Brighton, Brighton and Hove
32000 to 34000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

37.5 hours/week (Mon to Fri)

Blind Veterans UK helps vision-impaired ex-Service men and women of every generation rebuild their lives after sight loss. Since 1915, we’ve provided rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support to tens of thousands of blind veterans. 

We are looking for an experienced individual to join our friendly care management team to help ensure the best possible care is provided to our members.  

As Operational Care Lead, you will manage the operational and logistical needs of our Care Department through the effective management of staff and resources. You will be responsible for managing people management issues within the team and monitoring staff training.  You will also be required to ensure that all operational requirements of the care floors are met to ensure the best possible care is provided to our members.  

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, friendly, forward thinking care management team.  You will be a decision maker, a team player and very much adaptable to an ever changing environment.  

Blind Veterans UK believe that we need to invest in our staff to be the best that they can be, including personal and professional development.  As Operational Care Lead, you will be responsible for developing our people in order to create the right environment to deliver the highest standard of care.  

This includes leading, promoting and practicing the highest standards of care, clinical governance and regulations in accordance with CQC & NMC. 

Previous care home CQC experience preferred but not essential 

This position will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. 

Benefits include free life assurance, free parking, pension scheme, subsidised staff restaurant, use of onsite facilities (which include a gym and swimming pool), health care cash back scheme (after one year of continuous employment), an employee assistance programme and an excellent working environment. 

Closing date:  Sunday 6 December 2020 at 12 midnight           

Interview date:          To be confirmed 

If you are interested in this role, please sent an up-to-date CV and statement to us detailing why you are interesting in taking on this role and what you feel your skills, qualities and experience can bring to the Care Team. 

Because of the number of applications we receive we don't acknowledge each one - if you haven't heard from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that we won't be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up.

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Refreshed on: 30 November 2020
Closed date: 06 December 2020
Tags: Care Management, Operations