As the General Manager of a Barchester Care Home you will be a leading face in the delivery of person-centred care that helps set us apart.
Here at the Barchester family, we work with an open, honest, supportive approach, where quality of care is at the heart of everything we do. As sector leading healthcare experts, we are proud to have the highest quality ratings across our 224 homes and hospitals across the UK.
It is an exciting time to consider joining the Barchester family. We had the pleasure to welcome on board 24 new homes from an exciting acquisition in the early part of 2020, and we also have one of the fastest growing new build programmes aiming to open 10 brand new purpose-built homes per year.
Our passionate team at Werrington Lodge are looking for a proven and person centred manager to join the Barchester family.
Werrington Lodge is ideally situated by the lakes on the north-east side of Peterborough and just 10 minutes from the city centre. We refurbished large areas of the home in 2018, making improvements to various lounges, dining rooms, bedrooms, as well as upgrading the reception area to include more seating for residents and visitors. Our first-class facilities complement the exceptional work of our staff, not only from our care team but also from our kitchen, hospitality and activities teams. Staff work hard to ensure each and every resident receives superior care that reflects their individual needs and desires.
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
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