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Title:  Peripatetic Home Manager


Aberdeen, Scotland, GB, AB32 6XT

Department:  Care (Management)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  98522


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.


Peripatetic Home Manager


Covering East Scotland


£ Competitive Salary plus company car/car allowance


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 for all regardless of role. 


As a Peripatetic Manager, you will assume responsibly for care homes that temporarily have no Manager as and when required as well as provide operational support for senior management including the Regional Director and Home Manager within the business area.  .


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 Sanctuary 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


You will cover a portfolio of  homes across East Scoland, you may also be required to support homes across our full home network, should the need arise.


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


  • First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – do you like to support your residents and colleagues and have fun in the process?
  • We give the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans
  • Peripatetic Managers ensure the home complies with all relevant legislation and registration requirements by establishing, maintaining and monitoring procedures and maintaining awareness of major developments and legislation within the sector
  • Leisure and social activities are a really important part of the day – we all get stuck in
  • You’ll have a commercial mind and will run the home that meets business objectives including control of budgets and economic viability
  • Embracing new business from enquiring residents and building relationships with your local community will be a daily part of your day.  Keeping your home safe, full and fun are your key objectives
  • We have a great head office team to support you with your management of recruitment, performance and development of quality staff to deliver the very best care and life enrichment in your home
  • It’s very simple – if you can be the best Peripatetic Manager you 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 and/or nursing setting, along with strong operational management experience. A valid NMC PIN is also required for this role. 


A current driving licence and the ability to travel extensively will be needed, you may be required to support homes in different regions.


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
  • Care Inspectorate 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 98522.


Closing date: 02 March 2021


View the detailed Job Profile.


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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