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Home Manager

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Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home
Job Category: Manager
Date Posted: 02 Aug 2016
Job Location: Greenhithe, Kent

Job Title: Home Manager (42 Bed Dementia Care Home)
Qualifications: Care home with nursing requires post holder to hold a PIN with a nurse qualification, plus any of the following; NVQ Level 4, DMS, L&MSC (Leadership and Management in Social Care) formally RMA Or level 5 HSC Diploma.
Care home without nursing requires al of the above but not a nurse qualification.
Job Purpose:To discharge their professional and administrative duties in relation to the running of the Home.
To be registered with the CQC as a “fit person” to be in charge of the home.
To manage the Home in such a way as to enhance the quality of life of the people who live there and to staff the building appropriately at all times.
To run the home within the set budget, whilst ensuring sufficient staffing and skill mix to meet the needs of our residents.
Ensure all records are kept in accordance with the guidelines set in the Health and Social care Act 2008.
To be fully conversant with the fundamental standards that the Quality Commission will focus on when checking compliance.

(See Appendix)
To take full responsibility for the running of the home, having knowledge of and abiding to the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2010 and the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009.
Accountable To The Managing Director & Director of Care
Reporting To The Director of Care
Line Management Responsibilities
To directly be responsible for the health, safety and welfare of all staff and residents within the home.
To line manage and develop all members of the care and ancillary team within the home.
Key Tasks 1.

To direct and support staff with the creation and maintenance of Care Plans and Risk Assessments that are “Person Centred”.

Ensure that these are followed and evaluated at regular intervals.

To ensure that all treatments are carried out in accordance with professional medical direction and comply with legislative requirements.

To arrange the induction of new staff members making full use of the CHC In House Induction book that links to the Skills for Care Induction.

This book must remain on site.

To ensure that appropriate training for all grades of staff is identified and arranged with any further training arranged that staff would find beneficial.

To maintain effective communications with service users and their relatives.

To liaise with all care professionals as part of an effective multi - disciplinary approach to care.

To deal with complaints, grievances and disciplinary action and record appropriately making full use of our Employment Legal Advisors where appropriate.

To ensure that our residents are safe in that the CHC Safeguarding Policy & Procedure is followed at all times.

To ensure that any Local Authority & or NHS Contract and Specification is/are followed and adhered to and that staff are aware of these documents.

In line with this ensure all KPIs are completed and returned as required.

To complete Monthly Audits with regards to complaints, medication, staff files, resident's personal allowance, training matrix, antibiotic treatments, accidents...this is not an exhaustive list and may be developed further.
Key Tasks (Administration)

To ensure that the CQC is aware of such accidents and incidents, as are required to be reported, and to ensure the completion of the appropriate documentation, sending a copy to Head Office and the Director of Care and Operations by email and phone.

To ensure reportable incidents are made to RIDDOR at the earliest opportunity where required.

To notify the Director of Care and Operations of any deficiencies and shortages of equipment or supplies.

Ensure that faulty or defective equipment is removed from use.

To complete a requisition form for any equipment that is required at the earliest opportunity so as not to leave the home vulnerable.

To maintain maximum occupancy of the home provided you can meet that individuals assessed needs.

Carry out robust and thorough staff recruitment, competency checks and supervision.

Ensure Home Office guidance is followed with regard to all processes in recruitment.

Ensure Head Office is made aware of and are faxed all papers relating to workers who require permits or may not be British Nationals to enable a central record to be kept.
Key Tasks (Communication)

Receive reports relating to the condition of service users from staff and pass on instructions to other members of staff.

Ensure that staff are aware of daily changes in service user's condition or treatment.

Maintain personal contact with service users and their representatives.

Organise and manage staff meetings as required, taking minutes.

Organise and manage resident/relative meetings as required, taking minutes.

Provide a monthly Managers Report to The Director of Care within the first week of the following month.

Prepare for and contribute in your own supervision on a bi monthly basis.
Other Duties To oversee the implementation of the Homes' Quality Management System via Head Office.
To produce and develop as on- going the Annual Development Plan of services/activities available to improve the life's of our residents.
To update and share with Maintenance Manager and Director of care and Operations the Buildings and Premises Action Plan as necessary.

Ensure implementation of CHC Company Policies and Procedures, making use of all relevant f