A great opportunity has arisen in our warm and caring Residential Home, Halcyon Days Care Home in Stevenage, for a driven and compassionate Deputy Manager to join our friendly team.
Task Responsibilities :
Assist Manager in implementing all departmental policies and procedures and in carrying out tasks related to budgets, Health and Safety, staff supervision, training and appraisal, and recruitment of care staff.
Deputise for the Manager in all operational aspects concerning the running of the establishment.
Assist the Manager to create and maintain a positive approach to resource creation is the norm.
Assist the Manager to ensure that the service provided is of the highest possible quality within available resources. Assist with the evaluation and monitoring of the service.
Ensure that all service users and carers are enabled and encouraged to participate in all decisions affecting their lives, the design of services to meet their needs and users within the home.
Report shortfalls to the Manager.
Assess the preparation and presentation of reports and assessments.
Design and implement rotas to suit the needs of the establishment and which will maximise the use of staff over a twenty-four period.
Assess and supervise the assessment of client need, and ensure that an appropriate level of care is provided through sensitive care practices, designed to preserve individuality and maximise independence.
Delegate key worker duties to care assistants.
Liaise with Social service personnel and other outside agencies in relation to current or prospective residents, and to convene and / or participate in case conferences, design care plans and rehabilitative programmes as required.
Ensure that the social, occupational, recreational, medical, dietary and religious needs of clients are met whether indigenous or ethnic origin.
Work on a rota basis, and respond to emergency calls when required. Act as chairperson at staff or other meetings when required.
Manage the domestic service (including laundry) ensuring an appropriate standard of domestic care throughout the Home.
Ensure the control and disposal of prescribed drugs and medications within the home.
Undertake other duties appertaining to the post as required by the Manager.
Competitive salary and company benefits
Holiday Entitlement :
20 days plus Bank Holidays
Qualification Required : NVQ Level 3
Experience Required :
Demonstrable experience in a care home or similar environment.
Must be able to demonstrate successful experience of providing exceptional care.
Experience of using patient care monitoring and tracking computer packages.
Experience of managing complex relationships, sometimes simultaneously.
An understanding of the regulations and requirements needed to maintain an excellent care home.
Competitive rates of pay depending on experience
Rolling rotas and flexibility
Free bespoke competency and specialized training and the chance to work your way up
Refer a Friend Scheme - receive £100 for every friend you help recruit into the GCH family.
Perkbox 100s free perks (discounts when shopping at more than 1000 supermarkets and more than 20000 local shops, free phone insurance, discounted cinema tickets and many more)