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Sisters Hospitallers are recruiting for an experienced Head of Care at St Augustine’s Care Home, in Addlestone (Surrey).

Salary: up to £30,000 per annum

Hours: 40 hrs per week, including weekends

Purpose of Position

To assist the Registered Care Home Manager in managing the day-to-day service of the 52 bedded Home to ensure a quality driven and holistic service is provided to Residents who use the service and that they are provided with support, enabling them to live as independently and dignified life as possible. 

Key Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the co-ordination and implementation of the assessment process for the Residents who use the service. 
  • Develop and maintain internal and external channels of communication for provision of information and service 
  • Ensure that the Residents who use the service receive guidance and access to their welfare benefit entitlements (if applicable) 
  • Manage and develop high performing teams to ensure the standards of care and support are maintained in line with internal policies and procedures 
  • Prepare and maintain up to date records for compliance purposes e.g. Data Protection Act, Commission for Social Care Inspection (if applicable) 
  • To have experience and knowledge on health care needs of the elderly, and have the ability to identify vital signs and monitoring of deteriorating conditions 
  • To be fully trained and compliant on the safe handling, ordering, storage and administering of medicines  
  • Implement and adhere to internal and external policies and standards e.g. Department of Health, Care Quality Commission, Health and Safety Executive, hcpc (healthcare professionals council) 
  • Continuous Self Development to ensure knowledge and skills are relevant to the service 
  • Be aware of your responsibilities under the Charity’s Health and Safety policy, taking all possible steps to ensure a safe working environment 
  • Actively support the vision, philosophies and values of the Charity 


  • NVQ level 3 or working towards (essential) 
  • Certified medication training – advanced level 
  • At least 3 years previous experience in a senior HCA level role 
  • Previous experience in a residential setting 
  • Good command of Written and Spoken English 
  • Minimum of 12 months Supervisory/ Management experience 
  • Ability to work flexible hours, weekends, on call as necessary 
  • Knowledge of developing Care Plans 
  • Requirements of latest care standards and relevant legislation 
  • Previous experience in rostering 

Person Specification

  • Ability to care and support others
  • Excellent communicational skills
  • Ability to lead and work well as part of a dedicated team
  • Strong communicator and influencer
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Good networking/ negotiation skills

Benefits Include

  • Free uniform
  • 20 days Annual leave
  • Pension Scheme, after a successful probationary period
  • Parking on site

We are actively recruiting now, so if you’re interested in joining our team as the Head of Care, please click apply with a Covering Letter, we would love to hear from you! 

Please note that as part of the application and employment process you shall be asked to confirm your COVID-19 vaccination status, including if required, your agreement to be vaccinated if not yet administered, your agreement to ongoing vaccinations throughout the duration of your employment as well as confirming your agreement to regular COVID-19 testing. This information is required to ensure the safety and well-being of all our residents and staff, and shall be held in the strictest of confidence. 

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About Sisters Hospitallers

We are a Charity committed to the sick and their wellbeing, especially in the field of mental health.

We aim to provide care and support to people who are sick, disabled, elderly, or suffering from dementia, with a deeply human attitude an zero tolerance to discrimination.

Every day since our foundation, we have followed this commitment to hospitality through the work we carry out in the various centres and hospitals around the world. From that first day, we have turned the passion to help others into our cause, by serving and caring for those at our care homes and medical clinics worldwide.

Today, Sisters Hospitallers consists of around 1.200 sisters and 8.700 co-workers, all of whom make it possible to keep our mission growing and reaching more and more people in need every time.

Now, you have the opportunity to join our Congregation!

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