Residential Head Of Care

Job Location

Hayling Island PO11 0LW, UK

Type of Job

Full Time

Pay Rate

Up to £26,000 PA

Reference Numer

Phil King

Published Date

5 July 2021, 16:30:00

About the job

We are seeking a strong Head of Care with drive and commitment who is seeking a new exciting challenge within healthcare. The ideal candidate will have previous Team Leading experience in an elderly care home environment with good leadership skills and a strong personality.

Ref No. PK47299

Head of Care Job Description:

An experienced and dedicated individual is required to help run a friendly and comfortable Residential Care Home within the Hayling Island area as their new Head of Care / Deputy Manager. The home is a small, 18 bedded service which caters for elderly and dementia clients and they are a part of a small, family-run care company. The home is located in a scenic and tranquil setting within an extremely rewarding environment.

This is a full-time, permanent position paying £11.00-12.50 per hour. (DOE) Previous experience is preferred however this could be the ideal role for an experienced Care Team Leader/Senior Care Assistant looking to take their first step up into a managerial role.

This role will work closely alongside the Registered Manager to maintain the high standards that the home has set and work as the link between the Senior Carers and the Home Manager. You will make sure that paperwork is updated and completed regularly whilst also ensuring that the care provided is of the highest possible level. The Head of Care / Deputy Manager duties are working predominantly on the floor on long or short shifts with occasional office duties for example assisting with the rota and care plans. Shifts are 8-2, 2-8 or 8-8 with some covering for the Manager upon her absence 9-5.

The company is a family-run organisation who aim to look after their staff as well as their residents and they promote person-centred care throughout their homes.

Skills/ Experience:

NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care minimum

Medication trained

Experience of working within a Care Home environment

Proficient with: Care plans, Risk assessments, Supervisions, Liaising with families and other healthcare professionals

Head of Care duties will include:

Shift leading and ensuring a high quality of care provision is maintained

Care plans/reviews/meetings

Working on the floor

For more information on this Residential Head of Care role please submit your CV and call Phil King on 0118 309 4222