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Peripatetic Manager

An outstanding new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Peripatetic Manager to work for one of UK's leading health care providers


Our client are looking to appoint a Peripatetic Manager primarily to take overall responsibility for site leadership where a service is currently without permanent management.

Required to manage people and resources to ensure high quality standards of care and service are delivered to regulatory, contractual and company standards.

This role is a regional South West role therefore there will be extensive travel throughout South West region


As the Peripatetic Manager your key responsibilities include:

·         Ensure the service meets all legal and statutory requirements including (but not limited to) those related to fire regulations, health and safety at work, licensing, trading standards, employment, Care Standards Act and relevant country legislation and that all appropriate statutory notices are displayed

·         Ensure that the relevant regulatory and commissioning bodies’ standards are achieved and that all staff are trained to understand and operate at this level

·         Ensure that all service user documentation and records are maintained to a high standard in a timely manner, and that a programme of meaningful activities is available to all residents.

Implement appropriate systems to ensure compliance with requirements

·         Develop and maintain effective working relationships with senior management, peers and functional colleagues throughout the company

·         Where required, ensure support/care staff are registered with the relevant body.  Ensure that adequate references, appropriate criminal record/disclosure checks and relevant right to work documentation is obtained for all staff so that service users are protected

·         Ensure sufficient and appropriate levels and mix of staff are recruited and rostered in accordance with service user requirements at all times.

Ensure staff are inducted, trained, motivated and supported to achieve company standards and deliver the highest levels of care and customer service

·         Lead the implementation of new services, drives referrals and admissions and share best practice with other sites and the wider team.

·         Responsible for achieving the agreed budget by maximising income, managing staffing costs appropriately and controlling other costs and expenditure

·         Provide support to existing Home Managers in day to day operations ensuring that the service meets the organisational requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal and regulatory requirements, environmental policies and general duty of care


An ideal Peripatetic Manager must have these skills and experience as they are beneficial for this position:

·         A detailed knowledge of the regulatory and statutory requirements associated with social care is essential

·         Ability to work collaboratively as part of a matrix organisation and to deliver continuous improvement via coaching, mentoring and strong leadership skills

·         Demonstrable understanding of the key business activities associated with leading a care home, specialist service or supported living operation

·         Extensive travel and overnight stays will be required.

The role may require you to be based at a site full time for an undefined period, meaning staying away from home throughout the week is likely to be required.  While this may be within an allocated region, business need may dictate deployment to any site nationwide as required.  Post holders will therefore need to be flexible


The successful Peripatetic Manager will receive an excellent salary from £45,000 to £50,000 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:


*Car Allowance



·         25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)

·         A group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

·         Private Medical Insurance Scheme

·         Life Assurance

·         Free meals while on duty

·         Care first - Employee Assistance Services

·         Continuous learning and development

·         Childcare vouchers

·         Career development

·         Personal health insurance

·         An employee assistance programme

·         Voluntary benefit


To be considered for this position you must have an NVQ/QCF Level 5 in Leadership & Management in Health & Social Care or equivalent

Reference ID: 4373

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

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum
  • Location: South West
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Contact: Peter Fit
  • Tel: 0121 638 0567
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 4373
  • Posted: 2020-12-09 11:35:01 -

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