastly maintaining and building relationships with their friends and families.

The ideal person will have a can-do attitude balanced with a mature outlook and have experience of supporting people with autism. They would like someone who is fun and exciting but relaxed and easy going, as they enjoy a good time, but understands the importance in staying calm. You should have problem solving skills and be proactive in planning activities. The team should be assertive so both young men know where they stand but also encourage each young man to try and explore new things. Routine is extremely important; however, some flexibility may be required as they are 2 individuals with different interests.

The post involves commitment to sleep-in night support therefore flexibility is essential.

Due to the nature of the role and the Service User only male staff need apply.

Essential experience and skills required:

  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate across a range of styles to suit the person
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to complete relevant documentation suitable for a care setting
  • Ability to manage own time effectively and limited supervision
  • Previous experience working in the field of learning disabilities
  • Knowledge of supported living, Person Centred Plans, ‘Valuing People (2000)’ and challenging behaviour is desirable
  • To have or be working towards NVQ level 2 would be advantageous
  • To work in a way that places the person first, and has the greatest regard for their choices, abilities and wishes
  • Current driving licence

If you have the right skills we would like to hear from you.

Please apply with your CV and in the Covering Message Box outline the following:

  • Availability/Notice Period
  • Job Reference:  South0001 (Southwark)

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Job Opportunities

Support Workers

Permanent positions
Hourly rate £9.40 per hour
Streatham

 Job Reference 0001 (Streatham)

We’re looking to expand a team who provide support to a young man living in his own Flat in the Streatham area ofSouth London.

He is looking for people who have similar interests to him.  Some of his interests include walking, watching DVD’s,dinosaurs, keeping in contact with his family and most importantly playing computer games.  You will be part of team dedicated who solely support this man.

You will need a sound understanding of risk management to maintain appropriate structures and boundaries, as well as a non-judgemental attitude. You will need to have a sound working knowledge of Autism, behaviours that challenge the service, and the ability to support someone who has communication difficulties and be creative in finding practical solutions to everyday issues.

You will also need to be passionate about supporting adults to increase their independent living skills; with strong ambition for the people we support to take an active part in their community.

The post involves commitment to sleep-in support therefore flexibility is essential

£9.40 an hour Due to the nature of the role and the Service User only male staff need apply.

Essential experience and skills required:

  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate across a range of styles to suit the person
  • Ability to manage own time effectively and limited supervision
  • Previous experience working in the field of learning disabilities
  • Knowledge of supported living, Person Centred Plans, ‘Valuing People (2000)’ and challenging behaviour is desirable
  • To have or be working towards NVQ level 2 would be advantageous
  • To work in a way that places the person first, and has the greatest regard for their choices, abilities and wishes
  • Current driving licence

If you have the right skills we would like to hear from you.

Please apply with your CV and in the Covering Message Box outline the following:

  • Availability/Notice Period
  • Job Reference 0001 (Streatham)

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Job Opportunities

Support Workers

Permanent positions
Hourly rate £8.50 per hour
Streatham

 Job Reference: South0001 (Streatham)

We’re looking to expand a team who provide support to a man living in his own Flat in the Streatham area of South London.

He is looking for people who have similar interests to him.  Some of his interests include Reggae Music, going to the pub, day trips and holidays – therefore you will have to have a willingness to travel.  You will be part of a team dedicated to solely supporting this man.

You will need a sound understanding of risk management to maintain appropriate structures and boundaries, as well as a non-judgemental attitude. You will need to have a sound working knowledge of autism, behaviours that challenge the service, and the ability to support someone who has communication difficulties and be creative in finding practical solutions to everyday issues. You should have problem solving skills and be proactive in planning activities. The team should be assertive so he knows where he stands but also encourage him to try and explore new things.

 You will also need to be passionate about supporting adults to increase their independent living skills; with strong ambition for the people we support to take an active part in their community.

 The post involves commitment to sleep-in support therefore flexibility is essential.  

