Registered Home Manager / Head of Care
Up to £60,000pa
Richmond Witney, Coral Springs Way, Witney, OX28 5DG
As the Head of Care at a Richmond Village, you're trusted with people's lives and a responsibility like this can't be trusted with just anyone. More than retirement living, Richmond Villages offer an aspirational lifestyle to our residents - providing them with ongoing care which helps them live life to the full. That's why it's important that our teams have outstanding leaders - inspirational managers that empower and motivate the care home team to meet the needs of all our residents. We're now looking for a Head of Care to work alongside our senior management team at Richmond Witney to lead our team in providing the highest quality of care to our residents.
About the role
Responsible for the ongoing care of residents within the care home - you'll lead our teams, guiding and supporting them to ensure that safe and effective care is always provided. Ensuring all units comply with CQC standards of care, you'll take appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for residents. Responsible for ensuring staff levels are appropriate, you'll lead on all aspects of the operation; working with senior professionals to develop systems, processes and practices to strengthen clinical practise and resident care. As well as developing the strategy and direction for the care home you'll also create and develop strong relationships with LAs, CQC and Primary Care Trust commissioners, always acting as a trusted healthcare partner.
Who we're looking for
With experience of managing and developing a care setting, ideally, you'll have a management qualification such as the Registered Manager's Award. Approachable and open, you're a confident leader who can empower our team to deliver the highest standards of care. Passionate about caring for others, you'll put our residents at the heart of everything you do. The ability to lead by example, you'll share your knowledge and experience of quality improvement and cultivate an open and honest culture amongst your team.
What's in it for you?
An exemplary working environment and the opportunity to develop your career within a supportive, professional team.
Pension scheme, life assurance & bereavement support
33 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments
Shopping Discounts (via Xexec)
*All offers are subject to a DBS check
Who we are
Richmond Witney is a state-of-the-art retirement village set in beautifully landscaped grounds that include luxury independent apartments offering domiciliary care and an onsite care home with en-suite beds offering residential and nursing care. Situated in Witney, off the A40, the village is just off Curbridge Road with a bus stop outside the village on the main road. The team are passionate about person centred care, offering an aspirational lifestyle to our residents whilst always helping them retain their independence. From events with the local community and charity fundraisers to birthday celebrations and entertainers - no two days are ever the same at Richmond Witney. There's a real sense of community here and as part of the team, you're supported from day one to learn, develop and encouraged to progress.
For over 20 years Richmond have been at the forefront of luxury retirement living. We're proud that we attract the best people and even prouder of how long they stay with us. Having won numerous awards for architecture, landscaping and care, we are now the benchmark for retirement villages in the UK. A totally fresh concept in retirement living, we ensure our residents retain as much independence and choice as possible while helping retain their 'zest for life'.
Richmond Villages is part of Bupa. Bupa is committed to ensuring that every applicant is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely based on personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age