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To ensure we always provide an outstanding service, we have secured employees who possess real experience, knowledge and a genuine passion for each of our specialist areas.

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Latest Opportunities 

Nursing Home Manager RGN

Exeter

Stephen James Consulting are proud to be working with one of their Not for Profit clients, in recruiting for a Nursing Home Manager (RGN) based in Exeter, Devon. This medium sized nursing home is positioned in a quiet residential area, located in the heart of the historical cathedral city of Exeter. The home provides excellent personalised care packages to the elderly. Key responsibilities include: To handle, develop and evaluate all aspects of service provision in the service, within policy guidelines ensure that all important legislation, organisational Policies and Procedures and codes of practice are adhered to. To be responsible for the management and supervision of staff to enable them to maximise their potential, through leadership, mentoring, example, support and mentorship. Establish and maintain in the home the atmosphere and practice of care based on the values of the provider, deriving from a concern for the individual and mutual respect between residents and staff. To be Shortlisted for this key role of Nursing Home Manager you will need the following experience: Hold a current registered PIN with the NMC (RGN) Essential. You will ideally have at least 3 years’ experience in a managerial or leadership role within nursing care. Level 5 Diploma in Care Leadership & Management for Health and Social Care. Have an excellent understanding of the needs of older people and those affected by Dementia, with a desire for delivering exceptional care standards. Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of care homes and CQC, be highly organised, smartly presented, a good people manager and passionate about delivering high quality, person centred care. Strong experience of managing financial budgets. Able to show excellent leadership skills - coaching and mentoring approach. Our client, a charity-based organization have been providing quality care for 50 years, in addition benefiting from an excellent reputation for providing a range of specialist quality personal care for the elderly. The role of Nursing Home Manager is offering £50,000 - £55,000 with an excellent benefits package, salary range is dependent on candidate experience.

SALARY: £50,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Benefits Package

POSTED: May 29 2020

Registered Manager

Cambridge

Stephen James Consulting are working with one of their key elderly care clients. In the search for a Registered Manager for a large residential and dementia home based in Cambridge. This state of the art newly built home is an amazing place for older people to live where everything is focused on residents, their families and a desire to make this part of their lives the best it can possibly be. You will be responsible for: To manage, develop and evaluate all aspects of service provision in the home, within policy guidelines ensure that all relevant legislation, organisational Policies and Procedures and codes of practice are adhered to. The manager must be able to manage a large team, leadership will be key to success for the staff team and the relatives. To be responsible for the management and supervision of staff to enable them to maximise their potential, through leadership, coaching, example, support and guidance. Establish and maintain in the home the atmosphere and practice of care based on the values of the provider, deriving from a concern for the individual and mutual respect between residents and staff. To maintain and develop links to the Commissioners is essential in this area. To be considered for this role of Registered Manager you will need the following experience: The successful candidates will ideally have at least 3 years’ experience in a managerial or leadership role within residential dementia services. Level 5 Diploma in Care Leadership & Management for Health and Social Care. Have an excellent understanding of the needs of older people and those affected by Dementia, with a dream for delivering extraordinary care standards. Able to demonstrate excellent commercial acumen. Able to show excellent leadership skills coaching and mentoring approach. Our client, a charity-based organization have been providing quality care for 50 years, in addition benefiting from an excellent reputation for providing a range of specialist quality personal care for the elderly. The role of Registered Home Manager is offering £50,000 - £55,000 with an excellent benefits package, salary range is dependent on candidate experience. If you are interested in applying for this role of Registered Manager, please click apply now below.

SALARY: £50,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Benefits Package

POSTED: May 22 2020

Head of Care

Cardiff

Stephen James Consulting are working with one of their key clients, in the search for a Head of Care based in Cardiff. This niche provider delivers specialist day schools and residential services for children, along with community homes for adults who have complex needs associated with autism, There aim is to develop and retain the quality of life for children and adults by encouraging and supporting independence. Key Accountabilities: Taking responsibility for the complete management of this large home, ensuring compliance and regulatory framework deliver a positive outcome. Ensuring monthly management reporting for the home is prepared for the Senior Management Team (SMT) in relation to all operational and regulatory matters. Continue to build a positive relationship with Inspectors and commissioners ensuring good communication at all times. Direct regular meetings with all Deputy Managers and wider staff team confirming the home continues to work towards the goal with clear visible leadership and direction. To be considered for the role of Head of Care you will need the following experience: Recognised professional qualification – Management or Social Care MBA DMS, NVQ 4/5, RMA, Diploma in Social Work or Residential Childcare. Have an excellent understanding of the needs of younger people affected by Autism with a dream for delivering extraordinary care standards. Individuals should be able to demonstrate a robust working knowledge of the legislation and regulatory requirements relating to the sector and role. Able to demonstrate excellent leadership and organisational skills. Proactive and solution focused whist keeping a commercial mindset on continuous improvement. Experienced within managing financial plans / budgets and business planning. Use to working with key Stakeholders. Excellent communication skills and a positive and engaging influencing style. This role is offering a competitive Salary and Benefits Package which depending on candidate experience: £55,000 - £60,000 If you are interested in applying for this role of Head of Care, please click apply now below:

