Registered service managers are part of our care home teams and are responsible for the day-to-day running of the service. You’ll ensure that care and support is provided in line with laws, regulations, company policy and best practice.
Experience within the health and social care sector is required, particularly in relation to care home and residential living. Having great communication skills, relationship management and commercial awareness within the sector is key.
You are required to register with the relevant regulatory body. Registration must be completed within three months of the commencement of your employment.
- Manage the day-to-day running of the service, including all relevant line management and ongoing development responsibilities for the coordination, recruitment, training and administration.
- Regularly review and audit your service is in line with CQC and Local Authority Regulations.
- Ensure that all records and required documentation, including care and support plans and regular checks, are accurately recorded, maintained and reviewed.
- Responsible for the service/homes financial budget.
Ensure that the home or service occupancy/hours growth is maximised.
- Build and maintain relationships with all relevant local stakeholders.
- Attend meetings with people we support, their families and other professionals.
- Effectively implement and manage any procedure or policy changes.
There is so much potential, so much training out there for you to do this. You’ve got the chance to do diplomas. There’s so much you can learn and it’s an enjoyable job. I started in 2006 as a support worker and 16 years later I’m still here!
Amanda’s career journey in care
Amanda Griffiths began her career in care as a student nurse at the age of 18. It’s not a career that she had considered at that time. Due to the recession in the 80’s, she was looking for a job and was happy to take on any job. After a conversation with a friend, and a leap of faith, Amanda began her first shift as a young student nurse in December 1982.
Fast forward to today, over 30 years later, Amanda is the Quality Director at Voyage Care. We spoke to Amanda about her career in care.Read Story
Supporting Lawrence to live his best life!
Lawrence has Cerebral Palsy and has spent most of his life in a wheelchair. Lawrence’s parents had a tour of The Grove Resource Centre and saw the fun activities they had in place.
As a support worker you get to help people live their best lives! The people we support have such fun passions and you can be a part of their amazing journey to live their dreams and create new life experiences!Read Story
Fall in love with a career in care
Our teams are passionate about making a difference to the lives of the people we support. Many of our staff come from different walks of life and have ended up working in the care sector for years. Valery Farelley is a service manager at Voyage Care. When she started her career in care, she discovered all you need is love and passion to make a difference.Read Story