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Assistant Care Manager

Lancashire County Council
Blackburn, Lancashire
Closing date
10 Aug 2022
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We are recruiting….

Woodlands are recruiting an Assistant Care Manager to work within the management team supporting the Registered Care Manager following a 3 week rota.

The post holder, whilst adhering to Lancashire County Council and/or Older People Services policies and procedures, will assist the Registered Care Manager and management/care staff team in providing a person centred, caring supportive and reabling environment for residents within a residential service.

Hours of work:

This is a part time, temporary position for 12 months and you will be expected to work on the following days:

Week 1 – Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Week 2 – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday

Week 3 – Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday

The hours will be:

Week 1 – Sunday 14:30-22:00, Monday 15:00-22:00, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 08:00-15:00

Week 2 – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 15:00-22:00, Saturday 08:00-15:00

Week 3 – Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 08:00-15:00, Friday 15:00-22:00, Saturday 14:30-22:00

Here are a few things we are looking for:

  • A minimum of two years' experience of working in a personal care setting.
  • An ability to provide high quality physical, emotional, recreational and reabling care/support to service users of our establishment, including administration and distribution of medication, meeting health care needs and providing high quality end of life care.
  • An ability to manage and motivate a care staff team and ensure that adequate care staffing levels are maintained at all times.
  • An ability to effectively communicate with residents, relatives, staff and other professionals at all levels, including the ability to demonstrate good customer care practice.
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to, health and safety legislation implementation and managerial responsibilities within a residential care setting.

If you can answer yes to these questions, we look forward to receiving your application.

This position is part time. Please note that the salary quoted is full time equivalent and if successful the salary received will be paid on a pro–rata basis. The hourly rate, however, is £11.47. In addition, enhanced rates of pay will be paid for weekend and bank holiday working.

If you want to know more about the role, please contact Gina Lone on 01254 394732 for an informal discussion.

For further information on this role please see the attached role profile.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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