Due to the nature of the role and the Service User only male staff need apply.

Essential experience and skills required:

  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate across a range of styles to suit the person
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to complete relevant documentation suitable for a care setting
  • Ability to manage own time effectively and limited supervision
  • Previous experience working in the field of learning disabilities 
  • Knowledge of supported living, Person Centred Plans, ‘Valuing People (2000)’ and challenging behaviour is desirable
  • To have or be working towards NVQ level 2 would be advantageous
  • To work in a way that places the person first, and has the greatest regard for their choices, abilities and wishes
  • Current driving licence 

If you have the right skills we would like to hear from you.

Please apply with your CV and in the Covering Message Box outline the following:

  • Availability/Notice Period
  •  Job Reference: South0001 (Streatham)

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Job Opportunities

Support Workers

Permanent positions
Hourly rate £8.00 per hour
Croydon

Job Reference: Selsd0001 (Croydon)

We’re looking to expand a team who provide support to 3 men living in their own house in the Croydon area of South London. 

They are looking for people who have similar interests to them.  Some of their interests include going to the gym, going to the pub and watching football.  You will be part of a team dedicated who solely support these 3 men.

You will need a sound understanding of risk management to maintain appropriate structures and boundaries, as well as a non-judgemental attitude. You will need to have a sound working knowledge of Autism, and the ability to support someone who has communication difficulties and be creative in finding practical solutions to everyday issues.

You will also need to be passionate about supporting adults to increase their independent living skills; with strong ambition for the people we support to take an active part in their community.

Due to the nature of the role and the Service User only male staff need apply.

The post involves commitment to sleeping night support therefore flexibility is essential.

Essential experience and skills required:

  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate across a range of styles to suit the person
  • Ability to manage own time effectively and limited supervision
  • Previous experience working in the field of learning disabilities
  • Knowledge of supported living, Person Centred Plans, ‘Valuing People (2000)’ and challenging behaviour is desirable
  • To have or be working towards NVQ level 2 would be advantageous
  • To work in a way that places the person first, and has the greatest regard for their choices, abilities and wishes
  • Current driving licence

If you have the right skills we would like to hear from you.

Please apply with your CV and in the Covering Message Box outline the following:

  • Availability/Notice Period
  • Job Reference: Selsd0001 (Croydon)

 

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Job Opportunities

Support Workers

Permanent positions
Hourly rate £8.00 per hour
Streatham

Job Reference: hawkh0001 (Streatham)

We’re looking to expand a team who provide support to a man living in his own house in the Streatham area of South London.

He is looking for people who have similar interests to him.  Some of his interests include; surfing the web in internet cafes, long walks and taking the bus all over London, keeping in contact with his family and most importantly, football! Especially Arsenal. You will be part of a team dedicated who solely support this man.

You will need a sound understanding of risk management to maintain appropriate structures and boundaries, as well as a non-judgemental attitude. You will need to have a sound working knowledge of Autism, and the ability to support someone who has communication difficulties and be creative in finding practical solutions to everyday issues.

You will also need to be passionate about supporting adults to increase their independent living skills; with strong ambition for the people we support to take an active part in their community.

The post involves commitment to waking night support therefore flexibility is essential.

Due to the nature of the role and the Service User only male staff need apply.

Essential experience and skills required:

  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate across a range of styles to suit the person
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to complete relevant documentation suitable for a care setting
  • Ability to manage own time effectively and limited supervision
  • Previous experience working in the field of learning disabilities 
  • Knowledge of supported living, Person Centred Plans, ‘Valuing People (2000)’ and challenging behaviour is desirable
  • To have or be working towards NVQ level 2 would be advantageous
  • To work in a way that places the person first, and has the greatest regard for their choices, abilities and wishes
  • Current driving licence

If you have the right skills we would like to hear from you. 

Please apply with your CV and in the Covering Message Box outline the following:

  • Availability/Notice Period
  • Job Reference: hawkh0001 (Streatham)

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