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Residential, day and domiciliary care managers and proprietors

£7,800 Average salary at age 20
£41,600 Average Salary
48 Average hours per week


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.

Main Tasks

  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term requirements;
  • Plans work schedules, assigns tasks and delegates responsibilities to staff;
  • Arranges for payment of bills, keeps accounts and adheres to health, safety and other statutory requirements;
  • Maintains contact between service users and the local community and/or family and friends;
  • Assesses service users’ needs and ensures they have access to health and social care services as required;
  • Creates a friendly, secure atmosphere to gain the trust and confidence of those using the service;
  • Ensures that the physical comfort and all material needs of service users are provided and attempts to resolve problems that may arise.


Although there are no pre-set academic entry requirements there are a variety of entry routes. However, entrants must be registered with the relevant statutory body and hold the appropriate qualification for the job they do. Off- and on-the-job training is provided and a range of qualifications is available including NVQs/SVQs in Health and Social Care at Levels 3 and 4. Background checks including a CRB check are required.

What Residential, day and domiciliary care managers and proprietors studied in higher education

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What Residential, day and domiciliary care managers and proprietors studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(L4) Social policy3
(B2) Pharmacology, toxicology & pharmacy3
(L3) Sociology3
(C8) Psychology10
(C7) Molecular biology, biophysics & biochemistry2
(C4) Genetics1
(B7) Nursing8
(W4) Drama1
(M1) Law by area1
(I2) Information systems1
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport2
(B9) Others in subjects allied to medicine4
(B1) Anatomy, physiology & pathology1
(N6) Human resource management1
(I6) Games1
(N1) Business studies3
(X3) Academic studies in education20
(L5) Social work28
(X1) Training teachers3
(P3) Media studies1
(N2) Management studies2
(I1) Computer science1

UK Prospects

58400 Workforce Size
3.63% Predicted growth 2022 - 2027
14112 Predicted Replacement 2022 - 2027

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