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Team Manager – Centre for Independent Living Logistics & Operations

Closing date: 29/11/2021

Reference: REQ103402

Internal Only

37 hours / Permanent

42,821 - 44,863 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Only current employees may apply for this job.

We are recruiting for a permanent Team Manager – Centre for Independent Living (CILC) Logistics and Operations for our Targeted and Short Term Services. You will be joining a proactive and committed team providing effective, high quality, person centred support services to individuals and families.  This role offers the opportunity to make a huge contribution to driving sustainable improvement to the outcomes and wellbeing of the people of Ceredigion, through the provision of an effective, ambitious and resourceful Centre for Independent Living.

As our successful candidate you will:

  • Be responsible for the provision of the integrated community equipment service (ICES) that promote and encourage independent living
  • Be responsible for the provision of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Hub to ensure an effective and sustainable service across the local authority and with partners
  • Develop and implement combined logistics and distribution infrastructure and facilities across the Integrated Community Equipment Stores and the PPE Hub
  • Provide a coordinated effective operations support for allied services within Targeted and Short Term Services i.e. Technology Enabled Care and Sensory Services, Direct Payments Support Service and the Targeted Care Services
  • Scope design and implement an approved development plan for the CILC site, and ICES and PPE Hub
  • Be responsible for the facilities management of the Ceredigion Independent Living Centre building operating as the Porth Gofal Hub
  • Work closely with health and social care colleagues to implement an independent living first model which ensures all service users receive the appropriate level of support at the earliest opportunity

As our ideal candidate you will be a highly organised, self-motivated and driven towards achieving personal and business goals, positively embracing and managing change. You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in public sector services, including experience of logistics and distribution, community equipment, technology, and/or support services
  • Evidence of service development, feasibility planning, options appraisal and business case delivery
  • Evidence of successful working with internal and external stakeholders resulting in high quality service delivery
  • Track record of successfully leading, managing and continuously improving teams

In addition to the above, we require an individual with a degree of fluency in the Welsh language. A successful applicant without the required Welsh language skill will be fully supported to reach the desired standard within two years of appointment.

In exchange for your skills and commitment, we will offer the opportunity to work in a forward thinking and ambitious organisation where innovation and ambition is encouraged. We will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible hours scheme, competitive annual leave allowance and a generous pension contribution scheme. More information about our wide-range of employee benefits can be found here. In addition, we are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us. 

Job Description and Person Specification

For an informal discussion regarding the role please contact: Heather West, Corporate Manager, Targeted and Short Term Services, Porth Gofal at:

Note:  We reserve the right to amend the application closing date. 

Safeguarding and protecting adults at risk and children are key priorities for us. We aim to support adults at risk, children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We acknowledge their right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB before appointing to this post.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Gofal – Targeted Intervention Services

We are at the core of Ceredigion’s through-age social care provision and we focus on ensuring that each individual receives the intervention that is best placed to meet their needs or, where necessary, guide them to early help or specialist services. Our functions include:
Porth Gofal Intake and Triage Team

  • Targeted Intervention Services
  • Fostering Services
  • Residential and Day Care Services
  • Housing Services
  • Integrated Community Equipment Stores
  • Emergency Duty Team
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