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Care Home Manager (Learning Disabilities & Complex Needs) - Care Recruiter

Care Home Manager (Learning Disabilities & Complex Needs)

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    4 months ago
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    Residential Care
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  • Learning Disabilities Care Home Manager (Dual Home Responsibility)
  • Role based between Swindon and Melksham
  • 40 hours a week and is expected to work Mon-Fri during the usual daytime hours 8am-5pm however is expected to be available outside these hours for emergencies or advice and to occasionally work a weekend day or evening.
  • Salary upon application

Opportunity to join a family run care home provider, joining as a manager for both our Swindon and Melksham homes where we provide high quality care and support to individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs.

About the role:

We are currently recruiting a Care Home Manager, ideally with experience with Learning Disabilities, with an NVQ Level 5 to oversee the running of two homes in the Swindon and Melksham area. Homes support up to 10 and 8 adults respectively with Learning Disabilities and Complex Needs. Homes are currently 50% full.

Applicants must be experienced in care management and possess strong knowledge of care standards, regulations and valuing people. Above all you will be motivated, responsible, approachable, committed to providing high quality care to our service users.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience within a management role in a care home setting, preferably learning disabilities and using a person centred approach.
  • Good knowledge of care standards, updates and requirements and best practices.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills as well as working on their own initiative.
  • Flexible, reliable and punctual
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Friendly and approachable.
  • Has Driving License


  • Competitive salary
  • Regular training
  • Opportunity to grow with the company.

Description of Duties

  • Ensure the home and the team provides and maintains the highest levels of care and service in accordance with company’s aims, objectives, policies and procedures and in line with CQC standards.
  • Undertake service users initial assessments, care planning, risk assessments and reviews.
  • Ensure Service Users’ individual needs are met on a day to day basis through proper management of staff and allocation of duties.
  • Ensure care plans are created, maintained and actively implemented for all Service Users and to be responsible for ensuring that records are maintained for each service user.
  • Create and manage daily, weekly and monthly rotas, ensuring a balanced and efficient distribution of overtime when available.
  • To plan the daily and weekly management of the home and support where needed. Ensuring the responsible allocation of roles and tasks within the home to maintain its effective operation at all times.
  • Undertake staff supervisions and appraisals.
  • To be involved in any investigations following formal and informal complaints and to follow the correct staff disciplinary procedures.
  • Undertake recruitment selection for potential new staff for the home and to be responsible for their induction.
  • Attend regular Senior Management Meetings with other Home managers from the business.
  • To keep and maintain a training profile for each member of staff and register training needs.
  • Responsible for regular staff and service user meetings within the home
  • Keep business directors informed about day to day running of the home and any specific needs or difficulties.


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