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JOB OF THE WEEK: Radfield Home Care seeks Project Manager for new live-in care service

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Company: Radfield Home Care
Job title: Project Manager – Live-In Care
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum   
Contract: 12-month fixed term (with possible 6 month extension)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Radfield Home Care, an award winning provider of domiciliary care services to elderly people, is looking for a Project Manager to join its new live-in care division.

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This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to support with the growth and transformation of the company, which is expanding its franchise network across the country.

Working with the Operations Director you will assume responsibility for developing and implementing new revenue streams across the network, specifically focussing on the live-in care service.  The Project Manager will be employed on an initial 12-month fixed term contract with a possible extension depending on the project outcomes.

TO APPLY
Contact Vikki Donnachie with your CV at vikki.donnachie@radfieldhomecare.co.uk

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

Radfield Home Care is looking for someone who has a background, understanding of and experience working within the live-in domiciliary care sector. The person will have experience of implementing, developing and managing new revenue streams across the care sector, understanding policies and regulations that underpin health and social care.

You will have excellent inter-personal skills, written and verbal communication skills and have a professional and structured approach. As a strong team player you will also have the ability to work on your own initiative, make difficult decisions, provide training and mentoring to teams within the business.

The successful candidate must have excellent computer literacy, be able to drive and have their own vehicle. They must have a satisfactory Enhanced DBS (criminal records check).  You must be prepared to travel to different Radfield franchise locations across the UK with overnight stays as required.

KEY SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Project management
  • Change management
  • Influencing
  • Communication
  • Attention to detail

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Project manage (create, implement, manage and evaluate) and implement live-in care services within the domiciliary care sector
  • At least 5 years’ experience of working within domiciliary care sector
  • NVQ Level 5 Health & Social Care qualified or equivalent (consideration with be given to candidates who are QBE)
  • Create, review and revise relevant key documentation, Policies and Procedures, Operations Manuals and manage the Version Control system
  • Embedding new policy and communicate all new developments relevant to the care sector and Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulation.
  • Development of training programmes to support and train business owners, key managers and their teams
  • Ability to provide relevant analysis, reports and updates to senior management on a regular basis
  • Provide advice, training and support to the Directors, Managers and operational teams on Quality Assurance Systems and procedures.
  • Embed audit and evaluation into services to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Complete analysis of internal network data, formulate and recommend practices.
  • Report regularly to senior managers at meetings.
  • Meet deadlines and work within the parameters set by the Directors.
  • To respect and protect all confidential and commercially sensitive information is not divulged to third parties. 
  • Practice maximum integrity in all dealings with business financial affairs.
  • Promote a positive image and protect the good reputation of the Domiciliary Service at all times.
  • Attend training days/courses as determined by the directors to develop your skillset.
  • Maintain and improve professional knowledge and competence.
  • Support the directors by undertaking additional areas of work in order to achieve the aims of the business
  • Use of Microsoft Office suite

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE

  • Prior experience in the use of Access care software systems (People Planner, Access Care Planning (Mobizio), Access Care Compliance)
  • Experience within a Franchise organisation or multi-site business working with different business owners and managers

OBLIGATIONS

  • This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and this means that candidates are required to provide details of any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings they may have in addition to any unspent convictions or criminal proceedings pending.
  • Employees must be aware of the responsibilities placed upon them under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, to ensure that the agreed safety procedures are carried out to maintain a safe working environment for clients and employees.
  • This role requires contact with vulnerable clients and therefore all roles will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure, a check against the Adult First register and satisfactory references from previous employers (or other suitable referees.) 
  • All staff are required to respect the confidentiality of all matters that they might learn in the course of their employment. All staff are expected to comply with requirements under the Data Protection Act 1998.

TO APPLY
Contact Vikki Donnachie with your CV at vikki.donnachie@radfieldhomecare.co.uk

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