This is an exciting opportunity to lead our new homecare service in the Nairn, Nairnshire and Ardersier surrounding areas. We aim to recruit a small team of home carers who will be assigned to provide a home care package to individuals in our community. We are looking for an individual to take the role of care manager and appoint and lead our friendly team. This is a rare opportunity to shape a company and lead its direction as it is being evolved.
About the Company
NHG Homecare Ltd is a new company owned by the Partners of Nairn Healthcare Group. Our aim is to provide outstanding community support, by professional staff, to people in their own homes. We will look after anyone over the age of 18 who needs care and support. NHG Homecare Ltd is a doctor led homecare company who have an already established relationship with local integrated teams which include social work, community nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and community mental health. Our service will include personal care, meal preparation, household help and medication assistance. Our mission is to work with the healthcare teams to provide a high quality care at home service that will improve and sustain the individuals overall quality of life by giving people in our community independence and the right to make informed choices.
What will be expected of you in your role?
You will be based in our Nairn and Ardersier offices and have overall responsibility for the services we provide. Your office hours will be 9am-5pm however you may be required outside these times dependent upon the needs of the business. You will be responsible for recruiting new carers and ensuring they are trained to the highest standard. You will also be responsible for meeting new clients, assessing their needs and setting up their care packages. Monitoring quality and driving up high standards is also an important part of the role along with staff management and supervision. You will have a share of the on-call rota out of office hours and there will be lots of opportunities to implement new systems and procedures using your prior experience.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone who enjoys helping others and is looking to part of a caring team with a holistic approach. You must be an experienced health or social care professional with knowledge and experience of self directed support (SDS). Relevant working experience is desirable or level 3 NVQ or equivalent. Being a driver with access to your own vehicle is essential for the role.