Registered Manager, Braeburn Court

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Advert ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE Braeburn Court Registered Manager 17.5 hours per week Permanent £43,109 - £45,700 pro rata / £23.62 - £25.04 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance) We are looking to appoint a...


Braeburn Court

Registered Manager

17.5 hours per week
£43,109 - £45,700 pro rata / £23.62 - £25.04 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are looking to appoint a Registered Manager who has the experience to lead and further develop the services for our Housing Support and Care at Home Support Services to Older and vulnerable people in their own tenancies at Braeburn Court.

Braeburn Court – Extra Care Housing Service provides care and Support to individuals within their own tenancy to enable them to remain confident and safe their own home and be as independent as possible.

As the Registered Manager, you will have responsibility for leading an experienced and committed team in carrying out the operational management of day-to-day service provision to meet required regulatory standards. Focus should be on high quality care provision, performance and improvement of service delivery to provide a progressive and caring service, which will meet the needs, health and outcomes of older and vulnerable people by encouraging and supporting them to be involved as much as possible in the day-to-day routines of daily living within their homely environment.

As a Registered Manager, you will become part of the Social Care Management Team and as such, will have the opportunity to liaise and support colleagues and contribute to the wider agenda for social care services.

As a Registered Manager, you will be responsible for the quality assurance of all service provision, along with performance management and training of staff thus ensuring that the support provided by staff, is consistent and of high quality.

This is an excellent development opportunity for an experienced health/social care professional looking to take the next step in a social care career. It is an interesting role with an opportunity to excel in a leadership and management position, whilst taking on the challenges associated with developing and maintaining this service. The Registered Manager will lead by example; have experience in supervising, supporting and motivating staff, in community-based services along with a passion for providing safety and comfort for older and vulnerable people and supporting staff through periods of change.

• You must hold an SVQ 4 Social Services and Health Care (SCQF 9) or Registered Professional Nursing, Allied Health Professional or Social Work Qualification (CQSW, DipSW, Degree SW or equivalent) AND
• An SVQ4 in management or other management qualification to meet SSSC registration criteria


• Have a minimum of 5 years previous relevant experience, as detailed in the experience section of the person specification AND
• It is a requirement to achieve the two qualifications as noted above within 5 years as per SSSC registration and regulations.

For the position, you are required to have a SSSC registration OR you will apply to register as a Residential Manager of a Care Home Service, no later than 6 months from commencement of post.


You should be able to travel efficiently and effectively between work locations within Orkney to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with Adults.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Yvonne McPhee, Service Manager Health and Community Care or Caroline Penman, Team Manager on 01856 873535.

Closing Date: Sunday 14 April 2024

Please note that interview and relocation expenses will be paid for this post, in accordance with Council Policy.

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