SALARY: £60,000

POSTED: May 21 2020

Peripatetic Regional Manager

United Kingdom

Stephen James Consulting are working with one of their key elderly care clients. In the search for a Peripatetic Regional Manager. This recently created role will report to the Operations Director, supporting identified regions/homes across the UK. The Peripatetic Regional Manager will be offering hands-on expertise knowledge and will be an essential part of driving best practice in person centred care. The aim is to achieve and maintain CQC “good” outcomes, working towards CQC “outstanding” status. Key Responsibilities: Operating as a coach for Home Managers and the team helping them fulfil their roles and provide direct support and coaching to all levels of colleague as they work with them through the transition. Lead by example, being a professional ambassador for the home, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to meet key objectives, whilst maintaining the integrity and values of the provider. Consult, coach and engage the home team to drive outstanding outputs in delivery of care and documentation. Responsible for creating and implementing change management strategies in the way care is delivered, embedding person centred care in all aspects of the delivery and recording of care provided. Maximising employee contribution and minimising resistance. The Peripatetic Regional Manager will work hands-on with the team to drive outstanding care practices in all areas. To be considered for this role of Peripatetic Regional Manager you will need the following experience: At least 5 years, senior management experience within the elderly care sector Able to demonstrate a successful track record in managing turnaround homes Change management A solid understanding of how to lead people as they go through a change and the change process Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal The role of Peripatetic Regional Manager is offering £75,000 - £80,000 + Car Allowance with an excellent bonus package, salary range is dependent on candidate experience. If you are interested in applying for this role of Peripatetic Regional Manager, please click apply now below.

SALARY: £80,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus

POSTED: May 18 2020

Registered Home Manager

Nottinghamshire

Stephen James Consulting are working with one of their key elderly care clients. In the search for a Registered Home Manager for a medium sized residential, nursing and dementia home based in Gelding, Nottingham. You will be responsible for: To manage, develop and evaluate all aspects of service provision in the home, within policy guidelines ensure that all relevant legislation, organisational Policies and Procedures and codes of practice are adhered to. The manager must be able to manage a large team, leadership will be key to success for the staff team and the relatives. To be responsible for the management and supervision of staff to enable them to maximise their potential, through leadership, coaching, example, support and guidance. Establish and maintain in the home the atmosphere and practice of care based on the values of the provider, deriving from a concern for the individual and mutual respect between residents and staff. To be considered for this role of Registered Home Manager you will need the following experience: The successful candidates will ideally have at least 3 years’ experience in a managerial or leadership role within large residential, nursing and dementia services. Desired Requirements – RGN or Similar Qualification. Relevant qualifications i.e. RGN, RMN, NVQ 4 in Care, NVQ Level 5 Management. Able to demonstrate excellent commercial acumen (Marketing / improving occupancy levels) Proven turnaround experience - Desirable Able to show excellent leadership skills coaching and mentoring approach. The role of Registered Home Manager is offering £46,000 - £53,000 with an excellent benefits package, salary range is dependent on candidate experience. If you are interested in applying for this role of Registered Manager, please click apply now below.

SALARY: £50,000 + Excellent Bonus

POSTED: May 18 2020

Registered Home Manager

Horsham

Stephen James Consulting are working with one of their key elderly care clients. In the search for a Registered Manager for a large residential, nursing and dementia home based in Horsham, West Sussex. The Home will have three distinct client groups residential, nursing and dementia it is essential to have a background in each discipline. You will be responsible for: To manage, develop and evaluate all aspects of service provision in the home, within policy guidelines ensure that all relevant legislation, organisational Policies and Procedures and codes of practice are adhered to. The manager must be able to manage a large team, leadership will be key to success for the staff team and the relatives. To be responsible for the management and supervision of staff to enable them to maximise their potential, through leadership, coaching, example, support and guidance. Establish and maintain in the home the atmosphere and practice of care based on the values of the provider, deriving from a concern for the individual and mutual respect between residents and staff. To maintain and develop links to the Commissioners is essential in this area. To be considered for this role of Registered Manager you will need the following experience: The successful candidates will ideally have at least 3 years’ experience in a managerial or leadership role within large residential, nursing and dementia services. Desired Requirements – RGN or Similar Qualification. Relevant qualifications i.e. RGN, RMN, NVQ 4 in Care, NVQ Level 5 Management. Able to demonstrate excellent commercial acumen. Able to show excellent leadership skills coaching and mentoring approach. Our client has been running care homes across the UK for the past 20 years, having an excellent reputation in providing care for the elderly. The role of Registered Home Manager is offering £70,000 - £75,000 with an excellent benefits package, salary range is dependent on candidate experience. If you are interested in applying for this role of Registered Manager, please click apply now

