Deputy Manager - WH034
Deputy Manager - WH034
Wellburn House, Ovingham, NE42 6DE
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: 13/09/19
Reference Number: WH034

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Purpose of role:

Reporting to the Registered Home Manager, the successful candidate will support the Registered Home Manager in the day to day management, operation and administration of the home, including taking temporary complete charge during the absence of the Home Manager. Promoting a caring environment which provides residents with a high standard of specialised personal care, meeting individual needs and ensuring everyone is treated with respect and dignity. To supervise, monitor and evaluate the care delivered to residents, checking legal requirements are met along with high levels expected within the care home.

Key responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for the running of the home, in the absence of the registered manager.

  • Assist the Registered manager produce and maintain systems and procedures for auditing and assuring quality care provided by the home.

  • To maintain account ledgers, cash books and documentation as required in law

  • Support the registered manager in his or her duties to ensure the home complies with all health and safety requirements, including the fire safety regulations and procedures.

  • To assist the Manager in the selection and recruitment of staff and to assist in the preparation of duty rotas as needed.

  • Promote a culture of equality and diversity amongst residents, staff and visitors.

  • To ensure the involved commitments, motivation and flexibility of staff through proper organisation, leadership, job deployment and appropriate skill mix.

  • To ensure that each resident is assessed for need and had a formally development Care Plan, ensuring the involvement of the resident and his/her family or relatives, as required. To ensure that appropriate individual care is given to each resident, in accordance with the Care Plans.

  • To ensure that care plans are monitored and reviewed at regular intervals.

  • To ensure that all duties undertaken by reporting staff are performed to required standards, and that all such staff contribute to providing a happy, efficient and homely atmosphere within the Home.

  • To be responsible for the receipt, handling, storage, issue, administration and disposal of all drugs and medicines in line with documented procedures, and to maintain the necessary records.

  • To undertake other duties within your scope, as necessary.

Essential traits:

  • Knowledge of the care standards within a residential setting and the policies and procedures that are required to manager within such an environment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels

  • Ability to deal with conflict and resolve issues between people.

  • Good planning and organisational skills.

  • Team Player

This post is subject to suitable references and a full enhanced disclosure will be required (employer will meet cost). If the applicant is subscribed to the update service for DBS disclosures, existing disclosures can be used.

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