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Social Media Coordinator – National

Job Title: Social Media Coordinator

Location: Home (primarily) and Office based with the requirements to travel to homes across the country

Reporting to: IT Director/CEO

Salary: £20,000 per annum

Benefits: Critical Illness, Life Assurance, Pension Scheme, Private Medical Cover

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Job Purpose

To provide support to the care homes in managing their Social Media profiles (principally, but not limited to
Facebook)

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that all homes understand the company policies on the use of FB and other social media.
  • Monitoring the home FB pages and moderating content where necessary, removing anything that breaches the policies of the company, rules on GDPR, or is socially, morally or ethically unacceptable.
  • Ensuring that content is relevant and that pages are kept fresh and interesting.
  • Ensuring that pages are reflective of content in other publicly available areas and are not contradictory.
  • Assisting the Social Media Ambassadors with any technical questions relating to the creation and maintenance of their pages.
  • Assisting with the drafting of copy and content.
  • Arranging external input for use, distribution, sharing online.
  • Providing advice on taking photographs and understanding the basics of providing suitable photographs for media use.

Skills and Experience

  • To be an excellent communicator, comfortable with maintaining relationships with a large number of colleagues across the country predominantly by phone.
  • To have a good command of written English and be able to propose, adapt and improve on submissions for public posting.
  • To be capable of teaching new skills in the area of Social Media, video, video editing and file sharing.
  • To develop a thorough understanding of the operation of advertising on Facebook, Google and other accounts including management of ‘Facebook Boosting’ or ‘Google Adwords’ campaigns.
  • Have a good telephone manner and be able to explain clearly, to people often with limited knowledge, how to carry out tasks on PC’s, Macs, or phones or tablets using iOS or Android formats.
  • To be IT literate, with a good knowledge of popular file formats, Social Media channels and commonly used software packages such as Adobe, Microsoft Office, Chrome, Safari, Explorer, Firefox.
  • To be familiar with video recording and editing software and be capable of basic video techniques with a view to being able to take and post video sequences of a standard suitable for social media distribution.
  • To be capable of managing a busy workload and to be able to provide flexibility in working hours as many of the home Social Media Ambassadors may be working on their content outside of traditional office hours.

A full, clean driving license would be desirable

This is a description of the job as it is constituted at the date shown. It is the practice of the company to periodically examine job descriptions, update them and ensure that they relate to the job performed, or to incorporate any proposed changes. This procedure will be conducted by the appropriate manager in consultation with the postholder.

In these circumstances it will be the aim to reach agreement on reasonable changes, but if an agreement is not possible the Human Resource Manager reserves the right to make changes to your job description following consultation.

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Home Manager – Eastwood Court Care Home – Glasgow

Position: Home Manager

Location: Eastwood Court Care Home, 1 Eastwoodmains Road, Glasgow, G46 6QB

Salary: Dependant on experience (45-48k)

 

We offer first class care for the elderly on a permanent or respite basis, delivered by highly trained professionals in lovely comfortable surroundings.

Our philosophy is simple; we want everyone to enjoy life to the full. We never forget that all our residents are individuals and we treat them with dignity, privacy and respect while offering freedom of choice and championing independence. We are ensuring every day is a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

You will play an essential part in supporting the well-being and quality of life of each individual in your care.

Eastwood Court specialises in elderly care for up to 52 residents. The home is also well situated with local amenities nearby.

We have fantastic opportunity for a Registered Home Manager. The successful candidate will need to have minimum 2 years previous experience in a similar role and be a registered nurse with an active Pin number and LMA level IV is desirable. 24 hour care and commercial responsibility is also required for this role. The manager must be able to build and maintain excellent relationships with local governing bodies and ensure that systems and processes are in place to achieve compliance with the Care Inspectorate and the other Regulators.

As registered manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the operational day to day management of the home so the best standards of care are always promoted and maintained. In your role, you will continually assess and supervise the work of staff to ensure high standards of care and efficient running of the Care Centre in line with the Company’s Policies and Procedures.

