Home: Head Office

Location: Seal, Kent

Pay details: £74,000 per annum

Posted date: 11/12/2023

Closing date: 25/04/2024

General Manager 

Greensleeves Care are now recruiting for a General Manager for Lavender Fields in Seal, Sevenoaks.

Lavender Fields is a stunning purpose built 75 bed care home.  The home delivers excellent residential and dementia care in a purpose built home. The home has been designed with our residents’ needs in mind.


As General Manager your role will be to provide leadership in all aspects of the day to day running of the home to ensure a high quality service to residents. You will have responsibility for the overall management of the service, all measured through KPI’s such as occupancy, financial management, customer and team engagement, recruitment and through regulatory CQC compliance. You will provide and develop a working environment and open culture which fosters high morale and commitment among all staff and promotes their wellbeing, professional and personal development.


With proven experience in a similar role and as a Registered Manager, you will have a strong commercial business awareness. You will have an excellent understanding of marketing techniques and have extensive experience in maintaining occupancy levels. In addition, you will have an in-depth understanding of the needs of older people and the broader health and social care market. An established leader, you will be able to communicate clearly and demonstrate empathy; engaging with team members and working with families and residents. Furthermore, to apply for this role, you must have an NVQ Level 5 in Management and Leadership and a Registered Manager Award (or equivalent).


Joining Greensleeves Care means so much more than just working for one of the nation’s best and most respected care charities. We offer a number of benefits to our exceptional staff:

  • Pension. Greensleeves Care staff enjoy an excellent staff personal pension plan. Our pension is a defined contribution scheme.
  • Annual Leave. The minimum annual leave entitlement for managers working at our care homes is 33 days (including Bank Holidays).
  • Death In Service Benefit. Greensleeves Care provides a discretionary death in service benefit equal to 2 x the staff member’s annual salary.
  • Voluntary Lifestyle Benefits. Another great benefit, this covers money off high street retailers, supermarkets, attractions, holidays etc.


Send us your CV and a covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification.

The successful applicant will be appointed subject to providing evidence of NHS COVID PASS, ISA first and enhanced DBS disclosure. This post is not subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Greensleeves Care is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

Please note that we reserve the right to close this role early if we get enough suitable candidates. Early application is advisable.