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Care Manager - Sidney Corob House

Sidney Corob House, Camden, West Hampstead, Greater London, NW6 1

Employment Type
Full Time

£32,089 - £34,346 + Benefits

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Sidney Corob House is a national award-winning registered care home providing personal care and assistance to 32 Jewish individuals with moderate to severe enduring mental health issues. Most people are over 50 years old and the average age is 65.  The home aims to promote people’s independence and enhance quality of life through engaging in meaningful activities.

Each person has their own door key and a private room with en-suite facilities. In addition to supporting  people to have an individual care plan for their activities of daily living,  staff are also on hand to support people with psychiatric and health reviews and assessments.

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, their families and the local community. Enabling every individual to optimise their independence and have choices which meet their personal needs and preferences.  

 39 hours per week worked on a rota basis including days, evenings and weekends. Our rota is from Monday to Sunday and you will be required to work over 7 days.  Overtime may be required.

What you'll be doing:

  • Encouraging service users to maintain their independence by understanding their needs and limitations enabling the service to create opportunities to express these fully.

  • Leading an effective, motivated and effective team providing excellent person centred care focused on relationships to all service users ensuring Jewish Care continues to promote meaningful lives

  • Participating in the care planning process for service users to ensure their needs are fully understood, agreed, documented and delivered to the agreed standard.

  • Facilitating and lead activities where required working with colleagues to assist in the provision of an environment which is motivating and stimulating for all service users and which reflects their Jewish identity and cultural needs.

  • Managing the residential care worker team within the home through reflective practice and regular and timely supervision and performance reviews so that all care staff is fully supported to be effective in their jobs.

  • Promoting and maintain good channels of communication amongst the team and between service users, family members, volunteers, and staff.

  • You wil 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.

  • Deputising for the registered manager in their absence

  • Maintaining good links with Jewish Care’s support services

  • Promoting and demonstrate Jewish Care values

What you'll need:

  • QCF or NVQ Level 4 in Health & Social Care or equivalent/ Mental health training
  • Previous experience of leading a team in a Mental Health setting (essential) 
  • Experience of working with people with challenging or anti-social behaviour (essential)
  • Knowledge of a care home and related policies and processes (DoLS, MCA, safeguarding, falls).

  • Proven experience of being responsible for the day to day management of a care environment (Essential)

  • Experience of security and building management (Essential)

  • Experience of administration of medicine (Essential)

  • Experience of dealing with emergency care (Essential)

  • Previous experience with safeguarding adults (Essential)

  • Experience in working with CQC and understanding the expectations.

  • To be compassionate, committed and flexible to the needs of the residents and resource

  • To be a person who will ensure that systems in the home are adhered to (like handovers, reflective practice, senior meetings).

  • To be a completer/finisher, who is able to work on your own initiative

  • Understand the role of Care Manager and also in relation to the professional relationship with the Registered manager.

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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