 

Here are some of the can benefits we can offer:

  • 5 weeks paid annual leave and 8 public holidays
  • 24 Telephone Employee Assistance Programme helpline
  • Online discounted vouchers for several companies
  • Opportunity for progression within the company
  • Continuous support to maintain the training you need to deliver excellence
  • On-going support from a motivated and committed Head Office and Regional Teams

 

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the best quality of care within our homes, then please send your CV to recruitment@hcsolutions.co.uk

 

Please look at our careers page at www.larchwoodcare.co.uk

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Deputy Manager – Ladyfield House Care Home – Sheffield

Role:                     Deputy Manager

Location:             Ladyfield House, Kiveton Park, Sheffield, S26 6UY

Hours:                 40 hours per week

Pay rate:              Competitive (to be discussed at interview)

 

Ladyfield Residential and Dementia Care Home provides skilled care for up to fifty service users, from a homely setting and versatile team of experienced care professionals.

The ideal candidate will be caring and compassionate with a genuine interest in working with people and with elderly service users. Also be able to follow instructions and procedures, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, be a team player as well as be able to work on own initiative. For the successful candidate there is ample opportunity for career development and progression.

 

Job purpose

To achieve the highest possible standard of care in a professional manner through direct nursing care and effective supervision of Staff Members. Ensure that all Company policies and procedures and all legal requirements are adhered to within the defined timescales.

For information about the main responsibilities of this role, please contact us to obtain a job description.

 

Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications:

 Required:

  • NVQ level 3 (residential)
  • Previous management/supervisory experience
  • Team player
  • Satisfactory Policy Check and check against the PoVA list
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Genuine interest in working with the relevant Service User group
  • Ability to work on own initiative

Desired:

  • Experience/qualification in care for relevant Service User category

 

Here are some of the can benefits we can offer:

  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
  • 24 hour Telephone Employee Assistance Programme helpline
  • Online discounted vouchers for several companies
  • Opportunity for progression within the company
  • Continuous support to maintain the training you need to deliver excellence
  • On-going support from a motivated and committed Head Office and Regional Teams
  • Refer a friend scheme

 

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the best quality of care within our homes, then please email your CV to recruitment@hcsolutions.co.uk or contact Robyn on 01564 820182

Please take a look at our careers page at www.larchwoodcare.co.uk

We look forward to hearing from you!

Deadline: Friday 15th February 2019

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Deputy Manager – Dungate Manor Care Home – Reigate

Position: Deputy Manager

Location: Dungate Manor

Rate of pay: To be negotiated at interview

Hours: 40 hours per week

 

We offer first class care for the elderly on a permanent or respite basis, delivered by highly trained professionals in lovely comfortable surroundings.

Our philosophy is simple; we want everyone to enjoy life to the full. We never forget that all our residents are individuals and we treat them with dignity, privacy and respect while offering freedom of choice and championing independence. We are ensuring every day is a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

Dungate Manor is exceptional, grand home was refurbished and opened by HRH Princes Alexandra in 2012. The warm and welcoming exceptional surroundings reflect the excellent facilities in which we deliver high quality care.

Compassion, Respect, Dignity and choice are the essential foundation stones to our approach. We ensure that we encourage greater involvement by residents and their families for shared decision making.

We ensure that all residents are fully involved in the planning and delivery of services, promoting their right to dignity, privacy, choice and independence.

You will play an essential part in supporting the well-being and quality of life of each individual in your care.

We are looking for an exceptional individual with the right attitude, skills and knowledge who share our passion to deliver the best quality care experience.

 

Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications

Required:

  • 1st level nurse (nursing) NVQ level 3 (residential)
  • Previous management/supervisory experience
  • Team player
  • Satisfactory Police Check and check against the SOVA list
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Genuine interest in working with the relevant Service User group
  • Ability to work on own initiative

Desired:

  • Experience/qualification in care for relevant Service User category

 

Job purpose:

  • To achieve the highest possible standard of care in a professional manner through direct nursing care and effective supervision of Staff Members. Ensure that all Company policies and procedures and all legal requirements are adhered to within the defined timescales.

 

For information about the main responsibilities of this role, please contact us to obtain a job description.

 

Here are some of the can benefits we can offer:

  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
  • 24 hour Telephone Employee Assistance Programme helpline
  • Online discounted vouchers for several companies
  • Opportunity for progression within the company
  • Continuous support to maintain the training you need to deliver excellence
  • On-going support from a motivated and committed Head Office and Regional Teams
  • Refer a friend scheme

 

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the best quality of care within our homes, then please send your CV to recruitment@hcsolutions.co.uk. For more information contact Dungate Manor on 01737 244149.

 

Please take a look at our careers page at www.larchwoodcare.co.uk

Closing date: 15/02/2019

 

We look forward to hearing from you!