Care Manager

340 Leeds Road, Lofthouse, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF3 3QQ
340 Leeds Road, Lofthouse Wakefield West Yorkshire WF3 3QQ
Job Type
Job Category
Care Manager
Shift Type
Shift Structure
38.5 hours per week - Nights
Closing Date

Extraordinary People, Exceptional Care

Are you a Senior Care Assistant looking for the next step in your career? We have the position for you!

Night Care Manager

Lofthouse Grange & Lodge Care Home

£13.69 per hour

38.5 hours per week

Our Care Managers make a difference. They are in charge of night shifts and ensure our high care standards are maintained around the clock. Night shifts can often be as busy as the day shift and you will have what it takes to nurture, encourage and care.

Supporting the Home Manager in all aspects of the day-to-day running of the home, you will lead the care team at night, actively contributing to assessments and care reviews and acting as a point of contact for the team, individuals living in the home and their families. You will administer medication as prescribed and accurately maintain appropriate records in line with legislative guidelines.

Making a meaningful contribution to someone’s life is fulfilling, demanding, requires flexibility, professionalism and skills. You will help the individuals enjoy every day by making sure they get the quality care and support they deserve.

If you are a Care Manager or a Senior Care Assistant with a level 3 Adult Care qualification (or equivalent), Orchard Care Homes has something to offer you.

Join us and work with kind, like- minded people who deliver industry leading, innovative care.

Main duties

To act as the person in charge of the home at night ensuring that legislation is adhered to, and standards are maintained. Ensuring effective handovers with home manager/Deputy Manager.

To assist the Home Manager in handling residents’ personal finances ensuring confidentiality is maintained at all times.

To provide the highest level of personal care and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm, and supportive. To act as the Care Plan co-ordinator, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full (as defined in the training manual).

Responsible for; understanding and complying with statutory and legal requirements that are relevant, including Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act to ensure that all care teams and other staff maintain a safe environment throughout the home.  Responsible for timely escalation of key issues to the Home Manager/ other parties as instructed.

To participate in the formulation of individual Care Plans for each resident and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.  Responsible for ordering, checking in and stock control of residents’ prescribed medication; liaising with GP’s where necessary.

Responsible for stock control and ordering where agreed with Home Manager new supplies of continence and medical products.

To always be alert to residents physical and mental wellbeing, immediately dealing with and reporting any changes in a resident’s condition.  Liaising with other care professionals as required and ensuring that all records are updated accurately.

To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of night time care and to ensure that all care teams and other staff understand and respect this.

About Orchard Care Homes

Located with easy links to Leeds and Wakefield, Lofthouse Grange & Lodge is a modern home specialising in the care of older people, with the Grange providing 24hr residential care for 31 residents, and the Lodge providing additional round the clock dementia care to 57 residents.

Winner of the Gold trophy for Best Smaller Care Home Group at the CHA (Care Home Awards) 2021.

Orchard Care Homes are Winners of the 2023 LaingBuisson award for Excellence in Large Residential Care.

Orchard Care Homes has been providing care for older people for over 15 years. We are committed to being at the heart of the local community and delivering the same level of care that we would all wish for our loved ones.

We believe in investing in our people. Your professional development is always encouraged, and you will receive plenty of training and progression opportunities across our portfolio of homes.

Access to Blue Light Discount Card & App.

Excellent training and progression opportunities, from day one, with career pathways to enable you to grow and develop.

Recognition schemes, such as ‘Making a Difference’ and an annual awards ceremony, recognising our dedicated staff team.

Free Uniform and car parking.

Access to our 24/7 Employee Support Hub offering confidential support on personal and professional issues.

At Orchard Care Homes, we value our employees. Click here to find out more about our wide range of benefits.

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