• Full Time
  • South Croydon
  • 27,000 - £32,000 GBP / Year

Christ the King Residential Care Homes Ltd

Chris the King Residential Care Homes is currently looking for a experienced Mental Health Registered Care Home Manager who will be based at our Care Home in Sanderstead, CR2.
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Day-today running of the home/unit/business.
  • To manage the day-to-day running of the home/unit/business and to act as person-in-charge whenever asked to by the registered owner/client.
  • To provide all relevant information and leaflets to prospective new service users and to visit them in their units, hospitals, hostels and homes for discussion.
  • To arrange and assess trial visits.
  • To decide whether or not the organisation is able to meet the personal care needs of any prospective service user and to negotiate an appropriate fee with the purchasing authority or the client or client’s family if not in receipt of local authority assistance.
  • To ensure that each new service user and, where appropriate, their representative or carer understands the manager’s role and responsibilities.
  • To investigate complaints, take appropriate action and report to the person-in-control and/or the CQC (2004).
  • To liaise with and co-operate with CQC inspectors and inspections.

Service User Care:
  • To ensure that the emotional, spiritual, physical, medical and material needs of the service users are recognised, assessed and met.
  • To support service users in the taking of decisions in matter which affect their lifestyle.
  • To make or contribute to the assessment of need of each service user in conjunction with the service user, relevant professional agencies and, where appropriate, the service user’s family and develop a Service User Plan which provide a satisfactory quality of life for that person.
  • To promote relationships which enable each service user to participate in the life of the local community to the maximum of their ability.
  • To ensure the provision of healthcare arrangements that may include the ordering, recording and, where appropriate, the administration of prescribed medication.
  • To be responsible with the person-in-control for the efficient running of the domestic character of the home which will includes: Ensuring that the dietary needs of service user are met; Ensuring that good standards of food preparation are maintained; Ensuring that supplies are ordered; & Ensuring good standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained.
  • To ensure the provision of care including those which may be provided by a competent and caring relative and which may include terminal care, under the direction of the GP and with the support of the community nursing service.

Staff Matters:
  • To assist the client/registered owner with recruitment, appointment and deployment of all staff.
  • To assist the client/registered owner to ensure that there is good communication with and between staff and to arrange staff meetings.
  • To ensure that effective induction, supervision and assessment of staff is carried out and that training needs are identified and met.
  • To ensure that employment protection legislation is implemented.
  • To arrange staff rotas.

  • To advise the client/registered owner of any malfunction of the heating, lighting or emergency systems and ensure the security of the premises.
  • To ensure that the fire regulations are complied with and advise the director/client/person-in-control if there are areas of risk.
  • To ensure that legislation and regulation concerning environmental health, infection control, building control, planning and health and safety are complied with, and to advise the person-in-control accordingly where action is required.
  • To access service users’ homes with regard to health and safety and infection control issues and provide advice to staff regarding safe and healthy working practices in the field.

  • To be responsible for the monitoring and control of day-to-day expenditure within the home’s budget limits.
  • To prepare budgets and monthly cash flow reports for the client director/person-in-control and to ensure that adequate accounting and financial records systems are in operation.
  • To ensure that service users are, wherever possible, supported in retaining responsibility of their own money and financial arrangements.
  • To ensure that, where a service user is assessed as incapable of handling their own financial affairs, their money is handled properly and with the utmost probity and that records are kept of all financial transactions.

Staff Development and Education:
  • Ensure that competence is maintained and developed.
  • Participate in on going up-date courses, audit and research.

Job Types:

Full-time, Permanent.
£27,000.00 to £32,000.00/year.
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