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Assistant Care Manager

Vacancy Details

Salary: £13,553 Per Annum
Location: Newton House
Region: Cumbria
Job Type: Part Time Permanent
Vacancy Group: Extra Care Operations
Category: Housing and/or Care Scheme Management
Closing Date: 10/08/2021
Date Posted: 09/21/2021
Reference: 0000005476


Assistant Care Manager 

Location: Newton House, Newton Road, Penrith, CA11 9FY
Part time, 20 hours per week
£13,553 per annum 

Are you looking for your next career move?

Do you want to join a growing organisation?

Do you want to be part of a successful team?

If this person is you, please read on:

We are recruiting a full time Assistant Care Manager for one of our Brand New Extra Care Schemes, Newton House in Penrith. 

This is a great time to join Housing 21 as we have significant growth plans over the next 5 years which will enhance our customer experience.  
With 118 Extra Care schemes and schemes planned to be developed over the next 5 years, Housing 21 is continuing to grow.

Extra Care supports older people to live independently in their own home, in purpose built apartments or bungalows in a community setting, with access to on site care and support services tailored to their own needs.

As an Assistant Care Manager you will provide a high quality and CQC compliant care service to residents within the Extra Care environment ensuring care workers are appropriately recruited, supervised and retained.

Shift Pattern: 20 hours per week.

Main responsibilities of the job include:

• Carrying out assessment of new or existing residents. Ensuring all allocated residents have a comprehensive care plan in place
• Being responsible for the management and performance of care staff by providing induction, line management, supervision and support to a defined number of care workers
• Support the management team with all aspects of team management including but not limited to: recruitment, staff induction, training and disciplinary procedures and sickness absence
• Contributing to the services quality assurance system by way of auditing, conducting observations and responding to residents feedback
• Preparing rota’s in line with commissioned care hours
• Acting as the responsible person for the safe running of the care service in the absence of the Registered Manager

The successful candidate will need:

• A good understanding of CQC regulation and how to apply these in practice (Essential)
• Supervisory experience (Essential)
• Demonstrable, hands on experience in delivering care to adults (Essential)
• Developing and reviewing care plans in line with people’s needs and preferences (Essential)
• Experience of organising staff rotas and scheduling of care calls (Essential)

In return we will offer:

• Induction pathway and training 
• Career progression
• 35 hours full time equivalent working week
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (However, would still need to work on bank holidays as required)
• Pension scheme
• Income protection
• Life Cover
• Salary Sacrifice Schemes – Cycle to work, holiday purchase and Car leasing scheme

Closing date: 08th October 2021


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