Area Manager 6-Month FTC

Stephen James Consulting are supporting one of their key clients in the recruitment for an Area Manager, this is a 6-Month FTC -  to be based in the North West of England. This Area Manager will be responsible for a portfolio of 9 Care Homes, (Elderly Residential and Nursing care)

You will lead, develop and motivate managers, including supporting their individual and professional development, providing regular performance feedback and conducting appraisals. 

Maintain regular contact and effective relationships with all Managers by carrying out regular visits and holding group meetings.

To agree with local managers annual business and financial plans for approval by the Group Director. Review monthly management accounts, initiating action plans with local managers based on improving financial performance.

Responsible for the negotiation of contracts and fees with Local Authorities and PCT’s for new and existing services.

Accountable for the negotiation of contracts and fees with Local Authorities and PCT’s for new and existing services.

The ideal candidate will ideally have worked previously as a Area / Regional Care Manager and should meet all the essential criteria below before making an application to this vacancy.

A Minimum of three years’ experience of multi-site management, within care homes, including coaching, performance management daily operations and supervision.

Excellent knowledge of managing a Nursing, Residential and Dementia services

Problem solving skills to quickly identify problems and find the best resolution

Sound demonstrable evidence of clinical governance, UK regulations and Care legislation.

Experience of managing financial plans/budgets and business planning

Excellent communication skills and a positive and engaging influencing style

Our client, a not for profit, organization have been providing quality care for over 60 years, in addition they benefit from having an excellent reputation for providing a range of specialist quality personal care for the elderly.

This role is offering a competitive Salary and Benefits Package which depending on candidate experience - £58,000 - £65,000 per year plus either a company car allowance £6,000 + bonus. 

If you are interested in applying for this role of Area / Regional Care Manager, please click apply now below: