Salary £26,000 to £28,000 per annum depending on experience – negotiable after first year’s trading, depending on occupancy

37 hours per week

We are looking for the very best day care centre manager to join us in our exciting new venture offering dementia day care.  The successful candidate will be inspirational, dedicated and show initiative to be able to successfully set up and run our day care centre. You will be passionate about providing high standards of care and creating an environment where the clients always come first.

You will play a leading role in the final phase of opening this new day care centre, including drafting and agreeing policies and procedures with the steering group, staff recruitment, agreeing rotas and shift patterns, managing enquiries from the public and the creation of a central booking system.

When the centre is open you will be responsible for setting and maintaining a kind and welcoming culture and environment for day care service users, adhering to the best principles of dementia support by offering personalised care within a community of centre service users and day care colleagues.

The successful candidate will have at least three years’ experience in managing a dementia/older people’s day care centre/care setting and a clear understanding of issues faced by people with dementia and their carers.

Closing date for completed applications: 1 July 2019

Interviews: 8 to 10 July 2019

To apply for this position please download the pack below and return by post to: BIADS’ Dementia Support Centre, Joseph Exley House, Dean Street, Barnsley, S70 6EX or email to:

1. Covering letter

2. Job Description

3. Person Specification

4. Application form

5. BIADS Equal opportunities policy

6. Equal opportunities monitoring form