Registered Manager

We have an ambitious growth plan over the next five years, which makes it an exciting time to join Exemplar Health Care as a Registered Care Home Manager.

Care Home Manager jobs

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Registered Care Home Manager jobs 

As a Registered Care Home Manager with Exemplar Health Care, you won’t just manage your home, you’ll be the heartbeat of everything that happens there.

The role offers you the opportunity to shape your own service and team, and really make a difference to people’s lives.

You’ll ensure that the home runs effectively and efficiently, lead and inspire your team to make every day better for our service users, and build great working relationships with local authorities and Clinical Commissioning Groups to drive referrals.

Exemplar Health Care is a leading provider of specialist nursing care for adults living with complex needs. Our Registered Care Home Managers are the best of the best!

As we continue to grow, we’re looking for experienced Care Home Managers, who’ve managed complex care settings and have a NMC pin, to join our team.

If you’re interested in finding out more about a Care Home Manager job with Exemplar Health Care, please contact Rachel Smith, our in-house Management Talent Specialist.

Download our brochure to find out more about working as a Care Home Manager with Exemplar Health Care, or view our online job vacancies.

View our Registered Care Home Manager vacancies

Why work as a Registered Care Home Manager with Exemplar Health Care?

Our Care Home Manager roles offer an exciting opportunity to work for a forward-thinking and growing provider.

Here are some of the things that our Care Home Managers say they love the most about working with us.

Great support networks in your home

Each of our care homes has one or two Clinical Nurse Managers who oversee the Clinical Team in the home. Our homes also have a Unit Manager and a team of trained Registered Nurses and Health Care Assistants on each unit.

Dedicated support from a Senior Management Team

You’ll be supported by a Regional Director of Operations who oversees no more than five care homes. This gives them the time to provide hands-on support.

High staffing levels

Our homes have higher than average staffing levels. Our average Nurse to Health Care Assistant ratio is 1:6, and it’s not uncommon to find up to six Health Care Assistants on a unit that supports ten people. 

Centralised support functions

We have a talented team of central support functions who are there to help you as much as you’d like. Our Central Services includes our Quality Team, Clinical Team, Recruitment Team, HR Team, Learning and Development Team and Referrals Team. 

Excellent rewards and benefits

Our rewards and benefits for Care Home Managers include life assurance programme, Bupa health care cover, lifestyle and retail discounts, car salary sacrifice scheme and Employee Assistance Programme.

We also offer competitive salaries, annual leave and a bonus based on KPIs.

Learning and development opportunities

Our learning and development opportunities for Care Home Managers are second to none.

Our in-house Exemplar Positive Behaviour Support (EPBS) training is accredited by Bild Association of Certified Training (Bild ACT).

Five of our in-house training programmes are certificated by the CPD Certification Service, including:

  • People Management Skills
  • Leadership and Management Programme
  • Talent Management Programme
  • Presentation Skills.

These programmes enable you to be the best Manager you can be and support your career progression with Exemplar Health Care.

Career progression

There are lots of opportunities to progress with Exemplar Health Care, if you wish. Download our career journey which shows you all of the development and progression opportunities available at Exemplar Health Care.

Innovative digital systems

We have innovative digital systems to support you in all aspects of running your home, so you can spend less time doing paperwork and more time with your colleagues and service users.

We’re growing

There’s never been a more exciting time to work as a Care Home Manager with Exemplar Health Care. We’re opening a number of new specialist care services over the next five years, which brings lots of exciting opportunities to specialise and progress. 

Bespoke induction

We’ve used the experiences and knowledge of our Care Home Managers to develop a bespoke induction for our Care Home Managers.

When you start with us, you’ll do a welcome induction which introduces you to the company, our mission and values. You’ll also complete mandatory and statutory training.

After that, you’ll do a role specific induction which is relevant to your home. During your first few months with us, you’ll be supported by a buddy who’s already working in a Care Home Manager role. 

 

What does a Registered Care Home Manager do?

Our Registered Care Home Managers are the heartbeat of everything that happens in their homes.  

As a Care Home Manager, you’ll be empowered to shape your own service and team, and really make a difference to people’s lives.

This is an inward and outward facing position. You’ll be accountable for the operational functioning, strategic development and business success of your home.

You’ll ensure that your team feels well led, developed and supported, as well as building close connections with local authorities and Clinical Commissioning Groups to drive referrals.

What experience and qualifications does a Registered Care Home Manager need?

To apply for a Care Home Manager role, you must have management experience in a complex care setting and a first level nursing registration with a valid Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) pin number. In some circumstances and where it’s the right fit, we’ll recruit a Care Home Manager who has equivalent experience.

This role also requires:

  • management or supervisory training, certificate or qualification
  • post qualification clinical training and/or CPD
  • leadership and management training and/or CPD
  • management experience in a complex care service.

Rewards and benefits for Registered Care Home Managers

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Private healthcare with Bupa - get cover on a range of private medical treatments and care. 

