Registered Care Home Manager

£50k per annum

As on of Scotlands leading privately-owned care providers, Thistle Healthcare are committed to providing the highest quality of service and ensuring that independence, privacy, dignity, respect and reablement is at the heart of everything we do.

Our staff are highly trained, knowledgeable, empathetic and maintain a stringent and uncompromising standard of care which exceeds both company and industry standards.

At present, we are looking to attract a like-minded and highly experience care professional to assume responsibility for the day-to-day management of one of our purpose-built homes in Biggar, South Lanarkshire, this facility has 40+ residents and specialises in providing person centred care for the elderly and those diagnosed with dementia.

The successful applicant will:

  • Take overall responsibility for the smooth running of the care home and the general well-being of service users and staff alike
  • Ensure the highest standard of care is provided via continuous assessment and training of staff and that all group policies, procedures, and legal requirements are adhered to at all times
  • Assess needs of service users and subsequently monitor the planning and on-going evaluation of care
  • Monitor care plan documentation and undertake weekly reviews to ensure best practice and any necessary adjustments to care plans have been made
  • Maintain effective communication with service users, relatives, staff members, business management, directors, and any other concerned bodies
  • Effectively manage recruitment, staff levels, hours, absence, appraisals, training plans etc.
  • Assist in actively marketing the care home and promote a positive personal/professional profile within the local community
  • Ensure compliance with the care inspectorate regulatory requirements and prepare draft response to the care inspectorate inspection reports for approval prior to issue

The successful candidate will likely possess the following skills, experience and personal attributes:

  • Extensive management experience gained within a care home environment
  • A specialism in providing person centred care for the elderly and those diagnosed with dementia.
  • Have a continued motivation to work with vulnerable people and possess the ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships, including personal boundaries, with the people you support
  • Have emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours and be able to lead a team to deliver a high-quality care environment
  • Be able to remain calm under pressure and make independent decisions when required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, caring, considerate, punctual, reliable, honest and hard-working
  • Clear and concise communicator with excellent listening skills and the ability to maintain a positive attitude at all times

If you feel you posses the qualities and experience needed for this post, then we would like to hear from you. Please apply online and our recruitment team will be in touch to discuss your application.