Night Care Manager - Preston

Orchard Care Homes
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Night Care Manager
Orchard Care Homes – Penworrtham Grange & Lodge, PR1
Shifts – 38.5 hours per week
Pay - £9.00 per hour

Penwortham Grange & Lodge - a modern and bright care home in Penwortham, specialising in care for older people. Penwortham Grange provides 24-hour residential care for 44 residents, while the separate Penwortham Lodge gives round the clock additional dementia support for 42 elderly residents.
The home offers a wide range of features designed with the comfort, privacy and independent lifestyle choices of residents in mind. All bedrooms are ensuite and are warm and comfortable, with modern amenities and services. Each room is decorated to high standards and we encourage people to personalise their own rooms to ensure they feel relaxed and familiar in their own home.

Orchard Mission: To be at the Heart of the Community (in box aside for Indeed)

Our person-centered approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our employees, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community within our homes.
It’s the attitude you can bring to Orchard Care Homes that we value. We set our standards high and we are looking for enthusiastic people to continue making our homes a rewarding and enjoyable place to live and work.

Essential criteria

2-3 years’ experience in care environment

Able to demonstrate led a team or supervisory position

Minimum QCF/NVQ Level 2 in Direct Care

Completion of NVQ3 in Direct Care within 1 year of taking up post

Experience of administering medication

Experience of care planning and risk assessment in order to meet individual needs

Good literacy skills (to be able to write and evaluate care plans)


Have experience of care planning for residents with complex needs

Computer literate

Essential values and commitment:

Be a passionate, approachable member of the care team, want to help others and make a difference to our residents lives ensuring care is delivered with dignity, respect and fairness
Lead and develop a team of care staff with fairness, transparency and an inclusive approach
Contribute to team meetings, ensuring good communication and participate in the induction and training of newly appointed care assistants, ensuring that the Orchard Care Home is a friendly and supportive working environment
Be polite, friendly, warm and supportive of residents individual needs providing accurate personalise care plans
Provide the highest level of personal care (supporting with toileting, bathing etc.) relevant to the needs of each individual residents care plan. Mentor new staff leading by example
Enjoy a busy environment – administering medication, serving meals and ensuring the resident’s rooms and the home are kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times
Ability to communicate with older people and be interested in their needs
Eager to complete all training relevant to your role to ensure continual professional development

All positions are subject to Criminal Records Disclosure

Benefits & Incentives
Competitive salary
Ongoing training
Career development opportunities
Refer a friend scheme
Comprehensive Induction
Cost of DBS check paid for by the Company
Opportunity to become a specialist Champion
Free Uniform
Pension Scheme