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Regional Manager

London

Stephen James Consulting are supporting one of their key clients in the recruitment for a Regional Care Manager. This pivotal role will be responsible for a portfolio of 5 residential, nursing homes across central London. Our client is a well-known market leader within elderly care. Each operational unit is run by a team of dedicated care staff, who are trained to encourage independence, preserve dignity, enable freedom of choice and protect the privacy of service users. You will be responsible for: Through effective partnering and communication, you will support them with the delivery of first-class care in line with company policies and CQC & regulatory frameworks. It is also a significant requirement of the post-holder to control budget in order to hit the agreed financial forecasts as well as the usual regulatory compliance, contractual compliance, and adherence to internal company policies. The Regional Manager will assist and advise teams on regulatory response, problem solving, training, coaching and auditing. The ideal candidate will have worked previously as a Regional / Area Manager and should meet all of the essential criteria below before making an application to this opportunity: A Minimum of four years’ experience of multi-site management, including coaching, performance management daily operations and supervision. Excellent communication skills and a positive and engaging influencing style. Proven experience within a business as usual environment, along with being able to demonstrate excellent commercial acumen. This is an excellent opportunity to join an elderly care provider, with an excellent reputation the provider continues to grow as a result of delivering exceptional care to the elderly. This opportunity is offering a competitive Salary and Benefits Package which depending on candidates experience £65,000 - £70,000 per + £8,000 Car Allowance + 20% Bonus If you are interested in applying for this role of Regional Care Manager, please click apply now below:

SALARY: £78,000 + 20% Bonus

POSTED: Dec 05 2019

Area Manager

Northamptonshire

Stephen James Consulting are supporting one of their clients in the recruitment for an Area Manager. This pivotal role will be responsible for a small portfolio of residential, nursing homes across the East Midlands. Our client is an ambitious luxury elderly care provider. Each operational unit is run by a team of dedicated care staff, who are trained to encourage independence, preserve dignity, enable freedom of choice and protect the privacy of service users. You will be responsible for: Through effective partnering and communication, you will support them with the delivery of first-class care in line with company policies and CQC & regulatory frameworks. It is also a significant requirement of the post-holder to control budget in order to hit the agreed financial forecasts as well as the usual regulatory compliance, contractual compliance, and adherence to internal company policies. The Area Manager will assist and advise teams on regulatory response, problem solving, training, coaching and auditing. The ideal candidate will have worked previously as a Regional / Area Manager and should meet all of the essential criteria below before making an application to this opportunity: A Minimum of four years’ experience of multi-site management, including coaching, performance management daily operations and supervision. Excellent communication skills and a positive and engaging influencing style. Proven experience within a business as usual environment, along with being able to demonstrate excellent commercial acumen. This is an excellent opportunity to join an elderly care provider, with an excellent reputation the provider continues to grow as a result of delivering exceptional care to the elderly. This opportunity is offering a competitive Salary and Benefits Package which depending on candidates experience £65,000 - £75,000 per + Car Allowance + Bonus If you are interested in applying for this role of Area Manager, please click apply now below:

SALARY: £75,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus

POSTED: Dec 05 2019

HOME MANAGER

Harrow on the Hill

Stephen James Consulting are pleased to be working with one of their key clients, in recruiting for a Registered Home Manager, for a meduim sized residential, dementia home based in Harrow, Greater London. 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 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 residential care for 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. Strong experience of managing financial budgets. The role of Registered Home Manager is offering £48,000 - £52,000 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: £52,000 + Bonus

POSTED: Nov 14 2019

AREA MANAGER

Newcastle upon Tyne

Stephen James Consulting are supporting one of their key clients in the recruitment for a Area Manager. This pivotal role will be responsible for a portfolio of 7 residential, nursing homes across the North East. Our client is a well-known market leader within elderly care. Each operational unit is run by a team of dedicated care staff, who are trained to encourage independence, preserve dignity, enable freedom of choice and protect the privacy of service users. You will be responsible for: Through effective partnering and communication, you will support them with the delivery of first-class care in line with company policies and CQC & regulatory frameworks. It is also a significant requirement of the post-holder to control budget in order to hit the agreed financial forecasts as well as the usual regulatory compliance, contractual compliance, and adherence to internal company policies. The Regional Manager will assist and advise teams on regulatory response, problem solving, training, coaching and auditing. The ideal candidate will have worked previously as a Area / Regional Manager and should meet all of the essential criteria below before making an application to this opportunity: A Minimum of three years’ experience of multi-site management, including coaching, performance management daily operations and supervision. Excellent communication skills and a positive and engaging influencing style. Proven experience within a business as usual environment, along with being able to demonstrate excellent commercial acumen. This is an excellent opportunity to join an elderly care provider, with an excellent reputation the provider continues to grow as a result of delivering exceptional care to the elderly. This opportunity is offering a competitive Salary and Benefits Package which depending on candidates experience £58,000 - £61,000 per + £6,000 Car Allowance + Bonus If you are interested in applying for this role of Area Manager, please click apply now below:

