Unit Manager - Senior Nurse

Recruiter
Exemplar Health Care
Location
Barnsley
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
16 May 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

£14.60 per hour rising to £14.70

Bretton Unit

?Neville Court is a 20 bed home for adults with mental health problems or complex behavioural issues. Our residents have often been placed within other settings which have been unable to meet their needs due to the level of behaviours they present. Some of our residents also have physical disabilities which require nursing care.

As a Unit Manager with Exemplar Health Care, you will take the role of a senior nurse on duty and have responsibility for a team of nursing and care staff. You will lead by example, delivering hands-on nursing care and providing strong leadership to your team. You will have a person centred ethos and be committed to enriching the lives of the individuals in your care.

On a day to day basis, you will have clinical, people and general management responsibilities and these will include:

  • Conducting pre-admission assessments, assessing client care requirements
  • Working with the MDT to ensure that care provided is appropriate and relevant to the individual's care package
    Provide safe and effective processes for the ordering, handling, storage, administration, recording and disposal of drugs
  • Maintain cost effective controls of all clinical supplies (including ordering, storage, stock rotation and correct usage)
  • Review and document care plans on a regular basis
    Positively promote the home
  • Participate in an on-call system to support the nurse in charge
  • Participate in recruitment, supervision and training of staff
  • Deputising for the Registered Manager as necessary
  • Report all compliments , comments and complaints
  • Complying with all legal and regulatory policies and procedures
  • Promoting choice, independence, dignity and respect
  • Adhering to the NMC Code and updating your professional knowledge

You should hold a level 1 nursing qualification (RGN/RMN/RNLD) and have a current PIN.

What do we offer?

  • Comprehensive induction and training programme
  • On-going development
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • A challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Career progression
  • Employee benefits scheme - online shopping, discounts and vouchers

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