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Registered Manager : Physical Disabilities

25,202 P.A. ?
Domus Recruitment

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Domus have a fantastic opportunity for a Registered Manager to join a growing, person-centered organisation, within one of their residential services in Folkestone, Kent.

The residential service provides care and accommodation for adults with a Physical Disability. This may include people who have, for example, had a stroke, or who have illnesses such as multiple sclerosis.

We are looking for someone with previous experience at management level in the sector, who is able to demonstrate a track record in motivating and managing staff, together with a clear understanding of leadership responsibilities in social care.

We can consider current Service/Home/Registered Managers, as well as experienced Deputy Managers within the Learning Disabilities and Physical Disabilities sector.

Principal Responsibilities:

Take on the role of Registered Manager directing the day-to-day running of the service to ensure the provision of high quality, safe care and support in accordance with CQC standards;
Lead by example in the management of employees, including ensuring regular supervision for all staff, and handling disciplinary issues when they arise;
Take overall responsibility for health and safety, including all risk assessments according to our policies and CQC requirements;
Create and update support plans for all service users, ensuring these are shared and adhered to in order to promote good health, independence and skills;
Support service users with any individual health needs including organising support from the GP, district nurse etc, and to organise the ordering, receipt and safe administration of all medications used within the home;
Supervise, support and work closely with our HR & Training Administrator, in recruiting and training suitable staff according to safe recruitment procedures in line with CQC requirements, and ensuring that staff training is planned, delivered and properly recorded to meet the needs of employees and service users.
Manage the budget for the service - this position will be key in understanding and managing the budget including management of voids and staffing;
Confidently plan and ensure delivery of in-house training to groups of new and existing staff, covering both general principles and specific examples of good practice and take responsibility for organising external trainers according to the needs of our service users.;
Communicate confidently with Care Managers, other professionals and families as well as prospective service users;
Ensure the service is staffed adequately at all times;
To be fully conversant with the CQC inspection process and able to prove compliance in the event of an inspection; keeping abreast of changes within the Sector
Take overall responsibility for petty cash, ensuring records are accurate and up to date;
Build professional and trusted relationships with colleagues, residents and other stakeholders;
Be a motivator, to service users, staff and outside agencies.

Key Skills:

Applicants must be able to demonstrate experience in the sector, ideally in residential services;
Applicants will hold a Level 5 qualification in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards this;
Applicants must be able to demonstrate knowledge of the current CQC care standards in order to help ensure our service is Safe, Caring, Effective, Responsive and Well-led;
Applicants must be computer literate, with good levels of written and verbal communication;
Applicants must have experience of note-taking, to provide meaningful records of meetings with staff, residents and their families, and outside agencies;
Applicants must be caring, patient and approachable, able to work with sensitivity as well as urgency where necessary;
Awareness of the importance of confidentiality is essential;
Applicants should have some experience of managing training and HR issues, and be familiar with safe recruitment processes;
Applicants must be flexible and able to prioritise their workload, sometimes under pressure, in an extremely busy setting.

Other information about the position:

The successful applicant will be based in Kent
Normal hours of work 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday, although this may vary according to business need
The postholder must familiarise themselves with all Company Polices and adhere to them at all times.
As the post involves contact with vulnerable adults, confirmation of employment will be subject to the receipt of two references, one from the most recent employer and the completion of a DBS check

If you are interested in the above Registered Manager vacancy, please call Michael on 01628630104 quoting reference MW-RMF-9959 or email your CV to michael.white@domusrecruitment.com

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