Ridley Park Care Home, Forster Street, Off Plessey Road Blyth, NE24 3BG
£50,000 + up to 30% bonus – Package circa £65,000
When you become a Home Manager at Bupa, you’re trusted with people’s lives. And a responsibility like this can’t be trusted with just anyone. We know it’s a privilege to care for people – treating each and every person as if they were part of our family. That’s why it’s important that outstanding teams have outstanding leaders – inspirational managers that have the belief and drive to make our resident’s lives better. We’re now looking for a Registered Home Manager for Ridley Park care home in Blyth.
About our home
Set in Blyth, less than half a mile to the centre, Ridley Park is accessible via bus from Newcastle. The home provides residential, nursing and specialist care for those living with Parkinson’s, Huntington’s and early stages of dementia. With a real family feel, the team are passionate about providing person centred care, championing dignity and independence – organising a wide variety of activities meaning there’s no typical day here. As part of the team, you’re supported from day one to learn, develop and encouraged to progress.
About the role
As well as being able to lead and inspire a multi-disciplinary team, we’ll look to you to provide outstanding, personalised care to our residents. Always putting the needs and wellbeing of our residents first – finding new ways to enrich their lives.
You’ll be managing all aspects of the home, identifying business opportunities whilst effectively managing budgets, taking responsibility for the operating profit of the home, and ensuring regulatory compliance is maintained across all relevant areas. Competent in creating and developing strong internal and external relationships, you’ll play an important role in strengthening the Bupa brand as a trusted healthcare partner with key audiences including Local Authority and Primary Care Trust commissioners.
For this role you will need to become registered with the regulator and, you also may occasionally be required to work out of hours or evenings.
Who we’re looking for
(If clinical knowledge is needed) Strong clinical knowledge and expertise, plus an LMCS, RMA or equivalent management qualification
You will know how to make a positive difference within a heavily regulated sector, as you’ll have a strong commercial acumen and strategic mind
The ability to develop an environment which focuses on continuous improvements
An effective communicator, with a confident and influential leadership style
What we’ll offer you in return
Discretionary bonus of up to 30% of base salary
Contributory pension (up to 5%) and life assurance
Individual private medical insurance
33 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development to support your career prospects
Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym pass & discounted health assessments.
Cash plan (after 2 years’ service) giving you the ability to claim on more everyday items such as dental, optical and private prescriptions.
Who we are
As a leading healthcare group, we run care homes, retirement villages, health centres, dental centres and hospitals all over the world. As well as providing insurance to over 16 million people. We’re a big company but no matter what business area you’re in, our purpose is simple – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
And we have belief in you to help us achieve it.
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Bupa is committed to ensuring that every applicant is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely based on personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.