Head of Care - Bingley

Recruiter
Bupa Care Homes
Location
Bingley
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of CareCottingley Hall Nursing Home £13.80 - £19.75 DOE About the role
• You will play a key role within the home, taking the time to get to know our residents and their families so that you can validate the decisions that are made about their care
• You will oversee and assist every aspect of nursing care and activities within the home, including developing and updating care plans and maintaining clear, accurate medication records
• Always seeking to share your clinical experience, you will provide valuable support, guidance and assistance to the rest of our care staff
• Creating and developing strong relationships with key partners in the community, you will play an important role in strengthening the Bupa brand and raising the care home's profile
• You'll ensure adequate staffing is always maintained within the home through efficient management of staff rotas, and from time to time, will provide cover out of hours, as required Who we're looking for
• You will be a level one Registered Nurse
• With experience and a sound understanding of the benefits the right nursing care can bring to residents' lives, you will champion the independence, choice and dignity of residents
• You will possess a genuine passion for care, making every day special for our residents
• An ability to build a warm rapport with residents and their families
• A natural educator, you will strive to share your knowledge of elderly care with those around you
• A good time manager, who can prioritise effectively and work independently. What's in it for you?Bupa Care Homes values its people, so you can expect a competitive salary and benefits that include:Bupa is committed to an environment which will attract, retain and motivate its people. Bupa aims to ensure that every applicant to, or employee of is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.
• 28 days holiday (including statutory bank holidays) pro-rata depending on your working hours
• A starting salary which reflects your current skills and experience. You will be given every opportunity to increase this salary through training and development.
• Pension and Life Assurance scheme available
• Interest free travel ticket loans
• Free uniform
• Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development to widen your career prospectsAbout the home Once a private house, Cottingley Hall has been sympathetically converted to offer calming and peaceful surroundings for our residents. A stunning building, the large rooms and ornate high ceilings help to give the interior a wonderful feeling of light and space. You'll find the home close to the semi-rural suburb of Bingley, and it's also easily accessible from Bradford and Shipley.Cottingley Hall provides nursing, convalescence, residential care as well as respite care for those people that only require a short-term stay. The home is also able to provide care to older people with physical disabilities and to those needing palliative care. Who we are Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care to almost 18,000 people in over 300 UK homes. Our purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives. Dedicated to making lives better.

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