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Registered Care Manager- St Pauls and Outreach

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Autism west midlands is a leading charity in the West Midlands for people on the autism spectrum. We use our expertise to enrich the lives of autistic people and those who love and care for them. Our passionate, expert staff and volunteers work across all age groups and abilities, by providing personalised support.

Are you an experienced Registered Care Manager or Deputy Manager with experience of supporting people with learning disabilities, autism or mental health? Are you looking for your next challenge? If yes, we have the right opportunity for you.

Autism West Midlands are currently recruiting for a Registered Care Manager to manage our supported living service, St Paul’s in Smethwick which is home to 8 autistic adults, both male and female and our outreach service which currently supports 8 adults in their own homes. Some individuals that we support can have behaviours of concern.

The aim of the service is to provide a supportive environment, to enable people to live as independently as possible.

This is an opportunity for an ambitious professional to lead and develop the services to achieve an ‘Outstanding’ within their next inspections. The service currently holds a good rating with CQC. We are looking for a highly motivated candidate to develop a staff team and work alongside other professionals to develop innovative best practice.

As the Registered Care Manager you will:

  • Promote an enabling environment, ensuring high standards of professional practice, whilst achieving compliance with the standards required by CQC, internal policies and procedures and external contract requirements.
  • Ensure that the support provided is led by the person and offers new experiences through a wide range of meaningful activities within their home and local community.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication systems internally and externally between families, advocates, professionals, individuals and across our support functions.
  • Manage, support, advise and motivate staff teams to ensure a person centred approach that encourages independence and enables people to achieve their goals.

The successful candidate must have experience of managing/working in a support environment with people with communication needs, including Autism. It is essential that you hold a level 4 qualification in a relevant field or equivalent. You will have strong leadership skills with an ability to motivate and empower staff teams to deliver excellent support and work towards achieving agreed goals and outcomes. You will be someone who is experienced in managing a service in relation to budget control, reviewing and implementing processes, referrals and liaising with local authorities.

This role requires you to be an integral part of the management team working alongside key support functions such as the Operations Team, Behavioural Specialist, Finance, Marketing and HR team. Within the service, you have line management responsibility for aDeputy Manager. You will therefore be someone who is able to forge positive, professional working relationships with key stakeholders as well as take an active part in the delivery of the organisations operational plan and key objectives.

We offer a number of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary of £32,625 to £36,975 per annum
  • 33 days paid annual leave
  • A BUPA health cash back plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Specialist management programme
  • Pension
  • Free onsite parking

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience then we want to hear from you!

For further details, a job description or more information about the responsibilities can be found at the Autism West Midlands website. If you would like a quick chat about the post before applying, please contact a member of the HR team on 0121 450 7582.


We are looking to recruit a Registered Care Manager- St Pauls and Outreach

Salary: £32,625.16 - £36,975.19

Hours: 37 

Location: Smethwick

Text on a circle says Get to know the person you are supporting

Becoming a Support Worker with Autism West Midlands means you are someone who will:

Your main focus will be to understand the person you support by identifying his/her likes/dislikes hobbies and interests. It’s important that you listen, understand and respect each person you are providing support for.

“My senses might affect me in ways you don’t experience, please try to understand.”

Text on a circle says Be flexible & creative

You must be able to adopt a flexible approach and identify what the individual wants and how you can support to achieve it. We want our support workers to be creative and proactive in discovering how goals can be worked towards and achieved together.

“My routine is important to me but sometimes I like a change and want something different. Support my choices and understand that I have the right to change my mind.”

Text on a circle says Do the right thing

The people we support are vulnerable adults and therefore a part of your role is ensuring that we hold accurate and reliable records and safeguard the individuals against any perceived or actual harm

“I may not always be able to say how I feel so pay attention to me and see the changes in my behaviour, that’s how you’ll know if somethings not right. Do the right thing by me”

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