Deputy Care Home Manager

Thorngate Living seeks a committed, experienced Deputy Care Home Manager to join the Russell Churcher Court care home management team. This is a permanent, full-time role in a care team which champions excellence.

Thorngate Living seeks an experienced, committed and qualified Deputy Care Home Manager to play an active role in building upon the success at Russell Churcher Court.

Russell Churcher Court is Thorngate Churcher Trust's residential care home where the Thorngate Living team looks after 44 residents. The care home has respite care facilities, is proud of its catering team and manages a varied activity schedule for residents, seven days a week.

A track record of delivering excellence in residential care and qualifications is desirable. Ideally you'll have a good degree in a social care discipline or an NVQ level 4/5 in health and social care, or equivalent. Thorngate Living provides extensive training and actively supports continuous professional development. With a genuine interest in people you'll be looking to make a long-term positive contribution to the home, the residents and the team.

Requirements are:

  • A demonstrable understanding of the needs of older people in a care home setting.
  • CQC standards and requirements for care, safeguarding and reporting.
  • Knowledge of the Care Act 2014, DOLS and the 2008 Health and Social Care Act and the associated 2010 regulations.
  • Experience of delivering high standards of physical and emotional care and promoting an approach to care which centres on the health and well-being of residents.
  • Excellent communication, planning and reporting skills.
  • Experience of working with external agencies.
  • A can-do, solution focussed work ethic, with a professional, approachable, caring and conscientious outlook.


Thorngate Living offers competitive rates of pay, career progression, a challenging and rewarding working environment with a super care team. And, job satisfaction.

If you share our values, have the right qualifications, relevant experience and seek a challenging and varied role with Thorngate Living team, please apply in confidence with your CV and a covering letter. Your application should be emailed to  

Thorngate Living is an equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community. The right applicant will be keen to champion the Trust's mission and values.

Personal applications only please - no agencies.

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