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Learning Disabilities Area Director

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We have an exciting opportunity for a Area Director to join our senior management team covering services in the North West region supporting adults with learning disabilities and associated needs.

The post holder will lead a team of Regional Managers, supporting them to ensure delivery of the area operational plan, including all growth, occupancy and financial targets.

Vacancy Details

The Area Director will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a culture of excellence across all operational services in their area ensuring that they are managed to a consistently high standard and that the people supported are safe and supported to fulfil their potential.

You will ensure that people processes are performed to a high standard across the services in your area in line with the vision, values and processes of the company.

You will also ensure that positive relationships are maintained and developed with commissioners, families and other external stakeholders in order to enhance the organisation’s reputation and to ensure that opportunities to grow and develop the organisation are maximised across the network.

Some evening and weekend working may be necessary in order to meet the needs of the business, along with the need to, on occasion, travel and stay away from home.

A full job description is available on application.

If you feel that you are the perfect person for this position, please apply online with your CV and a personal statement covering no more than 2 sides of A4.  If you have difficulties uploading the statement online, please send it to georgina.mears@cmg.co.uk

Ideal Candidate

This exciting and varied role is perfect for a dedicated and resilient person with a people centred focus, the ability to problem solve, manage financials in a business environment as well as coach and develop your team in line with CMG values.

You will have 5 years of operational management experience within a multisite social care environment and NVQ/Diploma Level 5 or higher. Your experience will include that of successfully opening new services or integrating services from another organisation, investigating complaints, working with social services and authorities, and a proven ability to develop and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally.

You will also have good literacy and numeracy skills, be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools, have excellent and proven leadership skills, a professional manner and presentation, and a flexible management style allowing you to adapt to the different ways people like to be managed.  You will be a logical thinker and be able to motivate, encourage and develop your team to give their best performance.

The people we support are at the heart of everything we do - they are wonderful individuals and deserve to be treated with respect, dignity and choice.  Our main priority, therefore, is to find staff with values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own.

A full job description and person specification is available on application.

About the Company

We are a leading provider of care and support for adults with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, including autistic spectrum conditions, mental health needs, challenging behaviour, profound and multiple learning disabilities and epilepsy.

The people we support live in homely, family-like residences, and are encouraged to participate fully in the local community.

CMG is currently in the process of merging with The Regard Partnership, and the combined organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the people we support, adults and children, and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Why work for us?

In addition to your salary, our benefits package for includes:

- a company car or car allowance

- annual bonus (performance related)

- a pension scheme

- paid annual leave (25 days plus bank holidays)

- reward/recognition schemes

- a generous staff discount and benefits scheme

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