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Care Home Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About Abbeyfield

We are committed to providing the highest standards of care, and we believe that great care starts with great people. We’re also a charity, meaning that the interests of our valued staff and residents sit at the heart of what we do, not shareholders.

The Role - 

Our Care Home Managers are inspired leaders, who put the needs of our elderly residents at the forefront. You'll be a role model for Abbeyfield's values and you’ll inspire your team to embody them too. You’ll be responsible for the success of your home, which spans financial results, resident satisfaction, team engagement and external regulatory outcomes. As the Care Home Manager you’ll also drive the development and growth of your team members.

You’ll use your specialist knowledge to ensure the delivery of all our care services to the highest standard. You’ll oversee the home’s finances, including managing occupancy, ensuring we deliver on revenue targets, as well as budget planning and cost control.

Competent in creating and developing strong internal and external relationships, the Care Home Manager will play an important role in strengthening the Abbeyfield brand as a trusted healthcare partner with key audiences including Local Authorities and the CQC.

Rewards & Benefits -

At Abbeyfield, we are committed to rewarding our staff for their hard work. Our benefits include:

  • Competitive pay, benchmarked annually
  • 33 days paid leave, including bank/public holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Pay progression within role
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Learning and career development opportunities
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Company pension
  • Discounted gym membership
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Shop and save vouchers

About You - 

You’ll have a relevant care related qualification (e.g. NVQ Level 4/5, Diploma in Social Welfare/Community Support).  Equally, you must be able to demonstrate experience working at a management level in a similar (ideally elderly care) person centred care and support role within a registered care setting, ideally with evidence of favourable CQC compliance ratings. 

We are looking for someone who has experience of managing a large residential home, building occupancy and engaging employees

Alongside this you will also have strong knowledge of and ability to apply the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2010, the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 and the Care Act 2014/15.

You will be an experienced Care Home Manager with significant people management skills, a strong understanding of the needs of older people in a care setting, including CQC fundamental standards and their impact in care management and practice and safeguarding of vulnerable adults ensuring a safe, effective, caring, responsive and a well led service is provided to our residents.

To be a successful Care Home Manager, you'll need a good balance of head and heart. You will be responsible for the delivery of a service which is both economically viable, managing available resources effectively as well as engaging with and meeting the needs of our customers.

The Abbeyfield Society

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