A really exciting opportunity has opened up for Service Development Manager to join an ambitious company with a good reputation supporting people with mental health conditions, learning disabilities and challenges with substance abuse.
The company are currently going through a period of substantial growth so this is a really exciting opportunity to join them at a time where you can really make a difference and put your own stamp on the role.
Key responsibilities :
Negotiating contracts with social services and health authorities
Marketing the accommodation to potential client groups, directly or via social services and other agencies
Joint contact with your counterpart for all referrals : To include on SPROC net / ADAM system implemented by Haringey Social Services, Barnet Portal for tendering, Islington online Bidding system and Enfield DPS
Ensuring in collaboration with your counterpart that the Referral spreadsheet is kept up to date on a weekly basis
Ensuring new packages are feedback to finance for invoicing to prevent loss of income
To jointly support the Lead on any future e- tendering contracts implemented by the local authorities
Assessing potential clients who may be considering coming to live in the accommodation
Liaise with Sites Managers, the Area Manager and Directors to establish the most suitable site to meet the individual’s needs.
Undertake viewings with social services and families
Provide new placement support breakdown and support hours documentation to the site prior to the client moving in, briefing and full handover of new client to the staff team and management prior to the client moving in, to provide assistance on move day
Negotiate fees in line with cost model of each site and as directed by the Director of each site / service
Complying with national care standards
Remaining up to date with relevant care standards legislation
Supporting the Management and monitoring budgets, specifically new sites, hours being delivered, support fees being charged
To participate in training and be responsible for their self-development
Working with other professionals to develop specialist services, e.g. drug rehabilitation, occupational therapy, specialist teaching, art therapy, etc
Liaising with the Registered Manager on Packages that require personal care and making sure there is a smooth transition into the service
Overseeing and support service managers in their responsibility for health and safety issues in the accommodation for clients and other staff when implementing new packages for new tenants
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If you are interested in the above Service Development Manager vacancy, please call Nichole on 01628630104 or email your up to date CV to Nichole.
Key Words : Business Development Manager, Service Development Manager, Business Development, London, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities