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Unit Manager (Non-nurse)

Avery Healthcare
Milton Keynes, UK
Closing date
16 Dec 2020

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Do you want to join a company that cares? When joining Avery you can expect:

* highly competitive rates of pay * instant access to your wages. No need to wait for payday! * exclusive employee discounts incl. retail and leisure savings * excellent career development incl. formal training * free parking * well-supported environment *

44 hours per week - Days 08:00am- 20:00pm, shifts on a rota basis to include alternate weekends

£12.65 per hour

Milton Court Care Home, located in Location, are currently recruiting for an experienced and caring leader to join us as Unit Manager. As the Unit Manager, you will ensure continuity of care to residents by promoting and delivering high standards of person centred care, including personal care. You will be responsible for guiding, coaching and instructing colleagues, enabling them to fully contribute to the wider team.

For this position it is essential that you hold a minimum of a Level 3 Health and Social Care qualification (or equivalent) alongside demonstrative experience of leading teams within a similar environment.

The key responsibilities of our Unit Manager include:

Lead a team of senior carers and carers to provide staff support including demonstration and instruction of care activities, particularly in relation to the induction of new staff.

To enhance and promote the clients quality of life.

Manage and participate in the rota, to ensure senior care and care support is available at all times.

Responsible for supporting the Deputy Manager in the management of the medication systems used and for the ordering and distribution of prescribed medication to residents.

Assist residents in their personal care including toileting, bathing, dressing and undressing, ensuring optimum independence, dignity and respect of individuals.

Serve meals and beverages, encouraging and assisting in the feeding of residents requiring additional attention at mealtimes.

Carry out care activities in accordance with the care plan for less active and poorly residents, particularly turning and moving to reduce the risk of development of pressure sores, as requested by the person in charge.

Assist residents with restricted mobility to move to dining areas at mealtimes and other communal areas for social activities and stimulation and to the privacy of their bedrooms at their request.

Ensure the environment is maintained to a high standard including shared areas; ensure areas are decorated as rooms become vacant and that the whole environment is checked regularly to achieve the desired standards.

Have responsibility for coordinating documentation of individual plans of care and reporting back to the Deputy and Home Manager.

Organise and manage regular team meetings to ensure information is cascaded to the team.

Avery Healthcare is an award winning national care home provider, committed to delivering the highest standards of person centred care.

We are always seeking high quality people to join our enthusiastic and dedicated teams across the UK.

The design of our homes and our carefully selected staff when combined with our diligent approach to care enables us to provide our residents with an enriching life and the opportunity to flourish.

Avery Healthcare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. This post will require an Enhanced DBS Disclosure the cost of which is met by Avery Healthcare.

Proof of eligibility to work in the UK is essential
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