SALARY: £66,000 + Bonus

POSTED: Nov 14 2019

Registered Home Manager

Poole

Stephen James Consulting are pleased to be working with one of their key clients, in the recruitment for a Registered Home Manager for a large residential / dementia home based in Poole, Dorset. 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 large residential / dementia services. Hold Level 4 as a minimum or LMC Level 4 Award Interview Leadership. 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. Able to demonstrate strong experience of staff turnaround. 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 10 years, having a strong reputation in the care industry for providing excellent care for the elderly. The role of Registered Home Manager is offering £65,000 - £70,000 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: £70,000

POSTED: Nov 12 2019

Divisional Support Manager

Cambridgeshire

Stephen James Consulting are recruiting for a Divisional Support Manager, this pivotal role will be covering homes across the East of England, in this critical newly created role, you will be reporting into the Divisional Director. You will be responsible for: To carry out specific operational, quality or change management projects within a portfolio of elderly Care Homes across the East of England. Providing strong, professional leadership in residential / nursing homes, ensuring the efficient and economical use of pre-agreed resource level. Providing advice and mentorship to Home Managers and senior staff teams in a home to assist them to achieve the highest standards of care and quality. Undertaking operational and quality project work, either in relation to a specific Home or Homes within the area: i.e. management reviews, audit or investigations, team building, mentoring and training. To be considered for this role of Divisional Support Manager you will need the following experience: You will be working in a support, peripatetic role, or managing a fully compliant Care Home (residential or nursing care) Ability to maintain all aspects of confidentiality and the ability to align with all legislative requirements to the residents and staff. You will need to evidence excellent time management skills. Able to demonstrate excellent Change Management or Project Management skills within older people’s care. Having a deep understanding around quality and audits, knowing ‘what good looks like’ Have the aptitude to work autonomously is essential. Our client is an award-winning elderly care organization, providing outstanding care to elderly for over 50 years. This is an excellent opportunity for Home Managers looking for the next step in their career.

SALARY: £55,000 + Car Allowance

POSTED: Nov 11 2019

Registered Home Manager

Calne

Stephen James Consulting are proud to be working with one of their key clients, in recruiting for a Registered Home Manager for a medium sized residential care home based in Wiltshire. 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 (residential care) Hold Level 4 as a minimum or LMC Level 4 Award Interview Leadership, 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 'Not for Profit' based organisation have been providing quality care for a number of years to the elderly. The role of Registered Home Manager is offering £45,000 - £50,000 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

POSTED: Sep 27 2019

Registered Home Manager

Wiltshire

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, dementia care home based in Wiltshire. 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, organizational 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 residential, nursing, dementia care home. (NMC PIN not essential) 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 'Not for Profit' based organisation have been providing quality care for over 50 years to older people, having recently been accredited by the National Care Forum, through its "Quality First" framework. A genuine values based provider. The role of Registered Home Manager is offering £55,000 - £62,000 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: £60,000 + Bonus

POSTED: Sep 26 2019

Peripatetic Manager

Suffolk

Stephen James Consulting are working exclusively with one of their client’s in the recruitment for a Peripatetic Manager. This newly created opportunity will support the Regional Operations Team in the development of quality of services and standards in private care and nursing homes across the region, whilst playing a pivotal role in business improvement. Key Responsibilities: Managing a home which does not have a permanent manager, or where an existing manager requires support Compliance towards legislative and regulatory guideline Implementation and continuous monitoring of policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of client care and service Development and review of care plans to meet the physical, social and psychological needs of clients To provide strong leadership skills to enhance client’s quality of life by identifying and reducing risks by conducting care audits and taking corrective action Liaising with external bodies Overseeing the management of medication Managing the disciplinary and grievance procedure and performance related issues To be considered for the Peripatetic Manager you will need the following experience: All applicants must have a minimum of 2 years' experience as a registered Home Manager - Ideally managing elderly / dementia services. Registered Manager award or similar relevant professional qualification also essential. NVQ5 Health & Social Care or willing to work towards desirable but not essential. Full, current driving licence desirable -Essential. Comprehensive knowledge of relevant current statutory legislation and good practice principles. Ability to prioritise tasks and time manage, negotiate and influence effectively. Flexible with travel and overnight stays This is an excellent opportunity for Home Manager’s looking to take the next step in their career.

