Care Centre Manager

GBPNEG GBPComperative + Excellent Benifits
09 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Care Centre Manager to manage a 21 bed home working a minimum 40 hour week.

The Company Care is dedicated to providing outstanding care to our clients which is why we have been named the most outstanding care group in the UK in 2016 by the UK over 50s Housing Awards.

Our client is seeking a Care Centre Manager to manage a 21 bed elderly residential home.

This position in full time, working a minimum 40 hour week. Pay is negotiable depending on experience.

About the home
Situated in the small village that bears its name, Ditton Priors, is a residential care home for older people just a few miles from the Shropshire town of Bridgnorth.

Surrounded by beautiful gardens with lawn, flower beds and patio areas, our home has uninterrupted views over the Shropshire countryside providing an idyllic and secluded setting.

The modern purpose-built care home has been extended and refurbished to provide cosy and comfortable surroundings along with the latest equipment and facilities to ensure the health and safety of our residents with restricted mobility.

Our 21 rooms are mostly singles with a small number of doubles dedicated to married couples. Most have en-suite bathroom facilities. We regularly hold group activities and organise trips and outings and welcome musicians and entertainers. For residents who prefer peace and quiet, we provide dedicated relaxation areas to enable them to pursue their own hobbies in their own time and at their own pace.

Job Purpose:
Delivery of business performance and quality targets for a specific care home. Provide support and leadership to the Care Home staff, implementing a culture of customer focus and quality of service. Establish and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders.

Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications


* Care for Elderly adults who may or may not be suffering from cognitive failure.
* Minimum NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care
* Registered Managers Award or equivalent (achieved/ working towards)
* Broad experience of managing people, service and quality to achieve performance targets.
* Must demonstrate a caring/service ethos.
* Comprehensive understanding of commercial principles and practices.
* Good understanding of Profit & Loss structure and budget management.
* Ability to act sensitively and confidentially.
* Excellent time management and organisational skills, and ability to work on own initiative.
* Demonstrates a high level of personal integrity towards providing a high standard of service
* Excellent record in achieving results through people
* Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
* Proficient computer skills in word processing, database use and spreadsheet applications.
* Must have full understanding of Private Fee Paying Market Place
* Must have a good understanding of Staff Retention issues.
* Must be proficient in Marketing a home and building lasting relationships in the local community

Desirable Personal Attributes

* Good standard of spoken and written English.
* Excellent communication skills and a good team player.
* A caring disposition.
* A strong sense of responsibility.
* Ability to work on own initiative.
* Ability to prioritise tasks.
* Leadership and Supervisory ability a must.

How to Apply

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