Head of Care

We are recruiting for a Head of Care to join our clients' fantastic Team based in Cambridge.

Situated in the historic city of Cambridge, famous for its world-renowned university, punting on the River Cam, cycling and traditional English Heritage, our clients House is a dementia care home nestled in a quiet residential area. The home has 28 rooms and as a smaller house, it is very homely with a warm, friendly and supportive atmosphere.

You will have previous Senior experience in health or social care, ideally working with older people, you'll be familiar with CQC requirements. Ideally you will be qualified to QCF Level 3 in Health & Social Care (or equivalent). Option to complete level 5 if you wish to do so.

With more seniority comes more responsibility, so you'll be keen to show your management skills and take charge of the care team, be able to work on your own initiative, and cope under pressure in a diverse and changing environment.

Are you a caring, compassionate and welcoming person, who understands the needs of older people and is respectful at all times? Are you comfortable communicating and collaborating with a wide range of people in varied situations as well as a strong and confident team player?

Each resident is unique. The care and support they need is individualised and personal to them. You'll lead by example, treating people with kindness and compassion. Your sensitive and respectful approach ensures residents maintain their dignity and feeling of self-worth.

Hours: 35hours per week (flexible rota)

Pay: £14.25per hour (dependant on experience)

In return you will receive:

31 days paid leave including bank holidays

Comprehensive induction

Opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a friend' scheme

Life assurance

Pay progression within the role based on skills and contribution

Learning and career development opportunities

Occupational sick pay

Company pension

Discounted gym membership

An employee assistance programme

Cycle-to-work scheme

Shop and save vouchers

If you would like to know more or are applying for a job through us. Please do not hesitate to contact A&C Recruitment on 01775 729321 AND Quote ref AC2840 and ask for Sammy.

Cambridgeshire, England, UK