Care Home Manager

£40,813 yearly
  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • York, UK
  • Sep 18, 2018
Full time Healthcare Management

Job Description

About the role:

A really exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional care home manager to lead in the development of a new care home within a larger complex (due to be ready late summer 2019, under construction by Wates to the rear of the Folk Hall, New Earswick) whilst manage the current home until then including the move on of the residents into the new home as appropriate. This really is an exceptional role and one which will really show off your skills as a leader and manager.

As one of our Care home Managers you will be working alongside a great team delivering a person centred approach to all of our residents/tenants and providing leadership and direction to your staff.

You will be responsible for:

• Managing the transition from the current home (Red Lodge) to New Lodge (working title) for both residents and staff as part of a larger project team
• Ensuring inclusive Leadership, supervision, guidance and support of staff in line with our company values
• Ensuring the delivery of quality care and ensuring that this is consistent and person centred, particularly important during the transition period
• Ensuring compliance with all CQC regulatory requirements and internal policies
• Leading a culture of continuous change in line with resident experience
• Managing financial budgets.
• Passion and a drive to succeed will be paramount in this role and we are looking for someone who can make a real difference seeking to continually evolve processes and have a focus on tangible outcomes whilst maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment.

Energy and tenacity will underpin this role and if you feel that you have the experience and the will to succeed then we would love to hear from you!

You will have considerable managerial experience working within adult social care, and be fully conversant with compliance and the application of legal and regulatory requirements. You will have strong people management skills and have experience of managing budgets and financial plans. Ideally you will be confident in managing people through a period of significant change.

You will also need to demonstrate practical knowledge of CQC Standards and Inspection Framework as well as Health and Safety in a Care setting. A collaborative approach with our residents, families and staff is essential.

You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check for this role.

About us:

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North East. JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with our vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK.

How to apply:

Please download and complete the simple application form along with an equal opportunities monitoring form and email to

Closing date for applications is Sunday 7 October 2018

Interviews will be held week commencing 15 October 2018

Diversity monitoring

At JRF/JRHT we believe in being inclusive and giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sexual orientation, transgender status or social economic background.