Social Care

Head of Care – Dementia

Full Time Permanent

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Head of Care required for a large elderly care home in the Portsmouth area. This is a key position to strengthen the homes management team, providing an important link between the senior care team and the Deputy Manager.

As a specialist residential and dementia care home, we're seeking someone with good leadership qualities and strong values when it comes to high quality elderly and dementia care.


Experienced senior or head of care within an elderly care environment
Qualified to at least L2 in care, ideally L3 or willing to work towards
Dementia care experience
Previous leadership experience
Flexible approach to working hours and weekend working is required

Responsibilities include:

Assist the deputy and the home manager in all aspects of the day to day running of the home on a 24hr basis, acting up in the absence of the deputy manager.
To ensure that all residents are provided with the highest possible standards of care
Organise and co-ordinate special / social events
Undertake assessments and reviews
Oversee and be responsible for daily recording
Support with recruitment and rota management

Contract, Remuneration and benefits:

£30,000 – £32,000pa negotiable
Mix of shift work and supernumerary management hours 8-4 / 9-5 / 10-6
Working every other weekend, opposite the Deputy Manager
20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Excellent training and development opportunities, including the L5 Diploma

For more information please contact Emma Everett at Bright Selection

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