Peripatetic Care Home Manager
ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE RGN or RMN QUALIFIED (with LIVE nursing PIN)
A peripatetic manager is required to work all over the South of England - this is for a major UK care home provider with multiple care homes. Applicants must have flexibility to work at any of the groups care homes depending on requirements.
Applicants must have significant experience of managing care homes and must have a hands-on approach to care management.
Generally a peripatetic manager would work for a few weeks at a time at a particular care home. (monday - friday generally) It may be covering for sick leave or awaiting the appoitment of a new manager.
The Peripatetic Manager will be responsible for the day to day running of a registered care home and who has overall responsibility for the running of the home and meeting it's statement of purpose in the absence of a permanent Manager.
The Peripatetic Manager must be qualified, competent and experienced to run the home and meet its stated purpose, aims and objectives.
The Peripatetic Manager's approach should create an open, positive and inclusive atmosphere. The Peripatetic Manager is also responsible for demonstrating strong positive ideas about professional practice and right of the individuals (particularly privacy, independence and choice) and adhering to National Minimum Standards, and all relevant legislative requirements.
All potential applicants should note the following requirements:-
1. Evidence of at least 2 years senior management experience within a relevant care setting within the past 5 years
2. Is a first level registered nurse and has a relevant management qualification
3. The registered manager can demonstrate that he/she has undertaken periodic training to update his/her knowledge, skills and competence, whilst managing the home
4. The applicant should have been in employment recently and show evidence of being up to date with current legislation, mandatory CQC requirements and (something like current trends/working methods within the professional Care Industry)
Experience of crisis management and trouble shooting are particularly desirable assets.