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Care Home Manager - Fixed Term

  • £32,000 p.a.
  • Faversham, Kent
  • Kent Autistic Trust
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SALARY - £32,000 p.a.

HOURS - 37.5 per week and on call rota

SHIFT - Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the service, and will include weekends and evening shifts

LOCATION Perrys Close, Faversham


About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced and professional Home Manager to immediately join our team on a rolling fixed term contract, initially fixed for 3 months.

Kent Autistic Trust provides a range of services for people with autism including residential care, supported living, day opportunities and family support.

Our establishment in Faversham is a purpose-built care home providing personal care and accommodation for up to six adults with an autistic spectrum condition.

The role requires a hands-on leader who can provide a secure home in which complex and challenging service users can express their individuality through meaningful activities to maximise their individual and unique development needs.

You will have a proven track record in managing a residential care service environment. Applicant should have achieved NVQ Level 5.

You will be a team player who is willing to support, develop and train a great care team, working closely with the Regional Manager in order to achieve our quality vision.

Our ideal Care Home Manager is someone:

o With bags of energy who never gives up

o Who can quickly adapt to challenging and crisis situations

o Who will always take action where they see a problem or an opportunity.

The responsibilities of the Care Home Manager include, but are not limited to:

o Managing and co-ordinating day-to-day activities within the service

o Ensuring good practice within services

o Managing team and individuals

o Establishing and maintaining effective communication

o Participating in the On-Call system.

o Working flexibly to meet the needs of the service, carrying out shifts if necessary.

Benefits We Offer you as a Care Home Manager:

We offer many benefits, which include some salary sacrifice arrangements, although some benefits are dependent on a minimum earnings threshold:

o Paid DBS Check

o 28 days holiday, rising to 33 days after 1 year (Pro Rata for Part Time Positions)

o Life Assurance

o Long Service and Contribution Recognition Awards

o Pension (after 3 months)

o Employee Assistance Programme, with counselling services

o Significant Retail and Leisure Discount Scheme that could save staff an average of £1,000 pa

o Discounted Gym Membership

o Financial Well-being Scheme (loans and savings)

o Voluntary sleep-ins, currently £60 per night

o Opportunities to pick up additional voluntary casual shifts at enhanced rates

o Superb paid training

o Regulated Care Qualification Sponsorship

o Refer a Friend Recruitment Bounty (currently £500)

o We also have plans to introduce both a Cycle to Work Scheme and a Car Lease Scheme

About the Trust:

Supporting over 120 people in Medway and across Kent, The Kent Autistic Trust provides a wide range of services designed to meet diverse needs of the people we support with autism, learning disabilities and related difficulties. We provide residential homes, supported living accommodation, day resource services, respite, and outreach services. Ensuring the voice of those we support is actively listened to, working for us often means that no two days are the same, but the care and support we give is of consistently high quality, with CQC rating all our services good, and many outstanding.

Our Values and Commitment:

KAT is committed to providing high quality supports designed around individual abilities, needs and choices. KAT is committed to promoting independence and inclusion within communities. KAT believes everyone is able to make their own individual contribution. KAT seeks to work in partnership with all relevant parties but in particular with the individual themselves.

We seek people who really value every person, whether it\'s the people we support, their families, carers, or other staff by respecting their priorities, needs, abilities and limits.

We hope you are one of them!

We do not accept applications made via agencies for Support Workers.

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  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Posted on: 25/11/2020 16:36
  • Reference: CVM19653