Clinical Services Manager
The Mellowes Care Home, Common Mead Lane, Gillingham SP8 4RE
This is taking the lead. At Bupa Care Homes, it's our privilege to care for people - treating each resident as if they were part of our own family. To do this, we need to support and champion our care and nursing teams. We're looking for a Registered Nurse with a strong nursing background to work as a Clinical Services Manager, leading our team at The Mellowes Care Home in Gillingham.
Working hours and salary
Up to £43,326.40 annually dependent on skills, capability and experience
40 hours per week (Supernumerary and On the floor)
On call rota system
What your typical day involves
You'll oversee and assist all aspects of nursing care/activities within the home
With the help of your nursing team, you'll create and update individual care plans for our residents, maintaining clear, accurate and up-to-date medication records
It's imperative that the correct staffing levels are maintained through efficient management of rotas, you'll ensure adequate staffing is always maintained within the home
Drawing on your experience as a nurse, you'll provide day to day support and guidance to our team of nurses - promoting our residents' independence, choice and dignity
You'll build lasting relationships with the residents and the people they care about, as well as caring about the home itself - fostering a sense of community
Creating and developing strong relationships with local partners - you'll liaise with these partners, playing an important role in raising the care home's profile in the local area and beyondWho we're looking for
A Registered Nurse with a valid NMC pin and a genuine commitment to adhering to the nursing NMC Codes of Conduct and expanding your professional development
With a real understanding of the benefits that the right nursing care can bring to resident's lives, you'll champion independence, choice and dignity by delivering the highest quality care to our residents
You'll possess up-to-date nursing knowledge of tissue viability, infection control and care planning
A nurse who's an effective communicator, you're able to build strong and honest relationships with residents and their families
You're a natural leader, someone who's ready to share their nursing experience - leading and mentoring a team, able to delegate effectively and promote excellent customer service and relationships
Someone with excellent time management who can effectively prioritise their workload
A respectful and compassionate nurse who's a team player with the belief in giving your personal bestWhat's in it for you?
Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to the Bupa Nurse fellowship; joining a global community with scholarships up to £10,000, mentoring programmes, webinars, lectures and events
Access to Wagestream - an app-based service that offers you the choice to be in control of when you access your earnings*
NMC annual pin payment reimbursed
Your DBS Check (£44) paid for
NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support
28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift
Refer a friend bonus scheme
Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments
Shopping Discounts (via Xexec)
Cash plan (after 18 months' service) giving you the ability to claim on more everyday items such as dental, optical and private prescriptions
Free flu vaccine *Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used.
About our home
Set in Gillingham, just down the road from Horsley Hall Farm campsite, The Mellowes offers residential and nursing care for long term stays and respite. The home has a real family feel, where the team are passionate about providing person centred care, championing dignity and independence - organising a wide variety of activities meaning there's no typical day here. As part of the team, you're supported from day one to learn, develop and encouraged to progress.
Who we are
As a leading healthcare group, we run care homes, retirement villages, health centres, dental centres and hospitals all over the world. As well as providing insurance to over 16 million people. We're a big company but no matter what business area you're in, our purpose is simple - helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.
And we have belief in you to help us achieve it.
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Here you'll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You'll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose - helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world