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Date Added: Tue 02/03/2021

Care Home Manager (Learning Disability)

Cardiff, UK
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Company: APPLY GATEWAY

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £30000 - £32000 / annually

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, energetic and flexible care manager to join their team providing a support led service to individuals aged 15 and over with complex care needs including learning disabilities and/or mental health needs.

Operating across several small care homes (maximum 6 beds) in Cardiff and Barry, the home promotes a “can do” approach that seeks to enable individuals to achieve their full potential and promote their wellbeing, decision making and lifestyle choices.

As a manager you will work as part of a team ensuring the smooth running of their care homes on a day to day basis whilst working across the company with other managers, team leaders and Directors to ensure their policies, procedures and best practice are implemented throughout the organisation.

The successful candidate will hold a QCF level 5 in Leadership for Health & Social Care Services (or equivalent qualification) as recognised by Social Care Wales to meet the standards required to register as a care home manager.

You will need to have previous experience of working with individuals with a learning disability and/or mental health needs and who may exhibit behaviours that challenge.  Experience of dealing with those who are under the age of 18 and knowledge of children's safeguarding procedures and best practice working would be an advantage.

The role will involve liaising and developing professional working relationships and partnerships with individuals' family members, health care professionals and other stakeholders to ensure high standards of care and support are delivered at all times.

You will be responsible for managing and developing your own staff team and for overseeing all aspects of the day to day running of the home.

Hours are generally 9 - 5 Monday to Friday, although flexibility is expected to meet the needs of the service.  You will be expected to cover on call duties on a rota basis for which extra payment will be made.

The successful candidate will need to be a driver holding a full, valid UK driving licence and with access to their own vehicle.

Additional benefits include BUPA healthcare plan and pension scheme.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for this reputable care provider, please do not hesitate in applying.

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