Are you our next inspirational Registered Care Manager?

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 23,000 homes and high-quality care and support services.

Both of our Cambridgeshire services provides accommodation for people aged 55 and over. Bircham House comprises 30 one and two-bed flats and Willowbank comprises 36 one and two-bed extra care flats. We’re looking for an experienced Registered Care Manager to work across these two friendly services.

Both of these services are easily accessible with strong transport links to Cambridge and surrounding road networks.

If you are a people centric and enjoy improving the lives of others this could be your next role.

Our customers can't wait to meet you when you apply.

When you join us as a Registered Care Manager at our two Extra Care Schemes in Cambridgeshire (Bircham House, Sawston and Willowbank, Cambridge) you'll be integral in leading our team that helps our customers to live independently. You’ll be motivated by delivering both excellent and professional services that meet the aspirations of our customers in line with the CQC fundamental standards

The successful applicant must have the following skills and experience:

Must have Registered Manager Status (CQC) or be willing to work towards this.
An awareness and understanding of care and support needs of older people
Staff management experience of creating an motivating high performing teams, with the ability to coach, enable and develop staff
Excellent knowledge and passion in the provision of care services and Care Quality Commission standards.
To have a tenacious and creative approach when working with a diverse range of people
Enthusiastic, approachable and flexible attitude in delivering heartfelt care to our customers.
A team player who can work across operational boundaries and is customer focused, fostering positive relationships.
Have experience of managing care in an extra care setting and constructing effective rota’s.
Full driving licence and vehicle available for use and be willing to travel between the two sites
Provide out of hours emergency on-call support

With over 80 care sites you will have access to all career progression within our business and we will encourage you to perform at your best through providing you the tools and training you require.

We value our colleagues

Our commitment in return for your passion, skills and knowledge is to provide you with the following;

Up to 1400 internal bite size courses available via our internal learning system you can explore to self-develop your career:
A minimum of 26 days “plus” bank holidays.
Free parking at most of our locations.
A generous sick pay entitlement.
Family friendly maternity and paternity pay scheme.
Free counselling available to all employees.

5 core values underpin everything we do each day at Longhurst.

In it together – You’ll be driven to help us to improve lives together.
Heartfelt Service – You’re values are to care for customers and colleagues.
Own it – You have pride and passion in all you do.
Push the boundaries – You’re always looking for new ways to improve the way you work.
Fun and Fair- You work hard but you treat everybody with respect.

If your application shows that you share our values we'll invite you in to meet one of our team. We can’t wait to meet you.

If you are ready to show us how you have lead outstanding Care Services apply now.

Click here to see how Longhurst Group will meet our 2025 Improving Lives agenda.

(The important things – Naturally working with our customers we need to complete pre-employment checks before you join us. This role is conditional upon receipt of two satisfactory references (one from your current employer) plus a DBS will be required to work with our customers. We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Original proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature).

We know you want to join us as soon as possible and we will process these checks as quickly as we can so we can welcome you to our team). COVID-19 Fast Track processes are currently in place and will be discussed as part of the interview process.

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

Apply today #LonghurstGroup #ImprovingLives.

Advert Closes – 1 July @ 12:00pm.
Interview date - TBC, these will be completed remotely via WhatsApp, Skype or Microsoft Teams.