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Date Added: Fri 18/09/2020

Home Manager

Woodbridge, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Working with a newly appointed Chairman and a group of committed Trustees this is a great opportunity for either an established home manager or a deputy ready for their next move to help us continue our journey of providing the best possible care to our residents in

Job Description:

Reporting to the Chair of the Society, lead and develop provision of sustainable registered care services for elderly residents, in compliance with relevant legislation and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Care Provision; as Registered Manager, oversee and champion high quality care provision, meeting CQC requirements, ensuring residents are treated with respect and dignity and lead fulfilling lives.
2. People; lead, manage and develop staff, ensuring high engagement, capacity and capability.
3. Finances and Facilities; ensure effective controls are in place to meet pre-agreed budgetary targets by securing sufficient income and controlling costs. Take responsibility for the organisation of routine building maintenance and emergency repairs.
4. Reputation; oversee the marketing and promotion of the Home using a range of media so it sustains a good reputation in the local community.
5. Governance; lead in the management of risks to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, regulations and policy, so that a safe environment for residents, staff and visitors is maintained.

Candidate Profile:

1. A relevant care related qualification (e.g. NVQ Level 4/5, Diploma in Social Welfare/Community Support)
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
2. Experience working at a management level in a similar (ideally elderly care) person centred care and support role within a registered care setting, ideally with evidence of favourable CQC compliance ratings.
3. Knowledge of and ability to apply the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2010, the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 and the Care Act 2014/15.
4. Skilled in all aspects of people management, from expediting recruitment, improving staff performance, applying formal disciplinary processes, to actively managing, developing and retaining talent.
5. Marketing skills; ability to promote and enhance the reputation of a Care Home, and network in the local community and with social services in order to secure high occupancy rates and sustained income.
6. Experienced in writing clear and concise reports and in the use of Information Technology to aid communication and efficiency
7. Commitment to and ability to promote health, safety and welfare, and ability to manage workplace risks.
8. Ability to manage income and expenditure budgets and address variances.
Behaviours & Personal Qualities
9. Strong enthusiasm, drive and energy; evidence of having motivated and inspired teams to secure high levels of staff engagement that contributed to the provision of consistently good quality care.
10. Well developed interpersonal skills; an effective communicator and influencer who builds productive working relationships with colleagues that secures strong team working and business results.
11. Strong empathy towards the client; demonstrable appreciation of the practical and emotional needs to elderly residents, and how to meet them.
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