Care Home Manager

£25000 - £35000/annum Additional Benefits
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Care Home Manager
Accountable to: Regional Manager
Job role: Full time, permanent
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000/per annum
Hours: 40 hours per week


* To take ownership and responsibility as Registered Manager, through proactive management and training, to ensure all staff comply with Company Policies and Procedures to achieve a creditable inspection report
* To be the responsible person, to ensure the prompt resolution of technical and operational issues relating to the efficient and effective application of all care and auxiliary staff, timely completion of rostering and planning requirements needed to achieve targets set by the company and its clients
* To demonstrate full understanding of, meet the requirements and comply with the National Minimum Standards Code of Practice, Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2010 and all other relevant Regulations pertinent to position
* Maintain a standard of client care which earns and maintains a reputation for quality and excellence throughout the Company and our Clients
* To ensure compliance with Company Policies and Procedures, personally and throughout your place of work
* To oversee recruitment of all staff to maintain appropriate staffing levels and continuity of service to all residents
* Application of training and development of all staff to increase their understanding and delivery of good practice

Key Responsibilities


1 Ensure understanding and compliance with Company Policies/Procedures, National Minimum Standards, Environmental Health, Infection Control, Health & Safety Executive, Fire Safety and all other relevant regulatory bodies.
2 Represent the Home/Company and liaise with public bodies, Inspection & Regulatory bodies, community organisations and other parties as required.
3 Where applicable, maintain current NMC registration and be conversant with NMC Codes including: professional conduct, professional practice, standards of medicine administration, standards for records and record keeping.
4 To take day-to-day responsibility of acting as the visible contactable representative for the Company within the Operations environment, providing problem solving and guidance to all members of staff
5 Assist in the implementation of any changes that are required to working practice to comply with changes in legislation or to improve working practices.
6 Ensure thorough and accurate documentation in all aspects of care home management, identified through ad-hoc internal inspections and audits
7 Exercise budgetary planning and control over all expenditure.
8 Respond to all complaints in accordance with Company policy.
9 Ensure the home is promoted and marketed in compliance with the Company's marketing strategy.
10 Be an example of care excellence to all other staff.
11 Motivating and the delivery of training and development to all staff where individual needs are identified
12 Report any accidents/incidents within the Home in line with policies and procedures
13 Ensure that appropriate and adequately training lead persons are rostered on shift at all time
14 Undertake and record regular 'walk' rounds to ensure full compliance and provide supervisory guidance where required.


1 To recruit and retain a group of staff with appropriate qualifications, attitude and skills to deliver quality care, working closely with the HR Department to ensure the compliance with regulatory and Company policies and procedures.
2 Maintain accurate personnel files for all employees.
3 Ensure all staff receive an appropriate and effective Induction program, compliant with regulatory and Company policies and procedures.
4 Implement staff development and training programs, ensuring all statutory staff training is undertaken and maintain accurate records.
5 Ensure staff supervision and appraisal are undertaken in line with regulatory and Company policies and procedures.
6 Timely production of staffing rota's, reflective of both client need and budgetary constraints.
7 Audit and monitor standards of practice delivered throughout the 24 hour period to ensure high level of person centred care is delivered at all times
8 Ensure full monitoring of the standards of practice within the home, delivering training and development where required.

Person Specification


* Minimum of 5 years' experience working in a health care and/or personal care environment.
* Minimum of 3 years working in a supervisor and /or junior management position
* Level 5 Diploma in Leadership, Health & Social Care, or working towards
* Where applicable, an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Mental Health Act 1983 - and subsequent amendments and their impact on practice
* Where applicable, previous experience in Mental Health and Dementia
* Knowledge and able to demonstrate full understanding of, meet the requirements and comply with the National Minimum Standards Code of Practice, Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2010 and all other relevant Regulations pertinent to position
* Ability to lead, supervise and motivate staff.
* Full, clean, UK driving licence and use of own care

TM Resourcing (Part of Taskmaster) are working on behalf of this client for this vacancy