Care and Support Services Registered Manager



Full time: 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday) with on-call duties on an agreed rota basis

Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience and qualification level


Camphill Milton Keynes Communities is a charity providing unique person centered support, based on a modern view of the Camphill movement, for adults with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum conditions, as well as a number of people living in the Milton Keynes area who have a learning disability. We have ambitious plans to develop our provisions further and be a high quality and innovative provider.


We are currently seeking to recruit a qualified and experienced Care & Support Registered Manager with experience of working in a management role in a care/supported living setting ideally for adults with learning disabilities of a similar size (60+ residents) or a professional with a relevant qualification and experience in nursing, occupational therapy or social work.


As a member of the Strategic Management Team you will lead the Care & Support group in providing a high quality sustainable service to residents with learning disabilities, be responsible for ensuring contract and legislative compliance whilst maintaining the charity’s values & principles.


You will be required to complete successful registration with the Care Quality Commission as Registered Manager for the setting.


The role entails, amongst other responsibilities:

  • Leading collaboratively a team of skilled and motivated employee and volunteer staff in the provision of support to our growing group of residents.
  • Change management, in a consultative and inclusive manner to ensure organisational values are maintained.
  • Working with residents and staff to continuously improve the system of support planning, risk management and person centered support, ensuring that records are updated in a timely way.
  • Working as part of the safeguarding team to ensure that there are effective and robust systems in place to address safeguarding issues.
  • Working in conjunction with the CEO to ensure that care is delivered in line with current legislation, well managed and resourced.
  • Helping to develop new services and suggesting new or more effective ways of delivering current services.


The ideal candidate would have:


  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care (Adults) (QCF)/NVQ 4/RMA or a relevant professional qualification in nursing, occupational therapy or social work or equivalent qualification.
  • Direct experience of working in a management role in a care setting of a similar size (60+ residents) or experience and success in a similar leadership role is equally relevant.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation including the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (Part 3), Care Quality Commission standards and regulations, relevant best practice and guidance.
  • A creative, consultative and forward thinking leadership style that inspires confidence and affords team members the opportunity to grow and develop.
  • An understanding of and interest in the Camphill Movement and its values and principles in a contemporary social care setting.
  • DBS Enhanced clearance.
  • Full UK drivers license.


In return we offer:

  • A diverse and high quality working environment.
  • The opportunity to work among a team of dedicated and supportive colleagues.
  • Excellent professional and career development and training opportunities.
  • A healthy life/work balance.
  • Work pension scheme.
  • Paid DBS application.
  • Free parking.


Supporting documents:


Care and Support Registered Manager JD & Person Spec 18

Application Form – Care and Support Services Reg Manager


For an application pack or further information, please call 0190823500 or visit the “Work with us” section of our website at

or email: ku.oc1575993188.kmll1575993188ihpma1575993188c@tne1575993188mtiur1575993188cer1575993188

To submit your application, please email: ku.oc1575993188.kmll1575993188ihpma1575993188c@tne1575993188mtiur1575993188cer1575993188


Closing Date: 31st July 2018, 9 am.


We are an equal opportunities employer. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and eligibility to work in the UK.


Our mission is to create a living and working community where people with learning disabilities may reach their full potential in the spirit of lifelong learning


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