Unit Manager - Registered Nurse (RN) - Preston

Four Seasons Health Care
02 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Site or Unit :Preston Glades Care HomeAddress :196 Miller Road Preston Lancashire PR2 6NHContracted Weekly Hours : 44hrsPreston Glades is in the Ribbleton area of Preston, Lancashire. Here we have a dedicated team of registered general nurses and mental health nurses, who are supported by dedicated care assistants and ancillary staff. We provide person-centred care to meet each individual's needs, and offer specialist dementia support, end of life care, general nursing carer as well as respite care. Our home is ideally located close to bus stops. We have large secure gardens where people living here can enjoy the fresh air and entertain visitors. Preston Glades' dementia unit has themed corridors to help people find their bearings, and is rich in memorabilia.Job PurposeTo manage the Unit and lead a team to ensure the delivery of excellent standards of care, in accordance with Four Seasons Health Care policies and procedures; promoting rehabilitation, independence and dignity, positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care. Key Responsibilities1. Ensure the highest possible standards of care - continually assessing residents' needs and wishes, developing services to enhance their quality of life. 2. Champion independence and personal choice; developing, reviewing and updating care plans to meet our clients changing physical, social and psychological needs. 3.Build the positive reputation of the Business and unit; liaise professionally with visitors and other external stakeholders. Ensure team communication is professional and considered.4. Ensure all elements of resident experience are positive, from admission to discharge. For example psychological considerations, safe custody of property, pain management and dignity.5. Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines – identify, investigate and resolve risks proactively. 6. Oversee all aspects of medicine management – ensuring medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered to our clients. 7. Set in place rigorous monitoring and recording practice; documenting efficiently, and thoroughly all matters relating to our residents and employees. 8. Proactively monitor all standards of care; undertaking audits and implementing corrective action where appropriate. 9. Promote high standards of nursing care for you and your team, actively seeking ways to improve levels of service. 10. To assist with all people management duties, including but not exclusively; recruitment, training and career development, performance management and effective delegation of duties. Person SpecificationQualifications & AccreditationsNMC Registered NurseKey Skills and Behaviours (Essential)1. People management experience; the ability to lead and manage a team2. Numerate and literate with the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing 3. Understands and effectively uses IT and communication systems required for the role 4. Able to analyse problems and propose solutions 5. Sensitive to and respectful of the values, views and needs of others 6. Able to effectively prioritise workload 7. develop internal and external business relationships based on mutual respect and professionalism 8. Ability to work under pressure whilst motivating their team 9. Encourages knowledge sharing and best practiceKey Experience and Knowledge (Desirable)1. Experience of delivering nursing care within elderly health care sector2. Experience of participating in quality and clinical governance programmes, including audit and care services3. Leadership Management qualifications