Care Home Manager

As the General Manager at Langdon House Care Home, you will be responsible for leading the care home team to deliver high quality relationship centred care for our residents. 

About Langdon House Care Home:
Langdon House is an exceptional residential care home in Cambridge. At Langdon House we pride ourselves on our family-feel, attractive gardens and providing outstanding care to each of our residents. 

We’re based in a quiet nook in Chesterton on the north eastern side of Cambridge, three miles from the city centre. Our home offers fantastic 24-hour care to up to 51 residents.

About the role:
The General Manager will be in charge of motivating, supporting, inspiring and empowering all team members in the home to deliver outstanding care to our residents and work towards the Athena vision and values.


Shift Pattern:
37.5 hours per week, worked across Monday to Sunday.

Home Location:
20 Union Lane, Chesterton, Cambridge, CB4 1QB – 3 miles from the city centre.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the team and heads of departments to ensure they exceed standards and aim to become ‘Outstanding’ in all aspects of the CQC framework.
  • Manage the rotas, recruitment and training of the team; ensuring training targets are met and team are competent in their roles.
  • Ensure that the home meets the legislative and mandatory compliance requirements across all departments, actioning audit requirements in required timeframes.
  • Manage financial budgets to ensure revenue and income targets are met, and presenting an annual business plan to the Senior Leadership Team.

Training, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience managing a care home.
  • Registered RGN/RMN is desirable but not essential.
  • Proven track record for leading, empowering, supporting & motivating a team.
  • Proven experience of delivering quality care and achieving financial targets.

What we can offer:

  • Fully comprehensive induction.
  • Competitive salary, plus enhancements on bank holidays.
  • 33 days of holiday per year.
  • Free Blue Light Card & access to the Blue Light discount platform.
  • Annual recognition awards ceremony – The AFTAS.
  • Refer a friend scheme.

About Athena:
Athena Care Homes are a family run business with seven homes across East Anglia. We have care homes in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Kings Lynn (West Norfolk) & Ipswich (Suffolk).

Our aim is to be the provider of choice for our residents and the employer of choice for our team members.

Our purpose is to create excellent quality homely environments with the highest standards of care, catering, housekeeping and activities.

We aim to enhance the lives of our residents and enable them to enjoy life to the full as individuals in happy, comfortable and safe surroundings.

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