Care manager

£30,000 yearly
  • Kumari Care Ltd
  • 29 Apr, 2022

Job Description

 Kumari Care is looking for a Care Manager who will lead a team of Field Care Supervisors and Care Co-ordinators ensuring the delivery of care to an excellent standard to those who would not otherwise manage satisfactorily in their own homes, meeting CQC standards and working within the policies set out by Kumari Care Ltd.

Main Duties:

- Effectively lead the team of carers, field care supervisors and coordinators ensuring that they are working according to company policies, CQC standards and delivering the highest standard of care to service users.

- Take an active role in implementing a new care management system.

- Undertake a leadership role to ensure that care co-ordinators in the team carry out their duties fairly and effectively.

- Ensure that office staff are effectively rostered and out-of-hours telephone cover is in place.

- Manage and develop a core team of Field Supervisors so that on-job training and coaching is provided to all field care staff and on-going training needs identified.

- Participate in the recruitment, selection and development of team members and of care staff working in the region.

- Design and develop a training plan and where appropriate meets agreed NVQ and CQC standards.

- Ensure the delivery of the agreed training plan (including Induction) for all Care staff and Co-ordinators across Kumari Care Ltd.

- Attend client assessment and review meetings and carry out risk assessments in accordance with the national care standards.

- Ensure that appropriate documents are placed in the clients' homes that these records are properly maintained.

- Deal with safeguarding issues and complete investigation of any complaints in accordance with the Company's policy.

- Positively support, motivate and encourage staff, help identify their training needs and ensure that they fully participate in the Company's training program.

- Ensure that each member of the team receives 4 supervisory meetings per year. Ensures that Care staff and team Co-ordinators have a performance appraisal every year.

- Effectively maintain training and development records and supporting administrative systems in accordance with the Company's policies.

- Understand with the requirements of the Care Standards Act 2000 and ensure that the Company complies with these and other statutory obligations.

- Ensure compliance with the Company's Health & Safety Policy.

- Carry out other duties as required and commensurate with a small team.

Qualifications and Experience:

Training and development professional with significant experience in the care environment and in care education, training and development.

Experience of people management and development with a track record in leading teams.

A sensitive and understanding manner and an ability to communicate effectively with all members of the team and relevant statutory bodies is essential

Person Specification

- A team player with leadership qualities and a pragmatic commercial approach.

- Caring nature and a commitment to the wellbeing of others.

- Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

- Patient and calm and able to work productively under pressure.

- Reliability, responsibility and honesty are paramount.

- Ability to support, encourage and develop colleagues.

- Appreciative of a care company's statutory responsibilities.

- A systematic yet flexible approach to the organization and administration of the business.

Salary is depending on experience and qualification.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £30,000.00 per year