Home Manager | Elderly Care | Nursing Home

Home Manager | Elderly Care | Nursing Home

In Cumbria

Salary:£60k – £65k per annum + bonus

* Must have experience of managing an elderly care home providing nursing*


– Experience of working in an elderly care home

– Good knowledge of CQC regulations

– Experience of recruiting and retaining a dedicated staffing team

– Strong leadership skills

The Role

Compass Associates is an award-winning, UK specialist Health and Social Care Recruitment Consultancy providing tailored, high quality recruitment solutions for all permanent assignments.

We are proud to be working with a small care provider that operates a portfolio of care homes throughout England. These homes offer a range of care services, including nursing, residential and dementia care settings for older people.

The client is currently seeking a seasoned and dedicated Home Manager with previous experience of successfully managing an elderly care home providing nursing. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the medium sized care home providing nursing and residential care. Due to recent events, turnaround is required within the home to get it into more favourable standings. The home has excellent links with the local community but requires support with the recruitment and retention of permanent staff. It is worth noting that occupancy of the home remains high with a small number of beds currently unoccupied.

The Candidate

The suitable candidate for the position will either be nurse qualified or have experience of manging a nursing service. It is essential they can evidence the previously successful running of a care home providing nursing and dementia care. The home requires a stable Home Manager who can improve the standards of the facility and ensure the vision for the home comes to fruition.

The Home Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the service, ensuring the dedicated staffing team are supported and all residents received outstanding person-centred care. They will be required to be present in the home, building strong relationships with residents, relatives, staff and external bodies alike. As well as this, the home manager with work towards the action plan in place to meet the requirements outlined by both the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and local authorities, with the ultimate goal of improving the standings and reputation of the home, ensuring positive CQC ratings in future inspections.


This role is based in Cumbria, and is commutable from Cockermouth, Whitehaven, Workington, Maryport and Gosforth

Interview Process

The interview process will be 2 stages.

Stage one:Face to Face with Operation Manager & Area Manager

Stage two:Face to face and site visit


Our client is in search of a knowledgeable Home Manager with previous experience of turning around or maintaining high standards of a care home providing nursing and residential care. It is essential the successful candidate can ensure the home operates in accordance with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulations. In return, the client is offering an annual salary ranging from £60k – £65k per annum + bonus.


Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation.

Contact details

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contactJack Owendirect on01615279637or07703666389.Alternatively, email an updated CV to[email protected]

Elderly Care

Jack Owen (AREC)

Consultant - Nursing (Management)

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