Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
Salary: £29.000 - £30262 per annum
Posted: 8 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Health & Social Care
Contact Name: Jade Dale

Extra care scheme manager

Job Description

Barker Ross are currently recruiting for an extra care manager to manage a residential home which specialise in Dementia, Eating disorders, Learning disabilities, Mental health conditions, Personal care, Physical disabilities, Sensory impairments, Caring for adults under 65 yrs, Caring for adults over 65 yrs

Essential requirements for extra care manager/registered manager

  • Significant experience of managing accommodation services for older people and people with Learning disabilities
  • Experience in an operational management capacity in a health & social care setting
  • Knowledge/experience of housing and welfare benefits
  • Experience of monitoring service delivery
  • Enhanced DBS
  • To ensure that the Scheme is fully occupied by managing allocation and management of the scheme. To ensure that the scheme is safe and compliant and creates a vibrant and inclusive culture for tenants that supports wider integration into the community.

Ability to travel across a wide geographical area

Main duties will include

  1. Manage a compliant and financially viable housing service
  2. Manage a compliant and financially viable care service
  3. Ensure clients feel engaged and part of the community
  4. Manage a culture of performance management that improves quality and supports the development of our people to improve retention and to support succession planning

Additional duties

Below is a small insight of duties expeted to be performed as a registered / extra care manager

  • To take individual responsibility for ensuring that a continuously improving and effective professional customer service is delivered.
  • To ensure adequate controls are in place to manage operational risks effectively in areas of the business that fall within the remit of this role, as well as identifying and responding proactively to emerging risks.
  • To ensure a safe working environment in accordance with Health and Safety Regulations.
  • To attend fire drills and staff meetings.
  • To attend training events as required.
  • To maintain an awareness of current instructions circulated by staff meetings, departmental and head office bulletins, circular letters or by verbal or written information given by your Responsible Officer.
  • To respect the confidential nature of personal information.

Key skills

  • Experience of working within an Extra Care setting
  • Ability to understand Financial information and spreadsheets
  • Knowledge and experience of Intensive Housing Management criteria, specifically around allocations, tenancy sustainment, promoting independence and safeguarding
  • Knowledge of the welfare benefits system
  • Experience of supporting people to successfully apply for relevant benefits to maximise income, and support tenancy sustainment
  • Experience of joint working to achieve positive outcomes for vulnerable people
  • Genuine passion and enthusiasm for inclusion of groups and individuals with extra support needs
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • High attention to detail

IT skills (e.g. word processing, email, excel)

Full job description will be discussed with every application


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Health&Social Care only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

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