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Home Manager – Complex Needs

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Domus are excited to be recruiting on behalf of one of the UK’s leading Charities for adults and young adults with Physical Disabilities and Complex Needs, seeking a Home Manager (non-Registered) in Haywards Heath.


Reporting into the Registered Manager, with the support from a full-time Deputy Manager, you will be responsible for the management of small residential service for up to 6 adults with Complex Physical Disabilities.


This is an exciting opportunity to develop and manage a well-established and staff team. Coordinating the operational needs of the home including managing a team of up to 20 Support Workers who work on a rotational shift basis.


This is an unregistered role, so will have the support of a CQC Registered Manager as well as a leadership team specialising in clinical excellence, quality and compliance, placements and central administrative support.


Key Responsibilities of a Home Manager:

  • Take on the role of Registered Manager directing the day-to-day running of the services to ensure the provision of high quality, safe care and support in accordance with CQC standards;
  • Lead by example in the management of employees, including ensuring regular supervision for all staff, and handling disciplinary issues when they arise;
  • Take overall responsibility for health and safety, including all risk assessments according to our policies and CQC requirements;
  • Create and update support plans for all service users, ensuring these are shared and adhered to in order to promote good health, independence and skills;
  • Support service users with any individual health needs including organising support from the GP, district nurse etc, and to organise the ordering, receipt and safe administration of all medications used within the home;
  • Manage the budget for the service – this position will be key in understanding and managing the budget including management of voids and staffing;
  • Confidently plan and ensure delivery of in-house training to groups of new and existing staff, covering both general principles and specific examples of good practice and take responsibility for organising external trainers according to the needs of our service users.;
  • Ensure the service is staffed adequately at all times;
  • To be fully conversant with the CQC inspection process and able to prove compliance in the event of an inspection; keeping abreast of changes within the Sector
  • Take overall responsibility for petty cash, ensuring records are accurate and up to date;
  • Build professional and trusted relationships with colleagues, residents and other stakeholders;
  • Be a motivator, to service users, staff and outside agencies.


Home Manager Requirements:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health & Social care or willingness to complete this within 18 months of joining
  • Supporting adults or young adults with Physical Disabilities and Complex Health needs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to keep calm under pressure, be highly motivated, patient and enjoy working as part of a team
  • A working understanding of relevant legislation and policies (Care Quality Commission)
  • A positive attitude towards diversity in general and specifically towards the rights, independence, inclusion, and choice for Young People with complex needs.



  • A competitive salary with regular pay reviews
  • Competitive annual leave entitlements – specify days increasing with length of service
  • On-site Café and gym
  • Appreciation awards for long service
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • First-Class induction and training from qualified professionals
  • A supportive team of experienced individuals


If you are interested in the above position please apply, or for more information contact Michael White at Domus Recruitment.


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