Head Of Care
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary £30,000 to £32,000 per annum
  • Closing date Friday, 05 November 2021
  • Location
  • Contact
    Name: Duncan Light
    Telephone: 01732 841170
    Contact address:
    QEF Independent Living Services
    Oaklawn Road
    KT22 0BT

QEF's busy and vibrant independent living services is looking for a Head of Care. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to progress their career whilst maintaining the satisfaction of contact with residents and families. Putting our residents at the centre of everything. Along with working closely with the registered manager to put their own stamp on the service. 

The successful candidate will work with the multi-disciplinary team in developing and delivering a specialist service of the highest quality to adults and their families. You will support the Registered manager in providing vision, leadership and direction which ensures that the management of the service is delivered to the highest standard and is consistent with the principles and values of personalisation, independence and social inclusion and committed to demonstrating outcomes and to developing the users voice within a multi - disciplinary team and with Regulators.


Develop knowledge and experience working with a specialist multi-disciplinary team

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata)

Pension and Life Assurance

Westfield Healthcare Cash back scheme and shopping discounts

Employee helpline 

Childcare vouchers

Free on-site parking

Discounted Meals 


With effect from 11 November 2021, all staff working inside a care home are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to enter the care home premises, unless they have evidence that they are medically exempt from the requirement (as set out in DHSC Guidance). If you haven’t had both doses of the vaccine, and are not exempt, you are still eligible for employment with us but your employment will be conditional on you agreeing to become fully vaccinated against Covid-19 before 11 November 2021.

Click here for a copy the Job Description and Person Specification. We would love to hear from you if you would like an informal chat or visit before applying. Get in touch on HR@qef.org.uk / 01372 841 108.

This role is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks which will include Enhanced with adults barred list check DBS (at the cost of QEF if you are not already a member of The Update Service).