Job Title: HOME MANAGER
Responsible to: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
To carry out company policy and to implement the requirements of the Care Quality Commission.
The post holder will be responsible for the day to day running of the unit. This will include standards of Service Users care, assessment and admission, staff management, budgetary control, implementation of Health & Safety procedures and ordering of supplies and provisions.
Service Users Care:
To decide whether or not the home is able to meet the personal care needs of any prospective Service User.
To ensure adequate arrangements for the introduction and reception of new Service Users are made.
To ensure emotional, spiritual medical and material needs of the Service Users are recognised, assessed and met.
To encourage the Service Users in the taking of decisions in matters that may affect their lifestyle.
To make or contribute to the assessment of the needs of each Service User in conjunction with the Service User, relevant professional agencies, and where
appropriate, the Service Users’ family, and to develop a care plan which provides a satisfactory quality of life for that person.
To promote relationships that would enable each Service User to participate in the life of the local community to the maximum of their ability.
To Implement and monitor nursing care procedures in accordance with company policy and recognised professional standards.
To ensure the provision of health care arrangements that may include the ordering, recording, and where appropriate, the administration of prescribed medication.
To investigate complaints and take appropriate action in accordance with company policy.
To ensure the provision of care including that which may be provided by a competent and caring relative and which may include terminal care, under the direction of the G.P.
To recruit, appoint and deploy nursing and ancillary staff.
To manage all employees in the unit.
To maintain a professional relationship with all employees within the home.
To ensure that there is good communication with and between staff and to arrange and participate in staff meetings.
To ensure that effective induction, supervision and assessment of staff is carried out and that the training needs are identified and met.
To ensure that employment protection legislation is implemented.
To be responsible for the efficient running of the domestic character of the unit and will include the following tasks:
Planning menus with Service Users and staff,
Ensuring that the dietary needs of Service Users are met,
Ensuring that good standards of food presentation are maintained,
Ensuring that supplies are ordered,
Ensuring that good standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained.
To be actively involved in the budgetary control of resources.
To maintain records pertaining to financial performance and receipt of money.
Maximise income for home.
To monitor and utilise staff resources and to ensure agreed adherence to projected targets.
To ensure the security of the premises and implement a system that addresses any malfunction of the lighting, heating or emergency systems.
To ensure that the fire regulations are complied with and to advise the company managers if there are any areas of risk.
To ensure that legislation and regulations concerning environmental health, building control, planning and health and safety are complied with and to take action where required.
To ensure that records required by the Care Standards Act 2000 and the Registered Authority are complied with and kept in a kept in a safe place in the home at all times.
This job description is not exhaustive and may be amended to meet changing needs.
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