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Home Manager – Tall Oaks

Employer: Dowing Care

Hours: 40 Hrs Per week

Salary: 30K +

Care Home: Tall oaks

Location: Farnborough

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Downing Care is looking for a Home Manager for Tall Oaks a 6 bed care home in Farnborough, Hampshire.  The home, established in 2005, has a CQC rating of GOOD.   Tall Oaks is a specialist care home providing support for young adults with physical and learning disabilities and our areas of expertise includes the care and management of those with Sensory Impairment, Epilepsy, Autism and Rett Syndrome. Our aim is to support each resident to be as independent as possible, to maintain and develop their skills, to provide them with meaningful, enjoyable life opportunities which will enhance their lives and promote their well-being. We can only achieve our aims if we have a skilled staff team who want to work with us and share our ideals. We want our staff team to be proud of what they achieve and will support them and encourage them to grow and develop in their role.  Please find the job requirements below:
Leadership and People management
Lead by example and develop a skilled and effective staff team who will consistently deliver a person centred service.Develop a positive working environment which nurtures staff and rewards good practice.Ensure all staff are engaged in a programme of training and personal development.Ensure professional standards are maintained through the provision of regular supervision and annual appraisal to all staff. Ensure good quality working relationships are built and maintained between staff and the individuals they are supporting.Promote good communication and effective working practice through a range of resident and staff meetings.Ensure effective recruitment and retention of an appropriately skilled staff team.Ensure the provision of support and guidance to the staff team at all times, including out of hours.Where necessary ensure that all disciplinary and grievance procedures are carried out in line with Company policy and statutory requirements.To continually review the service and manage any required or necessary change effectively.Ensure staff adhere to the Code of Practice, Company Policies and guidance detailed in the Staff Handbook.    
Resident Support – the post holder is required to ensure:
Safety and delivery of an appropriate and professional service to all residents through the implementation of an up to date Care Plan, comprehensive Risk Assessments, Care Reviews, Health Reviews, Medication reviews and Health Checks etc. That each resident is given opportunities both in the home and in the community to engage in a wide range of activities and social events.  All residents’ medication is managed safely and appropriately, that it is reviewed, received, stored and administered according to the prescribed guidance and Company policies.Good communication with residents’ families and professionals involved in their care. That the rights of each resident are upheld at all times. That MCA and DOLS assessments are reviewed and updated as required.   
Quality management
Ensure the Home is run in line with Statutory and Company Policies.Ensure the home complies with the requirements of the Care Quality Commission (CQC).Develop a culture which enables staff members to maximise their development and create areas of expertise within the service.Undertake a programme of Audits to ensure the service is continuously reviewed and improved.
Financial
Manage delegated budgets to ensure resources are used to best effect, in line with Company policy and procedure. Report financial discrepancies to the Operations Manager.Ensure staff work to and comply with financial systems in line with company policies, procedures and guidelines.Ensure that all residents are supported with their finances and that their benefits are reviewed and managed appropriately with them. Undertake a programme of financial audits to ensure the financial service is continuously reviewed and improved.Report to the Financial Controller the monthly Imprest, Staff Payroll, Invoices and Remittance advice. Provide support with the setting of annual budgets.          
Governance
Ensure information is collated and recorded in line with Quality Assessment System and CQC requirements.Manage the appropriate maintenance of records and personal information in line with the Data Protection Act and to the standards required by Information Governance.To attend reviews as appropriate.To attend monthly manager meetings and contribute to the agenda.Ensure that all policies and procedures related to the running of the home are adhered to.Undertake a programme of compliance audits to ensure the service is continuously reviewed and improved
Health and Safety
Ensure information is collated and recorded in line with the Company and CQC requirements.Manage the appropriate maintenance of records and personal information in line with the Data Protection Act and to the standards required by Information Governance.To ensure all required annual reviews are completed and necessary action taken to address and shortcomings or required safety developments. To attend monthly manager meetings and contribute to the Health and Safety agenda.Ensure that all policies and procedures related to the safe running of the home are in place and adhered to.Ensure that all required Infection Control policies and procedures are in place, monitored and managed appropriately, keeping safety of residents, staff and others paramount. Ensure that all Covid-19 policies and guidelines are reviewed and updated as necessary, and all action is undertaken as required. Ensure that all Environmental Risks are assessed, and action is taken to address any shortcomings.  
Equality and Diversity
Ensure information is collated and recorded in line with Statutory and CQC requirements.Manage the appropriate maintenance of records and personal information in line with the Data Protection Act and to the standards required by Information Governance.To attend monthly manager meetings and contribute to the agenda.Ensure that all policies and procedures related to the running of the home are adhered to.To be aware and able to support he staff with all legislation relating to Equality and diversity.      
Qualifications and experience required for this role
We are looking for a Home Manager who wants to make a difference to peoples’ lives and who wants to lead a staff team to do the same.  Someone who will embrace the ideals that we hold in giving our residents as good a life as we can and who will go the extra mile for them.   ‘This is not just a job – it requires heart and passion and the will to achieve for others’.     This overview of the role is not exhaustive, it will be subject to periodic review and may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business. The post holder will be expected to participate in this process, and we would aim to reach agreement to the changes
Salary, working hours and benefits
40 hours per weekSalary 30K + depending on experience Performance related annual bonus.Free parking on siteCompany pension scheme25 days annual leave + 8 Bank holidays  
Location
  Tall Oaks 5 Pirbright Road Farnborough Park Farnborough GU14 7AB Tel: 01252 378459   To apply please contact Elaine Baigrie on: elaine@dowingcare.co.uk or call 07920 106781.   Please visit our website for more company details: https://www.downingcare.co.uk