Care UK


Home Manager, Ferndown

  • Job Reference
  • SYS-10709
  • Location
  • Ferndown
  • Job Description
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  • Post Code
  • BH22 8DA
  • Job Copy
  • Care UK is one of the highest rated and fastest growing healthcare providers in the country: delivering the highest quality of care and fulfilling lives is at the heart of what we do! Due to the success of our new build projects, we have successfully built and opened 31 new build homes over the past five years, and will be continuing that growth for years to come.

    We are currently looking for an experienced, professional and highly personable Home Manager to our home in Ferndown, Dorset. The ideal Home Manager will be passionate and experienced in the world of healthcare; a proven manager who can confidently demonstrate effective leadership and management, putting care and residents first.

    At Care UK everyone makes a difference. We like to think we have a rare culture, where we are open, honest and highly supportive of one another. We are proud to have received several awards for our commitment to delivering an outstanding level of residential and nursing care, with a real focus on engagement with residents, families and staff.

    Why choose us?

    • We are experts in our fields, with over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK, providing expert respite, residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people.
    • Our person centred approach has seen us enjoy rapid growth, allowing us to translate this into our people development, offering exceptional career opportunities to our employees.
    • We provide comprehensive training in topics such as managing business performance, systems training, leading projects and driving change
    • We offer one of the best benefits packages in the market including a generous bonus, competitive pension and life assurance schemes.


    Are you?

    • Experienced in caring for older people
    • A capable and confident in leader, with the driven and interest to grow and shape a team
    • Experienced in managing a successful home or services in healthcare
    • Confident in your knowledge of CQC regulations
    • Compassionate and capable in embedding your own culture 
    • Passionate about delivering first class care
    • A positive leader and motivator
    • Capable of hitting the ground running. From your first day you will demonstrate a clear vision of the future and will deliver added value services that make us indispensable to our residents and unequalled in our sector
  • Where you'll work
  • Our stunning care home opened in February 2017 and is one of the Top 20 care homes in the South West.

    Ferndown Manor has reached the Top 20 Care Homes South West England 2018. These awards highlight the most recommended care homes, and are based on over 55,000 reviews and recommendations from residents, and relatives and friends of residents.

    Unrivalled care

    Our care home in Ferndown provides the latest in luxury living for older people, combined with a wide range of quality round-the-clock care services. We offer quality residential and nursing care, short-term respite care and specialist care for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. We also provide sensitive palliative and end of life care.

    An award-winning Dorset care home

    We were thrilled to win the 'Best for Nutrition, Food & Dining Experience' in the 2019 Care Home Awards in recognition of our innovative, high quality approach to food and dining. What's more, in 2019 Kim Oliver, our Head Housekeeper, has reached the finals of the National Care Awards and the Caring UK Awards for her exceptional service. As well as ensuring residents' rooms and communal areas are spotless, and their laundry perfect, Kim helps with activities and outings, chats with residents at meal times and encourages residents to help with routine tasks so they feel a sense of purpose.

    In 2018 we were voted one of the Top 20 Care Homes in South West England by These awards highlight the most recommended care homes, and are based on over 55,000 reviews and recommendations from residents, and relatives and friends of residents.

    Tailored to your loved one

    We take pride in providing care services that are tailored to your loved one’s needs, interests and tastes. Even our chefs learn about your loved one’s likes and dislikes and tailor menus to their tastes. The same is true of the activities on offer at Ferndown Manor. We help residents to keep active and engaged in everyday life, and that’s most effective when activities are tailored to their interests. Our lifestyle team plans a wide range of group and one-to-one activities ranging from creative and music sessions, to outings and entertainment. 

    All the comfort of home

    Our 75-bedroom home has been designed with your loved one’s comfort in mind. Each bedroom has its own en-suite facilities and is individually styled, and residents bring their own treasured possessions to make their rooms more homely. Ferndown Manor also has its own hair salon, coffee shop and cinema, as well as beautifully landscaped gardens. 

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.