Unit Manager - Paisley, Scotland

Time Recruitment
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Unit Manager - Paisley, Scotland
£32,000 - £37,000 per annum + paid breaks + benefits
Contracted hours - days - 40 hours - fully supernumerary

My client is looking for a Unit Manager to head up a busy, thriving yet compliant dementia unit within the facility, reporting to the Home Manager and working closely with the clinical manager you will have direct responsibility for the overall clinical performance of the nursing unit; working alongside the Home Manager your duties will include:

" Ensuring CQC/NMC policies and procedures are followed
" 1-2-1 mentoring and staff development
" Addressing and providing any training needs
" Staff rotas and effective conflict management
" Coordinating all care staff within the unit
" Medication audits
" Care plan audits
" Providing clinical assistance when required
" Staff appraisals/disciplinary
" Skill mixing and recruitment

You will be heavily service focussed, with the main aim to provide 5* elderly care across your portfolio and uphold clinical excellent, with a varied and skilled team of staff nurses and long standing care staff you will be given the tools to effectively manage a busy unit, you will be supported and assisted by a Clinical Services Manager, Home Manager, Clinical Trainer, Senior Staff Nurses and other Unit Managers on the site.

The facility caters to the local community and also takes NHS inpatients who require nursing and dementia care, interim care is offering to provide relief to the local hospital and younger physically disabled adults are also cared for here, the site is varied so RGN's, RMN's and RNLD's are welcome to apply; newly qualified will also benefit from a university accredited preceptorship framework and ongoing support from clinical trainers and senior staff on site.

Some benefits for the role of Unit Manager are listed below:

" Paid breaks
" 28 days paid holidays including bank holidays
" Fit Scheme which is a staff health benefit including access to physiotherapy if required
" Cycle to Work Scheme
" Cash Plan discounts
" Child care vouchers
" The cost of your DBS Check covered (£44)
" The cost of your NMC registration paid for (£100)
" Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
" Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts
" Hot meals provided as part of a guaranteed break
" Uniform provided
" Stakeholder pension and life assurance scheme available
" Annual pay reviews

The appropriate candidate must be a Registered Nurse with an active NMC pin whether RGN/RMN or RNLD qualified. You will come from a care home background preferably with experience of working with elderly residents or dementia patients; for the role of Unit Manager you must be able to demonstrate some leadership skills/qualities.

If you think this role is for you, and you would like to apply please do so below or contact Daniel at Time Recruitment on or email

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