Residential Home Manager

Posted 6 March by Eclypse Recruitment

Interim Residential Home Manager

Heacham, Norfolk

£45,000 DOE (prorata)

+ Bonuses

Eclypse Recruitment are looking to recruit an interim Home Manager to join a beautiful elderly residential home based in the King's Lynn area of Norfolk. We are keen to recruit a Home Manager who has exceptional standards in elderly care and has experience at home manager level.

The Home;

  • Is a large converted estate house licensed for 53 beds; the maximum current occupancy is 30 beds.
  • Has an adjacent Coach House licensed for 14 beds which it is intended to renovate and re-open thereby bringing the home to a capacity of at least 44 beds.
  • Caters for residential and residential dementia clients.
  • Has extensive grounds.
  • Belongs to a small, well-established group of 10 homes, five of which are in the Norfolk area.

The successful candidate should;

  • Live locally to the home and be a licensed driver with a car.
  • Have significant and proven care home management experience in the residential or nursing care home environment with at least three to four years as a home manager. (This does not include prior experience in Domiciliary Care management)
  • Have a good working knowledge of CQC; Health and Safety (as it applies in care homes); safeguarding and adult protection; working with local authorities. HR and recruitment issues; understanding of the business side of the industry, including marketing and budgeting and a clear appreciation of the effect of "agency" usage.
  • Be able to work in concert with District Nurses, Tissue Viability Nurses, Community Psychiatric Nurses and other external healthcare professionals.
  • Be competent in managing "hotel services" e.g. Catering, Housekeeping and Maintenance, including grounds maintenance.
  • Be an effective delegator.
  • Understand and manage (i.e. delegate where appropriate) the process of auditing and monitoring.
  • Be customer service focussed
  • Be prepared to make unannounced visits to the home during "out-of-business" hours and occasional weekends.

This home is fully compliant with CQC and is running very well, hence why the client are looking for a strong and experienced manager to come in and keep the service running successfully.

They are offering a salary of around £45k depending on experience and they have a great performance related bonus scheme.

For more information or to apply please contact Chloe at Eclypse Recruitment on or email

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