Recruiting for Care
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Home Manager required in Wakefield

Home Manager required in Wakefield

Salary: £23,813 - £26,095 p.a.

Recruiting for Care are looking to recruit a full time Home Manager for our client based in Wakefield

The service in Wakefield currently supports three gentlemen in their own home; they have a variety of needs and have support to plan their lives from an established, stable staff team.

Needs included are: Dementia support, Physical needs, Down Syndrome and Learning Disabilities.

Knowledge in supporting these needs would be an advantage.

The gentlemen enjoy a variety of activities both inside and outside their home and are looking to expand on these.

As a Home Manager you will provide robust leadership and management to teams of Support Workers ensuring the support delivered is of a high standard and meets CQC compliance regulations.

You will also provide ‘hands on' support for 80% of your working week.

You must be skilled in managing flexible rotas and have a positive approach to promoting social inclusion.

You should have at least two years' experience and a thorough understanding of working with people in a community setting and supporting individuals, some with challenging behaviour.

You will be skilled in all aspects of management and will have experience of managing staff teams.

IT literacy and an ability to communicate effectively and appropriately; both verbally and in writing is required.

This will include close working and communicating with key professionals including Care Managers, Commissioners, advocates, day services and specialist teams.

You will also be able to demonstrate tact, sensitivity and diplomacy when liaising with the people we support and their families.

The ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines is also essential.

You will be responsible for developing and delivering flexible and personalised support that meets the needs and aspirations of individuals living in their own homes.

In addition, you will also need to demonstrate a good all round working knowledge of current CQC legislation and housing-related support as well as a sound knowledge of budgets and time management.

A relevant qualification - NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care is desirable.

Applicants will preferably be a car driver/owner.

For an informal discussion about the above position or for an application pack please contact June at Recruiting for Care on 0151 545 5336