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Title:  Peripatetic Service Manager
Location:  National, West Midlands, GB, WR1 3ZQ
Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  27375

We provide a range of environments for those who need extra support to live independently, from young people and those with disabilities, to the elderly in extra care schemes. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who share our aims.









Why work for us?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential and live as independently as possible.   We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services and floating support, as well as home care and extra care. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.


The role of Peripatetic Service Manager will include

  • To step into services at short notice in the absence of a permanent manager
  • To implement immediate action plans and recovery strategies to turn around a non-compliant service
  • To manage services in times of change to ensure the continuity of compliant, safe & effective services which meet customer, organizational and financial needs
  • To provide guidance and support to inexperienced managers in order to ensure service compliance


    Skills and experiences

  • Registered Manager Award or similar relevant professional qualification
  • Proven knowledge and experience of working with multiple client groups
  • Proven experience of auditing services, responding to gaps in service delivery  and achieving  resolutions within short timeframes
  • Proven experience in managing care, supported living or retirement living services
  • Some experience of budget preparation and cost control would be desirable
  • Due to the nature of this role a full, current driving licence is essential as is a willingness to travel as there is regular time away from office base, 2-3 nights per week


    Ready to join us?

    As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including:

  • Company car
  • A pension scheme, with matching contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 30 days after 5 years service
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and wellbeing plans
  • A variety of on line discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient schemes for you to save on buying a new bike to cycle to work or on a range of  childcare services including after school clubs and summer camps
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities


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Closing Date:  26 April 2017


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.


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Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.