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Residential, day and domiciliary care managers and proprietors

Average National Salaries (2017)

Age 20

£7,280 pile of coins

Age 35

£34,320 pile of coins

Age 50

£43,160 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £34,840

What does this career do?

Managers and proprietors in this group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the resources necessary in the provision and running of residential and day care establishments and domiciliary care services for persons who require specialised care and/or supervision.

Typical tasks

  • determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term requirements
  • plans work schedules, assigns tasks and delegates responsibilities to staff
  • arranges for payment of bills, keeps accounts and adheres to health, safety and other statutory requirements
  • maintains contact between service users and the local community and/or family and friends
  • assesses service users’ needs and ensures they have access to health and social care services as required
  • creates a friendly, secure atmosphere to gain the trust and confidence of those using the service
  • ensures that the physical comfort and all material needs of service users are provided and attempts to resolve problems that may arise.

Current entry requirements

Although there are no pre-set academic entry requirements there are a variety of entry routes. However, entrants must be registered with the relevant statutory body and hold the appropriate qualification for the job they do. Off- and on-the-job training is provided and a range of qualifications is available including NVQs/SVQs in Health and Social Care at Levels 3 and 4. Background checks including a CRB check are required.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2015)
Female
(2018)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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