Deputy Care Home Manager
Do you want to be part of a dynamic company that has a culture of learning and leadership? Do you share these values? - A commitment to excellence - Having a client centred approach - Being a team player This company is a provider of residential care homes in Sutton Surrey which:- - Provides support for adults (aged 18 - 65) with Mental Health needs. - Caters for individuals who are relatively well enough to live in the community but require low levels of supervision. They are looking for a dynamic Deputy Care Home Manager who will be responsible for the daily care of service users and provide management support. Principal tasks - Create and promote an ordinary living environment for service users, enabling them to develop the skills required for independent living. - Develop individual care plans, based on assessment of needs, in conjunction with the referring agent and multi-disciplinary team. - Ensure that holistic care of each individual is reviewed on a regular basis. - Foster good relations and lines of communication with families/circles of support and other stakeholders/services/agencies involved in the care of service users. - Stay abreast of developments and current trends, when caring for people with mental health needs. - Assist the Registered Manager in the leadership & management of staff, efficient management of budgets, marketing the home, recruitment, carrying out staff supervisions and rotas. - Co-ordinate any temporary care staff, trainees or volunteers drawn into support the care home. - Co-ordinate the administration of external events in conjunction with other members of staff and volunteers or external groups as required. - Demonstrate a good understanding of legislation and maintain compliance. Skills/Experience - Previous experience of working with individuals with mental health needs. - An awareness of the duties that come with managing a home. - An awareness of the need for outward facing communication. - An enthusiastic, self-starter with the ability to work in a small, dynamic environment. - A confident personality with good organisational skills. - Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential, as the ideal candidate will play a key role in a team that encourages the service users to express their wishes and needs and make informed choices. - Minimum of Level 3 NVQ/QCF in Health & Social Care. - A minimum of 2 years experience in a management/supervisory role or extensive experience as a Senior Care Support Worker within the past 5 years. - Good IT Skills - Microsoft Office (word processing and spreadsheets) and use of the Internet. - Current full UK driver's licence Development: - Leadership Academy - Leadership & Management training - ICare Ambassador opportunity Benefits include a company pension, salary sacrifices, discounted gym membership and healthcare, big brand discounts.