Deputy Manager ( Nursing )

Orchard Care Homes
11 Mar 2018
14 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Manager ( Nursing )

Orchard Care Homes – The Grange, NG20 8BS

Hours - 44

Pay: Very Competitive, plus an range of excellent benefits

Located within easy access of the market town of Mansfield, The Grange provides specialist residential and respite care in a warm and friendly environment.

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:

This is a managerial role managing all aspects 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.

Essential Criteria

Minimum of 2 years working in a caring environment

1st Level Nurse

Good numeric and literacy skills

Able to demonstrate ability to lead a team

Leadership qualities, effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential

Influencing and motivational skills

Practice knowledge of care planning for residents with complex needs

Team player


We are seeking someone who ideally have previous nursing home experience, although this is not essential

Essential values and commitment:

Be a passionate, approachable Manager of the care team, want to help others and make a difference to our residents lives ensuring care is delivered with dignity, respect and fairness

Lead and develop a team of care staff with fairness, transparency and an inclusive approach

Contribute to team meetings, ensuring good communication and participate in the induction and training of newly appointed staff, ensuring that the Orchard Care Home is a friendly and supportive working environment

Be polite, friendly, warm and supportive of residents individual needs providing accurate personalise care plans

Provide the highest level of general nursing and personal care (supporting with toileting, bathing etc.) relevant to the needs of each individual residents care plan. Mentor new staff leading by example

Enjoy a busy environment – administering medication, serving meals and ensuring the resident’s rooms and the home are kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times

Ability to communicate with older people and be interested in their needs

Eager to complete all training relevant to your role to ensure continual professional development

Benefits & Incentives

  • Competitive salary
  • Ongoing training
  • Career development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Comprehensive Induction
  • Cost of DBS check paid for by the Company
  • Opportunity to become a specialist Champion
  • Free Uniform
  • Pension Scheme

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