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General Manager




Priory SL Hull & East Riding

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




37.5 hours p/w

Job Advert Location Description

Take overall responsibility for the care of the Home as the Home manager in charge and to
promote high standards of care in line with our regulatory bodies. Required to manage both the
people and resources to ensure high standards of care and service are achieved within the home to
regulatory standards and both sales and profits maximised.
1. Ensure that the regulatory bodies’ standards are achieved and that all staff are trained to this level.
2. Ensure that all documentation and nursing records are maintained and that a programme of meaningful activities is available to residents. Implement appropriate systems to ensure
compliance with requirements.
3. To develop and maintain the necessary working relationships with management and
functional colleagues throughout the company.
4. Ensure the Home meets all legal and statutory requirements including those related to fire
regulations, health and safety at work, licensing, weights and measures, trading standards,
employment, Care Standard Act and that all appropriate statutory notices are displayed.
so that the residents are protected.
5. Develop strong working relationships with HR and other support functions to ensure the
Home management and staff are inducted, trained, motivated and supported to achieve
company standards and the highest levels of care and customer service.
6. Works with local and regional management to develop and implement new services within theunit.
7. Be responsible for achieving the agreed budget.
8. Ensure that the home maintains high standards of cleanliness and that it meets all legal,
statutory and company requirements. Set standards of services that are exemplary and
consistently implemented.

Knowledge & Skills
A sound working knowledge of the statutory requirements associated with care of the elderly isessential. A good understanding of budgets is desirable. The ability to write and implement
marketing plans is desirable as is the importance of understanding the advantages of public
relations activity and it's positive impact in the nursing home environment.
A detailed knowledge of the statutory requirements associated with Mental Health is essential.
You should also be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the key business activities
associated with a Supported Living unit.
A strong background of successful home management is essential, preferably with knowledge of new home commissioning and leading excellence in care.

Autonomy & Impact
Works to agreed short and medium term objectives where professional judgement and/or
operational decisions will have a gradual but measurable impact at a local level.

Intelligent Problem Solving
The majority of problem solving is based on acquired systematic knowledge and experience where some adaptive or creative thinking is occasionally required when translating best practice and evidence based research into practical operational solutions.
Staff Be able to demonstrate strong leadership ability in a key demanding role.
Budgets & equipment
Pro-actively manages and monitors budget spend for Home.
Takes ownership of, and responsibility for, all aspects of the Home’s business performance.
Communication & Interaction
Communication and interpersonal skills are key features of the role and will usually involve
activities such as coaching, counselling with residents, their families and local external partners.
The post holder must be able to adapt their approach to the target audience ie residents,
emlpoyees, commissioners, referrers.
Working environment
The problems faced by residents may present difficult and challenging situations, which may
heighten the physical, sensory and emotional demands of the role.
Special Features
Some patients may present with challenging behaviour.

Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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