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Care Home Manager


  • Full time
  • 2024-07-25
  • £35,000 - £38,000 a year
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 050624-50423

We are currently seeking an experienced and compassionate individual to join our team as a Care Home Manager for Adults with Mental Health Conditions. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the care home operations, ensuring the delivery of high-quality care and support services to our residents. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in social care management, excellent leadership skills, and a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of individuals with Mental Health Conditions.


  • Provide leadership and direction to the care home staff, fostering a positive and supportive work environment.
  • Ensuring all aspects of the Statement Of Purpose are achieved
  • Develop and implement individualised care plans for residents, in collaboration with healthcare professionals and family members.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to resident care, staff performance, and operational activities.
  • Management of quality control systems.
  • Monitor the quality of care and support services provided, conducting regular assessments and evaluations to ensure compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Ensure all aspects of the National Minimum Standards are met.
  • Maintain suitable and appropriate staff levels in line with the requirements of the Care Quality Commission.
  • Oversee the recruitment, training, and supervision of care home staff, ensuring adherence to policies and procedures and maintaining a Staff Training Matrix.
  • Manage the care home budget effectively, ensuring efficient use of resources and adherence to financial targets.
  • Ensure fabric and decorative order are appropriately planned, monitored and maintained
  • Monitor the requirements of Health and Safety Act.
  • Monitor all equipment for correct maintenance and replace when necessary.
  • Maintain close communications with the Care Providers/ Register Owners ensue they are informed of any difficulty in reaching CQC requirement
  • Act as a liaison between residents, their families, and external agencies, advocating for their needs and interests.
  • Promote a culture of dignity, respect, and inclusion within the care home, fostering a sense of belonging and empowerment among residents.


  • NVQ 5 in Adult Social Care or similar (preferred).
  • NVQ 3 in Adult Social Care or similar (required).
  • Proven experience in a managerial role within a care home or similar setting, preferably working with adults with Mental Health Conditions
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse team.
  • Strong communication and organisational skills, with attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory requirements governing care homes for adults with Mental Health Conditions      .
  • Commitment to promoting person-centred care and supporting individuals to achieve their goals and aspirations.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement savings plan.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Supportive work environment with a dedicated team committed to making a difference.
  • Standard Statutory Pension
  • Casual dress
  • Meals on Duty
  • Free parking
  • Mileage Allowance
  • Statutory Sick pay

Does the job role include personal care?: No

Working Patterns:

9 hour shift
4 Day week
Weekend availability

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Job location

Arundel House,
Victoria Road,
EX32 9HP

Job category

Managerial, Mental health, Residential care home


Arundel House

Type of organisation



Health and social care


Accommodation for persons who require nursing or personal care with mental health conditions. Caring for adults under 65 years.

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