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Care Home Manager

As a Care Home Manager, you’ll set the operational direction and organise the effective running of the home as well as having thorough knowledge of the care plan for each of the residents.

Wendy Ticehurst, General Manager of Brocastle Manor Care Home

Being a Care Home Manager

You will be responsible for the overall ethos and culture of the home, and it will be your responsibility to ensure that the residents and staff have a homely, welcoming, and safe place to live and work. You will also manage recruitment and disciplinary processes.

About the workplace

Residential care homes offer people a homely and welcoming environment where they can get that extra care and support, they need.

Wendy's Story

Wendy believes that if you’re a naturally caring and empathetic person, a career in social care can help you make a difference to people’s lives.

Care Home Manager responsibilities

To be successful in this role you'll need to:

  • provide leadership
  • guidance and support to staff
  • ensure that staff adhere to company policies, legislations, and regulations
  • carry out supervisions
  • keeping up to date records for the residents and any regulatory documentation that is necessary.

Required Qualifications

Find the required or recommended qualifications for this role with Social Care Wales.

You will also need to be registered with Social Care Wales. You can apply to register or search the register online.

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Training programmes

If you’re considering a career in care, we have a range of training programmes available to help you get started.