As the General Manager of a Barchester Care Home you will be a leading face in the delivery of the person-centred care that helps set us apart.
It is an exciting time to join the Barchester family. We have an ambitious new builds programme, aiming to open 10 brand new purpose-built homes per year, and have also recently embarked on an exciting new acquisition, with a further 24 homes to join the Barchester portfolio this year.
With our portfolio already exceeding 200 homes, hospitals and complex care homes, Barchester can offer long term career growth and opportunities for ambitious managers who pride themselves on delivering high quality care. 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.
Forest Hill Care Home in Worksop are currently looking for an experienced and proven General Manager to join the team.
A real home-from-home, Forest Hill is one of Barchester's high quality care homes in the East Midlands. Our home was specifically designed to deliver first class nursing care for older people. We also offer support for those living with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia on our Memory Lane Community, which is our dementia nursing unit. Our 32-bedded Memory Lane Community is a prime example of dementia care at its very best.
Our home also offers a purpose-built specialist unit, the Portland Suite where our capable and experienced team work towards supporting choice, change and independence for younger adults living with mental health needs and associated challenges. Offering 21 en-suite rooms, furnished to an exceptional standard, our aim is to offer a therapeutic environment intended to support each resident on their own individual pathway to well-being
As a General Manager at Barchester you will have full commercial control of the home and will work to develop a coherent and effective team who provide the quality care our residents deserve. Reporting to the Regional Director you will be responsible for maintaining and ensuring compliance in the home as well as maintaining occupancy levels by setting out and implementing creative marketing strategies.
To join us as a General Manager, you’ll need to be a confident and proven manager with 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.
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 a bonus of 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 are looking to work with an organisation that provides the quality care you’d expect for your loved ones, this is a rewarding and empowering place to be.