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Care Team Manager

  • Salary: £15 - £20 per hour
  • Location: Wembley, London
  • Date posted: 02-08-2019
  • Sector: Management, Social Care
  • Job type: Temporary / Shift Work
  • Job reference: CMKB_1564754903

Care Team Manager required for a Day centre located in Sudbury Town, Near Wembley. The Care Team Manager is required for an interim position for 3 months, full time, starting asap. The charity provides respite day care to older adults many with physical and mental health, who come to the premises on a daily basis.

Shift times

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

35 hours per week

Key Duties

  • The temporary Care Team Manager must be an experienced professional who is able to manage and motivate a small team of carers
  • Provide personal care when required
  • Managing the relationships with client's families and carers
  • Organise the staff rotas
  • Oversee supervision sessions/reviews
  • Update the care plans for clients and write assessments and reports.

Key Responsibilities

To be the Centre's healthcare professional, taking the lead role in developing and implementing protocols, policies and procedures for the provision of individualized care packages for each and every client attending the Centre, in line with the assessed needs of each client.

To ensure that each client has a written care plan that addresses their assessed needs, and that this is reviewed annually, and communicated to families, carers and other health professionals.

To carry out risk assessments on the centre's environment, and any necessary equipment, ensuring that these are appropriate to the needs of clients and staff delivering personalised day care

Ensuring that adequate levels of personal client care are provided in the Centre by the care team (i.e. toileting, socialisation and physical needs, feeding, infection control, first aid and medication, escorting clients on minibuses, etc) and that individual client needs are met.

To ensure that accurate and appropriate written records and information is provided for each client file, and that regular written reports are given to the families and carers on a three monthly basis.

To ensure that all clients are supported and monitored in achieving identified personal goals and care objectives, as outlined in their care plans.

Essential Criteria

Diploma or Degree qualification in nursing, social work, or health and social care.

Minimum of 2 years' experience in a senior adult social care management role, involving staff and service management, delivering personal care services.

Minimum of 3 years' experience in a care setting for elderly and disabled people.

Experience in managing and leading a team of staff/volunteers, including motivating staff/volunteers, maximising their output and supporting them in their learning & development.

Experience of supervising and managing staff, setting goals and targets and using Appraisal Systems to set goals, targets and training.

Experience of assessing elderly and disabled people for day care, and writing / reviewing individual client care plans.

Experience of managing staff rotas and ensure adequate cover is in place for service users during business hours.

Experience of devising and implementing programmes of care, including supervising external activity tutors, to provide a diverse range of services to meet the assessed needs of all day care service users.

Experience of writing reports and client care plans, and communicating at the highest level to the Chief Executive and trustees.

For further information please contact Katie Baker on 01189 485555 (Option2)