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Home Manager

Hawthorns Care Centre, O'Neill Drive, North Blunts, Peterlee, Co Durham, SR8 5UP

  • Pay:
  • Hours: 40.00
  • Type: Permanent
  • Shift: Days
  • Posted: 4th May 2023
  • Expires: 30th July 2023

With over 25 years’ experience, nearly 240 care homes, and six independent hospitals, Barchester Healthcare currently have some of the best quality ratings of any large care home provider in the UK.  But we’re not stopping there: our mission is to provide the best possible person-centred care to elderly and vulnerable people. As a Home Manager within the Barchester family, you will be a leading face in the delivery of that person-centred care that helps to set us apart.
At Barchester we empower our home managers to be the best leaders they can be. You will be provided with a clear framework whilst still having the autonomy to manage your home with the additional support and infrastructure.

We work with an open, honest, supportive approach, where quality of care is at the heart of everything we do. 
It is an exciting time to consider joining the Barchester family. Barchester have proudly been awarded a two-star outstanding rating by Best Companies, ranked 11th in the top 20 Best Health & Social Care Companies to work for and 14th in the Top 25 Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We are also leading one of the fastest growing new build programmes, aiming to open 10 brand new purpose-built homes per year.

Our Home Manager rewards package is one of the best in the care sector as we know the importance of feeling recognised, valued and motivated.  As a Home Manager at Barchester we offer a competitive basic salary with bonuses up to 100%, essentially doubling your salary! We also offer additional quality based bonuses up to £10k. Our generous package includes:

• Automatic enrolment into our profit share scheme, with the opportunity to earn a bonus of up to 100% of your  salary
• Quality based bonuses up to £10k
• 8% ER Pension Package
• Career and development pathways
• A range of holiday, retail and leisure discounts
• Automatic entry into Barchester’s Excellence Awards
• Payment of NMC Annual Registration Fee

To join us as Home Manager you will have inspirational leadership skills with a passion for person centred care, with a successful track record of developing and motivating teams to deliver outstanding personalised care through continuous improvement. We are looking for:

• Inspirational leadership skills
• A passion for person centred care
• A successful track record of developing and motivating teams to deliver outstanding care
• Excellent organisational and management skills
• Care home management, marketing and occupancy experience
• A strong understanding of safeguarding, CQC and compliance guidelines
• Ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels
• Experience creating strong links within the local community

In short, your proven track record of marketing and business skills within the care sector, running a commercially successful, Good or Outstanding rated care home will be complemented by your blend of compassion and resilience.
Barchester can offer long term career growth and opportunities for ambitious and passionate managers who pride themselves on delivering high quality care. Due to our excellent rewarding excellence schemes, 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.

If you are looking to work with an organisation that provides the quality of care you would expect for your loved ones, Barchester is a rewarding and empowering place to be.


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.


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.


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.