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Care Manager Required in Longford/Westmeath

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The Care Manager reports directly to the Director of Bluebird Care and manages a core team, both office-based and community-based. He/she is responsible for the management of the office, developing and managing a care team, assessing new customers and participating in the growth and development of the business.

Job Description

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Customer assessments and reviews.
  • Staff management, recruitment, training and development.
  • Liaising with stakeholders.
  • Implementing and maintaining quality controls.
  • The day-to-day management of the office.
  • Developing new business and preparing customer and company reports.

Essential Criteria

  • Applicants should have a nursing qualification or another professional qualification in a health-related subject.
  • Minimum of 4-5 years working in management in the health sector.
  • Experience in management and good IT skills are also essential.
  • Applicants must be a car owner/driver and have a flexible approach to working hours.

Specialised Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Experience of financial management
  • Sound understanding of good care principles
  • Skills in assessment and care planning
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to cope in a high-pressure environment
  • Even-tempered and patient
  • Ability to cope with change
  • Ability to display empathy and warmth