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General Manager

General Manager
Salary Details:
Excellent salary plus benefits
About The Role

 Are you looking for a new opportunity?

Are you a people person with strong leadership and coaching skills?

Are you passionate about a General Management opportunity providing direct customer services to retirees?

Do you have a desire to make a difference?

If yes, then this opportunity may be what you are looking for ;

General Manager

The Hawthorns retirement community in Eastbourne, provides fully serviced rental apartments and bungalows, offering the very best in luxury, hotel style retirement living.  It is a place where people choose to go when they retire.

We pride ourselves on our high standards at The Hawthorns, offering, a beautiful environment, fine dining, an array of activities and opportunities open to all of our residents. It truly is a place where people feel safe,

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced, motivated and customer orientated General Manager to lead the staff team and ensure an outstanding service for our residents. 

As the General Manager you will be responsible for the smooth running of the community with a key focus on quality and standards as well as on sales and marketing, food and beverage, leadership of the staff team and overall commercial success.

We are looking for someone that:

  • Possesses strong leadership skills, is self-motivated, team player and who wants to be successful
  • Is exceptional at communicating and has a natural affinity with older people
  • Has extensive experience and a proven track record in either the hospitality or retirement living industry.
  • Passionate about retirement living, providing exemplary standards of service and above all cares about our residents.
  • Is person centred with a real focus on their team and able to develop their team.

What we offer in return:

  • Excellent salary plus benefits
  • Strong operations support network
  • Excellent development opportunities
  • Flexible working
  • 36 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Great team approach with other General Managers across the Hawthorns 

Hawthorns Retirement provides a unique concept of luxury, apartment-style retirement communities set within a purpose-built facility.  The Hawthorns first launched in the UK in 1985 in Clevedon, Somerset.  This was followed by The Hawthorns in Eastbourne in 1999, The Hawthorns in Braintree, Essex in 2009. With all three award-winning UK retirement villages.

In 2015, The Hawthorns, Aldridge located in the West Midlands was added, building upon the values and quality of service already established, but with the extended level of service to include care and support based upon resident needs. Registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), greater peace of mind is now provided.

Launched in March 2018 at Northampton The Hawthorns Northampton is the latest edition to the Hawthorns portfolio and is leading the development of our retirement concept into the 21st century. This retirement community will take The Hawthorns to new levels of luxury retirement living and is proving to be a very popular choice for people across in their retirement years across Northamptonshire.

Proof of eligibility to work in the UK is essential.