Unit Manager

Recruiter
White Knight Recruitment
Location
Yeovil
Salary
£33000 - £35000/annum
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Unit Manager
Yeovil, Somerset
£36-40K Per Annum

A great opportunity for an experienced Nursing professional (RN or RMN) to manage the Unit and lead a team to ensure the delivery of excellent standards of care, in accordance with policies and procedures; promoting rehabilitation, independence and dignity, positively enhancing the lives of individuals.

Key Responsibilities
Ensure the highest possible standards of care - continually assessing residents' needs and wishes, developing services to enhance their quality of life.
Champion independence and personal choice; developing, reviewing and updating care plans to meet our clients changing physical, social and psychological needs.
Build the positive reputation of the Business and unit; liaise professionally with visitors and other external stakeholders. Ensure team communication is professional and considered.
Ensure all elements of resident experience are positive, from admission to discharge. For example psychological considerations, safe custody of property, pain management and dignity.
Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines - identify, investigate and resolve risks proactively.
Oversee all aspects of medicine management - ensuring medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered to our clients.
Set in place rigorous monitoring and recording practice; documenting efficiently, and thoroughly all matters relating to residents and employees.
Proactively monitor all standards of care; undertaking audits and implementing corrective action where appropriate.
Promote high standards of nursing care for you and your team, actively seeking ways to improve levels of service.
To assist with all people management duties, including but not exclusively; recruitment, training and career development, performance management and effective delegation of duties.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Accreditations
NMC Registered Nurse

Key Skills and Behaviours (Essential)
People management experience; the ability to lead and manage a team
Numerate and literate with the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Understands and effectively uses IT and communication systems required for the role
Able to analyse problems and propose solutions
Sensitive to and respectful of the values, views and needs of others
Able to effectively prioritise workload
develop internal and external business relationships based on mutual respect and professionalism
Ability to work under pressure whilst motivating their team
Encourages knowledge sharing and best practice

Key Experience and Knowledge (Desirable)
Experience of delivering nursing care within elderly health care sector
Experience of participating in quality and clinical governance programmes, including audit and care services
Leadership Management qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Our nurses are critical to the continued success of the business, working across all aspects of care; the role gives great opportunities to broaden your skill and knowledge base with exciting opportunities to progress into management.

Come and join the team and help deliver special resident experiences everywhere.

This provider include a variety of competitive benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme, a bespoke development programme, childcare vouchers and an employee discount scheme. Plus free parking and uniform where applicable