Service Manager, Newcastle, Co Down, NI

Closing date: 
25 Sep 2017
Looking for a new challenge in 2017? Think you have the right skills to support a person with Autism? Interested in career development and support from Investors in People organisation?

Then perhaps you are the unique needle in a haystack that we are looking for!


“At Autism Initiatives, we think differently about Autism and this is reflected in our

Employees, recruitment and staff development.” (Grainne Close, National Director)

We have great opportunity for


Service Manager – Newcastle, Co Down, NI

Starting Salary:         From £20,134 – £24,378 per annum pro rata


Hours:                   40 hours per week


Work time:            Rota System to include weekends


Contract:                    Temporary to cover Maternity Leave



  • Relevant Health or Social Care professional qualification; or Level 5 Diploma (QCF5) in Leadership for Health and Social Care services (Adults Management); or other relevant Diploma/Degree/Post-Graduate qualification in Management and Leadership in Health and Social Care, or related area.


  • Have the qualifications and required experience to be able to meet RQIA criteria to be a Registered Manager of a domiciliary service; or be in a position to register as Registered Manager within 6-months of taking up appointment


  • Working knowledge of supporting people who have ASC, communication difficulties and associated complex needs.


  • Valid UK driving licence with access to own car, with business insurance on appointment.


  • Knowledge of statutory and legislative requirements and application of a ‘rights based ethos’, in line with Domiciliary Care Agencies Minimum Standards.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages. 



  • Relevant health or social care qualification i.e. social work / nursing or other relevant health or social care professional qualification.   


  • NISCC registration or working towards this.


  • Higher Education Degree in Health and Social Care, Management, Leadership, Quality Improvement or a related area.  

For further information and an application pack please visit our website at or alternatively phone the HR department on 02890699131 or send a text to 07920656717.

The closing date for applications is Monday 25th September 2017 at 4 pm.

Completed application forms can be returned to the following address: 
Autism Initiatives, HR department, Office 1 & 2, Linden House, Beechill Business Park, 96 Beechill Road, Newtownbreda, Belfast BT8 7QN or email [email protected].

Added by
Eileen Hawkes
Closing date:
25 Sep 2017 4 pm
Job Information
Full time
40 hours per week
Contact Information
Eileen Hawkes
028 90 699131