As the General Manager of a Barchester Care Home you will be a leading face in the delivery of the person-centred care that helps set us apart.
It is an exciting time to join the Barchester family. We have an ambitious new builds programme, aiming to open 10 brand new purpose-built homes per year, and have also recently embarked on an exciting new acquisition, with a further 24 homes to join the Barchester portfolio in early 2020.
With our portfolio already exceeding 200 homes, hospitals and complex care homes, Barchester can offer long term career growth and opportunities for ambitious managers who pride themselves on delivering high quality care. We are also very proud to be the only healthcare provider in the UK to be accredited as one of the best companies to work for.
Our wonderful home Leonard Lodge in Brentwood are looking for a new Home Manager. The home provides a happy and relaxed lifestyle where we strive to deliver the highest quality of care whilst help ensure residents maintain their independence, dignity and individuality. Personal needs are always taken into consideration, so that we can deliver the best quality and bespoke care to everyone we support.
As a General Manager at Barchester you will have full commercial control of the home and will work to develop a coherent and effective team who provide the quality care our residents deserve. Reporting to the Regional Director you will be responsible for maintaining and ensuring compliance in the home as well as maintaining occupancy levels by setting out and implementing creative marketing strategies.
To join us as a General Manager, you'll need to be a confident and proven manager with 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.
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 a bonus of 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 are looking to work with an organisation that provides the quality care you'd expect for your loved ones, this is a rewarding and empowering place to be.