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Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Purosearch£ 45000 - 45001 per year

Residential Home Manager / Care Home Manager / Registered Manager URGENT ROLE! Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire Purosearch are working...

Posted 21st September 2020
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Ware, Hertfordshire

Purosearch£ 60000 - 65000 per year

Position: Care Home Manager Salary: £65,000 per annum Location: Hertfordshire My client has a brilliant new opportunity for...

Posted 14th September 2020
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Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk

Purosearch£ 55000 - 60000 per year

Position: Care Home Manager Salary: £60,000 per annum Location: Suffolk We have a fantastic new job opportunity to...

Posted 14th September 2020
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Purosearch£ 35000 - 36000 per year

Deputy Nursing Home Manager/ Care Home Manager Peterborough £36k Purosearch are very pleased to be working with a...

Posted 3rd September 2020
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Purosearch£ 35000 - 36000 per year

Deputy Nursing Home Manager/ Care Home Manager Peterborough £36k Purosearch are very pleased to be working with a...

Posted 3rd September 2020
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Southampton, Hampshire

Purosearch£ 50000 - 60000 per year

Residential Home Manager / Registered Home Manager / Care Home Manager £60k Fully negotiable salary Southampton, Hampshire area....

Posted 2nd September 2020
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Oldham, Greater Manchester

Purosearch£ 35000 - 35000 per year

Position: Home Manager Location: North Manchester Salary: £35,000+ Bonus Scheme Purosearch are working with a leading Care...

Posted 2nd September 2020
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Aberdeen, Aberdeen City

Heart Resourcing£ 50000 - 52000 per year

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Care Home Manager for a home in Aberdeen. The home has done...

Posted 30th July 2020
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Hamilton, South Lanarkshire

Heart Resourcing£ 40000 - 45000 per year

Our client operates a home that provides exceptional quality care to adults with learning disabilities and gives them a comfortable,...

Posted 21st September 2020
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Wrexham, Wrexham (Wrecsam)

Bluestones Medical£ 40000 - 60000 per year

Nursing Home Manager Wrexham £44,000-£60,000 Per Annum Permanent Are you a qualified nurse with managerial experience?...

Posted 11th September 2020
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Guernsey

Jarrodean Healthcare Recruitment

Applications are invited from suitably-experienced Registered Nurses to lead the team at our clients 41 bedded Residential Home on the...

Posted 4th September 2020
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Bournemouth, Dorset

Appoint Healthcare£ 65000 per year

Role: Home Manager ( Nurse qualified ) Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 Location: Near...

Posted 28th September 2020
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Coldstream, Scottish Borders

Purosearch£ 3500 - 40000 per year

Residential Home Manager Nr Coldstream £35,000- £40,000 annum + Bonus Are you a registered Home Manager looking for a...

Posted 25th September 2020
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Glasgow, Glasgow City

SYK Recruitment£ 60000 - 60000 per year

£60,000 p/a | RGN/RMN Considered | 40 Hours - Days | Elderly & Dementia Home An exciting opportunity has...

Posted 25th September 2020
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Carlisle, Cumbria

Liquid Healthcare£ 18 - 18 per hour

Nurse - Elderly & Dementia Care - Carlisle, Cumbria - £18 per hour + paid breaks Shifts: Nights...

Posted 24th September 2020
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Care Home Manager jobs: frequently asked questions

Welcome to our Care Home Manager jobs page, featuring all the best positions currently available throughout the UK.

An elderly gentleman talks with a member of the care team"A Care Home Manager is a frontline leadership position in a residential care setting."

Here are some handy FAQs for those wishing to join the profession or develop their career.

What does a Care Home Manager do?

A Care Home Manager is a frontline leadership position in a residential care setting.

As a Care Home Manager, you’re in charge of the day-to-day operation of a care home, and that comprises a wide range of responsibilities.

You will have to manage recruitment and training of staff, as well as their ongoing management and development.

You will also manage budgets and the provision of quality care that meets nationally regulated standards.

But care homes are becoming more specialised, some focusing more specifically on dementia or end-of-life care, for example.

This, inevitably, is changing the role of a Care Home Manager, requiring ever more specific skills and experiences.

Regardless, a Care Home Manager is responsible for round-the-clock care, all year round, making it a challenging but extremely rewarding career choice.

What are the daily responsibilities of a Care Home Manager?

Roles can vary depending on the setting, but your responsibilities will typically include:

• Managing budgets and the financial prudence of your care home

• Finding and managing staff

• Organising training and helping staff to improve their skills

• Helping staff with specific issues that arise with residents

• Working on health and safety compliance

• Supporting and working with other relevant organisations in your local community

• Overseeing the administration of any medications or regular medical procedures

• Communicating with residents’ families

• Planning activities and outings with the residents In some cases Care Managers also work specifically with children.

In this instance, your responsibilities may also include:

• Safeguarding the wellbeing of children

• Working closely with other local organisations to ensure the best possible development for children

• Managing child protection concerns and complaints

• Supporting case reviews and conferences

• Managing Ofsted reviews and processes

• Assessing new referrals and managing inductions

Typically Care Home Managers work around 40 hours a week, often in a shift pattern that includes evening and weekend work.

This is a role that can also involve sleep-ins and on-call duties.

Do you need to be a Nurse to become a Care Home Manager?

The short answer is no, but in reality the answer is much more complicated.

Care Home Management is not a degree-entry profession.

A wide variety of people, with a wide variety of skills, qualifications and experiences have built long and successful Care Management careers.

However, having a qualification in nursing or social work will undoubtedly help your chances of landing a position.

Typically, experienced Care Home Managers have nursing qualifications but also leadership experience, giving them an ideal mix of skills for the job.

It’s also true that some Care Home Manager roles will specifically require a nursing or social work qualification, particularly when it asks for clinical management skills.

As a graduate, you’re also able to fast-track your way into a management position by applying for a 12-month ‘Skills for Care Management Graduate Programme’, which is co-run by the NHS.

This post-graduate course is open to graduates in any degree subject.

Typically, opportunities arise within private residential settings, NHS trusts, local authorities and the charity sector. And inevitably, the qualifications and skills demanded can vary greatly.

It’s best to treat every opportunity and opportunity uniquely, and dig into the unique requirements of each.

How much can Care Managers earn?

Care Home Manager pay is a little less regulated and formalised than Nursing roles.

The average annual salary is somewhere around £30,000, while entry level managers can expect to earn closer to £25,000.

However, with experience you can expect to earn upwards of £45,000 – indeed, in certain settings Care Managers can earn up to £70,000.

A major factor will be the care setting in which you work.

A position within an NHS trust will mean far more generous benefits than with a private provider. But private providers may sometimes offer greater potential for rapid salary growth.

Building a lucrative career as a Care Home Manager requires you to do your research on every organisation.

Get to know the nuances of each, and build all the necessary skills you need to maximise your earnings.

When you find the right provider and have the right skillset to match, you could find you earn well above the industry average.

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