What does a Rehab Manager do?

Rehab managers serve in high-level administrative roles, typically overseeing the day-to-day operations of a facility that provides care for physical, mental health, or addiction rehabilitation or recovery. They are responsible for all aspects of routine functions, including hiring, training, and supervising staff. They ensure the staff and facility are in compliance with all applicable regulations and guidelines. Their primary objective is to provide a safe, healthy, and supportive environment for patients or clients. They also have administrative and financial duties such as managing budgets and payments.

Rehab managers typically have a bachelor’s degree in a business or healthcare field, although an advanced degree is often preferred. Some roles require specific health-related credentials or licenses. These positions require strong project management capabilities and excellent leadership skills.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.9 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Rehab Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

£36,165 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£23K
Median: £36K
£56K
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Rehab Manager Career Path

Learn how to become a Rehab Manager, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L1
Rehab Manager
£36,165/yr
L2
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Rehab Manager Insights

Read what Rehab Manager professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Century RehabilitationCentury Rehabilitation
Director of Rehabilitation
14 May 2021

“Flexible schedule close to home”

Synergy CareSynergy Care
Director of Rehabilitation
21 Sep 2021

“Great team to work with”

Adaptive RehabAdaptive Rehab
Director of Rehabilitation
24 Mar 2021

“I feel like I have been given the tools I need to get started and continue my career with this company.”

Energize Rehabilitation & ServicesEnergize Rehabilitation & Services
Director of Rehabilitation
15 Dec 2021

“Can afford good rate”

Benchmark TherapiesBenchmark Therapies
Rehab Manager
16 Jan 2021

“Pay increases are not guaranteed.”

HealthPRO HeritageHealthPRO Heritage
Director of Rehabilitation
12 Jan 2021

“Great Organization for support in any part of your career path.”

HealthPRO HeritageHealthPRO Heritage
Director of Rehabilitation
28 Jul 2021

“I would recommend working for HealthPro Heritage to any therapist searching for a rewarding career with consistent opportunities for growth within the company.”

Aegis TherapiesAegis Therapies
PTA Rehab Director
24 Dec 2021

“Fairly Good salary.”

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Rehab Manager Interviews

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a rehab manager

The most similar professions to rehab manager are:
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Therapist

The most common qualifications to become a rehab manager is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.