Operations Director - South East based (National role)

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Salary:

    Circa £70,000 + company car + bonus

  • Contact:

    Howard Green

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Harben Green are working with a leading care operator to source an Operations Director to oversee their mid-sized portfolio of nursing & residential care homes.

A family-run organisation, my Client is dedicated to their vision to create warm & welcoming homes where residents can maintain a rich & varied quality of life. They promote & enjoy a positive culture to recognise & value their loyal teams.
A long-term opportunity for a highly-knowledgeable senior manager who can demonstrate a true passion for the older people care sector.  The successful candidate will be an effective commercial Manager with an outstanding track record in CQC compliance.

  • In conjunction with the Assistant Operations Manager, you will provide operational & strategic leadership to ensure all homes meet & exceed performance & quality objectives.
  • Maintain CQC process & compliance progressing standards with the knowledge & ambition to progress homes to achieve “Good” or "Outstanding".
  • Support your management team to identify & address any areas of underperformance.
  • Oversee the financial performance of the homes - maximising profitability through revenue generation and cost control.
  • Ensure effective promotion of each home's reputation within the local community to meet occupancy & recruitment objectives.
  • Provide strong leadership to inspire & guide your direct assistant & management team, promoting teamwork & rewarding dedication.

Key skills & knowledge:
  • Strong senior management & leadership experience within the older people care sector.
  • A proven history of managing & improving compliance within nursing & residential care homes. 
  • Extensive knowledge of current & evolving CQC regulations & excellent understanding of the care industry. 
  • Sound commercial awareness - the ability to evaluate & improve overall business performance. 
  • A talented & motivational leader who will continue to build & support a strong & loyal team.
  • An active RGN/RMN PIN would be advantageous.
  • Full driving licence - the role will include the occasional overnight stay.

  • Up to £70,000 
  • Competitive bonus
  • Company car + mileage 
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Generous holiday allowance (25+ BH)