Deputy Care Home Manager

Deputy Care Home Manager

Salary: £42,640 - £47,970 Per Annum

Location: Welwyn

Close Date: 31st October 2024

Published: 26th June 2024

Hours: 41 Hours per week, working weekends on rota (2 x 12.5 Hour Shifts & 2 x 8 Hour Shifts)

Oakview Lodge Care & Nursing Home provides family-led nursing, residential and dementia care in a quiet area of the beautiful Welwyn Garden City. Situated on the site of the old Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the Manager and the friendly and compassionate care team delivers outstanding, personalised care to residents with a range of needs.


We’re proud to be a family run business that’s grown over the years to a family of 2,300 employees and over 35 care homes. We’re passionate about providing 5* care to our residents. From bistros to pubs and cinema rooms to spas – we’ve created extraordinary care homes so we’re looking for extraordinary people to join our team!


Within your role as the Deputy Care Manager RGN you can really make a difference to our residents’ lives. Here are some of the responsibilities:

  • Responsible for monitoring standards of care delivered by qualified and unqualified care staff.
  • Support the Manager in the implementation of all policies, procedures, and business objectives.
  • Prepare the staff duty rota to ensure appropriate staffing levels at all times.
  • Responsible for monitoring the wellbeing of each resident, being aware of any change impacting on care and care plans, ensuring that new needs are met, and written records are amended to reflect any variation.
  • Act as a focal point for contact with residents, their relatives and visitors, as well as health and social care professionals involved in their wellbeing, ensuring that any reasonable requests are acted upon and concerns or complaints are promptly investigated and dealt with appropriately.
  • Liaise with the Home Manager across the range of operational activity to be able to assume responsibility for managing the Home during the manager’s scheduled and unscheduled absences.
  • Advise on the supply and quality of items used to carry out tasks, ensuring the timely and appropriate ordering of replacement goods.

Please note: This is not intended as an exhaustive description of duties and you will be required to cover some shifts on the floor as required night or day.


We are looking for someone who is currently a deputy care manager RGN or Clinical Lead who is wanting to take the next step in their career. You will support the Home Manager across all aspects of Home Management, providing a safe, caring, stimulating and homely environment for residents and their visitors:

  • Have strong leadership skills & are highly motivated
  • Have a friendly & caring attitude
  • Able to engage well with the residents and their families
  • Have strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working with people with Dementia
  • Valid NMC Pin


You’ll be joining a family business and working alongside a real team-spirited group of people. You’ll also benefit from our generous range of benefits which include:

  • Free DBS Check and reimbursement for Annual Nurse RGN PIN Registration cost
  • Enhanced Bank Holiday rates at Christmas and New Year at Double time, all other bank holiday paid at Time and a Half
  • Supportive and bespoke Induction Training Programmes, ongoing training and development and nationally recognised qualifications*
  • Refer a friend or resident bonus scheme *
  • Pension Contributions & a range of excellent discounts for shops, restaurants, days out & more.
  • Free Uniform 
  • Annual Staff Awards Programme across all our Homes celebrating our great staff

*Subject to Terms and Conditions

Deputy Care Home Manager

Job Details

  • Salary: £45k - £55k
  • Location: Welwyn
  • Category: Care Homes
  • Close Date: 31st October 2024
  • Published: 26th June 2024