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Head of Care

 Sheffield

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Head of Care Sheffield £49000 - £53000 per annum BBBH38013_1560328582 Permanent

Work as a Head of Care for an award-winning Complex Needs luxury healthcare provider with a handful of care homes that currently boast an 100% compliance rating. A 'National Care Awards' Finalist in over 4 categories; this is a company that recognises employee engagement is key - so you'll never feel unappreciated for all the hard work you put in.

As a Head of Care, you will be relied upon to support the Home Manager in delivering a high level of care for a 60 bedded home, providing full support and attention to your residents. Working for this provider offers excellent long-term progression opportunities with the chance to take on further extracurricular training to become a clinical specialist in your chose field.

The successful candidate can look forward to the following benefits:

  • £53,000 annual salary - Reviewed after probation
  • Supernumerary - Monday - Friday / 9 - 5
  • RCNi CPD e-learning - offers training for revalidation
  • Employee assistance program - 24-hour helpline
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Pension plan
  • Extensive further training and management succession programmes


The successful Head of Care will be responsible for:

  • Taking a lead in quality through conducting internal audits for infection control, medication and documentation to name a few
  • Acting as a key family liaison to ensure the families of your residents are kept fully involved in their relative's care
  • Taking a lead with clinical supervisions of nursing staff and providing internal training where required
  • Working with the wider MDT to ensure that care provided is appropriate and relevant to the individual's care package
  • Participate in recruitment and supervision of staff members


To be a successful Head of Care applicant you must be able to provide:

  • A valid NMC PIN with a registered nurse degree (RGN/RMN/RNLD)
  • Well organised, able to make decisions and work on your own initiative whilst working collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team
  • 2 years' experience within a managerial / supervisory capacity within a clinical setting
  • You will be up-to-date with current evidence-based practice and have a working knowledge of CQC standards and regulations

If you feel you have all the skills and credentials outlined in this advert to be a Head of Care, please click APPLY and Megan from Leaders in Care will be in touch shortly to discuss your application.