Care Centre Manager
St Philips Care a privately owned care home group is seeking a Care Centre Manager to manage a 38 bed elderly residential home. This position in full time, working a minimum 40 hour week. £35,000 per year with attractive bonuses, negotiable depending on experience. About the home Surrounded by extensive grounds, Roxholm Hall is close to the village of Lessingham and just three miles from the nearby town of Sleaford. Once the manor house of the Roxholm estate, the house has been extended and more recently refurbished and re-decorated to provide cosy and comfortable surroundings dedicated to the needs of older people. The latest equipment and facilities ensure the health and safety of our residents with limited mobility. The 38 bedded home provides residential care for older people as well as specialist dementia care. Three self-contained apartments within the home offer residents a degree of independence within a safe and secure environment. We have a daily programme of activities at Roxholm including music and movement and a variety of games and hobbies. Every month we have an event which may be a party, a show from a visiting entertainer or a performance from visiting musicians. In the summer our grounds, with its secret garden, fountain and patio is a popular destination for residents seeking relaxation in a pretty and peaceful setting. Job Purpose: Delivery of business performance and quality targets for a specific care home. Provide support and leadership to the Care Home staff, engendering a culture of customer focus and quality of service. Establish and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders. Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications Required: - Care for Elderly adults who may of may not be suffering with 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 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.