Salary/Rate: £26,465 – £28,045/annum
Location: Thanet, Kent
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 27th October 2017
An exciting opportunity for a Resource Centre Manager has arisen to play a key role in the development and transformation of our day service.
Our ideal candidate will use their vision and high energy approach to continuously improve our inspirational programme of engagement and activities for our clients, some of whom are non-verbal or with limited spoken communication. Developed using a person centred approach, activities will need to be carefully planned and include:
· Social & communication skills
· Creative and enterprise projects
· Personal development / health & wellbeing
· Community participation & contribution
· Leisure & social opportunities
You will possess substantial management and supervisory experience, and experience in working with people with learning disabilities and highly complex communication needs, including challenging behaviour, are essential. Your ability to work flexibly, recognising opportunities and creatively maximising skills and limited resources will be needed to motivate a group of people to gain the maximum benefit from our range of engaging activities day to day.
In return, we offer a full induction and training programme, a bespoke salary progression framework, generous holiday and sickness allowance, a pension scheme, childcare vouchers and an employee benefit package.
East Kent Mencap is also a user of the Disability Confident scheme, therefore, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria will be offered an interview in every circumstance.
Applicants from a range of backgrounds are welcomed, including social care, special needs education or community engagement.
To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to Alison Fengas, or call 01843 224482 for an application form.
The closing date for this vacancy is 27th October 2017. Successful candidates will be contacted after this date. The role is subject to Disclosure Barring Service checks.