Registered Manager Learning Disabilities
Registered Manger required for residential services for young people with learning disabilities.
Your new company
Hays social care are currently sourcing a registered manager for a 12 month maternity contact. The organisation is a prestigious, well established, special education and residential care provider in Brighton, with 'outstanding' ratings from both the CQC and OFSTED. The organisation operates special educational facilities for young people, along with several residential care homes for its learners. Users of the service possess a range of support needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorders and emotional and behavioural disorders.
Your new role
As a registered manager worker you will be an effective member of the care management team in developing operational policy, service procedures and good practice. You will develop and maintain a culture that enables all staff to work together to promote service users welfare and create a safe environment in which they can live and learn. You'll work closely with the education staff working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and liaise with outside agencies and professionals in order to develop, implement, monitor and review the health care and therapy needs of service users. You'll ensure that all residents on admission have a full medical, health action plan and are allocated to appropriate community health services. You'll also ensure that all relevant medical information is collated and all statutory requirements complied with. By following the organisations policies and procedures, you will ensure that the safeguarding of all service users is constantly maintained. You will ensure that information relating to the admission, review, transition and departure of service users is effectively documented and communicated to the correct parties. You will take overall responsibility for the leadership and management of your residential home to ensure the development and maintenance of consistent professional standards in meeting the needs of each service user. This will include, but not be limited to maintaining staffing levels and planning of staff rota's, ensuring staff training is completed and up to date, assisting with funding and budgeting, managing staff reviews, appraisals and disciplinary action and taking responsibility for health and safety issues.
What you'll need to succeed
In addition to your caring, patient and helpful nature you will need previous experience managing a residential care home for people with learning disabilities. NVQ level 5 in Health and Social Care is required. Your excellent organisational and managerial skills will ensure the smooth running of the home in order to deliver the best service possible to residents. Your knowledge of CQC requirements will mean that the home is able to uphold its high standards at all times. You'll also be flexible with hours and happy to work a variety of shifts. An enhanced DBS will need to be completed prior to commencing work.
What you'll get in return
Providing great support and development to its staff members, this is an opportunity to further your experience and skill-set within the social care sector in order to develop a successful and rewarding career. The role offers a very competitive annual salary along with 40 days holiday per annum. You'll also finish your work and go home knowing that you have truly made a positive difference to a young person's life.
What you need to do now
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