ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Health and Community Care
Registered Manager (2 posts)
1 x Glaitness Centre – Physical Disabilities Service
1 x Shortbreaks & Supported Living Network – All Age Learning Disability Service
17.5 hours per week
£40,608 – £43,054 pro rata / £22.25 – £23.59 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance) (please note pay award pending December 2023)
We would welcome applicants for either or both of the above posts.
We are looking to appoint a part time Registered Manager who has the experience to lead and further develop the services for our Physical Disabilities Service, Glaitness, which provides supported accommodation in the form of 7 tenancies, a one bed respite and a three day per week day care service for adults with physical disabilities.
In addition, we are also looking to appoint a part time Registered Manager who also has the experience to lead and further develop the services for the Adult Short Break Service and a Supported Living Network which provides Housing Support and Care at Home for a number of adult people with a Learning disability.
As the Registered Manager, you will have responsibility for leading an experienced and committed team in carrying out the operational management of day-to-day service provision to meet required regulatory standards. Focus should be on high-quality care provision, performance and improvement of service delivery to provide a progressive and caring service, which will meet the needs, health and outcomes of people, by encouraging and supporting them to be involved as much as possible in the day to day routines of daily living within an reablement approach.
The successful applicant will become part of the Social Care Management Team and as such, will have the opportunity to liaise and support colleagues and contribute to the wider agenda for social care services.
As a Registered Manager, you will be responsible for the quality assurance of all service provision, along with performance management and training of staff thus ensuring that the support provided by staff, is consistent and of high quality.
This is an excellent development opportunity for an experienced health/social care professional looking to take the next step in their social care career. It is an interesting role with an opportunity to excel in a leadership and management position, whilst taking on the challenges associated with developing and maintaining service/s. The Residential Manager will lead by example; have experience in supervising, supporting and motivating staff, along with a passion for providing safety and comfort for people and supporting staff through periods of change.
You must hold an SVQ 4 Social Services and Health Care (SCQF 9) or Registered Professional Nursing, Allied Health Professional or Social Work Qualification (CQSW, Dip SW, Degree SW or equivalent) AND an SVQ4 in management or other management qualification to meet SSSC registration criteria.
Have a minimum of 5 years previous relevant experience, as detailed in the experience section of the person specification AND there is a requirement to achieve the two qualifications as noted above within 5 years as per SSSC registration and regulations.
For these positions, you are required to have a SSSC registration OR you will apply to register as a Residential Manager of Supported Living Services, no later than 6 months from commencement of post.
You should be able to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Orkney to meet the operational requirements of the Service.
This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Caroline Penman, Team Manager Health and Community Care on 01856 873535 or at [email protected]
Closing Date: Sunday 10 December 2023
Please note that interview and relocation expenses will be paid for this post, in accordance with Council policy.
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