SALARY: £75,000

POSTED: May 18 2020

Registered Manager

Weston-super-Mare

Stephen James Consulting are working with one of their key elderly care clients. In the search for a Registered Manager for a medium sized residential, dementia home based in Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset. You will be responsible for: To manage, develop and evaluate all aspects of service provision in the home, within policy guidelines ensure that all relevant legislation, organisational Policies and Procedures and codes of practice are adhered to. To be responsible for the management and supervision of staff to enable them to maximise their potential, through leadership, coaching, example, support and guidance. Establish and maintain in the home the atmosphere and practice of care based on the values of the provider, deriving from a concern for the individual and mutual respect between residents and staff. To be considered for this role of Registered Manager you will need the following experience: The successful candidates will ideally have at least 3 years’ experience in a managerial or leadership role within large residential / dementia services. Level 5 Diploma in Care Leadership & Management for Health and Social Care. Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of care homes and CQC, be highly organised, smartly presented, a good people manager and passionate about delivering high quality, person centred care. Strong experience of managing financial budgets. Able to show excellent leadership skills coaching and mentoring approach. Our client has been running care homes across the UK for the past 20 years, having a strong reputation in providing excellent care for the elderly. The role of Registered Home Manager is offering 52,000 - £57,000 with an excellent benefits package, salary range is dependent on candidate experience. If you are interested in applying for this role of Registered Manager, please click apply now below.

SALARY: £55,000

POSTED: May 14 2020

Registered Home Manager

Leeds

Stephen James Consulting are proud to be working with one of their key clients, in recruiting for a Home Manager (RGN) based in Leeds West Yorkshire. This small nursing home provides personalised care packages to the elderly, based in Leeds West Yorkshire. Key responsibilities include: To handle, develop and evaluate all aspects of service provision in the service, within policy guidelines ensure that all important legislation, organisational Policies and Procedures and codes of practice are adhered to. To be responsible for the management and supervision of staff to enable them to maximise their potential, through leadership, mentoring, example, support and mentorship. Establish and maintain in the home the atmosphere and practice of care based on the values of the provider, deriving from a concern for the individual and mutual respect between residents and staff. To be Shortlisted for this key role of Home Manager you will need the following experience: Registered PIN with the NMC (RGN) However, not essential You will ideally have at least 3 years’ experience in a managerial or leadership role within nursing dementia care. Level 5 Diploma in Care Leadership & Management for Health and Social Care. Have an excellent understanding of the needs of older people and those affected by Dementia, with a desire for delivering exceptional care standards. Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of care homes and CQC, be highly organised, smartly presented, a good people manager and passionate about delivering high quality, person centred care. Proven track record of marketing and business acumen within the private care sector, running a commercially successful, Good or Outstanding rated care home Able to show excellent leadership skills - coaching and mentoring approach Our client, a charity-based organization have been providing quality care for 40 years, in addition benefiting from an excellent reputation for providing a range of specialist quality personal care for the elderly. The role of Home Manager is offering £50,000 - £60,000 with an excellent benefits package, salary range is dependent on candidate experience. If you are interested in applying for this role of Home Manager, please click apply now below:

SALARY: £60,000

POSTED: May 13 2020

Registered Home Manager

Nuneaton

Stephen James Consulting are working with a family run business in recruiting for a Registered Home Manager for a large residential and dementia care home based in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. You will be responsible for: To manage, develop and evaluate all aspects of service provision in the home, within policy guidelines ensure that all relevant legislation, organisational Policies and Procedures and codes of practice are adhered to. To be responsible for the management and supervision of staff to enable them to maximise their potential, through leadership, coaching, example, support and guidance. Establish and maintain in the home the atmosphere and practice of care based on the values of the provider, deriving from a concern for the individual and mutual respect between residents and staff. To be considered for this role of Registered Home Manager you will need the following experience: The successful candidates will ideally have at least 3 years’ experience in a managerial or leadership role within a residential care home. Hold Level 4 as a minimum or LMC Level 4 Award Interview Leadership. Have an excellent understanding of the needs of older people, with a desire for delivering exceptional care standards. Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of care homes and CQC, be highly organised, smartly presented, a good people manager and passionate about delivering high quality, person centred care. The role of Residential Home Manager is offering £55,000 - £60,000 with an excellent benefits package, salary range is dependent on candidate experience. If you are interested in applying for this role, please click apply now below.

