Elderly Residential Care Home Manager (Non-nurse)

Aaron Millar Recruitment
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a permanent full-time care home manager role of a 20 bedded elderly residential home in Plymstock, Plymouth with a 'good' CQC rating.

Candidates should have previous care home management experience or deputy experience in a larger home and hold NVQ4/5, LMC, RMA or equivalent management qualification.

The home is run by a local group who have further sites across the local region so that there are further career opportunities available.

£28,000 - £32,000 per annum.

Partial Job description as below.

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Main function of the job: (Note: In addition to these functions employees are required to carry out such duties as may reasonably be required). To provide leadership of the administration, care, and people management functions of The Home, catering, housekeeping, laundry and maintenance. To carry out, and provide leadership in marketing The Home, and selling its services at the agreed prices. To maintain the operations of the service at the standard agreed with the Registered Provider, within the financial budget or other parameters set by the Provider. To maintain care and management skills at the current level, and undertake such training and development as may from time-to-time be required to maintain that currency of practice. To manage the services within The Home in accordance with standards agreed with the Person Registered, legislative requirements, relevant regulations, and in line with accepted best practices. Notify the Care Quality Commission, at least one month prior to absence (except in an emergency, in which case within one week) of continuous absence of 28 days or more, stating the following: length of absence; reason for absence; arrangements for running the establishment; name, address and qualifications of person responsible for the establishment during the absence. Notify return within 7 days of return from an absence of 28 days or more. Location: The Retreat Care Home. Supervisory responsibilities: To manage each of the service functions within The Home. Main Duties (not in any order of priority): Management of the organisation: 1. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with the Responsible Individual for The Home. 2. Create and uphold an open, positive and inclusive management culture. 3. Formulate and administer The Home’s budget based on The Home’s objectives and within the projected revenue. 4. Participate in the development of The Home’s policies. 5. Share in the development of strategic plans for The Home. 6. Participate in evaluation of The Home against agreed organisational goals, business, and quality objectives. 7. Work to establish effective employer-employee relationships. 8. Minimise legal risks. 9. Participate in the establishment and maintenance of The Home’s management information systems. 10. Advise the Registered Provider of any changes to the structure of the organisation which may be required. 11. Organise the formulation and implementation of all of the policies and procedures, abiding by the full QCS Care Quality Management System. 12. Formulate and implement care policies and procedures. - Registered Manager 13. Implement and maintain the standards required by legislation related to the registration of The Home. 14. Manage The Home in accordance with the Management Protocols within the QCS Care Quality Management System. 15. Participate in discussions reviewing employee remuneration. 16. Operate The Home in a cost-effective manner, within the financial limits set by the Provider, particularly in the area of personnel costs. 17. Be involved in the design and implementation and maintenance of The Home’s quality assurance programme. 18. Cover for absent staff and undertake care duties when required. 19. Design and administer an evaluation of the care standards and care service provision. Management of the Human Resources: 1. Specify, recruit, select and train employees, in numbers agreed with the Provider, and at a cost which is agreed with the Provider, not exceeding the agreed staff budget (including agency cost). 2. Develop a master plan rota to comply with statutory requirements and the satisfaction of ongoing Service User or Resident needs, and which meets the financial targets of the service. 3. Ensure that job descriptions for all employees are appropriate to current practices in each function. 4. Implement and evaluate the orientation and induction of all new employees. 5. Assist individual staff to develop in their role and level of compliance with agreed standards. 6. Promote and implement The Home’s policies and procedures. 7. Promote the effective resolution of team conflicts. 8. Create a work atmosphere which promotes a high quality of work life. 9. Create and maintain a culture of performance and excellence. 10. Manage employee numbers so as to eliminate the use of Agency staff for routine or planned absences.