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Based at Amberwood House, Ferndown
Circa £60,000 per annum, plus generous performance bonus
40 hours p/w including some weekends, nights and emergency ‘on-call’ duties
Amberwood House is an ‘outstanding’ elderly/frail nursing home, as rated by the Care Quality Commission.
We seek a similarly ‘outstanding’ and dynamic individual who can demonstrate:
- previous, relevant experience managing nursing homes with a proven track record of achievement with the CQC
- evidence of strong leadership skills
- excellent working knowledge of the ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ characteristics of the CQC key lines of enquiry
- excellent communication skills
- tenacity and resilience to achieve high levels of occupancy
- marketing skills, with ideas and scope for community engagement
- puts the resident at the heart of what we do
It is important that you share our goal of “All About Me” through the delivery of excellence in all areas of the home. That means cherishing the individual needs of residents and their families and putting those needs at the centre of everything we do each day.
It is preferable, but not essential to have a background in nursing, with a current NMC registration.
More about the job
The Home Manager ensures that the quality of individual service and care given to residents consistently meets our own high standards and exceeds those of our external regulators (Care Quality Commission). You will be closely supported by a nurse qualified Clinical Lead who will take responsibility for the clinical leadership of the home.
As the Home Manager, you will oversee and manage a wide-ranging remit of responsibility, focusing on resident, customer, finance, marketing and employee matters whilst leading a culture of continuous improvement. This is a complex, influential and highly rewarding role, involving close liaison with residents and their families and the wider multidisciplinary teams. The role will include regular contact with external healthcare professionals as well as our internal operational team of clinical and quality assurance support.
You will take responsibility for increasing and maintaining bed occupancy through local community engagement and admissions, supported by our marketing and customer service teams.
About the benefits
generous performance bonus scheme of up to 40% of salary
25 days annual leave plus Bank holidays
fantastic, homely environment
annual professional subscriptions, including NMC registrations paid for
excellent induction, training and ‘on the job’ support
friendly teams and a 24/7 support network of operational and facilities support
staff recommendation scheme
annual salary review
hot meals on duty, choose from the daily menu
contributory pension scheme
background checks at no cost to you
Colten Care is an expanding family-owned business with 21 beautifully appointed care homes across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and West Sussex.
With 7 Outstanding services (rated with the Care Quality Commission) we provide residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care. “All About Me” is the key focus in our homes – with every intervention with the resident at the heart of what we do.
We are proud to be a prestigious, award-winning healthcare provider that champions the latest approaches to person-centred care. Each of our homes has a distinct character while retaining that all-important sense of ‘home.’ We play an active role in furthering dementia friendly communities as part of our work.
Our aims are simple: to be recognised as both the care home ‘provider of choice’ and ‘employer of choice.’
Note: Your employment is subject to an eligibility check, the receipt of two satisfactory job references plus an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) background check.
Call our recruitment team for more details on 01425 460955