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Unit Manager

 Kent

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Unit Manager Kent £20 - £21 per hour + Paid Breaks & Handovers EA34511411253001_1595415844 Paid Breaks & Handovers Permanent

Work as Unit Manager for an award winning private healthcare provider with a fleet of 20 outstanding care homes that currently boast an average 95% compliance rating. A 'Top 20 Large Care homes' Finalist; this is a company that recognises employee engagement is key - so you'll never feel unappreciated for all the hard work you put in. We are looking for an experienced Nurse to take on the role as Unit Manager based near Sidcup, South London.

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.

This role offers the chance to work in Quality focused Elderly Nursing home. The Home is fully compliant with CQC and has enjoyed no agency use and minimal staff turnover for the last 2 years. The Unit Manager salary here is a highly competitive £20 - £21 per hour or up to £43,000 per annum (3 long days and 1 day working 9-5 hours). The position available is for days only or nights only and is full time hours plus paid breaks and handovers.

As Unit Manager, you will have clinical, people and general management responsibilities and these will include:

  • Conducting pre-admission assessments, assessing client care requirements
  • Working with the MDT to ensure that care provided is appropriate and relevant to the individual's care package
    Provide safe and effective processes for the ordering, handling, storage, administration, recording and disposal of drugs
  • Maintain cost effective controls of all clinical supplies (including ordering, storage, stock rotation and correct usage)
  • Review and document care plans on a regular basis
    Positively promote the home
  • Participate in an on-call system to support the nurse in charge
  • Participate in recruitment, supervision and training of staff
  • Deputising for the Registered Manager as necessary
  • Report all compliments , comments and complaints
  • Complying with all legal and regulatory policies and procedures
  • Promoting choice, independence, dignity and respect
  • Adhering to the NMC Code and updating your professional knowledge

Working for this provider you'll also benefit from their extensive professional support services, which now include a dedicated 'Training and Talent Management' team who allocate mentors to focus on every individual's development.

Unit Managers will also be supported financially to complete more specialist courses (including degree and Masters level) as well as free enrolment onto & support through NVQ 4 - 7 in Management for those aspiring managers.

If you are a Unit Manager with a passion for elderly care and feel you have all the skills and credentials outlined in this advert to join this amazing team, please click APPLY or call Ehsan on 0203 854 0882 or 07533113393 for more information.

If you are a Unit Manager / Clinical Lead / Head of Care with a passion for elderly care and feel you have all the skills and credentials outlined in this advert to join this amazing team, please click APPLY or call Ehsan on 0203 854 0882 or 07533113393 for more information.