Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012
Client - Scotland's largest privately owned provider of care in nursing homes and residential care homes. Currently, our expert staff of almost eight hundred are caring for up to eight hundred residents in twenty-two of our state of the art care homes. Our staff pride themselves on ensuring that our residents enjoy the highest standard of individual and personalised care. Importantly, we recognise the right of every resident to be treated as an individual rather than focusing on just their age or their condition.
THE ROLE - Home Manager - Reporting to the Director of Operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for this beautiful service which is located in the heart of Dundee. You will ensure the staff team enable the residents to lead a valued, fulfilling life and to maximise the potential capacity of all residents physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. You will develop new initiatives in care practices and overall delivery of a quality service.
*To assist the Director of Operations in all aspects of managing the home, ensuring high standards of care are provided for residents and that detailed Care Packages are in place.
*Effectively support the staff in the delivery of the services, proactively developing staff skills.
*To ensure the adherence to all requirements and regulations lay down under the Care Standards Act 2000 and all other necessary legislation.
*To work within a flexible rota system adopted to meet the needs of the individuals living in the home.
*Look after all aspects of management of staff - this will include motivating the team, training/development and performance management
*Ensure continued monitoring and assessment of the service delivered to residents
*Ensure high standards are maintained at all times within the Home
*RGN/RMN - valid NMC PIN number
*Proven track record in successfully managing a challenging older person care home
*Experience of commissing new services - supporting marketing, staffing, referrals etc
*Good leader (vision, values, standards, ethos), manager ( systems, processes, routines) and coach (delegate, exception manage, support)
*Proven track record in referrals/occupancy management
*Excellent written and oral communication skills.
*Well-organised self-starter, who can multi-task in a demanding environment
*To be assertive and confident
*To be person-centred
*Previous experience of managing a new commission
*Good interpersonal skills
*Demonstrate commitment to the values of the company
Solutions Driven Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Job Reference: JMCG/HM/DUND
Closing Date: 11-Jul-2012