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

New workers start around £20,689. Normal pay is £37,318 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £62,779.

Available jobs

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


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

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

  • Interpersonal Communications

  • Training And Development

  • 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.