Halton Services Manager

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Closing date: Tuesday 23 July 2024
Location: Halton
Hours: 37h per week
Salary: £35,196.05 - £37,300.60, depending on experience
Contract: Permanent
Interview date: 31/07/2024

Responsible to:                 CEO

 Staff Responsibilities:     2 Rehab Assistants, 2 Community Information Service Vehicle drivers and an Administrator

Location:                           Halton Sensory Services, 126 Widnes Road, Widnes, WA8 6AX

 Job Description

 Vision Support is a long-established organisation whose mission is to provide support and services for people with a vision impairment that aim to increase independence, wellbeing and reduce social isolation across North East Wales and Cheshire.

At Vision Support we have strong values that are at the core of everything we do

  1. We are committed to standing side by side with people who are vision impaired, ensuring that people’s voices are heard in order to support wider positive change.
  2. We work together ensuring that our services are developed jointly and focused on making a real difference to the lives of people with vision impairment
  3. We work with Honesty and Integrity, providing support in a Person centred way to ensure that everyone can achieve their outcomes, develop their independence and maintain their dignity.
  4. We are always caring, reliable, respectful and we work with empathy.
  5. We are inclusive, and we value diversity and equality and we lead by example

Job Summary

The Services Manager is integral to the charity’s success in meeting our mission in Halton.  The role is dynamic and exciting, providing management and leadership to the Rehabilitation Assistants, Community Information Vehicle team and the Administrator.

At the dawn of a new 5-year contract with Halton Borough Council, this is an exciting opportunity for a creative, flexible and dynamic leader to join Vision Support, developing our offer in Halton collaboratively with people with vision impairments.

Overall aim of the post:

  • To work as part of the senior management team.
  • To lead and manage the Sensory Services contract in Halton ensuring that all performance indicators are met and reported.
  • To develop services, community links and identify potential funding streams within Halton to support growth.
  • To increase awareness of Vision Support across Halton, with both professionals and people with vision impairments.
  • To lead the Community Information Service that operates across North Wales, Cheshire and Halton, ensuring that the information, service and support is of a high standard across the area.
  • To develop networks and opportunities for partnership working in line with the priorities of the organisation.

Person Specification

The following are essential:

  • Have substantial experience working in the sight loss or disability sector.
  • Demonstrable track record in networking and building connections.
  • Proven track record of managing, leading and inspiring a team .
  • Good understanding of safeguarding and ability to lead on safeguarding for your team.
  • Experience of supporting funding bids and gathering evidence and data to support applications.

For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the Vision Support website: https://uk.indeed.com/job/halton-services-manager-ed7f71dfd5ebb180

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