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Care Home Manager (Nursing)

Olney Meadows Nursing Home, Olney, Buckinghamshire

Pay:
£75,000 per year
(depending on experience)
Type:
Permanent
Shift:
Salaried
Closing date:
24/07/2024
  • Excellent PRP
  • Additional bonuses based on excess profit
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Care Home Registered Manager

Are you a talented and experienced Home Manager seeking an exciting opportunity to lead a luxury nursing home in the sought-after location of Olney? Look no further!

Welcome to our newest flagship nursing home in Olney, where elegance meets luxury living. Nestled in this historic market town, our residence is thoughtfully designed with resident wellbeing at its core. Boasting superb facilities and a convenient location on the town's edge, it offers seamless access to Milton Keynes, Bedford, Northampton, and Wellingborough. Our team of top-notch interior decorators has meticulously crafted each of the 66 beautifully appointed bedrooms and expansive living spaces, ensuring a stunning finish throughout. Join us in providing exceptional care and comfort in this exquisite setting.

About the company

Kingsley Healthcare isn't just a care home group, we are a family where our passionate individuals are changing lives every day. Winners of the 2024 Health Investors Residential Elderly Care Provider of the Year, we are ranked – for the eighth year running! - among the top 20 large UK care home groups (carehome.co.uk) for our exceptional care, and proudly support over 1,500 residents to live in a safe, welcoming and nurturing environment.

We are proud to be ranked No.1 in the UK for our commitment to wellbeing at work (Indeed's Better Work Awards 2023) and our sector-leading 4.7 Glassdoor rating, we are also a Real Living Wage employer, ensuring that we reward and value dedication.

We welcome passionate individuals who want to make a difference to our growing family which puts our people and our residents first.

About the role

As our Care Home Manager, you will oversee the daily operations of the home. As a regulated business, we expect the candidate to be registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and be familiar with all the relevant legislation and regulations. You will be responsible for ensuring that the home provides high-quality care and support to our residents, whilst meeting financial targets and maintaining full occupancy.

You will be supported externally by dedicated Operations and Central teams, and within the home you will have the support of a Deputy Manager and Administrator, as well as Hospitality and Housekeeping teams. These teams will collaborate with you to ensure smooth operations and exceptional care for our residents.

 

Reports to: Operations Manager

Key duties and responsibilities

• Provide leadership and direction to the home’s staff team, promoting a culture of kindness, compassion and empathy.
• Recruit, train, motivate, and retain a team of skilled care professionals who are committed to delivering person-centred care.
• Ensure that the home meets all regulatory requirements, including those set by the CQC, and maintain excellent standards of care and support.
• Manage the home’s budget, ensuring that financial targets are met and costs are effectively managed.
• Develop and implement a well-thought-out marketing plan to maintain full occupancy and promote the home’s services to potential residents, families, and stakeholders.
• Build and maintain positive relationships with residents, families, and all stakeholders, responding effectively to their needs and concerns.
• Have oversight of all records to ensure that the home’s administrative tasks are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
• Continuously monitor and evaluate the home’s performance, identifying areas for improvement and implementing changes as necessary.
• Manage and mitigate risks effectively, ensuring that the home is a safe and secure environment for residents and staff.

Skills and attributes

  • Previous experience managing a nursing / residential home.
  • A strong working knowledge of CQC standards with a proven record of working towards achieving Outstanding ratings.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal and external professionals, families, and visitors.
  • A proven track record of marketing and business skills within the private care sector, running a commercially successful care home.
  • Enthusiasm and passion for developing high levels of person-centred care.
  • Ability to actively participate in the growth and development of the care service.

Education and qualification

  • Preferably NMC registered nurse with relevant post-registration experience (desirable but not essential).

What will you gain?

You will have the satisfaction of working with and being supported by an enthusiastic and caring team that puts people at the heart of the business. We know the happiness of our staff improves the service we give our residents. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, and we have the procedures and processes in place to help you at every step.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive induction and training programme.

  • Opportunities for career development and progression.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Blue Light Card Scheme. We’ll reimburse the enrolment fee of this fantastic scheme that offers discounts on holidays, days out and over 15,000 national brands.

  • We’ll pay for your full DBS disclosure

  • Annual NMC PIN renewal paid

  • Excellent performance related bonus

  • Additional bonuses based on excess profit

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays entitlement

Location

Our latest flagship luxury care home combines superb facilities, designed with resident wellbeing in mind, with a fabulous location in the historic market town of Olney, within easy reach of wide areas of Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. The home's generously sized 66 bedrooms, all with an en-suite, are immaculately designed in bright, tasteful and contemporary colours.

Olney, Buckinghamshire, MK46 5GP

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