This is a well established and strongly growing business meeting the demand for aged care, disability and lifestyle support within the region. When sold it will operate within a franchise model.
This exclusive territory encompasses much of the Loddon Mallee region including Gisborne to Bendigo,Castlemaine, Maryborough and Kerang.
This business would suit either a local or an outside operator.
Marketing support includes many mediums and will vary from the general branding of Simply Helping to more targetted marketing strategies. It involves online, print, social media and direct mail, and any other medium appropriate to the territories.
2.5% of your gross revenue goes into the National Marketing Fund for the general promotion of Simply Helping. In addition to this marketing support, a percentage of your investment fee goes directly back into marketing within your territory over the first few months of your business.
Taking over an existing business means immediate involvement with staff and clients. Training in the use of the operating system MYOB will be a priority. Further training will involve working through the Operations Manual, policies and procedures, registrations etc. and includes meeting existing brokerage contacts and initiating meetings. Application for Preferred Provider Status with NDIS and Aged Home Care packages will be a priority. Support and guidance will be provided throughout this process by experienced advisors.
- Experience in business operation, which should include either sales or marketing is an advantage.
- Experience or knowledge of the in-home care and support/health industy is a distinct advantage.
- Professional, committed and personable people with a passion for succeeding in any venture they commit to.
- Professional presentation, excellent personal skills and telephone manner essential.
- Strong communication skills essential.
Length of Agreement
The Franchise Agreement is initially 5 years, with the option of 5 year additional terms.
About the Opportunity
Joining the Simply Helping franchise team is a supported opportunity for you to enter the in-home care and support industry. Our support team includes members with extensive experience in the health sector, human resources, industrial relations, management and in private business, and bring a wealth of practical knowledge and ‘smarts’ to our business.
Simply Helping is well established in this region and is well regarded as a quality, reliable and flexible service provider that operates with integrity and professionalism. The franchisee will be taking on an active business with qualified staff, ongoing clients and immediate cash flow. There is strong sustainable growth within this region.
We are unique because we provide a suite of in-home support services to our senior population, families and individuals living with a disability, brokerage clients such as hospitals, and to families and individuals using our services as a lifestyle choice. This extended clientele base gives you the advantage of additional growth within the business through a varied client mix and repeat business. Our services can be from a half hour shower to 24 hr care. It can be babysitting to respite and personal care to general home cleaning.
We assist you with the development of a Marketing and Business Plan, from which flows a dedicated marketing strategy for your territory to ensure major exposure within your territory. In addition to identifying potential private clientele, we also assist with the further development of a list of potential contacts/clients within the brokerage sector that allows you to make that initial important contact early in the commencement of your business. With the introduction of NDIS and the aged care reforms, the potential to expand is strong.
Our franchisees are supported by a team of people expert and proficient in their fields, selected for their ability to provide support and advice to assist in the growth Simply Helping.This business also has the added advantage of being able to be run from home, thereby avoiding high overheads, and allowing flexibility in the operation of the business.
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Simply Helping was founded by Angela Feery-Richards in Australia in 1998. Angela has an extensive background in the health industry spanning 35 years as a health professional within the private and the public sector. Simply Helping has developed as a company of integrity and professionalism to provide a suite of services to individuals and families using professional and trusted carers within an environment of caring and meeting the needs and wants of its clients.