Care Home General Manager & Clinical Lead

Recruiter
Barchester Healthcare
Location
Worksop, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
1226825211
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As the General Manager of a Barchester Care Home you will be a leading face for the delivery of person-centred care that helps set us apart.

A real home-from-home, Forest Hill is one of Barchester's high quality care homes in the East Midlands with a CQC rating of 'Outstanding'. Opened in 1996, the home was specifically designed to deliver first class nursing care for up to 55 older people. We also offer support for those living with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia on our Memory Lane Community, which is our dementia nursing unit. Our 32-bedded Memory Lane Community is a prime example of dementia care at its very best.
Our purpose-built specialist unit, the Portland Suite, first opened its doors in May 2012. Our capable and experienced team work towards supporting choice, change and independence for younger adults living with mental health needs and associated challenges. Offering 23 en-suite rooms, furnished to an exceptional standard, our aim is to offer a therapeutic environment intended to support each resident on their own individual pathway to well-being.

As a General Manager you will have full clinical and commercial control of the home and work to develop a coherent and effective team who provide the quality care our residents deserve. Reporting into the Regional Director you will be responsible for maintaining and ensuring compliance in the home as well as maintaining occupancy levels by setting out creative marketing strategies.

ABOUT YOU
To join us as a General Manager, you'll need to be a Registered Nurse (RGN/RMN) and Registered Manager (RM), with a passion for elderly care. This role calls for excellent leadership, organisational and management skills to build a strong foundation for our care home. We're looking for care home management, marketing and occupancy experience, as well as a strong understanding of safeguarding, CQC and compliance guidelines. You should have the confidence to communicate with colleagues at all levels and create strong links within the local community. In short, your proven track record of marketing and business skills within the private care sector, running a commercially successful, Good or Outstanding rated care home will be complemented by your blend of compassion and resilience.

REWARDS PACKAGE
As well as a competitive salary, Barchester offers one of the best rewards packages in the care sector. Your generous benefits would include:

• Automatic enrolment into our profit share scheme, with the opportunity to earn up to 100% of your salary
• 8% ER Pension Package
• Free learning and development
• A range of holiday, retail and leisure discounts
• Automatic entry into Barchester's Excellence Awards and annual bonus scheme
• Payment of NMC Annual Registration Fee.

If you'd like to use your clinical and people skills in an organisation that provides the quality care you'd expect for your loved ones, this is a rewarding and empowering place to be.

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