Registered Care Home Manager

We are one of the largest learning disability charities in the UK, supporting over 2,500 people through our friendly, supportive, creative and diverse teams.

Join us as a manager with Hft and youll develop your social care career with one of the leading names in the sector. Youll go to work each day knowing you can make a real difference to the lives of adults with learning disabilities.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader to join us as a Registered Manager in our Residential care home in St Neots Cambridgeshire to shape our services and develop and lead the region to success.

This is a frontline management role where you will be responsible for our Residential Care home in St Neots Cambridgeshire and for the line management of the support team for that home.

There will be a Deputy Care Home Manager who shares the line management of the support team

Accountable to the Regional Director. the Registered Manager role has overall responsibility for all aspects of the operational day to day leadership and management of the home. This includes Registration as the manager with the relevant regulator (CQC) and compliance with all legislation and external and internal standards.

The Registered Manager is accountable for the effective management of the agreed delivery hours for the home and for ensuring the budgeted income/contribution levels are met within the home. This will include the effective management of all resources within or associated with the home, including building management to ensure a high-quality service is provided.

Your responsibilities will also include raising the profile and working standards to ensure that Hft is the leading provider of learning disability services. You are expected to become a champion of our support model (Fusion) and ensure the model is used to optimise the delivery of high quality, personalised services.

A full UK driving licence is essential for this role.

Salary: £38,127.37
Hours: Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Location: St Neots, Cambridgeshire

What we offer

We offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities. Well give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills they need.


  • Access to the Hft Plus benefits package, which includes a range of discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out and also includes an Employee Assistance Programme with telephone and face-to-face support options
  • Access to award winning training and development Hft is one of only four charities to have achieved the Skills for Care Centre of Excellence provider status
  • Annual staff award scheme The Fusion Awards, and peer recognition through our GEM awards programme
  • 25 days annual leave (plus 8 statutory bank holidays) (pro rata for part time staff)
  • A contributory pension scheme & life assurance
  • Free DBS Check
  • Join us and help change lives.

We ask all our teams to take advantage of the Covid-19 vaccination, which is offered to frontline support workers as a priority group. We strongly encourage all colleagues to remain fully vaccinated as part of our wider infection control procedures.

About you

You will need to be skilled in supporting people with complex needs and with knowledge and experience of negotiating and building relationships with Local Authorities and other external agencies.

You must have a proven track record of managing significant budgets in a tight financial climate.

You will have strong communication skills and have an awareness and sensitivity of dealing with the issues surrounding a changing organisation.

You must be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills, including managing motivating and coaching experienced managers.

This is a pivotal role with the scope to shape and contribute to the working of the wider Area Management team.

You must be qualified to a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care or equivalent.

You must be able to apply and successfully pass CQCs Fit Persons Interview within six months of taking up this role and maintain the Registered Manager position.

You will need experience and up to date knowledge of the learning disability sector.

Closing date: Friday 20th May 2022


You may have experience of the following: Care Manager, Care Home Manager, Registered Manager, Team Coordinator, Team Leader, Care Leader, Senior Support Worker, Day Centre Team Leader, Disability, Vulnerable Adults, Day Service Team Leader, Learning Disabilities Charity, Third Sector, NFP, Social Care, etc.

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