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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.

More about this Career

Average Salary


New workers start around £17315. Normal pay is £30286 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £55875.



Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

Skills Employers are looking for

Soft skills

Soft skills are non-technical skills that include how you interact with colleagues, solve problems, and manage your work

  • Monitoring


  • Learning Strategies


  • Reading Comprehension


  • Writing


  • Speaking


  • Active Listening


  • Critical Thinking


  • Active Learning


  • Mathematics


  • Science


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