Employment Opportunities

Registered Manager


A rare opportunity to become the registered manager of a 34 bed, family run nursing home in Wellington, Somerset! Due to the retirement of the current manager who has been in post since 2004 we are looking for a motivated, innovative, caring and inspirational new registered manager to ensure that we continue to deliver person centred nursing care of the highest standards. 


Owned by the same provider since 2002, Linden House Nursing Home has always viewed its staff as its most precious resource. Our low turnover of staff demonstrates that we value, invest in and appreciate staff. Residents benefit from the consistency this brings and, as a result, it is a happy home, where everyone becomes part of the Linden Family. We strive constantly to exceed regulatory standards and were graded as Outstanding in being responsive in our last CQC inspection, and Good overall.


  • To be responsible for the overall management of the home (with significant support from the provider)

  • To be responsible for the standard of care and support of residents, relatives and staff and for reporting to provider

  • To be motivated by desire for team to deliver highest possible quality of person centred care to residents

  • To display strong leadership skills in managing a team of people including knowledge of employment law, training requirements, competencies

  • To maintain a motivated and empowered staff team

  • To be a highly motivated team player with good communication skills and desire to learn

  • To hold a track record of being innovative and striving to improve a service

  • To understand safeguarding requirements and duties under MCA / DOLS

  • To have the ability to prioritise, plan, organise, problem solve and think outside the box

  • To be competent in maintaining high standards in relevant records eg care plans, supervisions, appraisals, evidence of staff training, equipment servicing

  • To contribute to / chair various internal and external meetings

  • To liaise effectively with the MDT including GPs, Hospital Discharge teams, for assessments, admissions and reviews

  • To project a confident, inspiring and kind manner

  • To manage a budget

  • To manage resources effectively – including staffing, staff competencies, skills mix, equipment

  • To oversee recruitment, inductions and ongoing staff training requirements

  • To audit and act on findings to improve service

  • To maintain a safe environment at all times

  • To be willing to be flexible and at times work out of hours eg emergency call outs, be involved in fetes etc

  • To be able to evidence the highest level of professionalism, integrity and honesty


  • Registered nurse with current NMC PIN (essential)

  • RMA /QCF Level 5 in Leadership/equivalent (or willingness to achieve)

  • Previous experience in management role

  • To have a working knowledge of CQC standards and day to day compliance requirements, both external and internal

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in health and / or care industry working with the elderly

  • Good knowledge and literacy of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook as a minimum)

Linden House is an equal opportunity employer

JOB TYPE: Full time

HOW TO APPLY: email anne.troake@sandringhamcare.co.uk with CV and supporting statement

No agencies


CLOSING DATE: 14 June 2019

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