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Unit Manager - RGN, RMN, RNLD

Job Type:
Mental Health, Dementia, Elderly
Senior Nurse, Band 6
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
£33,404 per annum
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Unit Manager - RGN, RMN, RNLD - Nursing Home - Barnsley, South Yorkshire - £33,404 per annum

Full Time - Days Only - 44 hours per week

Do you want the chance to use and grow your skills and knowledge while making a difference to society?

If so… this company will offer you the chance to become part of a great team!

This vacancy is based in the Barnsley, South Yorkshire area. The company is the leader provider in enriching the lives of the elderly. This service is a 20 bed home for adults with mental health problems or complex behavioural issues. 

As a Unit Manager with this leading client, 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.

As a Unit Manager - RGN, RMN, RNLD, you will benefit from:

  • Fair and competitive pay rates.
  • Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit.
  • Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell, depending on needs (salary sacrifice).
  • Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates.
  • Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice).
  • Access to child-care vouchers (salary sacrifice).
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

As a Unit Manager - RGN, RMN, RNLD:

  • You will be responsible and accountable for providing the highest standards of nursing, clinical and personal support, while promoting independence and choice to our customers. 
  • You will directly lead and supervise a team of support staff to ensure the smooth and efficient management of the shift, assessing, prioritising, planning, delegating and monitoring work activities of the support team.
  • On a day to day basis, 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

To be successful in this Unit Manager - RGN, RMN, RNLD role you will need:

  • To be a registered nurse, (RGN/RMN/RNLD) and hold a current registration with NMC.
  • Thorough and up-to-date knowledge of nursing theory and best practice.
  • Experience of providing direct personal and social support (experience of working with people who have physical and/or learning disabilities would be advantageous).
  • To be able to work flexibly within rostered hours and participate in the on-call rota as required.

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6953
Contact: Brian Leadbetter

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