Clare Lodge Centre Manager

    Reference No:   CMSS0719
    Location:   Clare Lodge, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
    Duration:   Permanent
    Hours:   37 hours per week
    Published:   29 July 2019
    Closing Date:   10AM Monday 19 August 2019

    Clare Lodge is relatively new purpose built accommodation centre, situated just off the Newcastle promenade Co. Down, which offers short breaks and respite for families and individuals in a relaxing and safe environment. It has 18 rooms and provides full catering for all visitors/residents. 

    Clare Lodge is seeking to recruit an ambitious, enthusiastic, passionate individual who has the confidence to:

    • To nurture, build and develop strong relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
    • Market and develop Claire Lodge to maximise occupancy and usage within the ethos of SVP.
    • Provide leadership and direction to motivate and inspire the Clare Lodge staff team to ensure the highest standard of customer service to all guests and stakeholders.
    The successful candidate will have excellent customer service skills and be a results focused individual who has strong experience of successfully delivering growth and achieving outcomes within hospitality / centre management.
    It is essential that the successful post-holder sharesthe ethos and Values of SVP including: Customer Focused, Integrity, Respect, Continuous Improvement, Personal Responsibility, Trust and Co-operation.
    This is a unique opportunity to further develop your career within a challenging but caring and nurturing environment within the hospitality sector. 

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Develop a strategic plan with objectives aligned to SVPs charitable purpose to maximise occupancy and usage of the centre and deliver income generation to offset costs and support activities
    • Implement the strategy to maximise occupancy and usage of the centre within the overall ethos of SVP.
    • Ensure the smooth day to day operation and management of Clare Lodge centre and ensure the highest standard of service to all guests and centre users.
    • Lead and manage the centre team to ensure day to day direction is provided.
    • Review Clare Lodge specific policies and procedures and propose updates to ensure an environment of continuous improvement, highest customer service and value for money.
    • Ensure compliance and health and safety. 
    Please refer to the full job description for further information.
    If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations please download a copy of the application form or email to request an application form.
    Application Details: To apply, post your completed application and monitoring form to Human Resources, Society of St Vincent de Paul, 196-200 Antrim Rd, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT15 2AJ or email
    It is compulsory to complete the monitoring form along with your application.
    Close Date and Time:Completed application forms must be returned by email or post by no later than10.00am on Monday 19th August 2019. 

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