Care Home Manager

About Kincarrathie House

Kincarrathie House is a residential care home for the elderly located in beautiful grounds on the outskirts of Perth.  The management of Kincarrathie House offer a highly professional care service for the elderly, with a personal touch.  Kincarrathie is set within its own extensive grounds and is registered to accommodate 44 residents. Our aim is to provide all residents with a secure, relaxed and homely environment in which care, well-being and comfort are of prime importance.

The care home is maintained to a very high standard, both in terms of decoration and furnishings which provide a welcoming and comfortable environment.

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For more information on Kincarrathie House please visit http://kincarrathiehouse.org/

The Role

The Care Home Manager has overall responsibility to lead, direct and manage all aspects of the service provided and is responsible to the Board of Trustees.  Kincarrathie is consistently graded by the Care Inspectorate in the very good/excellent categories in all areas assessed and a key responsibility of the Manager is to continually seek to ensure that every aspect of care provided is measured against the highest standards.

The Trustees and Senior Management have already identified the need to examine future opportunities to diversify and grow the services provided.  In working with the Board of Trustees, the Home Manager will be the key person in assessing options and implementing future changes.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Effectively and efficiently manage all aspects of the day to day running of the Home.

  • Provide effective leadership, support and direction.   

  • Stimulate fresh/innovative/creative approaches to all aspects of care so as to ensure overall standards are continually improving.      

  • Develop relationships with residents and their families in ways that generate trust and confidence in the service provided and in ways which encourages full participation and involvement in all aspects of the service provided.

  • Promote the service provided at Kincarrathie in ways that help to ensure overall occupancy levels are consistently high.  

  • Carry out assessments of individuals who have applied for care to ensure that their individual needs can be met by Kincarrathie on an ongoing basis.

  • Line manage and develop all members of the senior staff team in ways that encourage them to reach their full potential.  

  • Identify the ongoing training needs of all staff so as to ensure everyone is given the opportunity to advance professionally.

  • Liaise with all care professionals as part of an effective multi-disciplinary approach to care.

  • Ensure the overall standard, presentation, decoration and cleanliness of the premises,  convey the best possible impression to everyone in any way connected with Kincarrathie.

  • Develop an effective relationship with the Care Inspectorate and the S.S.S.C. so as to ensure Kincarrathie is well thought of and highly regarded as a care provider and employer.


Suitably qualified, the successful candidate will have demonstrable experience as a manager or deputy manager of a residential care home for elderly people.  Similar management experience in a broadly comparably field will be considered. You will be an effective and motivational leader with excellent communication skills.  

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How to Apply

If you have any queries or wish to discuss the role further please contact either Catriona Mackie at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

To apply, please submit a CV and application form by clicking here.

Applicants will be shortlisted for interview by matching the details given on their CV and application form against both the job description and the person specification. We would therefore ask applicants to provide clear evidence to show how your experience, skills and knowledge match those requirements.

We would also be grateful if your application could include the following information:

  • Current salary / package

  • Current notice period

  • Details of two referees (please note that referees will not be contacted until offer stage or without prior consent)

Please note that you will receive an immediate acknowledgement of your application. If you do not receive this please contact Melissa Scholes on 0141 212 7555.

Process

Closing date for applications:

Monday 7th May 2018

Interviews:

W/C 21st May 2018