Home Manager(12-month FTC)

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £60000.00 per annum + 33 Days Holiday, Pension

  • Contact:

    Sam John

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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About the Role:

The Home Manager role is intrinsic to the success of the Home through effective delivery of leadership by the post holder. This should be demonstrated in a confident manner with a focus on embedding a safe and welcoming environment for residents, their families, staff and visitors.

The post holder will be required to demonstrate their passion for care by providing a high quality standard of care and ensuring this is delivered in line with the standards set out by the Trust, CQC, Local Authority and other relevant regulatory professional bodies.

Engagement with key stakeholders to support change initiatives is essential in this role. Through extensive experience of the care sector and effective people management skills, the post holder will be expected to demonstrate their commitment to delivering the Trust values and aims. The post holder will be required to actively identify and implement new initiatives to support the home in being rated 'good' or above by the CQC.

Principle tasks will include:

Accountabilities & Activities:

  • Demonstrate high professional standards and leadership, maintaining any appropriate professional registration and registration as a manager with the Regulator.

  • Promote a culture where residents and their friends and relatives are respected and treated as equals and with dignity in the running of the home and in their day to day care.

  • Lead on the implementation of our policies and procedures, legal requirements and relevant codes of practice. Reviewing these regularly to ensure they meet the needs of the Home, seeking support from colleagues and professional bodies/organisations where required to achieve this.

  • Lead on the implementation of appropriate initiatives in the home so that it is rated 'good' or above by CQC.

  • Monitor, audit and review the service, taking appropriate corrective action where necessary and using the Trust's internal quality assurance framework and participate in audits via internal/external stakeholders.

  • Ensure the care and support systems are effectively operated and lead to positive outcomes for people who use our services

  • Effective recruitment, performance management and deployment and training of staff to deliver high quality care and support outcomes for people who use our services.

  • Set the budget for the home, attend and participate in the quarterly business reviews, manage delegated budgets effectively, ensuring effective use of resources and maximising income through ensuring occupancy is at an optimum.

  • Ensure buildings and grounds are properly maintained in accordance with the relevant contract guidelines.

  • Take responsibility for ensuring Health and Safety policies are followed.

  • Demonstrate a good understanding of how technology can be used to support good care.

  • Liaise with and oversee as required, maintenance contractors and others involved in the maintenance of property, plant and equipment. Ensuring the safety of residents, staff and visitors as well as maintaining attractive environments conducive to views of wellbeing

  • Promote and market the service in the local community, encourage the use of the home as a local resource and ensure high occupancy of both private and local authority residents.

  • Work positively with our stakeholders such as people who use services, staff, relatives, medical and social care professionals, the regulator staff and the local community.

  • Be outward facing, flexible and adapt the service to take account of new innovations.

  • Any other duties consistent with the business, the job, and hours of work as may reasonably be required.

This list of duties and responsibilities is by not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as reasonably required.