Choice Care Group
Salary: £32,448 to £34,476 Annum (Salary based on a 48-hour contract and qualifications)
Overview of the role
Reporting to the Assistant Regional Director, the Home Manager’s role is to be responsible for the overall management and daily running of the home, in accordance with CQC standards and Company policies and procedures, with the end purpose of creating a safe, positive and happy environment for all residents. There is an opportunity to study a Level 5 in Care Leadership & Management – General Adult Social Care Diploma to become a qualified Registered Manager.
The position requires extensive knowledge, including supervisory experience from working in Adult Social Care. You will need to have a professional approach with the ability to organise and prioritise, and a good knowledge of relevant codes of practice and legislation.
Leadership, excellent interpersonal skils, the abilty to build lasting relationships with staff, residents, families and external organisations or partners, being patient, reliable and flexible are key characteristics of a successful Home Manager.
What are the benefits?
- Learning Academy – Level 5 in Care Leadership & Management – General Adult Social Care
- Enhanced holiday entitlement – starting from 35 days inclusive of Bank Holidays
- Sick pay entitlement
- Employee Assistance Programme – comprehensive health and wellbeing support for staff
- Refer a friend scheme – enjoy a payment of £500 when you recruit a friend to Choice Care
- Choiceversary – staff receive vouchers of £75 after 5 years, £100 after 10 years and £150 after 15 years to celebrate their commitment to Choice Care
- Christmas bonus – vouchers for all staff members
- Life insurance
- Annual staff awards – this year each winner received £400 and we had over 30 winners in total
- Complex in-house training – this includes our Advanced Management Development Programme for managers in the making and our Foundation Management Development Programme for rising stars
- A paid day off on your birthday
- Free monthly prize draw – all frontline care colleagues are automatically entered into a monthly prize draw. Three winners, selected at random, receive £500 each, tax-free
- Blue Light Card eligibility
- Reclaim prescription costs for Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and access free feminine hygiene products whilst on shift
- Wagestream – a financial health app that enables you to track your earnings, save a small amount automatically each month, receive optional pay advances, purchase vouchers for discounts with retailers, and get access to financial support and education
Who are we?
Choice Care is one of the UK’s leading residential care providers for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health conditions. With over 30 years’ experience, we’re at the forefront of national best practice, with among the highest CQC ratings of any comparable organisation. We are also proud to be one of the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers for the second year in a row!
Our homes are more than just a place to live, they’re like a second family for everyone we support. Each home is a close knit community, with its own unique personality, and all the ups and downs of typical family life, built on trust and the promise of unconditional care. Our colleagues build close bonds with the people they care for, helping to create enduring, positive relationships that build confidence and self-esteem.
In every Choice Care home there’s a strong emphasis on living life to the full and having fun, with purposeful daily activities based on individual preferences and capabilities. Alongside this there are regular social events, projects, outings and holiday breaks which everyone can get involved in and express themselves through.
Where will you work?
Fairview is a spacious, detached home on a quiet residential street in the village of Baughurst, close to the busy town of Tadley, near Newbury. It supports up to eight men and women with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs. Residents enjoy an individually tailored programme of leisure and educational activities at the home and in the local community, including swimming, country walks, cooking and social clubs. In addition, the home has its own transport for local travel and regular outings further afield.