Head of Care - Residential
Head Of CareLocation: St Wilfrid's PrioryPay rate: Up to £27,000 Per AnnumContracted Hours: 37.5 Hours Per week
ABOUT THE ROLE
Are you an experienced Head of Care, with the passion to make a difference?
Can you lead a team of people to deliver outstanding care to our residents, whilst encouraging them to always do their best?
As Head of Care, you’ll support the Home Manager with the management of the Home to ensure that the highest standards of care are delivered and maintained at all times. You’ll carry out initial assessments of potential residents, produce individual care plans and support both residents and their families through the process.
Leading a team of carers, you’ll be responsible for rota planning, employee recruitment and both induction and mandatory training, ensuring that the needs of our residents are recognised, assessed and met where possible. You’ll also monitor and manage individual employee performance to ensure standards are upheld, addressing any issues as they arise through the appropriate channels.
In return we’ll provide opportunities for career development and training to support your personal growth, all delivered in a nurturing, engaging and rewarding environment.
Set in a beautiful Grade II listed castle, our home environment has been designed to enhance the quality of life for our residents and incorporates a number of features to promote warmth and a sense of tranquility. St Wilfrids Priory Care Home specialises in Residential and Respite Care.
AND IN RETURN
The Trust is a great place to work; we’ve been providing care for almost 1,000 years and we’re currently the second largest not-for-profit provider in the UK. Not-for-profit means that we reinvest every penny we make into our residents, colleagues and the care homes we live and work in. Therefore, we offer a great range of benefits, including a competitive salary, training and development.
Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team:
- 30 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- A Company pension
- Life assurance
- Free uniform
- Free DBS
- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
- Blue Light Card and “My Rewards” programme, offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more
You’ll have previous management experience in elderly care with an NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care and be willing to work towards Management Diploma Level 4 or 5 (or equivalent).
You’ll have excellent communication skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities effectively and will be committed to promoting and developing the highest standards of care. You’ll be a positive role model with a natural ability to get along with others. A supportive leader, you’ll motivate your team to deliver the best possible care to our residents at all times.
If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a Head of Care within our care homes, then you could be the next to join us. So, apply and get your career started with us today.
‘We reserve the right to close this role before the closing date, with no advance notice. We do encourage you to complete an application as soon as possible if interested’