SALARY: £58,000

POSTED: May 04 2020

Registered Home Manage

Milton Keynes

Stephen James Consulting are proud to be working with one of their key clients, in recruiting for a Registered Home Manager for a large nursing residential, dementia home based in Milton Keynes. You will be responsible for: To manage, develop and evaluate all aspects of service provision in the home, within policy guidelines ensure that all relevant legislation, organisational Policies and Procedures and codes of practice are adhered to. To be responsible for the management and supervision of staff to enable them to maximise their potential, through leadership, coaching, example, support and guidance. Establish and maintain in the home the atmosphere and practice of care based on the values of the provider, deriving from a concern for the individual and mutual respect between residents and staff. To be considered for this role of Registered Home Manager you will need the following experience: The successful candidates will ideally have at least 4 years’ experience in a managerial or leadership role within a nursing, residential / dementia care home. Preferably from a clinical background, with a current NMC PIN (RGN) Not essential. Ideally holding or would like to work towards an NVQ Level 5 in Management or equivalent qualification. Have an excellent understanding of the needs of older people and those affected by Dementia, with a desire for delivering exceptional care standards. Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of care homes and CQC, be highly organised, smartly presented, a good people manager and passionate about delivering high quality, person centred care. Strong experience of managing financial budgets. Our client, a charity-based organization have been providing quality care for 60 years, in addition benefiting from an excellent reputation for providing a range of specialist quality personal care for the elderly. The role of Registered Home Manager is offering £65,000 - £72,000 with an excellent benefits package, salary range is dependent on candidate experience. If you are interested in applying for this role of Registered Home Manager, please click apply now below:

SALARY: £72,000

POSTED: Apr 28 2020

Home Manager

Kettering

Stephen James Consulting are working with a family run business in recruiting for a Residential Home Manager for a 44 bedded residential care home based in Kettering, Northampton. You will be responsible for: To manage, develop and evaluate all aspects of service provision in the home, within policy guidelines ensure that all relevant legislation, organisational Policies and Procedures and codes of practice are adhered to. To be responsible for the management and supervision of staff to enable them to maximise their potential, through leadership, coaching, example, support and guidance. Establish and maintain in the home the atmosphere and practice of care based on the values of the provider, deriving from a concern for the individual and mutual respect between residents and staff. To be considered for this role of Registered Home Manager you will need the following experience: The successful candidates will ideally have at least 2 years’ experience in a managerial or leadership role within a residential care home. Hold Level 4 as a minimum or LMC Level 4 Award Interview Leadership. Have an excellent understanding of the needs of older people, with a desire for delivering exceptional care standards. Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of care homes and CQC, be highly organised, smartly presented, a good people manager and passionate about delivering high quality, person centred care. The role of Residential Home Manager is offering £42,000 - £45,000 with an excellent benefits package, salary range is dependent on candidate experience. If you are interested in applying for this role, please click apply now below.

SALARY: £45,000

POSTED: Apr 20 2020

Registered Home Manager

Corby

Stephen James Consulting are pleased to be working with one of their key clients, in recruiting for a Registered Home Manager for a 48 bedded residential, dementia care home based in Corby, Northampton. You will be responsible for: To manage, develop and evaluate all aspects of service provision in the home, within policy guidelines ensure that all relevant legislation, organisational Policies and Procedures and codes of practice are adhered to. To be responsible for the management and supervision of staff to enable them to maximise their potential, through leadership, coaching, example, support and guidance. Establish and maintain in the home the atmosphere and practice of care based on the values of the provider, deriving from a concern for the individual and mutual respect between residents and staff. To be considered for this role of Registered Home Manager you will need the following experience: The successful candidates will ideally have at least 2 years’ experience in a managerial or leadership role within residential, dementia care home. Hold Level 4 as a minimum or LMC Level 4 Award Interview Leadership. Have an excellent understanding of the needs of older people and those affected by Dementia, with a desire for delivering exceptional care standards. Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of care homes and CQC, be highly organised, smartly presented, a good people manager and passionate about delivering high quality, person centred care. Strong experience of managing financial budgets. Our client, a developing elderly care provider have been providing quality care for 50 years, in addition benefiting from an excellent reputation for providing a range of specialist quality personal care for the elderly. The role of Registered Home Manager is offering £50,00 - £60,000 with an excellent benefits package, salary range is dependent on candidate experience. If you are interested in applying for this role of Residential Home Manager, please click apply now below

SALARY: £55,000

POSTED: Apr 20 2020

About Stephen James Consulting

Stephen James Consulting are a specialist Healthcare Management consultancy, with in depth experience recruiting exclusively within the Care Home Sector, providing bespoke solutions for permanent and interim positions throughout the UK.

