Nursing Home Manager

Location
Chester, Cheshire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
29 May 2019
Closes
28 Jun 2019
Ref
GM-OAK
Contact
Barchester 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.

Westlake House is a friendly and inviting 60 bed residential care home, offering 24-hour nursing and residential care for older people in need of support. Alongside this, we offer respite care and short breaks, which can now be pre-booked up to a year in advance. Our person-centred approach to care is provided by professionals who are committed to making the home an exceptional place to live and enable all residents to enjoy an improved quality of life.

Westlake House had a major refurbishment in 2017 and its new appearance was carefully designed with the people we care for in mind. The home now has en-suite, fully furnished bedrooms that can be personalised, beautiful lounge areas with views of our gardens, as well as elegant and spacious dining rooms.

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.