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Unit Manager

  • £14.50 + Benefits: + Paid breaks
  • Downham Market, East Anglia,
  • Permanent
Unit Manager (Non Nurse)
Downham Market, Norfolk
£14.50 per hour - Paid breaks

We are a family where 2,000+ passionate individuals are changing lives every day. We have just been ranked – for the eighth year running! - among the top 20 large UK care home groups (carehome.co.uk) for our exceptional care, and proudly support 1,500+ residents in their journey.
But that's not all. We're ranked #1 in the UK for work wellbeing (Indeed's Better Work Awards 2023) because we believe in taking care of our own. We are proud of our sector-leading 4.7 Glassdoor rating and are a Real Living Wage employer, ensuring you're valued and rewarded for your dedication.
Ready to join a team that puts people first, both residents and colleagues? We're seeking passionate individuals to join our growing family. Explore our current opportunities and make a difference where you matter!

As a Unit Manager, you will assist the Home Manager in overseeing the daily operations of the home. You will be part of a strong management team, working closely with our nurses and carers to provide a consistent service delivery that meets the needs of our residents. Your focus will be on making sure we have the best care provisions for our residents and you will actively contribute to care delivery.

Reports to: Home Manager

Skills and attributes
• Proven experience as a Unit Manager, or a similar leadership role in the care sector.
• A good working knowledge, with a proven record of CQC standards and can work towards achieving Outstanding.
• Good communication skills and can maintain excellent working relationships at all levels, internal as well as external professionals, families and visitors.
• Strong team player with good coaching and mentoring skills
• Good care skills, with a focus on person-centred care
• Enthusiasm and passion for developing high level of person-centred care.
• Ability to actively participate in the growth and development of the care service.
Education and qualification
  • You will have, or be working towards, NVQ3 in Health & Social Care.
You will have the satisfaction of working with and being supported by an enthusiastic and caring team that puts people at the heart of the business. We know the happiness of our staff improves the service we give our residents. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, and we have the procedures and processes in place to help you at every step.

  • Comprehensive induction and training programme.
  • Opportunities for career development and progression.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Blue Light Card Scheme. We’ll reimburse the enrolment fee of this fantastic scheme that offers discounts on holidays, days out and over 15,000 national brands.
  • Refer a friend and receive a thank you gift of up to £500 *
  • We’ll pay for your full DBS disclosure
  • Your uniform will be provided – this is another cost that we think it’s essential that we cover for you.
  • Paid breaks – we think it’s essential that all staff can take breaks without fear of losing money, so we pay for you to have a break during working hours.

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