Exemplar Health Care
£14.50 per hour
29 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Unit Manager/Senior Nurse £14.50 per hour Scotia Heights - Stoke-On-Trent Scotia Heights is a purpose built, modern building which offers a real home from home environment. It is a 60 bed home which cares for individuals with complex mental health needs and complex physical needs (including tracheostomy and ventilator care). On a recent questionnaire, one relative said "since being in the home, my brother has had the best care I could wish for. The staff are brilliant, the home and his room are the best I have come across." We recognise that being a nurse is at the heart of what you do – so you’ll be able to keep your skills and experience up to date but, as a Senior Nurse/Unit Manager, you’ll also have the opportunity to use and develop your management abilities. As a Unit Co-ordinator with Exemplar Health Care, 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. 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 You should hold a level 1 nursing qualification (RGN/RMN/RNLD) and have a current PIN. What do we offer? Comprehensive induction and training programme On-going development Competitive rates of pay A challenging and rewarding work environment Career progression Employee benefits scheme - online shopping, discounts and vouchers When registering to Totaljobs please continue and complete our online application form. Your CV may not be reviewed unless you have completed the online form. This job was originally posted as