Managing a care home is a challenging, but thoroughly rewarding experience. We recognise the vital role our home managers make in leading and organising the teams in our homes. We respect their judgment and skills and so give them a great deal of autonomy and responsibility.
Our home managers must demonstrate and embody our values. Like the captain of a ship, the responsibility for everything that goes on is your direct responsibility and it is up to you to foster a culture of care, compassion and service.
We rely on your leadership, composure, good humour and ability to build strong teams to ensure our care homes provide exceptional care.
You can expect to receive every support needed to fulfil this role successfully, and you will be rewarded well. But apart from the material benefits, above all, you’ll take enormous pleasure and satisfaction from seeing the daily impact you’re having on the achievements of your home, the health and wellbeing of our residents, and the happiness of your colleagues as you can see from the video above.
Here is a summary of the roles available for you to take your career forward with us:
Home Manager – A professional and dedicated home manager is central to the successful running of our homes. The home manager is responsible for ensuring our residents receive the highest standards of care, whilst maintaining the commercial viability of the home they manage. You will lead both the care and support teams to seek excellence in all areas of service delivery. As home manager you will live by the Trust’s values and act in compliance with all relevant legislation. You will maintain a strong relationship with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and all other relevant statutory and regulatory organisations. With your passion for the job you are undertaking, you will have the ability to motivate and develop your team to provide care for our residents that is second to none. Home manager opportunities exist in both residential care and nursing.
Domiciliary Care Manager – You will be responsible for the management of our extra care housing scheme and the service that is provided within it. This includes the overall management of the care team, the efficient and effective day-to-day running of the service and further development of the service in line with community needs and the requirements of the business. You will maintain a strong relationship with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). This role is critical to ensuring the well- being of our clients, promoting their dignity, privacy and independence, choice, rights and fulfilment.
Deputy Home Manager – You will be expected to assist the home manager in maintaining the general day-to-day running of the care home and take responsibility for the efficient running of the care home their absence. You will be available to offer support and advice to all other members of staff, residents and relatives By leading training and auditing the care plans and medical needs of residents. You will actively promote and encourage personal independence and choice in daily life and you will ensure person-centred care is given at all times. Deputy home manager opportunities exist in residential care and nursing.
Head of Care / Dementia Care – The purpose of this role is to lead the whole care team by providing strong care knowledge, support and guidance. You will ensure that our high standards are achieved in all areas of your home, including the delivery of person-centred clinical or dementia care for our residents at all times through continuous assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Head of care and head of dementia care opportunities exist in residential care and nursing.