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Lifestyle and retail discounts – get cash back and discounted vouchers at over 250 high street shops, supermarkets and restaurants.

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Refer a friend scheme – earn up to £1500 when you refer a friend for a care or nursing role.

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Employee Assistance Programme - access 24/7 counselling and support through our award-winning programme.

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Paid NMC membership – we’ll reimburse you for the cost of renewing your NMC PIN once you’ve been employed for 12 months.

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Free RCNi membership – you'll have access to the RCNi Learning Platform to help you meet your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements for revalidation.

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Electric car salary sacrifice scheme - Registered Nurses can save money on a brand new electric car through a salary sacrifice scheme. 

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Blue Light Card – get huge discounts at a wide range of retailers.

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Company Shop membership – get exclusive membership at The Company Shop and purchase groceries, gardening and electrical items at a heavily discounted price.

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Healthcare cash plan - spread the cost of health expenses through a monthly premium.

Training and career development for Registered Care Home Managers

There are lots of opportunities to learn and develop in your career as a Registered Care Home Manager, if you wish.

Care Home Manager induction

If your application is successful, you’ll do a four day welcome induction which introduces you to the company and covers mandatory and statutory training.

After that, you’ll do a role specific induction with the support of a buddy or mentor.

Throughout your employment, you’ll have regular supervisions and Performance Development Reviews to review your progress and discuss your career aspirations.

Ongoing learning and development

Our training for Care Home Managers includes:

  • specialist clinical skills development such as tracheostomy care
  • free access to the RCNi Learning Platform to support your CPD and revalidation
  • specialist skills development from our central Clinical Team  
  • in-house CPD certificated leadership and management development programme including Leadership and Manager and Talent Management Programmes
  • Practice Supervisor and Practice Assessor training
  • coaching
  • NHS Leadership Academy programmes.

Career progression for Registered Care Home Managers

There are lots of opportunities to progress with Exemplar Health Care, if you wish, including to:

  • Peripatetic Manager
  • Commissioning Manager
  • Regional Director of Operations
  • Senior Director of Operations
  • Central Services e.g. Quality Manager or Compliance Manager.

Download our career journey which shows you all of the development and progression opportunities available at Exemplar Health Care.

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Apply online or with our Management Talent Specialist

For an informal chat about our Care Home Manager roles, contact Rachel Smith, Management Talent Specialist, on rsmith@exemplarhc.com or 07375 926239.

You can also visit our online job search to find a Care Home Manager job near you. When you’re ready to apply, complete the online application form on our website.

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Interview

When you’ve submitted your application, our Management Talent Specialist, will contact you for an initial screening call to discuss your experience and ensure that the role matches your expectations.

Following this call, if you’d like to be formally considered and your application is successful, we’ll invite you to attend a two stage interview to find out more about you, your experience and your values.

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Pre-employment checks

If your interview is successful, we’ll email you an offer of employment and carry out the necessary pre-employment checks such as Right to Work and DBS check.

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Induction

Once your checks are back, we’ll arrange a start date and book your welcome induction.

After the welcome induction, you’ll do a role specific induction in your home with the support of a buddy or mentor.

FAQs about Registered Care Home Manager jobs

Want to know more about working as a Registered Care Home Manager? Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about Registered Care Home Manager jobs. 

What does a Care Home Manager do?

As a Care Home Manager, you’ll be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the care home.

Your role might include:

  • recruiting, training and managing staff
  • maintaining quality standards of care in line with Care Quality Commission (CQC) and other regulatory bodies
  • managing budgets
  • chairing meetings
  • ensuring health and safety compliance
  • building and maintaining relationships with partners such as local authorities and Clinical Commissioning groups.

 

What qualifications do I need to be a Care Home Manager?

Care Home Managers need experience working in a care or nursing setting. The type and length and experience will depend on the role you’re applying for, but it’ll usually be at least two year’s management or supervisory experience in a relevant care setting.

Many Care Home Managers have worked as Deputy Managers previously.

At Exemplar Health Care, we provide specialist nursing care for adults living with complex health needs. Our Care Home Manager roles require a first level nursing registration with a valid Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) pin number. In some circumstances and where it’s the right fit, will we recruit a Care Home Manager who has equivalent experience.

The role also requires:

  • management or supervisory training, certificate or qualification post qualification
  • clinical training and/or CPD
  • leadership and management training and/or CPD
  • management experience in a complex care service.

 

What is a Care Home Manager's salary?

Salaries for Care Home Managers depend on the role and service.

Exemplar Health Care employs experienced Care Home Managers and our salaries are above the industry standard. We also offer performance related bonuses.   

 

 

Meet Sam, Commissioning Home Director at Tyne Grange

Sam's worked in a range of management roles in social care and was attracted to the Commissioning Home Director role with Exemplar Health Care as it'd give her the chance to open a brand new service, and get it right from the start. 

She loves working with Exemplar Health Care as they really value their staff. She says: "It’s probably the only company that I’ve worked for where you really feel truly valued. They really care about you as a person – making sure that you strike that home and work life balance."