Head of Day Opportunities – New Forest

Full time position (37.5 hrs per week)

Salary: £27,000 to £29,000 – dependent on experience

Location: Minstead Lodge

Closing Date: 5 March 2021

Minstead Trust offers a range of Supported Living, Residential Care and Day Opportunities to adults with learning disabilities in the New Forest, Portsmouth and surrounding areas, with the aim to assist individuals in achieving greater independence, confidence and well-being.

Job Summary:

To lead and oversee the day to day running of Minstead Trust Day Opportunities New Forest Service including managing the budget and staff team, ensure the people we support have personalised support programmes in place, developing the service and ensuring high quality care and support is delivered.

The role requires you to ensure the service delivers meaningful activities that enable individuals to achieve outcome focused health and independence goals within the vision, aims and policies of the Minstead Trust.

In addition, the role oversees and supports individuals with their personal, social and healthcare needs as required, whilst enabling them to engage in sessions, discover and develop skills, abilities and interests, make local community connections and achieve greater independence and fulfilment.

Great staff benefits

  • 25 Days Annual Leave Plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Company Discount Scheme, saving money on holidays, shopping to gym membership
  • Free Family Membership to Furzey Gardens

For further information on role and duties download the job specification.

To apply download the application form and return completed form to careers@minsteadtrust.org.uk

(Note: We only shortlist from application forms in accordance with Safer Recruitment Guidelines)

 Closing date:   5/3/21

Health and Safety

  • To take reasonable care to promote a healthy working environment and safe working practices in accordance with the Minstead Trust’s Health and Safety Policy
  • As an employee of the Minstead Trust you are required, under Section 7 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, to take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work.
  • Be familiar with the company’s Health and Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) requirements.

Due to the nature of this employment sector, your application is subject to a successful Disclosure & Barring Service Check (DBS, formerly CRB)

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