Registered Manager ( Qualified Nurse )

Orchard Care Homes
11 Mar 2018
22 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Registered Manager ( Qualified Nurse )

Orchard Care Homes - Chatsworth Lodge S40 3BQ

Salary: Very Competitive, plus an range of excellent benefits

With easy access and links to the centre of the market town of Chesterfield, Derbyshire, Chatsworth Lodge provides nursing care for up to 40 older people needing additional support in daily life.

Orchard Mission: To be at the Heart of the Community

Our person-centered approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our employees, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community within our homes.

It’s the attitude you can bring to Orchard Care Homes that we value. We set our standards high and we are looking for enthusiastic people to continue making our homes a rewarding and enjoyable place to live and work.

Job Purpose

To take accountability of the day to day running of the home. Promoting a caring environment which provides residents with a high standard of specialised personal care, meeting individual needs and ensuring everyone is treated with respect, dignity, rights to privacy, independence and choice are met. Checking legal requirements are met along with the high levels expected within Orchard Care Homes.

Essential Criteria

  • Must have previous managerial experience in a similar setting
  • Must be Registered Nurse with current NMC PIN
  • Leadership qualities, effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Practice knowledge of auditing and care planning for residents with complex needs
  • Ability to carry out budgeting responsibilities for the home
  • Influencing and motivations skills, being able to work as part of a team is vital
  • Excellent understanding of the all regulations in relation to care homes including CQC standards and have the skills to ensure that these are met and maintained
  • Results focused recognising the commercial aspects of a Manager’s role
  • RMA in Management/equivalent or be working towards


Previous registration with CQC

Essential values and commitment:

  • Be a passionate, approachable Manager of the care team
  • Lead and develop a team of care staff with fairness, transparency and an inclusive approach and training of newly appointed staff, ensuring that the home is a friendly supportive working environment
  • Commitment to complete all training relevant to your role to ensure continual professional development

Benefits & Incentives

  • Competitive salary Bonus Scheme Ongoing training Career development opportunities Refer a friend scheme Comprehensive Induction Cost of DBS check paid for by the Company Pension Scheme

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