We are dedicated in providing exceptional service delivery to both client and candidate, our market knowledge means we can guide you through all the steps of recruitment process, whether you are a provider with current recruitment assignments or a professional looking for your next career move,

We look forward to hearing from you. 

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    Phil Lloyd, Operations Director
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    Kathy Davies, Director of Operations
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Testimonials

  • I've been working with Stephen James Consulting for around 18 months, they are an exceptional recruitment firm, standing out from the rest for a number of reasons. “They presented me with regional opportunities that were hand-picked to match my skill set, knowledge and experience and for those reasons, I decided to work exclusively with them. I was recently hired me with a leading national provider initially on an interim basis which has now become a long-term arrangement. “I would recommend Stephen James Consulting to anyone seeking a new opportunity or to an organisation that is looking to work with a first-class recruiter.”

    Area Manager

  • “What can I say. Exceptional support from day one and beyond. Stephen James Consulting were with me all the way, ensuring the whole process went smoothly, making it so easy and stress-free, providing me with tips for the interview, background info on the company, updated me on the progress of my application then, following my recruitment, they kept in touch to ensure all was well. Best of all, they found the perfect role for me. I couldn’t be happier in my new job and truly feel I owe that to the Stephen James Consulting team. A highly professional service delivered by genuinely nice people.”

    Manager

  • “Stephen James Consulting has work on behalf of Health Care Management Solutions (HCMS) for many years as their preferred recruiter. They have worked with me for some time assisting me to find Regional Managers, Relief Managers, Peripatetic Managers and Home Managers. “They have demonstrated a good understanding of my needs and only put CV's before me of people who meet that criteria. They get involved from receiving the brief, through to the interview stages and also following appointment to ensure the process is smooth and both parties are happy. I would certainly recommend Stephen James Consulting as an excellent recruiter and head hunter. They have a very good knowledge of the care industry and key stakeholders within our industry.”

    Phil Lloyd, Operations Director

  • “We were fortunate and pleased to work Stephen James Consulting, the team responded promptly to our requirement for a senior care professional, they were able to source a number of high quality candidates for us. As a result, we successfully recruited the role”

    Recruitment Manager

  • “I have been working with Stephen James Consulting from the beginning of 2016 and from day one, they have been the ultimate professionals. I had been reluctant to engage with recruitment agents as it is so rare to find any that really try to understand you or your business. I have always believed that without this knowledge, it is impossible for a recruiter to recruit into your company. Not only have Stephen James Consulting made it their mission to understand what we stand for, but they have also dug deeper to really understand that our core values are what makes our company so special. I know that with this knowledge, they are able to communicate those values with passion to the candidates that they present to us. Stephen James Consulting have helped us to find some key members of our senior management team who are instrumental in maintaining the high standards of care that we provide. I can’t thank them enough for the help and support that they have provided for us. To us, they are most definitely an extension of our recruitment team.”

    Head of Recruitment

  • “We have engaged the services of Stephen James Consulting for the last two years, we have found them to be professional in their approach but most importantly they have fulfilled our recruitment needs. “They have a robust recruitment process that results in candidates being of a good standard, they communicate well with the candidate but also with us as the customer during the recruitment and appointment process. “They follow up with the candidates that they have hired into the business, along with making that we were fully satisfied, I would recommend their service as we have had a continued level of service from them.”

    Kathy Davies, Director of Operations

  • “I have worked with many recruiters over time, but Stephen James Consulting is now my first choice when we want to recruitment for care management roles. They not only have a high level of integrity as a recruiter firm but take time to fully understand our requirements, only putting forward those candidates who are most likely to meet the needs of the role. Not only does Stephen James Consulting deliver a professional and first class service, but they are also an absolute pleasure to work with. I have no hesitation in recommending them to those who seek quality results.”

    Recruitment Manager

  • I have worked with Stephen James Consulting in both the capacity of the recruiter and the candidate, and have always found them to be detailed, professional and willing to go the extra mile. They are concerned with every detail to ensure that they are either proposing the right candidates or the right positions and will strive to be confident that each and every hire will be a success. I have no hesitation in recommending Stephen James Consulting.

    Regional Manager

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