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Care Home General Manager

South Chowdene Care Home, Chowdene Bank, Low Fell, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 6JE

  • Pay:
  • Hours: 40.00
  • Type: Permanent
  • Shift: Days
  • Posted: 2nd April 2021
  • Expires: 29th April 2021

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.

South Chowdene is a modern, purpose-build home that provides a range of accommodation and services for up to 42 older people in need of support, from respite care to 24-hour nursing care. The home was last inspected by CQC in April 2020 where they were awarded an overall ‘Outstanding’.
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 take on this home as the General Manager, we are looking for an experienced 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 work for an organisation who will work tirelessly to deliver the same levels of care that you would expect for your own family then this is the place to be.


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Benefits and Rewards

We recognise that you and your role is pivotal in shaping the future of our organisation. That’s why in return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive salary plus our sector-leading benefits and rewards package. Take a look at how we’re committed to rewarding your amazing work and commitment when you join us.

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About Barchester

We’re proud to have over 240 care homes and six independent hospitals nationwide, that continually meet and exceed all relevant regulatory compliance standards. Join one of our fantastic teams and you’ll make sure our residents and patients get the outstanding quality of care, support, services and facilities they deserve.

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Equal Opportunities

We recognise and celebrate difference and pride ourselves on creating an inclusive environment for all. Whoever you are, we want you to be yourself, always. This enables greater diversity across the entire organisation for the benefit of our workforce and also the people we celebrate life with in our homes and hospitals. Barchester is proud to be an equal opportunities organisation.