Location: Chatham
Service: Amherst Court
Job Categories: Home Manager
Shift Types: Days Evenings Weekend
Hours: Full Time

Avante Care & Support is a Registered Charity supporting over 1,000 older people through our registered nursing and dementia care homes and home care services. We are proud to be a well-established not for profit organisation, with an experienced and skilled workforce and we are committed to making a positive difference to both individuals and their loved ones as part of our Philosophy of Care.

We are seeking a Clinical Home Manager for Amherst Court, our 112-bed home based in Chatham. As the Home Manager, you will be at the forefront of delivering exceptional care to our residents your responsibilities will include overseeing day-to-day operations, ensuring clinical governance and compliance with regulatory standards, and fostering a culture of compassion, accountability and respect within the team.

The Requirements:

You’ll need to be versatile, flexible, and able to empower employees so that they can help residents live a vibrant and fulfilling life through active support, empowerment, risk-taking that is constructive, and creative thinking.

We welcome all applications from candidates who have previous experience of successfully managing a care home with similar (or greater) number of residents.

You will have an active NMC pin and a strong background in elderly and nursing care (within a care home environment); good leadership experience, including being fully conversant with all CQC regulations; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and a passion for providing high quality person-centred care.

Remuneration & Working hours:

  • Working Hours: This is a full-time role (37 hours per week). All Home Managers are required to work additional hours and/or weekends/evenings, when requested.
  • Annual holiday entitlement: 6.6 weeks inclusive of bank holidays (33 full time days).
  • Pension: Avante provides an occupational pension scheme and the post-holder may elect to become a member of this scheme.
  • Life Insurance
  • Wellbeing services including access to GP/Physiotherapist/Counselling appointments
  • Membership of Avante’s Annual Leadership Network
  • Sparkle Awards
  • NMC Registration Fees paid by Avante
  • Training and development
  • Everyday discounts
  • Environment: Avante offers a friendly team working environment, together with training and career development opportunities.
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