Upton Bay Care Home, 1 Hoyal Road, Poole, BH15 4HY
£35,000.00 per annum
20th January 2020
1st March 2020
BRAND NEW RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME
UPTON BAY - HAMWORTHY, DORSET
HOME SALES ADVISER
Upton Bay is due to open Winter 2020, As Home Sales Adviser at this brand new Barchester home, you’ll be the friendly, professional face that represents us. Our new home has been specifically designed to provide quality enhanced residential care to older people and those living with dementia. The home will provide a warm, homely and friendly environment for 68 residents. The dedicated Memory Lane community, which supports residents with dementia, will offer everything from a sensory garden through to Life Skills kitchens. This is your opportunity to make this first-class home a success from day one.
In this role, you’ll be at the very forefront of that effort. You’ll be responsible for all sales activities for our care home, whether that’s talking to a prospect on the phone or giving a tour of the home. It’s a role that will see you engaging with both our residents and their relatives – giving them information and putting their minds to rest on everything from the quality of our facilities to the details about contracts. When you’re not responding to sales enquiries, you’ll take a proactive role in generating leads and local marketing activities (e.g. promotional events, advertising, exhibitions and networking events). You’ll also maintain the contacts database for your care home.
*you’ll need a track record in sales and marketing.
*A background in care homes would be an advantage but isn’t essential.
*What’s more important is that you have a flair for communication and a dynamic approach.
*We’re looking for someone who knows how to connect with all sorts of people and make compelling presentations (including to groups).
*You’ll also know how to market to – and build strong links with – the local community.
*Given the regular travel involved, a full UK driving licence is also required.
As well as a competitive salary and commission, Barchester offers one of the best rewards packages in the care sector. Your generous benefits would include:
• Free learning and development
• Automatic enrolment into a generous profit-share scheme
• Holiday, retail and leisure discounts.
If you’d like to use your sales 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.
Barchester was recently listed as one of the Recommended Large Care Home Groups in the carehome.co.uk Top 20 Awards 2019 and we are the only care provider to be accredited as one of the best companies to work for in the UK by Best Companies.