Our client is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced and motivated individual with a passion for caring to join our recently launched South Ayrshire and Kilmarnock office.
As Care Manager, you will be responsible for the start-up, growth and development of our care service ensuring the delivery of outstanding quality care. This role is suitable for both experienced care manager looking for a new challenge or a highly motivated care supervisor or coordinator who is looking for the next step up in their career.
In this varied and challenging role, you will be involved in:
· Working closely with the General Manager to coordinate the setup, growth and ongoing development of a new private care service for older people.
· Networking in the local community to raise awareness of the service
· Recruiting Caregivers and delivering training
· Converting new client enquiries and coordinating rotas.
· Care planning and conducting risk assessments ensuring compliance to relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
· Managing a team making sure that exceptional service is delivered to our clients and workloads are managed accordingly.
To be successful, you will:
· Have extensive care experience with excellent customer service and man management skills.
· Be commercially aware and have strong influencing skills.
· Be able to demonstrate achievement of business growth targets.
· Have the ability to build good working relationships.
· Have strong organisation and planning skills.
· Be able to work well and accurately under pressure.
· Be flexible to meet the demands of the business including participating in an on-call rota.
· Have a minimum qualification of SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent and be able to start working towards SVQ Level 4 and Registered Manager's Award.
· Have strong local knowledge of the South Ayrshire area and preferably existing relationships within the local health and social care sector
Due to the need to support the On-Call function, which may require you to support team members out in the field in emergency situations, and also the requirement to travel throughout the community to conduct new client assessments, you should have a driving license and access to a vehicle.
This role will play a vital part in ensuring that our clients receive the highest quality care and will make a real difference for the older people we work with. We offer an attractive salary and a fantastic career development opportunity. If you have a passion for caring and the motivation to help us achieve our ambitions, we would love to hear from you.
Our clients business is the world's leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With minimum visits of one hour, award winning training and an excellent reputation they are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide. The company operates six successful offices in Scotland and over 220 offices throughout the rest of the UK
Applications from all sections of the community are welcome as our client wants to reflect the neighborhoods in which they work. Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.This role is subject to PVG disclosure.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £28,000.00-£32,000.00 per year