Care Manager

Residential Care Manager – Colonia Court Care Home, Colchester CO4 3AN
This is leading a team. At Bupa Care Homes, it’s our privilege to care for people – treating each resident as if they were part of our own family. To do this, we need to support and champion our teams to make a positive difference, that’s why we’re looking for a Care Manager to lead our team in a residential unit at Colonia Court Care Home in Colchester.
Working hours and salary
£12.90 per hour + Bupa benefits
Shift patterns includes a mixture of long and short shifts
Monday – Sunday (including bank holidays)
8am – 8pm or 8pm – 8am / 8am – 2pm or 2pm – 8am
Full time 42 hours
What your typical day involves
  • As a member of the Senior Team, you’ll promote our resident’s independence, choice, and dignity, ensuring the highest standards of care are delivered
  • With the help of your team, you’ll assess each resident’s wellbeing – making sure their physical, emotional, and social needs are met – always maintaining accurate records
  • Delivering guidance to your team, you’ll lead by example; motivating and mentoring the team to ensure the safe and efficient running of the care home
  • Overseeing and completing monthly care plan reviews including rewrites
  • Managing the weekly/monthly audits, you’ll ensure they’re completed, and actions followed up
  • You’ll build lasting relationships with the residents and the people they care about – fostering a sense of community
  • Creating and developing strong relationships with local partners, you’ll play an important role in raising the care home’s profile in the local area and beyond
Who we’re looking for
  • You’ll hold a minimum NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care with experience of working in a care home environment
  • You’re passionate about caring for the elderly and infirm and have a flair for helping people maintain their independence, choice and dignity
  • An effective communicator who’s able to build strong and honest relationships with residents and their families
  • Someone who’s ready to use their experience to lead, motivate and mentor a team – who’s able to delegate effectively and promote excellent customer service and relationships
  • A respectful and compassionate team player with the belief in giving your personal best
What we’ll offer you in return
  • Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes 
  • Your DBS Check (£40) paid for 
  • Access to Wagestream – an app-based service that offers you the choice to be in control of when you access your earnings* 
  • NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support 
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays) 
  • Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift 
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme 
  • Uniform provided 
  • Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments 
  • Shopping Discounts (via Xexec) 
  • Cash plan (after 18 months’ service) giving you the ability to claim on more everyday items such as dental, optical and private prescriptions
  • Free flu vaccine 
*Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used. 
Who we are 
As a leading healthcare group, we run care homes, retirement villages, health centres, dental centres and hospitals all over the world. As well as providing insurance to over 16 million people. We’re a big company but no matter what business area you’re in, our purpose is simple – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. 
And we have belief in you to help us achieve it.
About the home
Accessible from Colchester or Hythe train station, Colonia Court sits in a residential area just off the main road of the oldest recorded Roman town in England. The home is split into five houses each offering different types of residential, nursing and specialist care to residents over the age of 18. The team are passionate about providing person centred care, championing dignity and independence – organising a wide variety of activities meaning there’s no typical day here. You’re supported from day one to learn, develop and encouraged to progress. Although one of our larger homes, it’s a close knit team here that feels like family.
Want to know more? Check us out on Facebook and Twitter by searching for Bupa UK Careers. 
Here you’ll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. 

Job Information

Job Reference: COL00ZW_1631706687
Salary: Up to £12.90 per hour + Bupa benefits
Salary From: £12.90
Salary To: £12.90
Job Industries: Social Care
Job Locations: Essex
Job Types: Permanent
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