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Title REGISTERED CARE MANAGER
Categories Charity Jobs
Salary c£40,000
Location East Devon
Job Information

Stallcombe House and farm is a residential community for adults with learning disabilities based just outside Woodbury in East Devon. We provide a happy and safe work place with a holistic and organic approach to supporting our residents. We believe that our residents’ needs are best met by participating in a rural environment providing purposeful activities, originally based on work on the farm and gardens but now including various indoor jobs as well as a wide variety of creative and leisure activities.  Stallcombe House grows and sells it’s own vegetables and free range eggs.  As well as being involved in the growing of produce and caring for the various animals, our residents are encouraged to take part in a range of art and crafts activities.

We have developed the provision of day services thus enabling more adults with learning difficulties to benefit from this environment and the Willows Unit provides residential care for those adults who have a higher level of complex needs.

 

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for a Registered Care Manager at Stallcombe House and Farm.  Taking overall responsibility for the provision of care across the organisation this role will also develop and implement strategic plans for care to ensure the best possible future for the residents.  Part of this role is to be the Registered Care Manager and the Senior Safeguarding lead for Stallcombe.

The role will also lead, manage and develop care staff suitable to ensure that all care is to the highest standard, is statutorily compliant and follows best practice.

A key part of the role will be to positively promote and follow the ethos and philosophy of Stallcombe House when working with residents, day placement guests, families, staff and other professionals.

This is a senior role which provides the deputy support in the absence of the Head of Charity.

This is an excellent opportunity to lead the delivery of care in a unique environment.
The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate: –

  • Excellent understanding of the principles of high quality care and a proven track record of working at a senior level in a high quality care provision.
  • Significant experience of working with and supporting adults with learning difficulties.
  • Level 5 Diploma in ‘Leadership for Health and Social care and Children and Young People’s Services’ (or equivalent qualification).
  • Able to successfully complete a ‘fit persons’ interview with the CQC to obtain Registered Manager status.
  • An in-depth understanding of the regulatory and statutory requirements in relation to the provision of care.
  • Experience of managing staff.
  • Strong leadership skills that inspire and motivate both residents and staff.
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills

Due to our rural location a driving licence and access to a car is essential.  Free parking is provided.

If you are interested in applying for the above role please send a CV and covering letter to our recruitment Consultant, Jackie Dawkins at Shine Charity Recruitment (Jackie@shinecharityrecruitment.co.uk)

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Title Trustees – Devon
Categories Trustee Roles
Salary N/A
Location East Devon
Job Information

Set in a beautiful East Devon location, Stallcombe House is a unique supportive living community for adults with learning difficulties.  About thirty adults live at the farm and there is also a day care provision.  The charity believes that their residents’ needs are best met by participating in a rural environment providing purposeful activities, originally based on work on the farm and gardens but now including various indoor jobs as well as a wide variety of creative and leisure activities.   The holistic approach to their clients’ care encompasses both their physical and spiritual needs.  The charity is committed to working with the environment, harnessing sustainable power and working organically.

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There is now a need to recruit some new independent Trustees to join the Board to support the charity as it moves towards an exciting new future.  We are looking for commercially astute individuals with an understanding of the private care sector and possibly a background in either HR, Legal or Finance.  The Board meets quarterly and Trustees are encouraged to attend Monthly Management meetings when they can.

Please contact Jackie Dawkins at Shine Charity Recruitment for an initial conversation about trusteeship and Stallcombe House or send your cv to  Jackie@shinecharityrecruitment.co.uk  01884/841751.  She will invite you to meet with her to discuss this in more detail. If you are interested in progess your application,  then these are the following steps

  1. An initial meeting with the Chair and a visit to Stallcombe House.
  2. In invitation to meet the rest of the Board and attend a Board meeting as an observer
  3. If everyone is still keen, then references will be taken up and you will be co-opted onto the Board.
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Title TRUSTEES – SOMERSET
Categories Trustee Roles
Salary N/A
Location Somerset
Job Information

NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/TRUSTEE

TAH operate across Somerset and our mission is to end rough sleeping in the Southwest.  Our aims are to:

  • Prevent people becoming homelessTAH people 2
  • House and support people who are homeless
  • Provide skills to support people to move on to independent living
  • Facilitate in the provision of ‘move on’ housing
  • Be financially sustainable

We are recruiting four voluntary Board members who are passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable people and have the expertise to drive our organisation forward.  We have approved a new business plan and are developing innovative solutions to help our clients achieve their aspirations. We are looking at options for developing more commercial initiatives to ensure our sustainability.

We are seeking people with a strong track record at board or management level together with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Services to vulnerable people (health, social care, supported living, education, training, advice)
  • Marketing/PR
  • Finance
  • Partnership working

In addition to Board meetings you will also be required to attend two strategy days a year plus induction training.

Recruitment Process

Please contact Jackie Dawkins at Shine Charity Recruitment for an initial conversation about trusteeship and Taunton Association for the Homeless.                           Jackie@shinecharityrecruitment.co.uk  01884/  841751

This will be followed by an initial meeting with the CEO, Justin Roxburgh, and a visit to the charity.

Then a meeting with the Nominations Committee which consists of Molly Holmes (Chair) and one other Trustee before being invited to attend a Board Meeting as an observer.

 

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