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Head of Care

High Oaks


£24000 starting salary

Full Time

High Oaks

Closing Date: 25/11/19

Are you looking to grow your managerial skills within a mental health setting?

We’re looking for a full-time (40.5 hours per week) Head of Care at our independent care home specialising in mental health and learning disabilities for working age and older adults.

You will work 2 x 12.25 hours shifts leading the care team and a further 2 x 8 hours off-rota office days per week.  Additional hours as required.  You will work closely with, and be supported by, the Registered Manager.

Main duties:

  • Overseeing the compilation and implementation of support/care plans and risk assessments
  • Co-ordinating the key working system
  • Supporting the Registered Manager in assessments, admissions and discharge of residents
  • Overseeing safe practice of the ordering, storing and administration of medication
  • Ensuring effective running of shifts
  • Liaising with care professionals
  • Compiling and overseeing the residents’ activities programme
  • Participating and/or leading residents’ and staff meetings
  • Covering shifts where needed

Ideally you will have previous experience working as a manager within a care setting but we will consider those who have extensive experience working in a senior caring position who are looking to progress into management.

You may be required to do training courses to gain a suitable qualification and expand your knowledge and skill base.

Own transport essential due to our rural setting in Gissing, near Diss.

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