Head of Care

Church Crookham, Fleet, Hampshire, England
GU52 6PB
Sunrise Senior Living £ 50000.0 - 55000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 50000.0 - 55000.0 Per year
Full time
Job level
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
13 Sep 2021
11 Oct 2021

Job Description

About the Role
We are currently recruiting for a Head of Care to join our team at Gracewell of Church Crookham, Hampshire.  The Head of Care is responsible for the smooth running of the care department ensuring that through clinical governance and leadership the care, health and safety of all residents is effectively assessed, planned and implemented and evaluated
They will support with the assessment of new residents and the development of person-centred care planning, and through the undertaking of care reviews with the support of internal and external stakeholders ensure that the care provided to existing residents fully meets their needs and enriches their lives.
The Head of Care will liaise with the General Manager in undertaking quality audits to ensure that the community meets CQC regulatory standards, and any improvement areas are effectively prioritised, planned, communicated and implemented within the team. They will have a strong knowledge of safeguarding, deprivation of liberty and health and safety processes, including identifying possible risks to residents and the community and managing these with the relevant teams.
They will be an inspirational leader, able to identify and encourage talent through recruitment processes, training and internal development
What do you get in return?
We believe that happier employees provide a better level of patient care and delivery in their role.   You’ll receive regular training and supervision, along with development opportunities across the business.
We continue to reward our staff with competitive salaries and a number of employee benefits including. 
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Company sick pay
  • Private medical insurance
  • Income protection
  • Life assurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Green travel plan
  • Refer a friend incentive
  • Employee Assistance programme.
  • Good Samaritan Fund
  • Heart & Soul company recognition programme
  • ‘Your choices’ voluntary benefits – employee discounted scheme
  • Wellbeing programmes
  • Long service awards
  • Recognition programmes
  • Study support
  • Ongoing career development training
What are we looking for?
The Head of Care will demonstrate excellent people management skills ensuring all relevant team members receive appropriate induction, training, supervisions and will manage the performance of team members with regular reviews and staff appraisals.
They will ensure the effective management of medication including ordering, storage and administration, and ensure that equipment is appropriately maintained and managed. The successful candidate will also have experience with undertaking quality audits to CQC standards, and using this information to prioritise improvement measures within the community.
With strong communication skills you will be instrumental in developing solid relationships with residents and family members to enhance the wellbeing of our residents in their home environment.    
  • 3 -5 years post registration experience in a health and social care setting with older people
  • Strong Clinician or Senior RGN (with current NMC pin) experience essential
  • Strong evidence of previous experience of leading a team
  • Evidence of good IT skills and confidence in computer based work
  • Evidence of good written and verbal skills for communication and understanding
  • Understanding the physical, social, spiritual and emotional needs of the older person
  • Understanding the importance of clinical governance and quality when caring for older people
  • Evidence of ongoing professional study in the field of older peoples care
  • A caring for the older person with dementia, or equivalent qualification
  • A ‘teaching in clinical practice’ or equivalent qualification
  • Level 5 apprenticeship in Health and Social Care
About us
All Gracewell homes provide high quality care in a luxury and welcoming environment, personalised for every resident. Our dedicated and compassionate care teams and trained nurses provide 24/7 onsite, residential care, nursing care, dementia care and respite care, in intimate and modern surroundings.
We aim to create the best possible home, where residents can live the happiest and most fulfilling lives.

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Job Details

Head of Care

Church Crookham, Fleet, Hampshire, Englandd Sunrise Senior Living
£ 50000.0 - 55000.0 Per year
Job level
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Full time
13 Sep 2021
11 Oct 2021

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