Care Home Manager

  • Job Reference: CVABYDHCM
  • Date Posted: 29 June 2018
  • Recruiter: The Abbeyfield Society
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  • Location: Withington, Manchester
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Care Home Manager – Downing House, Withington, Manchester

Salary - Competitive – 35 hours per week

Abbeyfield are a not for profit organisation and we are proud to be celebrating our 60th Year of making time for older people. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Care Home Manager for our Care Home based in Withington, Manchester.

Downing house is a residential care home, offering high quality for care for up to 25 people in 25 single rooms (14 en suite). Downing House is purpose built, with a recently refurbished lounge and a comfortable, homely atmosphere.

As the Care Home Manager the main responsibilities will be to manage the home on a day to day basis, ensure that it is compliant to meet the required regulations, provide leadership to all staff and ensure the best use of resources available to meet the needs of the residents.

Working with your staff and others within Abbeyfield, you will also encourage involvement of relatives, friends and the local community to support the home. As the Care Home Manager, you must demonstrate a strong commitment to making time for older people and have a proven track record of providing high quality care in a person-centered way. In addition, being able to demonstrate how you will bring to life Abbeyfields values of caring, openness, honesty and respect.

To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate proven experience of working in a care home setting as a Manager. You will have a relevant qualification (NVQ/QCF L5 or equivalent). You must have relevant experience of managing and supervising staff; planning rota’s; understanding budgets and working with local agencies to ensure the home maintains full occupancy.  It is a requirement of the role that you obtain CQC Registration as Care Home Manager.

In an ever changing diverse and demanding environment, it is essential that you can work on your own initiative and maintain a customer focused ethos at all times.

If you meet the above requirements, please apply with your CV.

This role is subject to satisfactory references, DBS check and successful registration with CQC.