Head of Dementia Care

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Head of Dementia Care to work in an exceptional care home based in the Cheltenham, Gloucestershire area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers



This care home offers residential, dementia, nursing, and respite care in a comfortable, homely setting





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*To be considered for this position you must hold an NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Dementia Care

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As the Head of Dementia Care your key duties include:



  • You will lead on and develop the provision of person-centred care for our residents living with dementia to meet their needs in sometimes complex situations and during times of distress

  • Take responsibility for the operational management of the dementia households ensuring colleagues are competent and confident working across all shifts through promoting best practice, providing guidance and support

  • Work closely with our residents to support them in making decisions about their care and will work alongside our own Admiral Nurses, outside agencies and our resident's family, carers and friends to plan and implement care that promotes independence and wellbeing to ensure that our residents living with dementia continue to live fulfilled and meaningful lives



The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:



  • Proven track record of leading and managing a team in a dementia care setting

  • Positive role model

  • Able to work autonomously and at times under pressure

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills and a natural ability to get along with others

  • You'll motivate your team to deliver the best possible care to the residents at all times



The successful Head of Dementia Care will receive an excellent salary up to £28,000 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:



  • 30 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

  • A Company pension

  • Life assurance

  • Free uniform

  • Free DBS

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme

  • Blue Light Card and “My Rewards” programme, offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more



Reference ID: 5692


To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV




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