Alzheimer's Society Halifax, UK
Service Manager (Dementia Charity) Let's take on dementia together At Alzheimer's Society we are continuously developing the range and quality of our services - and that calls for professionals, like you, who can lead our teams and help us achieve the very highest standards of efficiency, innovation and service. Position: Services Manager Location: Halifax HX1 1BE (potential for occasional home working and essential travel to area the role covers) Contract type: Part time Permanent Hours: 28 per week Salary: £22,627 actual per annum Closing date: 28 March 2019 Interview date: TBC About the role: Working closely with the Area Manager, you will be responsible for recruiting, developing and supporting employees and volunteers within your service area. This will include promoting a culture of individual responsibility, effective teamwork, integrity and inclusion. You will manage budgets for all the services in your area, making sure those contractual agreements are adhered to, and that every service complies with the required legislative, quality and financial standards. This role has an ambassadorial dimension. You will help raise awareness of dementia and our work by participating in media and campaigning activities at local level - and build strong relationships with local commissioners and other relevant organisations. Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society About you: Educated to QCF/NVQ Level 4 or equivalent in a relevant subject, you will need experience of managing services in health or social care setting - and delivering them within a quality assurance framework. A strong track record of leading, motivating and developing a team is essential, and you will be comfortable working collaboratively across departments. You will be willing to undertake frequent travel within the area and occasional travel outside of the region. The ability to manage budgets and control expenditure is also important, and you are likely to have some experience of raising the public profile of an organisation or group of people. Add to that a good understanding of dementia and an appreciation of the value of volunteers, and you will be perfectly placed to make your mark as part of our forward-thinking team. If you have the qualities we're looking for and are passionate about improving the quality of services and improving the quality of life for people with dementia we can promise you excellent career development, a highly supportive environment and the opportunity to put your personal and professional stamp on our vital support services. Alzheimer's Society is committed to equal opportunities. You may have experience of the following: Services Manager, Service Manager, Service Coordinator, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Volunteer Management, Care Manager, Care Coordinator, Community Development, Social Care, Dementia, Healthcare, Voluntary Sector, Team Leader, Supervisor, Project Manager, etc.