Residential, Day and Domiciliary Care Managers and Proprietors

Managers and proprietors in this group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the resources necessary in the provision and running of residential and day care establishments and domiciliary care services for persons who require specialised care and/or supervision.


New workers
£ 20,689
£ 37,318
£ 62,779

Available jobs

In the past year there were 47,820 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Ensures that the physical comfort and all material needs of service users are provided and attempts to resolve problems that may arise.

  • Creates a friendly, secure atmosphere to gain the trust and confidence of those using the service.

  • Assesses service users’ needs and ensures they have access to health and social care services as required.

  • Maintains contact between service users and the local community and/or family and friends.

  • Arranges for payment of bills, keeps accounts and adheres to health, safety and other statutory requirements.

  • Plans work schedules, assigns tasks and delegates responsibilities to staff.

  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term requirements.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Care Coordination

  • Nursing

  • Auditing

  • Mental Health

  • Learning Disabilities

  • Risk Analysis

  • Social Work

  • Care Planning

  • Primary Care

  • Home Health Care

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Management

  • Communication

  • Leadership

  • Planning

  • Organizational Skills

  • Operations

  • Customer Service

  • Training And Development

  • Interpersonal Communications

  • Time Management

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.