Care Home Manager

Location North London, London, Greater London, England
Discipline: Care
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££45,000 +
Contact name: Sunnie Dhadwar-Lynch

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Published: about 1 month ago

Our client’s Residential Care Home is a well established, private registered home, family owned and managed with a proven commitment to sustaining the personal wellbeing of all residents.

The Care Home is situated in a residential area of Finchley in North London.
Its setting is particularly attractive, featuring spacious and well-appointed buildings and surroundings which include extensive, peaceful gardens.

You will be reporting to the Directors of the home and being responsible for the overall function of our residential care home. As the manager you must be able to build relationships with multi-disciplinary teams, care staff, residents and relatives and be able to work under pressure to deal with complex and sensitive issues. 

The manager must ensure all appropriate systems are in place to provide exceptional care to the residents and will ensure that care is provided in accordance with current Safeguarding and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLs) legislation. 

Providing leadership and management to the entire team, the manager will support staff to reach their potential using tools such as personal development reviews to assess and nurture development potential in all team members.

Our client is looking to recruit a Care Home Manager.

What we require:

  • Experience of supervising staff within a care home setting

  • Experience of assessments, care plans and Mental Capacity Act

  • Experience of providing care services to older people with dementia

  • Experience of training and development of staff

  • Knowledge of the inspection and registration process

  • Knowledge of the care planning process using online technology 

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with and for older people

  • Ability to collaborate with a wide range of staff across all levels

  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Ability to understand and implement policies and procedures and work within these whilst ensuring that they are conveyed correctly by staff under your supervision

  • Ability to prioritise your workload and that of your team in the context of competing demands 

  • Ability to work within the parameters of the CQC inspection and registration

  • Ability to work within the context of care planning processes

  • Up-to-date knowledge of the clinical and social care of older people in palliative care and dementia care

Desirable Qualifications:

  • QCG Level 3 and above in Dementia or equivalent

  • QCH Level 2 and above in End of Life Care or equivalent

  • City and Guilds D32/D33 NVQ Assessors Course

  • QCF Level 4-5 Leadership & Management or equivalent 

  • Good IT skills and the ability to use electronic devises associated with care plans and data input

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel


  • QCG Level 3 and above in Dementia or Equivalent

  • QCH Level 2 and above in End of Life Care or equivalent

  • City and Guilds D32/D33 NVQ Assessors Course

  • QCF Level 4-5 Leadership & Management or equivalent

  • Good IT skills

  • Microsoft Office