Registered Care Home Manager, Learning Disabilities

Recruiter
Tinkers Hatch Ltd
Location
Heathfield
Salary
Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
10 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Registered Care Manager Learning Disabilities

Tinkers Hatch Heathfield, East Sussex

£45,000 per year + benefits, full time

6 weeks holiday

Pension Scheme

This post provides an excellent opportunity to work within a great organisation. We are a well-established family owned, registered care company which, for over 30 years, has been dedicated to providing residential, respite and day services to adults with learning and associated physical disabilities. Our emphasis is to promote a person-centred approach in all aspects of the support we offer. We are looking for an experienced manager to join an outstanding, highly qualified and motivated staff team, many of whom have worked for the company for over 10 years.

Tinkers Hatch is a large Victorian family house with cottages, flats and a vibrant day centre. Extensive well maintained gardens in the outstanding natural beauty of High Weald.

The role:

To manage the service on a day to day basis, main responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring CQC compliance, maintaining and developing quality assurance and internal audit systems
  • Oversee the care and support of the clients whilst on and off site.
  • To manage the recruitment, induction and training of staff and contribute to their continual development
  • Securing new client referrals, assessing need and reviewing care packages,
  • Work with professionals to ensure timely support and continuity of care is provided.
  • Continue with and build good relationships with Client families, local Authority Officers, healthcare professionals, external partners and inspection officers.
  • Liaise and meet with Directors.
  • Demonstrate good communication and listening skills, to enable effective management and development of the staff team.
  • Management of financial records and budgets
  • To be on call when required

Successful candidates must:

  • Possess a ‘can do’ attitude and be motivated to succeed.
  • At least 2 years knowledge and understanding of CQC regulations.
  • Have at least 2 years working as, or the equivalent of, a Registered Home Manager.
  • Have previous experience in health and social care.
  • Possess professional care qualifications in Health or Social Care, or other relevant management qualification such as (RMA) level 5.
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of the care needs of adults with learning and physical disabilities, demonstrate experience in the management of challenging behaviour.
  • Have experience managing a staff team of at least forty people, ensure total compliance with the Health & Social Care Act 2008.
  • Good Leadership Skills