Unit Manager/Senior Nurse

Red 7 Recruitment
08 Nov 2018
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Position: Unit Manager/Senior Nurse

Location: Sutton-in-Ashfield

Salary: Competitive Rate

We are looking to recruit a Unit Manager/Senior Nurse to work within a home based in Sutton- in-Ashfield. The home is a specialist facility which provides care for adults with complex needs including neuro-disability, those enduring mental health problems and those living with early onset dementia.

Making every day better is about achieving the best possible outcomes for those we care for, so we identify goals and outcomes together with individuals, families and professionals.
As Unit Manager/Senior Nurse you are one of the core members of our care/nursing team you will have a huge impact on the quality of life for all our Service Users.

Your enthusiasm, warmth and compassion is a fundamental part in helping our Service Users to feel respected, included and cared for. You will promote the core values of care, help maintain independence, dignity, assist with personal care and ensure the physical and emotional needs of our Service Users are met.

As a Unit Manager 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.

About the role:

At the forefront of clinical care delivery, as senior nurse you will be responsible in providing strong leadership to develop and improve the standard of daily living.
Nursing is all about person-centred care, meeting the needs of all individuals. It is important for our senior nurse to be able to demonstrate a flexible attitude, person-centred care and develop strong relationships with service users and their families.
We aim to make every day better for those in our care, by promoting independence and dignity throughout everyday life.

Key duties:

  • Assessing care needs and developing person-centred care plans
  • Supervise team members, ensuring shifts run smoothly and efficiently
  • Administer, review and monitor service user medication
  • Participate in the training of new care assistants and nurses
  • Communicate with service users, families and other healthcare professionals

You will be a registered nurse RGN, RMN or RNLD and will have a valid MNC pin. Our teams are nurse led; therefore you will have worked as part of a multi-disciplined team, communicating effectively to provide great quality individualistic care. Be able tot travel to Sutton-in-Ashfield.

About you:

Our unit Manager/Senior nurses provide warmth, enthusiasm and compassion when providing care to our service users. You will always strive to provide great quality holistic care, making every day better than the last: promoting our core values: maintaining independence and dignity to our service users. You will be a team player, demonstrating outstanding communication skills and will be able to demonstrate effective team work as part of a multi-disciplined team. You'll be up to date with current evidence based practice and have a working knowledge of CQC Standards and Regulations and will work using your initiative making effective decisions to improve care quality.


  • 5.6 weeks holiday
  • Paid NMC registration after 12 months - Worth £120
  • Paid DBS check
  • RCNi CPD e-learning - offers training for revalidation
  • childcare vouchers, retail discounts and vouchers
  • Refer a Friend scheme - Up to £1,500
  • Employee assistance program - 24 hour helpline
  • Pension plan
  • Free uniform

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