Service Manager



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




40 per week


New job opening for a experienced Service Manager to work with one UK’s leading healthcare provider.

As a Service Manager you will take overall responsibility for the successful running of the service, in line with the requirements of our regulatory bodies and company policies and procedures.

To promote and ensure high standards of care and support for people who use our services.

Managing the service as a financially profitable and viable business that has a future for the people who use our services.

  This is a purpose built care home providing a friendly and companionable place to live for older people requiring general or specialist dementia nursing care.

Located in the heart of the Lake District, the home offers a supportive environment with individualised bedrooms and comfortable lounge areas. 

Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge of current legislation and requirements, guidelines and best practice.

Ability to effectively manage a team of multi-skilled staff.

A working knowledge of all financial elements of running a successful business unit.

NVQ Level 4 or equivalent qualification but, not essential.


 A strong background of successful service management is essential, preferably with knowledge of new service commissioning, business development and leading excellence in care and support.

A detailed knowledge of the statutory requirements associated with care and support for the people who use our services is essential.

You should also be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the key business activities associated with a care and support service.

Committed to quality assurance, you will effectively lead and inspire your team to provide the highest quality person-centred support and care.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering best practice in social care whilst continually developing the service.

You will have the opportunity to use your skills in an environment where the effective management of people and processes will be critical to the services success.

What we’d like from you:

  • Commitment to delivering high quality care
  • Previous managerial experience in a similar environment
  • Strong working knowledge of  regulatory standards
  • Fine tuned decision making skills
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option

Reference ID: 3346

For more information please call Brenda Little on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to

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