Risk Assessment Manager

37000.00 - 37000.00 GBP Annual + GBP37000/annum
27 Aug 2017
24 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An independently run care home for elderly residents in North London is looking for a personable and nurturing Risk Assessment Manager to join their friendly team, paying a generous salary of up to GBP37,000 on a 6 month contract.

The main purpose of this role is to focus on completing risk assessments in the service with the active involvement of the residents to consider how we can support them to live more safely whilst enjoying the positive aspects of life the home offers. As well as this you will support the Registered Manager to review all policies and procedures are in place as well as keeping all records up to date.

As the Risk Assessment Manager, you will need to be excellent at establishing positive and friendly relationships with all the residents, their families and friends. You will need to be able to demonstrate credibility that will ensure residents, staff and Managers take note of what measures you recommend. You will also lead the home through all CQC inspections and ensure the home is fully staffed and covered at all times.

As the Risk Assessment Manager, you must have

* An NVQ level 4 (or equivalent) in social/health care management.
* Demonstrable experience of working with older people in a registered care home environment
* Extensive experience of delivering risk assessments in a care home environment whilst considering the individuals' needs
* Proven ability to actively and positively engage with residents when completing risk assessments to ensure inclusivity
* Commitment to the principles of participative care plan management
* An ability to train care managers in risk assessments to imbue a high level of confidence and competency
* A good understanding of care home regulations and the importance of the KLOE in care home management
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
* Excellent record-keeping skills
* Ability to carry out basic research and make recommendations for improvements throughout the Guild, supported by reasonable evidence.
* An excellent understanding of Health & Safety in a care home environment and the ability to source information as required (e.g. current legislation).

This role would suit an existing Registered Manager or an experienced Deputy Manager who has a genuine interest with older people services and a commitment to supporting the clients to remain active and independent.

Please contact Drew Marlow at Charles Hunter Associates on (Apply online only) or email to find out more and to be considered for this position