Royal Hospital Chelsea – Head of Nursing & Domiciliary Support and Registered Manager


The post of Head of Nursing & Domiciliary Support and Registered Manager is responsible for our integrated registered services comprising of a 69 bed Care Home and Domiciliary Care Service. You will lead a team of committed staff to deliver the best possible service. We are very proud to have been rated “Outstanding” by CQC and have Platinum status for the National Gold Standard Framework and are now looking forward to a year of building on our reputation and investing in our teams to maintain our standards and continue to be innovative and forward thinking.

This is a unique opportunity to work within our community supporting 300 older veterans of the British Army. The post holder will work in an integrated multi-disciplinary team including our fulltime GP, podiatrist, therapy, and activity teams. We have over 70 active volunteers led by our Volunteer & Activities Manager. We believe in living well and have an enviable active community within a unique setting in the heart of Chelsea.

As a home for veterans, military ethos is at our core. We value the relationship with the serving army and veteran community. We are an ambitious service with a strong commitment in attaining excellence in all we do. We have a strong governance framework and this post holder is supported by a Quality Assurance & Clinical Compliance Officer in order that we maintain our highest clinical and service standards.

We thrive on fun and celebration, and we are looking for someone who brings energy to the role, leads from the front, has strong communications skills and is an inclusive and collaborative leader. Nurturing others to support everyone to reach their potential within the team, and who encourages the contribution of all is key to this role.

We are about to embark on a refurbishment programme to keep apace with meeting the care needs of our community in the best possible environment. You will be joining us at an exciting time of regeneration and renewal.

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for 10 August 2020.

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