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Title:  Home Manager

Location: 

Chelmsford, East Anglia, GB, CM1 6LB

Department:  Care (Management)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  131525

 

At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature. We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our ‘family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.

 

Home Manager

 

Lyons Court Residential Care Home, Canvey Walk, North Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 6LB

 

£ Competitive Salary

 

40 hours per week

 

Why work for us?

 

We spend so much time at work don’t we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff. Let’s have some fun while we’re at work, support each other and work hard as a team.  There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Lyons Court for all regardless of role. 

 

As a Home Manager, you will be responsible for managing the day to day running of Lyons Court leading a team of Care professionals and with a passion and commitment for delivering the highest standards of care to our residents. You will form strong relationships with staff, residents and their families and your presence in the home will be pivotal to its success.

 

Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can ‘feel’ the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors.  The team at Lyons Court is special and we’re looking for a special person to lead by example. Become a part of it and apply for this role.

 

Where you’ll work

 

The home is set in a beautiful location, with stunning gardens. One of the lounges is a converted wooden timbered barn, with high ceilings and full-length windows, this magnificent room is a real hub for the home’s activities. Lyons Court is also starting its own choir. Plans are being finalised so watch this space! Youngsters from the local nursery in Chelmsford are regular visitors to the home and often treat us to musical performances, so it will be nice to return the favour and give them a sneak preview of our brand new choir! 

 

Click here for further information about the home.

 

Are you our next Home Manager?  Here’s more about the role:

 

  • First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – let’s support our colleagues too and have fun in the process
  • We give the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans
  • Leisure and social activities are a really important part of the day – let’s get stuck in
  • It’s very simple – if we can be the best Home Manager we can be by being kind and supportive in every way to our residents, their families and our colleagues, then we’re all doing a great job.

 

You’ll have previous experience in a residential setting, along with strong operational management experience.

A current driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential.

 

Benefits and rewards

 

We know you work so hard and being the best Home Manager you can be needs to be rewarded.  We are very proud to offer the following:

 

  • 25 days annual leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus bank holidays
  • Life assurance
  • CQC performance bonus
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Loyalty Award available
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
  • Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.

 

The reference number for this position is 131525.

 

Closing date: 11 October 2021

 

View the detailed Job Profile.

 

To join Sanctuary Care you will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and Influenza prior to commencing employment, unless you are medically exempt. You will be required to provide evidence of all vaccinations as part of the recruitment process

 

We might get a lot of applications so reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time.  Don’t miss out, please apply early.

 

Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. 
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.


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