LOCATION – SWINDON
SALARY RANGE £21,762.34 – £23,054.96
HOURS 37HRS over 7 day Period
The Black & White Group are recruiting for an experienced Deputy Home Manager, to help run a Residential Care Home set in a rural area with beautiful surroundings.
Level 3 or equivalent in Health and Social Care, or working towards.
A minimum of two years previous experience with learning disabilities is required.
General Objective of the Post.
The Deputy Home Manager is expected to take an active role in the lives of the clients, supporting every aspect of their lives, enabling them to live as valued a life as possible.
The post holder will be required to deputise and fulfil the responsibilities of the RHM in the prolonged absence of the appointed person and to be a key worker when necessary.
The Deputy will help to ensure that a positive and imaginative approach is adopted by the care team to ensure a high quality of care.
The role of Deputy Home Manager is to assist the RHM in ensuring:
The supervision and management of the staff team in a residential care home.
The delivery of the highest quality of service to individual residents within the available resources.
The maintenance of financial and managerial controls necessary within the Home.
The excellent reputation of the Trust is maintained at all times.
The routine operation and smooth running of all services within the Home is maintained within the requirements of the statutory authorities.
In association with the RHM, liaison with:
Clients and their families and/or relevant others.
Visiting medical staff including Consultants.
Officers appointed by the Health, Local or Social Service Authorities.
Directors, Manager and Officers of the Trust.
Voluntary and other bodies providing services.
Care teams, Clinical practitioners or other Health or Social Service professional staff working in the community.
Key Performance Areas
To assist the Home Manager in ensuring:
That agreed standards of care are delivered and maintained.
That the individual planning process is implemented for each resident, in association with the Key Worker.
The promoting and maintenance of involvement with clients families, friends or other significant people.
The adherence to the Trust’s policies regarding care.
The training of staff in the care of residents.
Appropriate and sufficient support is given to clients to enable them to access services.
The induction and development of all staff.
Supervision and management of junior members of staff.
The establishment and maintenance of effective communication within the Home.
Policies and procedures comply with current health and safety legislation.
Participation in training events.
The Home is staffed to meet the required levels.
All staff participates fully in the duty rota to include weekends, evenings, public holidays, client holidays, working by night and / or sleeping in.
Active involvement in care team and RHM meetings.
The training needs which are identified are brought to the attention of the RHM.
Administration and Finance.
Maintenance of all statutory and Trust records.
Safekeeping of all clients and Trust money and property.
Weekly / Monthly returns are submitted on time.
Budgetary limits are not exceeded.
Adherence to all Trust policies and procedures.
The monitoring of quality assurance procedures and reviews.
To assist with the investigation of complaints if required.
The post holder will require to undertake any further training as identified in order to meet the requirements of the role.
The post holder may be required to undertake a team leading certificate at the appropriate level.
Participate in Management on – call roster as required.
This job description is an outline of the main responsibilities of the post, other duties may be required. Subject to review at the employers discretion.
This is an excellent job opportunity
Apply now for further details, contact Sue Morgan on 01452 226136 or email firstname.lastname@example.org