Assistant Manager - Tova

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With around 1250 passionate and committed staff, we deliver high quality services across a spectrum of age, need and ability.

Norwood is as devoted to our staff as we are to the people we look after. We offer a strong career progression, training and support to improve your skills. We have a range of care homes across London, and a major centre in Berkshire, plus our Head Office in North London.

Each and every role in Norwood is an essential part of the vital support services we offer.

Job Description

To oversee the delivery of care and support within the home and make sure that the quality of service and the support provided meets and exceeds all the requirements of the Essential Standards for Quality and Safety.

To ensure that each person living in the home is given information and advice in an accessible way that enables them to make informed decisions about their care and support.

To lead, coach and mentor support workers to ensure that each person living in the home receives personalised support which is dignified, flexible, appropriate to their needs and promotes their rights and responsibilities.

To take the lead in ensuring that the care and support provided is person-centred; adopting the principles of Active Support enabling Life Long Learning for every person living within the home.

To ensure that Person Centred Plans, Individual Learning Plans and strategies are developed that promote and support active citizenship within the local and wider community and maximise choice and independence.

To support the Home Manager in the recruitment, training, supervision and appraisal of support workers within the home ensuring that they are fit to support the delivery of the service in line with the General Social Care Council Code of Practice.

To support the home manager in all aspects of the management of the care home including finances, on-call, rosters, reporting, maintenance and Health and Safety.

To work to continuous person development by maintaining qualifications, attending regular update meetings and undertaking all training relevant to the role and organisational and legislative requirements.

To keep and maintain adequate records and undertake effective reporting as required by the Health and Social Care Act (2008), Local Authority Contracts, Norwood policies and any other applicable legislation.

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The Details

Salary:
£20,027.00 - 23,521.08
Hours:
36 Hours Per Week
Job Type:
Permanent
Reporting To:
Registered Home Manager
Location:
Crowthorne, Berkshire – Nine Mile Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire, Rg45 6bq
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Who Norwood Supports
 

Experience

Essential

To oversee the delivery of care and support within the home and make sure that the quality of service and the support provided meets and exceeds all the requirements of the Essential Standards for Quality and Safety.

To ensure that each person living in the home is given information and advice in an accessible way that enables them to make informed decisions about their care and support. .

To lead, coach and mentor support workers to ensure that each person living in the home receives personalised support which is dignified, flexible, appropriate to their needs and promotes their rights and responsibilities.

To take the lead in ensuring that the care and support provided is person-centred; adopting the principles of Active Support enabling Life Long Learning for every person living within the home.

To ensure that Person Centred Plans, Individual Learning Plans and strategies are developed that promote and support active citizenship within the local and wider community and maximise choice and independence.

To support the Home Manager in the recruitment, training, supervision and appraisal of support workers within the home ensuring that they are fit to support the delivery of the service in line with the General Social Care Council Code of Practice.

To support the home manager in all aspects of the management of the care home including finances, on-call, rosters, reporting, maintenance and Health and Safety.

To work to continuous person development by maintaining qualifications, attending regular update meetings and undertaking all training relevant to the role and organisational and legislative requirements.

To keep and maintain adequate records and undertake effective reporting as required by the Health and Social Care Act (2008), Local Authority Contracts, Norwood policies and any other applicable legislation.

Desirable

Delivery of culturally specific services.

Moving on to Supported Living.

Change management.

Managing staff performance.

Coaching and Mentoring.

Life Long Learning services for adults with Learning Disabilities.

 

Qualifications

Essential

Willingness to work towards QCF Level 3 (NVQ 3).

Desirable

A relevant care qualification.

QCF Level 3 or NVQ 3.

 

Knowledge & Skills

Essential

Current legislation including Health and Social Care Act (2008) and Health and Safety at Work .

Understanding of the principles of Valuing People and Valuing People Now.

Good level of literacy and numeracy.

Basic IT systems including Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

Desirable

Active Support and Training in Systematic Instruction.

 

Personal

Essential

Highly motivated and committed to personalisation.

Knowledge of self and effect on others.

Willing to challenge and offer balanced reasoning .

Excellent time management.

Desirable

Full clean driving license.

 

This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and is subject to change in accordance with the needs of the service.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure.

Norwood is a Two Ticks accredited employer, this means we are committed to employing people with disabilities.

 
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