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Unit Manager

Posted on Feb 2, 2019 by Anonymous

Keynsham, Somerset United Kingdom
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
£37.8k - £40.1k Annual
As Unit Manager you'll deliver high quality, evidence based clinical and holistic care, incorporating meaningful activities for people living with long term conditions and who are requiring long term nursing care. You'll have a sound understanding of the care needs of older people and maintain up-to-date knowledge of best practice and developments within nursing and dementia care.
You'll also assist the Care Home Manager in regularly reviewing systems. This will range from monitoring residents' satisfaction levels and staffing to health and safety and budgetary procedures. Using your knowledge of health and social work legislation you'll run regular audits to ensure compliance with the Data Protection Act, CQC outcomes and other relevant regulations.
Other duties will include the effective deployment of staff to meet the changing needs of the service and conducting resident care assessments. You'll also oversee the assessment of prospective residents' needs under the direction of the Care Home Manager and produce appropriate care plans and risk assessments. You'll work clinically for a minimum of 2 days a week and 2 days at the weekend (working a minimum of 1 weekend in every 4). On call responsibility will be required during the working weekend and you'll deputise for the Care Home Manager in their absence.
What we're looking for
For this role you should be a Registered Nurse with an active NMC Pin Number and qualified in working with older people. Knowledge and understanding of the care needs of older and disabled people is essential. You will also have experience in people management, including best practice in recruitment as well as a knowledge of CQC standards and outcomes in relation to caring for older people and those with dementia.
Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills are a must for this role and a sound knowledge of Health and Social Work legislation is crucial. Other important skills and experience include maintaining quality assurance systems, conducting service reviews and writing reports. Previous experience assessing the care needs of potential residents and a management or supervisory role within a care home would be advantageous.
You can find more details about the role and the person we are looking for, through the role profile, which is available on our website.
If you are ready for this new challenge, we look forward to hearing from you.
How to apply:
Click on apply, where you can submit an application through our website.
The St Monica Trust is committed to promoting diversity in the workplace and therefore encourages applications from all age groups, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and the LGBT community. Where required, appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure

Reference: 636365415