ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Health and Community Care
Registered Manager, Older Peoples Services
35 hours per week
£40,608 – £43,054 / £22.25 – £23.59 per hour (pay award pending December 2023) (including Distant Islands Allowance)
We are looking to appoint a Registered Manager who has the experience to lead and further develop the services for our Residential Care Homes for Older People.
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 older people.
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 a 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 a large residential based service. The Registered Manager will lead by example; have experience in supervising, supporting and motivating staff, in either residential or community-based services along with a passion for providing safety and comfort for older 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 the position, you are required to have a SSSC registration OR you will apply to register as a Residential Manager of a Care Home Service, 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 Yvonne McPhee, Service Manager Health and Community Care or Caroline Penman, Team Manager on 01856 873535.
Closing Date: Sunday 26 November 2023
Please note that interview and relocation expenses will be paid for this post, in accordance with Council policy.
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