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Care Manager - RGN

Lady Sarah Cohen House, Barnet, Friern Barnet, Greater London, NW11 3ND

Employment Type
Full Time

£33,558 - £37,888 + Benefits

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Based in Barnet, Lady Sarah Cohen House is Jewish Care largest home. We provide nursing care for up to 120 highly dependent residents. The home is split into three floors, each one providing care and support for up to 40 residents.  

The role of the Care Manager is to ensure Jewish Care provides a person-centred service to all of our residents, building relationships with them and their families and to confidently and professionally lead a team of nurses, team leaders and carers.  The Care Manager is accountable for ensuring that the service provided is delivered in line with all current legislation and policies and that all staff are trained and supported to deliver high quality and care and support to residents.

39 hours per week worked on a rota basis including some weekends.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Encourage service users to maintain their independence by understanding their needs, enabling the service to create opportunities to express these fully.
  • Participate in the care planning process for service users to ensure their needs are fully understood, agreed, documented and delivered to the agreed standard.
  • Lead an effective, motivated team providing excellent person centred care, ensuring Jewish Care continues to promote meaningful lives.
  • Manage the nursing and care worker team on the floor through reflective practice and regular and timely supervision and performance reviews so that all care staff are fully supported to be effective in their role.
  • Promote and maintain good channels of communication amongst the team and between service users, family members, volunteers and staff.
  • Oversee the effective management of the unit including the rota, handover process, medication management, doctors rounds, end of life care and communication with families.  Auditing the unit to ensure the service is being delivered to Jewish Care standards and in line with all policies and procedures.
  • Maintain standards of practise to meet CQC requirements and legislative directives.
  • Deputise for the deputy managers in their absence
  • Maintain good links with Jewish Care’s support service
  • Actively promote and demonstrate Jewish Care Values

What you’ll need:

  • RGN or RMN registered with NMC – desirable
  • NVQ or QCF Level 4
  • Previous experience working with older people and leading a team in a care environment (Essential)
  • Proven experience of being responsible for the day to day management of a care environment (Essential)
  • Experience of security and building management (Desirable)
  • Experience of administration of medicine (Essential)
  • Experience of dealing with emergency care (Essential)
  • Ability to use initiative appropriately and work independently without direct supervision, knows to ask for support

Jewish Care offers excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day’s annual leave, Jewish Care Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.

Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation. We are the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week. Approximately 1500 staff from multi-cultural backgrounds together with 3,000 volunteers help to maintain their service. It provides a wide range of services to help meet the community’s physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations. We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.
We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating excellent social care that enhances well-being and inspires them to stay connected to their community. The organisation is committed to finding innovative solutions tailored to the people who use their services.
We are a proud to be multi award winning organisation. Prestigious awards and accolades they have received include; The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, and The Investors in People Gold standard.

Please be aware that this vacancy will close, once a sufficient number of suitable candidates have been identified therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

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