Commissioning Manager

About The Role

Watson Black have been commissioned in the search for one of their clients newest projects. We are looking for an OUTSTANDING manager to join our client in commissioning a home from the ground up. Due to open at the end of the year, this luxurious and purpose built service will raise the standard in care in it’s area and with the right manager, it has the opportunity to be the best

We are looking for an outstanding manager who has experience of both turnaround and ‘good’ CQC maintainence. Someone who is proactive, enthusiastic and driven. Ideally you will be nurse qualified (not essential) and have the tenacity to fully staff and fill a home full with residents.

Job Role:

  • Recruit and build a new team staggered to cope with the increasing occupancy
  • Work with the construction for the final finishes of the home
  • Timely registration with CQC and local authorities to commence trading upon completion
  • Replicate the company’s policies and procedures, implementation of electronic systems for staff, care plans and monitoring
  • Network in the local community, engage with stakeholders and create a public profile of the home
  • Market the home, register enquiries and create a database of potential clients
  • Successfully open the home as scheduled
  • Commissioning should transition to smooth day to day operations, addressing on the way any potential hurdles and aiming towards an excellent first CQC inspection and meeting occupancy targets

The Candidate:

  • Preferably nurse qualified
  • At least 5 years’ experience as manager
  • Strong Track record of receiving good CQC reports
  • Experience of marketing a service to increase occupancy
  • Experience of building a successful staffing team
  • Experience of implements a successful infrastructure to allow correct set up of the services