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Respite Support Manager - Ellon & Inverurie

Respite Support Manager - Ellon & Inverurie

Ellon and Inverurie Deadline:

Inspire provide a wide range of services for people with learning disabilities and additional support needs throughout the North-east of Scotland. Working with the vision to empower the people we support to make life choices, our services include 24-hour support, visiting support, skills development in relation to employment, respite care and innovative day opportunities.

We are looking for a Support Manager to work across our two Respite services in Ellon and Inverurie. These services are provided by two small staff teams where we support people with varying needs who are having time away from their own home.


• Work with teams and Regional Managers to meet the expectations of the people we support and ensure continuous quality improvement in relation to both internal and external standards
• Adhere to all relevant policies, procedures and legislation as well as the SSSC Codes of Practice
• Work in accordance with Inspire’s Vision, Mission and Core Values
• Work as part of the service rota (including evening and weekend work) to role model best practice, encouraging and motivating the team/s to support the participation of the people using our services in all decisions affecting their lives
• Establish positive working relationships with the Regional Manager, Support Advisors and internal departments to identify opportunities for improvements which can enhance the quality of life for people we support
• Proactively engage with families, external partners and regulators to establish reciprocal relationships
• Be the Registered Manager for the Care Inspectorate (where applicable)
• Participate in the organisation’s out of hours ‘On-Call’ service


• Experience in management
• Proven track record of developing teams and individuals
• Ability to delegate work appropriately and confidently
• Proven track record of managing budgets
• Ability to deal sensitively with change to achieve a positive outcome
• Proven track record of dealing with team and individual conduct and competency issues
• Ability to work with autonomy to agreed timescales and standards
• Ability to build the reputation of Inspire by displaying a professional approach when representing the Company, either internally or externally
• Confident communication skills (both verbal and written)
• Professional Registration as appropriate

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