About The Role:

Pilgrims’ Friend Society have just embarked on an ambitious “Renewal Programme” to develop six new state of the art Christian care homes across the UK to help people have fulfilled lives when they can no longer live safely at home and, by partnering with local churches,  to be good news to older people who are lonely in the community.

We are looking for a General Manager to lead the first of these new homes:  Middlefields House in Chippenham that will be opening in summer 2021.  This will involve working with one of our Assistant Directors to commission the home and then to take on its ongoing leadership. 

The General Manager will see this role as a calling to shape and lead a new Christian care home that will be a wonderful place to live and will be an important encouragement for local churches’ work with older people.  

Salary: £46,000 pa plus benefits

Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire


About You:

Our ideal candidate will be an experienced manager who has the great leadership and motivational skills required to build a team from scratch. Ideally you will also have experience of working with older people and certainly will be passionate about the value of all older people. You will be excited by the opportunity to create a culture of care in a new home that appreciates older people and helps them live fulfilled lives secure in the knowledge of God’s love for them.

We have an occupational requirement that the postholder is a Protestant Christians able to fully subscribe to our Doctrinal basis. 


What We Can Offer You:

  • The opportunity to play a vital role in driving forward our growth agenda
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • We have achieved the IIP Silver Accreditation and we will invest in you
  • On-going training and support
  • Perkbox -an employee benefit and discount scheme
  • Pension Scheme - Life Assurance of twice annual salary

About Pilgrims’ Friend Society:

At Pilgrims' Friend Society we help older people flourish as God intended and to lived fulfilled lives in older age. We believe that as well as providing secure, comfortable homes and professional care, older people should be supported and encouraged to spend the later part of their lives contributing to the world around them, growing and enjoying fulfilling lives.


How To Apply:

For more details and how to apply for the role, please visit https://actionplanning.co.uk/jobs-board/general-manager-pfs

Closing date: 9am on 7 December 2020.

Jobs 7 Dec 2020 Chippenham, Wiltshire 46000 General Manager