Careers

Cressingham House Care Home Staff
Keychange is a responsible employer and knows that its reputation and services depend on its hard-working staff. We regard caring for other people as fulfilling work which can be extremely satisfying. This can be true whatever the role in the team, whether in management, providing direct care or in support and other activities such as cleaning and catering. All roles are very valuable to us and we believe in supporting our staff teams in their work such as in providing them with opportunities for growth and learning.

From time to time, vacancies will arise which will be advertised in this section of our website, or see the relevant press for details.

Current Management Vacancies

Care Home Manager
Alexander House, Wimbledon, London
£35k plus performance related bonus

Are you passionate about older people and creating vibrant communities?

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Keychange Charity leadership team. Developing a culture-change programme based on the respect and dignity of the 20 older people living at Alexander House, you will continue to develop a centre of excellence for person-centred care.

The successful applicant for the position of registered manager will be conversant with current legislation, committed to best practice, experienced in leading a team focused on the needs of the people living at the home and supportive of the charity’s Christian ethos.

You will have:

• Experience of leading a culture of care and continuous improvement

• Passion for person-centred care

• Excellent leadership and organisational skills

• Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care, equivalent or working towards

• A commitment to your own professional development and that of your team

Keychange is a Christian charity supporting older people in 11 care homes across the UK.

If you have the right values and experience for our organisation you will be supported by a programme of continuous training and development. An accommodation package may be considered.

For more information on this position: please read the Candidate Brief.
Care Home Manager Candidate Brief – Alexander House

Application Form – June 2017

EO Monitoring Form

To apply for this vacancy: please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and email both to

Closing Date: 12.00 midnight on Sunday 2nd July 2017

Interviews scheduled to take place in Wimbledon on: Wednesday 12th July

Registered Charity no: 1061344 Company no: 3317563 (England)

Organisation: Keychange Charity
Reference: Trustee Recruitment
Vacancy Type: Trustee
Region: England-wide
Vacancy Details: Trustees sought for Christian care homes and hostel provider

Keychange Charity has been providing support and housing for vulnerable people for nearly 100 years. Currently we have 11 care homes for older people, 2 homeless hostels and apartments for older people. Our work is inspired by the Christian faith and we seek to give loving care of the highest standard to each person in our care and to be a voice for vulnerable people. For more information please look at our corporate website: www.keychange.org.uk

We currently have a Board of nine trustees, a full-time Chief Executive, a senior management team and support team at Head Office in central London. Our projects around the country are run by 400 staff, and we have a £7m annual turnover.

To fulfil our succession planning, new Trustees are sought to join the Board of the Charity. We are specifically looking for practising evangelical Christians who have medical or social care knowledge – preferably in current or recent practice – finance and accounting, and knowledge of the charitable sector along with the ability to work effectively in a committed and dedicated Board.

You must be someone who recognises and fulfils your responsibilities and are able to practice good governance. It is important that you are someone who has strategic insight to be able to see the bigger picture, keeping the aims and objectives of the charity in mind at all times. We consider the following skills and abilities are essential for carrying out the duties and responsibilities of Keychange Charity trusteeship:

• IT skills to be able to communicate by e-mail and Skype as required
• The commitment to meet 5 times per year in London plus occasional other meetings (likely 15-20 days required p.a. in all aspects)
• A professional attitude to help us continue to run our business in an efficient way
• A willingness to share and engage in discussion and participate in the decision-making process
• Engagement with projects including visiting homes and hostels

Further details can be found in the Trustee + Director Role Description

In return, you will be working with a friendly group of people who believe in what they do, will respect your opinion and value your contribution.
If you feel you are ready to commit some of your time and experience to helping us, we would love to hear from you. This is a voluntary position but all reasonable expenses are paid.

If you wish to apply by means of a covering letter and CV detailing your skills and experience, or have further questions, please contact Rosh Milner on

Current Care Home Staff Vacancies