Care Home Assistant Manager East Midlands

Woodrow Mercer Associates
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently working with a client in the East Midlands area who require a Care Home Assistant Manager, to support the Registered Manager in the day to day running of the home, creating and implementing care plans and behavioural strategies as well as coaching and mentoring of staff and constructing, implementing and overseeing policies and procedures.


- Previous experience in a Care Home Assistant Manager role or Care Supervisor role within the care industry.

- NVQ/QCF in Health and Social Care level 3

- Demonstrable understanding of the legislative requirements around care of vulnerable people, MCA and DOLS

- Understanding of employment practice and Health and Safety legislation

- Broad knowledge of Learning Disabilities and other related conditions

- To have highly developed IT skills in standard Microsoft packages

- Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills

- Highly organised maintaining attention to detail and a commitment to following tasks through to a close.

- The ability to plan and prioritise work and time effectively using own initiative.

- A commitment to best practice within the care provision.

- A knowledge of marketing & fundraising techniques would be advantageous

The role will involve:

- To provide leadership, management and clear direction in the delivery of all services within your defined area of responsibility

- Manage the recruitment, selection and on-going training, development and performance of all staff within your service to ensure achievement of national minimum care standard requirements

- To ensure that complaints and compliments are handled effectively in accordance with organisational policies ensuring prompt and professional actions in order to minimise conflict

- To develop and involve your team in exploring innovative ways of improving and delivering services to enhance organisational performance and share these ideas as best practice developments

- Support residents and their families, ensuring your staff team also provides this support and are consistent in the agreed approach. Liaise with supporting agencies to ensure quality and consistency.

To apply for this exciting opportunity offering great benefits, please submit your CV. For any questions please call James on

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