Unit manager for Support and care, Disability care, special housing
Umeå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Head of unit in social care/Superintendent in social care
Work model On location
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Disability care for adults consists of approx. 80 group and service homes for people who have been granted interventions according to LSS. We are approximately 700 employees in the area, where personnel responsibility is currently distributed among approximately 36 unit managers. The business works actively to create the conditions for a present leadership. We are convinced that precisely the proximity to both users and staff is an important success factor in our path to goal fulfillment for those we exist for. We are now looking for someone who wants to be a manager and at the same time create the best conditions for our users. Welcome to become one of us! about the job As unit manager with us, you are responsible for operations, users, staff and finances at a number of special accommodations. How many employees you will have depends a little on the target group and how big the accommodation is, but most managers with us have around 20-25 employees. We want our managers to prioritize a physically present leadership and work continuously with quality and work environment issues The manager assignment with us is developmental and flexible, you get to work with both user and personnel issues. You have the opportunity to influence development within the business area, but also to develop the everyday life of our users together with your employees. Your duties may, for example, involve: systematically follow up so that the goals for quality, working environment and finances are achieved ensure that decided activities are carried out give the employees guidance and feedback in the work so that the care work develops communicate values ​​and encourage dialogue, collaboration and learning. There are of course times when the unit manager assignment is challenging. One such challenge for you as unit manager is the labor shortage that prevails and you will have to work a lot with personnel planning, staffing and recruitment. As support in your work, you have your unit manager colleagues, you are part of a team where you have dialogue and collaborate on common issues. You also collaborate with an HSL team consisting of nurses, occupational therapists and physiotherapists. You will report to one of two deputy business managers who will follow up and support you in your assignment. There are also support functions in administration, finance and HR. As a newly hired manager with us, you will receive a business-specific introduction and a mentor. You may also undergo a municipal introduction program linked to management and leadership. Please read more about our benefits under the heading "About Umeå Municipality". About you We are looking for someone who has a university education, perhaps as a sociologist but otherwise an equivalent education. We prefer that you have experience as a manager and it is good if you have experience of working with the target group. The most important thing is that you are passionate about our users! As unit manager, you often work at a fast pace and you get to know that conditions can change quickly. To thrive in the assignment, you must therefore appreciate being challenged and be solution-focused as a person. You are clear in your leadership role and you work goal-oriented and systematically with continuous improvements. You are also without prestige and are able to prioritize in pressured situations. As a manager in Umeå municipality, we want you to represent the municipality in a trust-inspiring and positive way. You put citizen benefit in focus and dialogue with your employees about goals and plans so that they understand their role and importance for the whole. It is also important that you stand for shared values ​​and are a role model for your employees. You encourage your employees to be curious, creative and collaborate and make both the individual employee and the team visible. Please attach a personal letter, CV and diploma. About Umeå municipality Umeå municipality is the region's largest employer with over 13,000 employees. The municipality has approximately 440 managers and the operation is divided into eight administrations. Our jobs and our value base are based on citizen focus, openness, trust and continuous improvement. Umeå is a cultural city in constant development. In order to meet the goal of 200,000 inhabitants in 2050, we need more people working for growth and welfare. We know that differences enrich and welcome everyone to apply for a job with us. In the next ten years, we will hire around a thousand employees every year. Do you want to become one of us? Here you can find out what it's like to live and live in Umeå: https://www.gatewayumea.se/sv/move-to-umea Umeå municipality is part of three administrative areas for Finnish, Meänkieli and Sami www.umea.se/minoriteter. As an employee with us in Umeå municipality, you can take advantage of a number of benefits. Take advantage of our benefits https://umea.se/jobbochforetagande/jobbochpraktik/kommunensomarbetsgivare/varaformaner.4.1b4d24fb1752122eb843bf.html Do you sell ads or offer recruitment support? Please, do not contact the municipality about it! We select and contact the companies we collaborate with ourselves.
Why you should work with us!

Umeå is a place where the creativity of a vibrant city is surrounded by unspoiled nature in all directions. Our city offers incredible gastronomic experiences and world-renowned cultural institutions and festivals. Abounding in creativity, culture, and state-of-the-art research and academic institutions, Umeå welcomes the curious and creative. We offer a work-life-balance and an unmatched interplay between a dynamic urban environment and boundless nature.

Application due date 2024-05-30
About the employer
Umeå is a place where the creativity of a vibrant city is surrounded by unspoiled nature in all directions. Our city offers incredible gastronomic experiences and world-renowned cultural institutions and festivals. Abounding in creativity, culture, and state-of-the-art research and academic institutions, Umeå welcomes the curious and creative. We offer a work-life-balance and an unmatched interplay between a dynamic urban environment and boundless nature.
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