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Care Manager - Home Instead Dundee & South Angus

Care Manager - "It’s not working, it’s CARING with Home Instead" Full-time 28000 - 30000 per annum Closing date: 01/05/2021
Company Description

Our Dundee and South Angus office is to be established in May 2021 and our mission is to brighten the lives of seniors; giving them a sense of purpose, wellbeing & worth.

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled, experienced and motivated Care Manager with a strong care background and a passion for high quality care to join our recently launched Dundee and South Angus office. 

As our Care Manager, you will be responsible for the start-up, growth and development of our care at home service ensuring the delivery of outstanding quality care. This will include being responsible for the efficient running of the business, quality control, managing the needs of the clients and day-to-day management of internal staff and our CAREGivers. This role is suitable for both experienced care manager looking for a new challenge or a highly motivated care supervisor or co-ordinator who is looking for the next step up in their career.

In this varied and challenging role, you will be involved in:

  • Working closely with the Owner to coordinate setup, growth and development of a high quality private home care service for older people in the local area
  • Networking in the local community to raise awareness of the service
  • Promoting the highest standards of care and service
  • Recruiting and training CAREGivers
  • Converting new client enquiries and coordinating staffing rotas
  • Care planning and conducting risk assessments ensuring compliance to relevant legal and regulatory requirements
  • Managing a team, making sure that exceptional service is delivered to our clients and workloads are managed accordingly
  • Ensuring successful operation of quality control systems and performing quality assurance visits for clients
  • Continually reviewing and improving our processes to ensure the most effective and efficient service is always being delivered
  • Effectively managing complaints and incidents, carrying out investigations relating to the quality of the service and using those findings to initiate improvements
  • Promoting a positive culture in line with the Home Instead ethos and values.
Qualifications

Ideally hold:
(Practice qualification) SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 9, or an equivalent qualification that meets SSSC practice qualification requirement for managers; and

(Management qualification) SVQ Care Services Leadership and Management at SCQF Level 10, or an equivalent qualification, or be willing to work towards it. 

In addition to be successful, you will:

  • Have extensive care experience with excellent customer service and people management skills
  • Be commercially aware
  • Have strong influencing skills
  • Be able to demonstrate achievement of business growth targets
  • Have the ability to build good working relationships
  • Have strong organisation and planning skills
  • Have the drive and motivation to take on a broad role and develop our care services
  • Be able to work well and accurately under pressure whilst working independently with minimal supervision
  • Be flexible to meet the demands of the business including participating in an on-call rota.

Due to the need to support the On-Call function, which may require you to support team members out in the field in emergency situations, and also the requirement to travel throughout the community to conduct new client assessments, you should have a driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Additional Information

This role will play a vital part in ensuring that our clients receive the highest quality care and will make a real difference for the older people we work with. We offer an attractive salary and a fantastic career development opportunity. If you have a passion for caring and the motivation to help us achieve our ambitions, we would love to hear from you.

Home Instead is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With minimum visits of one hour, award winning training and an excellent reputation we are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide. The company operates over 220 offices throughout the UK.

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role is subject to PVG checks.

For further information you can contact Asif Aziz:

[email protected] / 07540176834

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