Supported Living Scheme Manager in New Milton at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 8/7/2019

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Job Description

Job Family: Care Management

Location: New Milton, Hampshire

Pay Rate (£): 27000

Vacancy Reference: 020479


Do you have prior experience managing a team and working within a fast paced care environment that assists the people being supported to live the most independent lives they can? If so Voyage Care want to hear from you.

We have an opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic Supported Living Scheme Manager to oversee our new, purpose built, service in New Milton. Comprising of 18 flats the service will enable Voyage Care to provide support to individuals with Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and associated Complex Behaviours.

This exciting opportunity will enable a passionate individual to make a positive impact on the lives of the People we Support. Reporting to the Registered Manager, the Supported Living Scheme Manager will be integral to the development of the service as well as leading, developing and inspiring their own staff team of up to 60 staff.

Why work for Voyage Care?

  • A competitive salary of up to £27000
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Long service awards
  • In house management training as well as the option to undertake a series of professionally recognised qualifications.
  • Voyage Care are a sector leading social care organisation providing care to over 3500 adults and Children with Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Enduring Mental Health Problems
  • Industry leading CQC compliance. 95% of our registered services in England are rated good or outstanding
  • A national provider of care with over 9000 employees
  • Health Investor Award finalists 2018



Supported Living Scheme Manager role requirements:


  • Significant previous experience within a Learning Disabilities environment
  • Experience of managing, inducting and mentoring a team of Support Workers
  • Minimum of NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent qualification). Must be prepared to undertake Level 5 on completion of probationary period
  • Ability to write and implement Risk Assessments, Support Plans and Audits
  • Good understanding of all relevant Health and Safety Legislation
  • A high standard of knowledge of CQC and Safeguarding requirements
  • Computer Literate including Microsoft Office suite
  • Driver with own vehicle


  • Prior management of complex care packages
  • Used to preparing and delivering reports/presentations to senior management
  • Experience of staff management databases. Voyage Care use CM200 and Coldharbour, if you do not have experience of these systems full training can be provided.


Whilst predominately based in service this role will require the successful candidate to undertake assessments in the community and attend meetings with external stakeholders and other relevant third parties.

Weekend work will also be required in this role to support the staff team, particularly as this is a new service and on-call which will be undertaken on a rota basis.

Interviews for this role will consist of a panel interview and written assessment. Please allow half a day for your interview. The interview date is currently TBC.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.


Role Specific Requirements -


Driver: Driver with own vehicle

Gender: No Specfic Requirement