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Unit Manager - Senior Nurse

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Recruiter
Bupa
Posted
04 February 2014
Closes
04 March 2014
Ref
Colchester
Location
Sector
Job Type
Salary
£16 - £32000 per annum + private healthcare, pension

Further information


About the role
* Leading your team, you will be in charge of all day-to-day care activity in your designated unit or floor within the home, including maintaining accurate records for each of our residents whilst consistently delivering the very highest care standards
* You will take responsibility for assessing the physical, mental and social needs of our residents, whilst at the same time building excellent personal relationships with both them and their families
* Creating and developing strong links with local professional bodies, you will play an important role in raising the care home's profile within the community
* It is likely that, from time to time, you will be expected to provide cover outside of normal hours.

Who we're looking for
* A level one Registered Nurse or an experienced NVQ level 3 qualified Care Assistant
* You will be committed to championing independence, choice and dignity in the home
* You'll have dedication and passion for helping make every day special for our residents
* An ability to build warm and trusting relationships with our residents and their families.

What's in it for you?
Bupa Care Homes values its people, so you can expect a competitive salary and benefits that include:
* 28 days holiday (including statutory bank holidays) pro-rata depending on your working hours
* Pension and life assurance available
* Child care voucher scheme
* Free uniform
* Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development to widen your career prospects.

About the home

With a local reputation built on its friendly, welcoming atmosphere and the commitment of its staff, Colonia Court offers a high level of elderly care. Comprising four separate houses, Colonia Court provides nursing, residential and dementia care as well as care for those with Huntington's disease.

Each resident has their own key carer, who will take time to get to know them, their background, interests, tastes and care needs in line with their unique personal care plan.

Who we are
Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care to almost 18,000 people in over 300 UK homes. Our purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

Bupa

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