Trainee Registered Manager

From our staff team of 4 Shift Leaders, Wisteria House offers the option to one Shift Leader to train as a Trainee Registered Manager.  This will involve completing a LMS Level 5 and growing in your working role in Management and Leadership skills.  Your will be able to review Care Plans and Risk Assessments and will be given training in writing extensive Care Plans and Risk Assessments.  You will have hands on experience in all areas of management to later cover manaement weekend working in charge, sickness and holiday cover.  You will have support and experience from the 2 Registered Managers at the Plymstock home with their specialisms of Health Care and Complaince with further training with Registered Manager at Woolwell home in Quality of Life.

   Shift Leader

(also known as Senior Care or Team Leader in other care homes).

You will be a part of a small team of Shift Leaders, of which there will be 1 shift leader on at any time caring for 20 residents with Dementia .  Your main responsibilites will be to administer, order, store and audit mendications.  Coaching and guidance to the care staff team.  Assist with outside professions i.e. District Nurses, Doctors, Ambulance crew, etc.  Reporting to two Registered Managers one taking responsibilites for Health Care and the other taking responsibilities for Complaince both full time and one Registered Manager is always 7 days per week.

   Quality of Life

You will be part of a small team of Quality of Life staff, of which there will be 1 on shift from 8am to 9pm (split shifts) seven days per week, improving the Quality of Life for 20 people living with a Dementia.  Your main responsbilities will be to offer relationship care, independenet stimulation, group activities, sensory stimulation, trips out, themed parties, and have a good understanding on how to reduce anxiety and stress for a person living with a Dementia (training given).  Reporting to the Registered Manager for Complaince or Health Care, one of which is on duty 7 days per week.  

   Care Staff - Days

You will be a part of a team of Care Staff, of which there will 2 care staff on duty from 8am to 8pm (can be split), seven day s per week, caring for 20 elderly people living with a Dementia, working alongside the Shift Leaders and Quality of Life Staff.  Your main responsibilites will to be offer relationship care and assistance with day to day personal care.  This will include the use of manual handling equipment and complete relevant documentaiton within your role.  Reporting to Shift Leader or Regisgtered Manager for Helath Care. 

   Waking Night Manager

You will be a part of a team of Night Staff, of which there will 2 night staff on from 8pm to 8am, seven days per week, caring for 20 elderly people living with a Dementia. Your main responsibilities will be to offer relationship care and assistance with day to day personal care.  This will include the use of manual handling equipment and complete relevant documentation within your role.  Adminsiter and reocrd medicaiton relevant to night time care.  Coach and give guidance to ther waking night staff on duty.  Write and review Care Plans and Risk Assessments relevant to care during the night.   Assist with any emergency outside professionals - District Nurses, Doctors, Ambulance, Funeral Directors, etc.  Write a rota for the night staff team.  Complete Supervisions with the night staff team.  Complete once a month an unannouced inspection during the night.  Reporting to a team of 2 Registered Managers (full time) who are on duty 7 days per week.

   Care Staff - Nights

You will be a part of a team of Night Staff, of which there will 2 night staff on duty from 8pm to 8am, seven days per week, caring for 20 elderly people living with a dementia.  Your main responsbilities will be to offer assitance with day to day personal care.  This will include the use of manual handling equipment and complete relevant documentation within your role.  Reporting to the Night Staff Manager or Registered Manager for Complaince.

   House Keeper

You will be a part of a small team of House Keepers, of which there will 1 House Keeper on 6 hours per day, seven days per week, within a building that has 3 lounges and 18 bedrooms, split across 2 levels.  Your role involves general cleaning, realtionship care to the people living in the home which can involve supporting a few individual living with a Dementia who enjoy cleaning thier own room.  Complete any records relevant to your role.  Reporting to the Registered Manager for Complaince.

Cook

You will be a part of a team of Cooks, of which there will be 1 cook on duty for 10 hours per day, seven days per week, for 20 elderly people living with dementia and approximately 9 staff during the day (plus any requests from night staff of meals to be put back).  Your role involves preparing, cooking a choice of 2 meals (one being a healthy option), and one that can be a soft meal option, plus a choice of 2 puddings.  Frequently preparing themed party food, buffets, etc.  You will need to be flexible to allow for people's dietary requirements.  Complete any records relevant to the kitchen (fridge teperatures etc.) Youw will report to the Regitered Manager for Complaince.

Maintenance / Gardener 

You will be invovled in all aspects of Maintenance.  Complete all audits/records relevant to your role.  Call out trades that we regularly use and when necesary organise and seek quotes from various contractors when required.  You will need to keep tidy a small grassed area, plant seasonal plants to include fruit and vegatables, water plants.  You will need to be flexible and will be willing to support elderly people living in the home with a dementia who are productive in nature (i.e. sweeping paths, picking vegatables, etc.). You will need to be supportive of the whole staff team, i.e. the kitchen staff may need an item of food urgently, which they have unexpectantly run out of.  You will report the Registered Manager for Compliance.