Assistant Manager

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  • Lyndhurst, Hampshire

  • £11.10 to £0.00 per hour

  • Full time

Job Purpose

  • To be part of the Management Team responsible for the overall management and day to day running of a CHOICE CARE GROUP home in accordance with Care Quality Commission and current Company policies, ensuring the highest obtainable standard of care and support is provided to all service users within home.
  • To contribute and participate in providing quality care and life experiences based upon the six basic values of privacy, dignity, independence, choice, rights and fulfillment.  

Main Duties

Service User

  • To help provide a therapeutic structured and relaxed environment in which service user’s can develop and enjoy their lives.
  • To ensure that medication is administered in line with Company policy.
  • To oversee and organise the daily recording of information relating to service users.
  • To participate in life planning for particular service users to include:
    • Identifying the service user’s emotional, physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs and make appropriate decisions for action in consultation with the Management team.
    • Delivering of a clearly defined programme of care for each service user within the home and ensuring that such client files are recorded and maintained accurately.
    • Liasing with relatives, Care Managers and other professionals in consultation with the Manager of the home.
  • To ensure that the agreed psychology guidelines for each service user are followed in conjunction with the Management team and Psychology Department.
  • To assist in the development of guidelines for service users and ensuring monitoring and liasing with the Psychology Department.
  • To use initiative in making the best use of all available resources in the home, to meet the needs of each service user.
  • To assist in maintaining a good standard of hygiene and tidiness within the home and, when required, to check all equipment including emergency and fire equipment.  
  • To ensure accurate recordings and reporting of all accidents and incidents that may occur involving service users and or staff and to record relevant information in the appropriate place.
  • To prepare reports and participate in service user’s reviews as required.
  • To supervise and share mealtimes with service user’s, to encourage a positive attitude towards food and appropriate behaviour at mealtimes.
  • To use initiative in creating and delivery of appropriate leisure opportunities for service users.
  • To assist in the delivery of day care opportunities following individual activity programs in conjunction with, and following guidance from day service staff.

  • To accompany and organise transport which requires service users to attend activities outside of the home.

2.Staff

  • To assist in the recruitment and selection of new staff.
  • To assist in the Induction Program of all staff.
  • To assist in the training profile achievements of all staff.
    • To assist in the performance and supervision of all staff.
    • To assist in the overall daily management of the home by taking responsibility for coordinating activities during a shift as required.
    • To support and advise new and less experienced staff in the implementation of procedures and service user guidelines. 
    • To facilitate good communication within all levels of the staff team.
  • To work with all staff in providing an effective 24-hour service and to demonstrate a reasonable degree of flexibility to ensure all shifts are covered with the required staffing levels 
  • To look after the general appearance of the house and report any defects to the senior staff member on duty.
  • To participate in staff meetings, contributing to the review of current working practices and future developments.
  • To participate in providing on-call support out-of-hours to staff on shift.
  • To undertake any temporary duties as required by the Homes Manager in times of emergency.



Benefits

As an Assistant Manager at Choice, you’ll enjoy:

Generous Paid Holiday Entitlement

You’ll get 32 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays).

Choice Care Pension Scheme

We’ll contribute 3% on top of your voluntary personal contribution.

Perkbox Offers and Discounts

Incredible savings on big name brands from high street shopping to entertainment and eating out, to discounts on holidays, theme parks, gym memberships and more.

Health Assured Assistance Scheme

Our Employee Assistance Programme, providing confidential, professional advice and guidance on things like finance, housing, health and legal matters.

Refer a Friend Bonus

If a friend or family member applies successfully for a job at Choice, we’ll thank you with a special reward.

Reports To

Homes Manager

Annual Leave

24 days Annual Leave ( excluding Bank Holidays)

Anything else I need to know?

Any job offer is pending a satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check (at our expense). All applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Ref: AMOCK1106

Posted: 25/03/2020

Closes: 01/12/2022

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