SALARY: £61,000

POSTED: Sep 23 2019

Peripatetic Manager

Newcastle upon Tyne

Stephen James Consulting are working exclusively with one of their client’s in the recruitment for a Peripatetic Manager. This newly created opportunity will support the Regional Operations Team in the development of quality of services and standards in private care and nursing homes across the region, whilst playing a pivotal role in business improvement. Key Responsibilities: Managing a home which does not have a permanent manager, or where an existing manager requires support Compliance towards legislative and regulatory guideline Implementation and continuous monitoring of policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of client care and service Development and review of care plans to meet the physical, social and psychological needs of clients To provide strong leadership skills to enhance client’s quality of life by identifying and reducing risks by conducting care audits and taking corrective action Liaising with external bodies Overseeing the management of medication Managing the disciplinary and grievance procedure and performance related issues To be considered for the Peripatetic Manager you will need the following experience: All applicants must have a minimum of 2 years' experience as a registered Home Manager - Ideally managing elderly / dementia services. Registered Manager award or similar relevant professional qualification also essential. NVQ5 Health & Social Care or willing to work towards desirable but not essential. Full, current driving licence desirable -Essential. Comprehensive knowledge of relevant current statutory legislation and good practice principles. Ability to prioritise tasks and time manage, negotiate and influence effectively. Flexible with travel and overnight stays This is an excellent opportunity for Home Manager’s looking to take the next step in their career.

SALARY: £61,000

POSTED: Sep 23 2019

Peripatetic Manager

Bath

Stephen James Consulting are working exclusively with one of their client’s in the recruitment for a Peripatetic Manager. This newly created opportunity will support the Regional Operations Team in the development of quality of services and standards in private care and nursing homes across the region, whilst playing a pivotal role in business improvement. Key Responsibilities: Managing a home which does not have a permanent manager, or where an existing manager requires support Compliance towards legislative and regulatory guideline Implementation and continuous monitoring of policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of client care and service Development and review of care plans to meet the physical, social and psychological needs of clients To provide strong leadership skills to enhance client’s quality of life by identifying and reducing risks by conducting care audits and taking corrective action Liaising with external bodies Overseeing the management of medication Managing the disciplinary and grievance procedure and performance related issues To be considered for the Peripatetic Manager you will need the following experience: All applicants must have a minimum of 2 years' experience as a registered Home Manager - Ideally managing elderly / dementia services. Registered Manager award or similar relevant professional qualification also essential. NVQ5 Health & Social Care or willing to work towards desirable but not essential. Full, current driving licence desirable -Essential. Comprehensive knowledge of relevant current statutory legislation and good practice principles. Ability to prioritise tasks and time manage, negotiate and influence effectively. Flexible with travel and overnight stays ​ This is an excellent opportunity for Home Manager’s looking to take the next step in their career.

SALARY: £55,000 + £6,000 Car Allowance

POSTED: Sep 23 2019

Care Home General Manager

Hammersmith

Stephen James Consulting are currently working exclusively with a well-established elderly care provider, in the recruitment for an experienced General Manager, based in Hammersmith, West London. The General Manager will manage the running of this large residential, nursing care home for older people, set a rustic escape in the heart of London with beautifully landscaped surroundings. You will be responsible for: Key Responsibilities: As the General Manager you will be a role model in everything you do and represent the home professionally with a wide range of stakeholders and external contacts. You will utilize your strong commercial acumen and marketing skills to proactively promote the home in the local community, ensuring the high reputation of the home is communicated to potential residents and referrers. Inspiring a culture of continuous improvement and strong two-way communication to ensure that residents’ care and social needs are met in a person-centred way. Working with the senior team to support growth of the business and lead the team to achieve maximum performance against commercial and financial goals. You must also ensure the home meets all regulatory and statutory requirements including CQC, health and safety and COSHH, in compliance with the appropriate Acts. To be qualified for this role of General Manager you will need the following experience: You'll have a strong background in senior level management in the elderly care sector and knowledge of the 'high-end' portion of the elderly care sector would be a distinct advantage. A dynamic, confident and innovative leader with strong commercial and networking skills, and the ability to manage a large team with an open, approachable personality. Educated to degree level with a health or management related qualification. Along with excellent budgeting and financial awareness, you will monitor care and quality and be passionate about maintaining the highest quality of services and standards. If you are interested in applying for this role of General Manager, please click apply now below:

SALARY: £65,000

POSTED: Aug 21 2019

About Stephen James Consulting

Stephen James Consulting are a specialist Care 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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    Kathy Davies, Director of Operations
    Recruitment Manager

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  • 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

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