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Job Reference: 44957

Interim Assistant Unit Manager (Residential)

  • Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £20.24 - £20.24

Seven Social Care are looking for an Interim Assistant Unit Manager to work with Portsmouth. This position is initially for a period of 2 months and is paying £ 20.24 per hour via an umbrella company.

The role:

To be responsible for supporting the manager and deputy manager to run the Residential Home, you will assist in managing all the care / domestic staff in the unit as well as being first line manager to allocated staff. You will be responsible for personal supervisions, appraisals, probation meetings and to assist staff development. Supervising the day to day activities, staff rotas ensuring adequate staffing on a daily basis in the unit, booking and ensuring staff have the correct training, leave requests, absence management and referrals to occupational health, keeping clear and concise records and communicating effectively with health colleagues, other professionals and relatives.

Key Responsibilities:

      You will need to work well under pressure and be proactive in your decision making, whilst maintaining a professional approach.

You will need to be flexible and work well as part of a team, and be able to deal with difficult situations in the absence of the unit manager.

You will be creating and maintaining care plans to promote independence through person centred care planning. Your role will involve some direct hands on care; you will supervise day to day activities such as administering medication, communication with GP’s, liaising with district nurses, recording events and dealing with general enquiries and arranging staff cover during absence.

You will be required to complete pre-assessments and applications for Deprivation of liberty safeguards (Dols) for people without capacity

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: NVQ level 4 in Health and Social Care.
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Current DBS check.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After winning multiple awards in 2019, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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