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House Manager

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Apple Mews Care Home, 95 Cathedral Road, Armagh Co., Armagh, BT61 8AB

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£17.50 per hour


38.5 per week

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Adult Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist adult care services. Our aim is to provide the right support in the right home for all the individuals we accommodate.

With community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, we support adults over the age of 18 with autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. We also offer a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need.

Job Advert Location Description

Apple Mews has been developed to provide care for up to 30 adults with learning disabilities, autism and complex physical disabilities, set in the heart of Armagh.

It will provide nursing care and a range of programmes to support the development of independence and life skills. Residents will also have access to daily activities including arts, music, education, sensory and outdoor activities. The homely and comfortable environment has been designed to enable person-centred care and to assist people who cannot live in their own homes to maintain as much independence as possible.

Job Advert Role Description

House managers are the cornerstone of excellent resident care and people development in Apple Mews. Their can- do attitude and resilience underpins a culture where our residents flourish and careers develop.

Our service is built on the Relationship Centred model of practice that values the importance of building meaningful relationships for residents, staff, families and professionals, together as partners in care. Residents live in small household bungalows, each having six residents. This small group environment offers our staff a genuine opportunity to provide care that is truly individual, and where the house manager can take best practice research from the page and make a reality in practice.

The House manager leads a team of nurses and support workers in a household and ensures that their household evidences care and best practice to meet the RQIA minimum standards and safeguarding legislation. This includes planning staff rosters, mentoring and supervising staff, developing support plans and risk assessments tailored to individual resident need, safe medicines management,  and developing strong partnership relationships with families and other professionals to promote optimum physical and emotional wellbeing for residents. Excellent record management and quality control are key elements of the house managers duties.

Staff and leadership development is at the heart of our service, so all training is provided and as Priory Adult Care is growing across Northern Ireland and on the Apple Mews site there are excellent opportunities’ for career development. Staff also have access to an impressive company benefits package.

To fulfil this role you will need to be a qualified  Adult, Learning Disability or Mental Health  nurse on the live NMC register, and have post registration experience. You will have a track record of delivering improvements in care and be up to date with clinical practice skills. You will have excellent communication skills and a flare for leadership.

Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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