Care Home General Manager & Clinical Lead

Denmead New Build, Parklands Bus Park, Denmead, PO7 6XP

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package




26th September 2018

26th October 2018

As General Manager of this brand new Barchester care home, you’ll deliver the person-centred care that helps set us apart. Opening in 2020 in the beautiful village of Denmead, Hampshire, our new home will provide a warm, homely and friendly environment for 60 residents. The home has been specifically designed to provide quality enhanced residential care to older people and those living with dementia. Its dedicated Memory Lane community, which supports residents living with dementia, will offer everything from a sensory garden through to activity kitchens. This is your opportunity to make this first-class home a success from day one.


Pre-opening, you can expect to recruit the right team, agree budgets, set out marketing strategies, and prepare for operational readiness. You’ll have full clinical and commercial control of the home once it opens. We’ll look to you to maximise the home’s occupancy and motivate your team to deliver the quality care and support our residents and their families deserve. As a new build General Manager, you’ll receive excellent divisional and marketing support as well as plenty of development opportunities, all within an engaging and fulfilling environment.

Post-opening, you will gain full financial control of the business and continue to develop a coherent and effective team who provide the quality care our residents deserve. Reporting into the Regional Manager you will be responsible for maintaining and ensuring compliance in the home as well as maintaining occupancy levels.

To join us as a General Manager, you’ll need to be a Registered Nurse (RGN/RMN) and Registered Manager (RM), or be willing to work towards RM status with our support, with a passion for elderly and dementia care. This role calls for excellent leadership, organisational and management skills to build a strong foundation for our new care home. We’ll look for marketing and occupancy or commissioning experience, as well as exposure to safeguarding, The Scottish Care Inspectorate 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, Very Good or Excellent 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 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.

Why should you apply?

  • One of the best benefits and rewards packages
  • Great pay
  • Brilliant training
  • Freedom to do things the right way
  • Progression opportunities in over 200 care homes
  • Excellent benefits