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Care Home Manager – Valley Lodge

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Care Home Manager – Valley Lodge, Matlock

Valley Lodge Nursing Home is located in Darley Dale, close to Matlock and Chesterfield. The home is accessible by a local bus service and is located on Bakewell Road. The home accommodates a maximum of 63 residents; consisting of a 12 bedded dementia unit and the main part of the home having nursing, residential and dementia residents. We have activities throughout the week engaging residents and continually improving the quality of care we provide. Valley Lodge has been refurbished to an excellent standard continually meeting the needs of all their residents.

We have an outstanding reputation within the organisation and the local community, as well as achieving Investors in People. We are dedicated to our staff and residents’ ensuring a high quality of care is delivered at all times.

As a Manager with Ashmere you will be integral to the delivery of high quality care and support to our home. The role will involve development of strong working relationship with both residents and their relatives as well as the wider community.

Main duties will include monitoring the Homes performance, budget monitoring and management and the development of clear policies and practices regarding quality standards. You will also be required to supervise the staff working within the home in order to ensure delivery of the high quality service expected. The role is skilled and demanding.

You will be at the very heart of our industry, so you are expected to be reliable, dependable and committed to make a difference in our client’s experience:

  • You will have at least two years’ experience within a senior management/supervisory position within the Care industry with the ability to organise and delegate staff.
  • You will also demonstrate good written and oral communication skills, have the ability to deal with emergency situations, Boots MDS training, extensive knowledge of illnesses suffered by the elderly, understand health and safety precautions and have an eye for detail.

The salary for the role is an OTE of up to £50,000. In addition you will receive Private Medical Cover and a wealth of training opportunities. A driving license is essential.

Appointment will be subject to two satisfactory references, medical clearance, an Enhanced DBS check and a six month probationary period.

If you would like more information on this role, please call Carrie on 01773 571535. If this is the challenge that you are looking for – apply now!

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