Unit Manager (Clinical) - Sunderland

16 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Are you One of a kind? Situated within a residential area of Castletown in Sunderland, North View Lodge is a purpose built 45 bedded care home offering Specialist care which include Enduring Mental Health and Aquired Brain Injury and also care for young people with disabilities. Residents have a choice of lounge areas which feature comfortable and specially designed furnishings. The home has a range of comfortable and well-equipped bedrooms. Chefs at Northview Lodge pride themselves on knowing the tastes of Residents and preparing a choice of home cooked, fresh, nutritional meals and catering for any dietary and cultural needs. At HC-One our experienced Home Managers and members of staff ensure kindness is at the heart of everything we do. Operating the kindest homes, with the kindest and most professional colleagues, making a real difference to the lives of the older people in the UK. What our colleagues say: 97% of colleagues said that the most important thing to them was the satisfaction they got from making a difference to the lives of those they care for. Stability and Investment: HC-One has entered a new stable partnership with a long term plan for continued improvement: In 2015 we began an extensive refurbishment programme to invest more than £100 million, over 5 years to continue improving our homes for the residents and our staff teams.; Learning and Development: HC-One is committed to continued learning and development for our teams and have won multiple international and national awards for the quality of our sector leading training programmes. This includes: 'Best Learning and Development initiative' - CIPD People Management Awards 2014. Reporting to the home manager, the Unit Manager will be accountable for the smooth running of a nursing unit within the care home providing leadership and direction to the nursing and care staff.  You will ensure that all residents have their individual care needs adhered to at all times. You will be a team player.  Kindness will be second nature to you.  You will have a keen eye for detail, always act with integrity and be driven by the principles of fairness.  You will behave in a transparent manner always showing respect to our residents, their families and your colleagues.  You will be a nurse with previous clinical leadership experience.  In previous roles, you will have been in charge of individual shifts delegating duties to nurses and care staff.  You will also have previous experience of assisting in the development of colleagues either through supervision or mentorship plus previous experience providing nursing care in an elderly and dementia setting.