Home Manager

Orchard Care Homes
14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Home Manager

Location: Archers Park

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Pay: Competitive Salary + range of benefits

Kind Care Managers Enjoy Life at Orchard Care Homes

If you are qualified to NVQ3 in Direct Care and have over 3 years’ experience working in a care environment who is welcoming, kind, professional, positive, respectful and enjoys life - we want to hear from you!

Orchard at the heart of the community

Orchard Care Homes has been running and managing care homes across the UK for over a decade. Our mission: To be the positive choice for residents, their families and friends, healthcare professionals and staff.

Our person-centred 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.

What you’ll be doing

To take accountability of the day to day running of the home. Promoting a caring environment which provides residents with a high standard of specialised personal care, meeting individual needs and ensuring everyone is treated with respect, dignity, rights to privacy, independence and choice are met. Checking legal requirements are met along with the high levels expected within Orchard Care Homes.

Utilising your excellent communication and leadership skills, you’ll plan, monitor and deliver the highest standard of personalised care. You’ll be tasked with ensuring residents are treated with dignity and that individual’s rights to privacy, independence and choice are met.

Participating in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans, you’ll administer medication as prescribed, keep accurate records for both and take responsibility for stock control and ordering of new supplies (liaising with GP’s where necessary). You’ll act as the Care Plan co-ordinator and ensure responsibilities are carried out in full, including the escorting of residents to appointments and outings.

Where you will be working

Archers Park

Just south of the city of Sunderland, Archers Park is a light and friendly residential care home, focusing on high quality care for older people, some of whom are living with dementia.

What you will need

You will be qualified to NVQ3 in Direct Care and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the care environment.

Effective, confident communication and interpersonal skills are essential for developing good internal relationships with your team, residents and relatives. You’ll need to understand and comply with statutory and legal requirements such as Health & Safety, COSHH and the Care Standards Act; as well as possessing sound knowledge in Infection Prevention and Control policies.

An attentive self-starter, you will be alert to residents physical and mental well-being so that you can escalate any key issues to the Home Manager/other parties in a timely manner.

As you will be handling residents’ personal finances, you’ll need to be confident in your numeric, budgeting and accountancy skills. You’ll undertake general care duties as needed and will maintain an adequate capacity of residents with the correct ratio of skilled staff, but it’s the attitude you can bring to Orchard Care Homes that we value most and we are looking for enthusiastic people to continue making Orchard a rewarding and enjoyable place to live and work.

What we offer in return

By choosing Orchard Care Homes you are joining a progressive and ambitious group of care homes located across the United Kingdom. We are driven to provide the very best standards of care and quality within our homes, and to recruit the very best people to our company.

As such we offer:-

  • 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

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