Deputy Home Manager

Employer
Orchid Healthcare
Location
Allington, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Maidstone, £40,000 negotiable

Deputy Manager / Deputy Matron
Reference: JO18168

JOB DESCRIPTION:
A permanent Deputy Home Manager post has become available in a purpose-built nursing home in Maidstone.

* £40,000 per annum, dependent on experience

* Qualified nurse adult

* 40 hours per week

* CQC rating: Good

* Nursing care to the elderly

* Immediate interviews

The successful Deputy Manager candidate will be required to assist the Home Manager in planning and implementing the highest quality of nursing care to the homes frail elderly residents, some of who may suffer with dementia. You will be responsible for managing and motivating a team of nurses and carers and helping to ensure the smooth running of this reputable nursing home. Good communication skills and a passion for providing outstanding care are therefore essential.

SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
• You must be a qualified nurse - RGN - and registered with the NMC
• Excellent communication skills
• Previous experience in a Senior Nurse or Deputy Manager role essential
• Min 3 years hands-on nursing experience

• Passion for elderly / dementia care

JOB REQUIREMENTS OF THE DEPUTY MANAGER:

• Work autonomously and independently whilst building strong relationships with the management and care staff throughout the organisation
• Maintain and assess the home's high quality care

• Organising and motivating the carers to ensure excellent standards of care are delivered
• Assist in inductions and orientations of new care staff

• Help to uphold the home's reputation as a recognised centre of excellence
• Liaising with other healthcare professionals and members of the multi-disciplinary team
• Administrative duties

Deputy Matron / Assistant Manager / Unit Lead / Clinical Lead / Nurse Manager / Nurse Lead
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