Applications are invited for the following position:
Post: Human Resources / Learning & Development Key Business Partner
Permanent Full Time Contract
Location: Chaseley Home, Eastbourne
Reporting to the CEO of The Chaseley Trust with an HR Operational Report to the Human Resources Manager, Rehab Group UK, the postholder will lead the provision of the HR / Learning and Development
service to the Chaseley Trust, including the line management of a team of Learning and Development and HR staff. Key duties will include contributing to the organisation and people agenda and
ensuring HR compliance and continuous improvement.
The ideal applicant will be educated to third level, be a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (MCIPD) and have 5 or more years relevant HR experience, ideally gained
within a social care environment. Candidates will be required to demonstrate previous line management experience, experience in the provision of a responsive HR service and possess excellent
organisation and communication skills.
This post is subject to a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Barring List check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (BLDBS)
For a copy of the Job Description please see a member of the HR & Training Team.
Should you wish to apply, applications and CV’s should be sent directly via email to;
Closing Date: Friday 17th May 2013
Title of Post: Home Manager
Qualification: First Level Registered Nurse and RMA or recognised equivalent
Accountable to: Chief Executive
Liaises with: Heads of Departments and all Personnel of the Trust
Be the Registered Manager for Chaseley Home.
Maintain and manage the running of The Chaseley Home in accordance with The Health and Social Care Act 2008, the Essential Standards of Quality and Safety and Codes of Practice.
Manage the Clinical Leads and Learning and Development Coordinator in overseeing the management of all Nursing Personnel, Activities Staff, and other floor based personnel as well as allied
outside health care contractors including the GP (Chaseley’s Medical Officer).
Liaise with the Human Resources Department and ensure that the recruitment process and the delivery of 24 hour support, care and provision of services to all service users are in accordance with
The Health and Social Care Act 2008 and the Essential Standards of Quality and Safety.
Liaise with all Managers and personnel of The Trust and senior staff within the Rehab Group.
Act professionally at all times, exercising leadership in all aspects of management, promoting best practice and excellence in nursing care to ensure the smooth running of the Home.
Ensure responsible and efficient use of resources, keeping within designated budget.
In accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct, act as an advocate for the people who use the Trust’s services.
Deputise for the Chief Executive when required.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Manage the Learning and Development Coordinator and ensure they take a lead in the process of setting and monitoring standards of care in accordance with The Health and Social Care Act 2008, the
Essential Standards of Quality and Safety and Codes of Practice.
Ensure that individualised care programmes are agreed with residents & day care attendees and that programmes are evaluated regularly in accordance with The Health and Social care Act 2008,
the Essential Standards of Quality and Safety and Codes of Practice.
Lead the Clinical Leads to ensure a collaborative and cooperative approach is employed in planning care, liaising with the Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists ensuring that good
communications are upheld.
Liaise with the HR & Training Department to ensure best practice is maintained and embedded throughout the Home, ensuring compliance with policy and current employment legislation.
Act as a change agent in the furtherance of implementing best practice.
Liaise closely with The Chaseley Trust’s GP/Medical Officer and maintain a high profile with visiting GPs and other health care professionals.
2 Management Responsibilities
Responsible for the overall performance within The Home.
Manage and support the Clinical Leads to ensure they maintain resident and respite care accommodation towards maximum occupancy and assess potential new service users.
Work with and support the Senior HR & Training Coordinator to manage their team and to facilitate evidence based practice within the Home.
Ensure that there is the best use of human resources and supplies within budgetary constraints, with economic and efficient use of medical, surgical and other supplies.
Ensure that the ordering, storage and administration of medicines complies with the Chaseley Trust’s Policy and Nursing & Midwifery Council’s Standards for Medicine Management.
Ensure that all nursing records are maintained in accordance with agreed standards and the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s Record Keeping Guidance.
Be aware of all regulations particularly with respect to The Health and Social Care Act 2008, the Essential Standards of Quality and Safety, Codes of Practice, Safeguarding Adults at Risk
Protocols, The Mental Capacity Act 2005, The Health & Safety at Work Act, Manual Handling of Loads, Risk Assessment and COSHH.
Ensure complaints from both residents and staff are handled in a professional manner without bias at all times and in accordance with the Trust’s complaints procedure.
With support from the Human Resources and Training Department, ensure all disciplinary, performance and sickness absence investigations are carried out in accordance with Employment Law
Chair meetings as appropriate.
Represent The Chaseley Trust at hospitality and other functions as required.
Participate in the on call rota when required
Liaise with Admin & Finance staff to ensure service users contracts are in place
In conjunction with the Human Resources and Training Department, ensure the ongoing recruitment and selection of new staff.
Ensure that staff Supervision and Performance & Development reviews are carried out.
Ensure that all new staff in areas of management undertakes an Induction Programme.
Support, advise and counsel all staff in areas of management.
4 Staff Education & Training
Act as a mentor / preceptor to junior staff.
Work with the HR & Training Department is maintaining a learning environment.
Support staff in attending further training and ensure compliance with The Health and Social Care Act 2008, The Essential Standards of Quality and Safety and Codes of Practice.
Take an active role in Audits and Quality Assurance Programmes and undertake weekly and monthly audits in accordance with the Trust’s programmes and best practice.
5 Professional Development
Keep up to date with PREP requirements, identifying own learning needs and accessing training as required.
Keep abreast of developments within the Trust and with the developments within local and national health care.
Lead on and maintain all Trust Policies in line with best practice and within relevant legislative boundaries.
Maintain all confidential information.
Promote the business of The Chaseley Trust in a professional manner ensuring that an open and welcoming approach is adopted and that good customer care is exercised at all times.
Take a lead in the Business Excellence Programme and demonstrate commitment by participation in surveys, audit, research and workshops where required
Keep abreast of current and changing Health and Safety and employment legislation, updating the senior management team on any amendments.
Attend and participate in mandatory training.
Adhere to organisational business performance management reporting requirements.
Participate in yearly Performance and Development Reviews and attend supervision sessions with line manager.
Attend meetings and seminars as set by the Rehab Group.
The job involves frequent exposure to unpleasant working conditions on a regular daily basis, e.g. bodily fluids including sputum, vomit, urine, faeces, blood, sweat, exudates, fleas, lice and
occasional exposure to verbal and physical aggression and or challenging behaviour.
You may be required to work alone in an environment, e.g. assessing and managing risk.
You will be working with people who are classed as vulnerable adults and who can present with behaviours that challenge, this can include but not exhaustive the following, physical contact,
swearing, shouting, throwing objects and emotional outbursts.
There are many complex moving and handling situations.
You will be working with critically unwell service users which results in unpredictable situations.
Please note, irrespective of the post held, and at all times you are responsible for the health and safety of yourself, colleagues, service-users and visitors.
Adhere to the organisation’s commitment to Quality (e.g. ISO 9001:2008 and EFQM) and continuous quality improvement, contributing to this in a positive way.
This job description will be agreed between the jobholder and the officer to whom he/she is accountable.
It is a reflection of the present position and will be subject to review and alteration in the event of any future development within The Chaseley Trust. It will be used as the basis for the
determination of objectives.
There are currently no further posts. However if you would be interested in working with us in the future, perhaps as a care assistant or as a volunteer, please do call our HR & Training
Department on 01323 744398.
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Posts at Chaseley Home and Chaseley Bungalows are subject to Criminal Records
Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) checks. While the ISA is temporarily suspended pending government review, we also utilise the POVA (Protection of Vulnerable
Adults) scheme. You can download the latest POVA scheme information here.