Unit Manager

Domus Recruitment Ltd
Cockermouth, Cumbria
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Home
I am representing a fantastic home in Cockermouth, that is looking for a Unit Manager to join their team. This purpose built 60 bed care home is suitable for many nursing care purposes, short-term respite care and emergency admissions and for dementia care. As well as skilled care, residents enjoy a wide range of in-house entertainments, activities and outings, with one of Dalton Court's policies being the support of a healthy physical and mental lifestyle.
The Role
Leading your team, you will be in charge of all day-to-day care activity in your designated unit or floor within the home, including maintaining accurate records for each of our residents whilst consistently delivering the very highest care standards. You will take responsibility for assessing the physical, mental and social needs of our residents, whilst at the same time building excellent personal relationships with both them and their families. Creating and developing strong links with local professional bodies, you will play an important role in raising the care home`s profile within the community.

The Person
You will be a RGN qualified nurse, committed to championing independence, choice and dignity in the home. You`ll have dedication and passion for helping make every day special for our residents with an ability to build warm and trusting relationships with our residents and their families.

The hourly rate is £17.00ph, working a contracted 38.5 hours per week. Other fantastic benefits include;

  • Market competitive rates of pay
  • Specialist dementia training and support from our award-winning, university-accredited `Creative Minds` programme
  • Full library of interactive learning resources from the Aged Care Channel in every home for personal & professional development
  • Range of salary sacrifice benefits including childcare vouchers, pension, car leases, gym membership, technology purchase schemes and more
  • Online benefits portal with a range of offers and cashback rewards

If you are interested in hearing more about this vacancy, please contact Katie Shaw on or email

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