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Deputy Manager - Wordsworth House

Location: Wordsworth House

Contract Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

Salary: Competitive

Deputy Manager - Wordsworth House

Are you a Deputy Nursing Home Manager who thrives on making a real and positive difference to the lives of older people? 

If so, Akari Care would love to hear from you! We are looking for passionate Deputy Manager to join our leadership team. 


About Akari: 

At Akari Care, we provide residential and nursing care services to the elderly across the UK.  Each care home is an extended family, bringing together residents and their loved ones, our colleagues in care, clinicians, hairdressers, commissioners and CQC regulators, members of the local community – the list goes on.  We are focussed on creating a warm and inclusive environment in which our residents feel a sense of security and belonging, while at the same time retaining their dignity and self-respect.  

We never compromise on the quality of our services and our extended team includes trusted GPs, Dentists, Chiropodists and Dieticians, who all work hard to improve our residents’ quality of life. Our dementia care homes have qualified, dedicated staff who help people to maintain the identity and dignity of our residents. With a focus on living life to the fullest, our homes offer activities such as hairdressing salons, bars, cinemas, gardening, and cooking courses to name just a few! 

The Role: 

In our Deputy Home Manager, we look for people who are experienced in senior positions within a nursing care setting and are familiar with regulations and legislation. It is beneficial but not essential to be skilled in budgeting and administration. 


Closely supporting our Registered Home Manager, our Deputy Home Manager is responsible for promoting, managing and co-ordinating care plans, and you’ll play a pivotal role in team leadership. Part of this role will be to support in devising rotas, oversee training and conducting supervisions, you will be a key part delivering a wonderful service to our residents. In Akari part of the role of being a Deputy Home Manager is to take a hands-on approach to care too. 


What we need from you: 

  • You have a minimum of a Level 4 NVQ in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) and have, or be willing, to work towards the Leadership and Management Award 
  • Hold an NMC (Nursing and Midwifery) certificate with an active PIN 
  • Experience of working in the health care sector 
  • Be driven, motivated and believe in quality of care 
  • Possess strong leadership and management qualities whilst taking on a dynamic and flexible approach to the role 


What’s in it for you 

  • Competitive Salary 
  • Full funded training and development 
  • Become a Champion in a specialism of your choice 
  • Flexible working patterns 
  • 28 days annual leave, based on full time hours (Bank Holidays included) 
  • Rewarding Referral schemes 
  • Annual NMC fees paid  
  • DBS and uniform paid for 


Wordsworth House: 

Wordsworth House Care Home is situated in a pleasant suburb of Newcastle, about half a mile from the city centre.  The Home is well served by good public transport links and is close to Newcastle central station. 

We always give visitors a warm and welcoming reception, with a smile and a cup of tea or coffee.  We quickly assess what their needs are and then direct them to where they want to be and the people they need to talk to. Our staff team has an Excellence in Care award, which in a way says it all, but that apart, they are always smiling and happy, interacting with residents in a friendly and loving manner, genuinely interested in their families and their past experiences. 


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