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Registered Manager - Learning Disabilities

Job Title: Registered Manager - Learning Disabilities
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Industry:
Salary: £32000 - £33000 per annum
Reference: HIRMBA01_1490183132
Contact Name: Colette Niles
Contact Email: coletteniles@barkerross.co.uk
Job Published: March 22, 2017 11:45

Job Description

Our client provides support services to client with learning disabilities and mental health issues across Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.They aim to help vulnerable people find opportunities to change their lives and futures.

Position Available: Registered Manager - Learning Disabilities, High Wycombe, temp 3 months £32-33k pa

Role Purpose:

The Registered Manager is the Association's Officer registered with the CQC with direct
responsibility for the care and wellbeing of residents and day to day supervision of staff
working in the care home, and the supported living scheme. He/she will promote high
standards of professional practice within the service.
As the senior representative on site he/she will act on behalf of the Association ensuring that
each service users/residents receives the care and support appropriate to his/her individual
needs and achieves their outcomes in their support plan. The Registered Manager will carry
out the Association's policies and instructions and ensure that the service at all times
complies with the requirements of the CQC's accommodation and the Domiciliary Care
Regulations. He/she will also ensure that the service complies with all Health and Safety

Duties:

Care and Support for People Using Services

Participate in the assessment of prospective residents and tenants.
Ensure that the Association's procedures are complied with in relation to the offer of
accommodation and admittance to the service.
Ensure that each person receives a written copy of the licence or tenancy agreement
and that information relating to the individual's rights and responsibilities as a tenant
are communicated to the individual or his/her advocate in a format relevant to that
individual.
Manage the development, implementation and monitoring of individual support plans
and the delivery of care and support across all areas of the individual's life.
Encourage individuals in taking decisions which affect their lives.
Promote the relationships which enable individuals to participate in the local
community to the maximum of their ability.

Leadership
Be responsible for the recruitment and appointment of project staff in accordance with
the Association's policies and relevant legislation.
Ensure that effective induction, supervision and appraisal takes place, performance
standards are achieved and that staff are able to develop professionally having their
training needs identified and met in accordance with the Association's policies.
Allocate and manage staffing resources within agreed levels, and ensure staff
management practices meet service and legislative requirements.
Establish and maintain an effective communication system within each team,
including regular team meetings.
Attend team meetings and Association meetings when required.
Maintain and develop the current link worker system in conjunction with the team
members and service manager, taking into consideration the views of the person
using our services.


Management
Ensure that all staff are aware of the Association's policies and procedures and are
informed promptly of changes.
Take overall responsibility for the monitoring and safe keeping of medication and for
its administration in accordance with agreed policy and legislation.
Ensure that all staff are aware of the need for strict confidentiality regarding the
personal affairs of residents and tenants.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with other health and social care
professionals and agencies.
Develop and maintain good relationships with relatives, neighbours and others in the
local community.
Be responsible on behalf of the Association for the efficient running and operation of
the service.
Ensure that tenants and staff are fully aware of fire and emergency procedures, and
that staff are able to fulfil their responsibilities and work to procedures.


Premises
Support tenants in advising the Landlord's relevant officer, where applicable, of any
malfunction of the heating, lighting and emergency systems, or other defects in the
premises, or its equipment, and ensure the security of the premises.
Ensure that the fire regulations are complied with and advise the Landlord if there is
any risk.
Ensure that legislation and regulations concerning environmental health and health
and safety are complied with and to report where action is required.
Support the tenant to liaise with the Landlord over regular maintenance inspections
and report to the relevant officer any repairs required.
Support and advise tenants to ensure the maintenance and servicing of heating, call
systems, electrical installations and equipment is carried out on a regular basis.

Finance
Be involved in preparing annual budgets.
Manage all expenditure and bring any over/under spends to the attention of the
Services Manager with proposals for correcting these.
Maintain project petty cash in accordance with procedures.
Be responsible for residents and tenant's money kept within the service.
Authorise staff for additional hours and expenses and approve payments, within
resource allocation levels and in accordance with Association procedures

Experience Required:

A minimum of 2 years experience working with residents with learning disabilities within the care and supported housing sector - with supervisory experience

Willingness to obtain relevant management qualification if not already obtained.

Understand and manage a budget

Ability of supervising and managing staff

Understanding of CQC regulations

Understanding of welfare benefits

Knowledge of health and safety regulations

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like to apply for this post, please forward your CV for consideration.

*Please note the above outlined experience is the 'minimum' first stage criteria for this role, we will therefore be unable to consider your application unless you are able to demonstrate a relevant work history in line with this position.

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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 but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.