Unit Manager - Registered Nurse (RN) - Stafford

Four Seasons Health Care
14940.00 GBP Annual
11 Aug 2017
21 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Job Purpose To manage the Unit and lead a team to ensure the delivery of excellent standards of care, in accordance with Four Seasons Health Care policies and procedures; promoting rehabilitation, independence and dignity, positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care. Key Responsibilities Ensure the highest possible standards of care - continually assessing residents' needs and wishes, developing services to enhance their quality of life.Champion independence and personal choice; developing, reviewing and updating care plans to meet our clients changing physical, social and psychological needs.Build the positive reputation of the Business and unit; liaise professionally with visitors and other external stakeholders. Ensure team communication is professional and considered.Ensure all elements of resident experience are positive, from admission to discharge. For example psychological considerations, safe custody of property, pain management and dignity.Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines - identify, investigate and resolve risks proactively.Oversee all aspects of medicine management - ensuring medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered to our clients.Set in place rigorous monitoring and recording practice; documenting efficiently, and thoroughly all matters relating to our residents and employees.Proactively monitor all standards of care; undertaking audits and implementing corrective action where appropriate.Promote high standards of nursing care for you and your team, actively seeking ways to improve levels of service.To assist with all people management duties, including but not exclusively; recruitment, training and career development, performance management and effective delegation of duties.Person Specification Qualifications & Accreditations NMC Registered Nurse Key Skills and Behaviours (Essential) People management experience; the ability to lead and manage a teamNumerate and literate with the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writingUnderstands and effectively uses IT and communication systems required for the roleAble to analyse problems and propose solutionsSensitive to and respectful of the values, views and needs of othersAble to effectively prioritise workloaddevelop internal and external business relationships based on mutual respect and professionalismAbility to work under pressure whilst motivating their teamEncourages knowledge sharing and best practiceKey Experience and Knowledge (Desirable) Experience of delivering nursing care within elderly health care sectorExperience of participating in quality and clinical governance programmes, including audit and care servicesLeadership Management qualifications Our nurses are critical to the continued success of the business, working across all aspects of care; the role gives great opportunities to broaden your skill and knowledge base with exciting opportunities to progress into management. Come and join our team and help deliver special resident experiences everywhere. Four Seasons Health Care provide a variety of competitive benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme, a bespoke development programme, childcare vouchers and an employee discount scheme. Plus free parking and uniform where applicable. As a qualified nurse you can enjoy up to GBP1,250 in your first year as a welcome bonus. * subject to terms and conditions. If you have the skills to succeed in this role and are committed to the provision of quality care please apply now.