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Assistant Operations Director

Stephen James Consulting are proud to be representing a national elderly care home provider in their search for an Assistant Operations Director, this well-regarded charitable provider was formalised over 40 years ago. This pivotal role will be covering a large portfolio of care homes covering South West England.

As the Assistant Director you will accountable for the overall operations and strategic development for the portfolio of care homes. Working as part of the key senior leadership team, you will lead the operations team through effective transparent leadership of the operational functions, and through professional input at a senior management level, ensuring the highest possible outcomes for the residents at all times.

Acting as the key advocate for regional stakeholders including Care Quality Commission (CQC) Local Authorities, Primary Care Trusts (PCT’s) residents and their relatives, on all day to day matters.

Leading the operations team through them, the service managers, providing a network of services which can respond flexibly to the needs of the residents.

To be considered for the role of Assistant Operations Director: You will need to demonstrate the following experience:

Further Management Qualification / Degree in social care

Hold a successful track of significant multi-site / operational management experience within social care for older people or via working at a senior level within a supporting function (e.g. Finance, Development, HR)

Have a general aptitude to identify root cause of issues and remain focused on the resolution at all times.

Must be able to evidence clear commercial acumen in previous roles.

Having an approachable and supportive management style, along with holding a genuine desire to contribute to the progression of your colleagues.

Experienced in managing large budgets along with having qualitative responsibility for social care services.

Can evidence of bringing clear improvements in service delivery.

Must be resilient and have absolute desire to maintain and improve the care delivery in accordance with the providers culture.

If you are interested in applying for this role of Assistant Operations Director, please click apply now below.

Stephen James Consulting are operating as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent opportunity; we offer a £250 referral voucher for each successful recommendation.