Deputy Care Manager
Salary: £35,000 Per Annum + Benefits
Our client is looking for an enthusiastic and capable Deputy Care Manager to assist with the day to day management of their residential care home. The role will focus on overseeing the care of residents, the staff team and other resources in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Their aim is to create an environment in which each resident is able to lead as full and happy life as possible. They hope that the successful applicant can work with them to improve their current CQC rating from ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’ whilst meeting business targets for growth and profitability.
Main Responsibilities and Duties:
To ensure that the home meets and where practicable exceeds the standards set out by the CQC and other relevant bodies and statutory authorities.
Manage, motivate, recruit, train and develop staff, according to company policies and employment laws, and ensure relevant HR procedures are followed. This includes but is not limited to conducting staff interviews, supervisions and appraisals, ensuring that staff are supported and accountable in maintaining standards.
To create, oversee and manage individualised Care Plans for each resident and day care service users in accordance with the latest guidance from the Care Quality Commission.
Liaise and develop good working relationships with GPs, DNs, families and other stakeholders as necessary to provide the highest standards of care.
To ensure that the home is appropriately staffed at all times by overseeing the duty rota and keeping the needs of residents under review.
Provide induction and other statutory training for all staff, ensuring that this is updated in a timely manner. This includes establishing and maintaining appropriate monitoring systems for measuring effectiveness of staff training and development.
To conduct pre-admission assessments
Assume overall responsibility for all aspects of medication in the home.
To attend all visits by visiting inspectors
Undertake occasional care shifts to monitor standard and quality of care
To deal with any complaints in respect of the home, in conjunction with the directors as necessary.
Identify own training needs and agree key objectives with the Directors as part of staff personal development and to keep up to date with current practice.
Ensure a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness in the home is maintained at all times.
Assist the Operations Manager with maintaining appropriate systems for measuring required aspects of organisational performance.
Maintain regular and consistent attendance, punctuality, personal appearance, and adherence to relevant health & safety procedures
To assist and support with fund raising initiatives and marketing of the home
To propose ideas and initiatives to the Directors for continuing to improve the services of the home.
To work with Directors to project a positive image of the home within the community
A good working knowledge of current CQC standards and Health and Social Care legislation.
Excellent Training skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
IT literacy in MS Windows, Word and Outlook
Possess one of the following qualifications; Qualified Nurse, RMA , LMC (Leadership and Management in Care ) Level 5 management in Care, Higher level Apprentice qualification level 4 or above or equivalent
Excellent commercial knowledge of the care sector
Experience of managing teams of 15 or more staff/personnel
This vacancy is being managed by Ben Moses at Spear Recruitment Ltd.
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