Unit Nurse Manager - Austen House Care Home - Reading- Berkshire

Location
Reading, Berkshire
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits, Full Trained & CPD
Posted
15 Sep 2016
Closes
13 Oct 2016
Ref
UNM- Austen House Care Home - Reading- Berkshire
Function
Clinical Nurse
Job Type
Permanent

Barchester Healthcare is looking for an outstanding Unit Nurse Manager (General) to lead, plan, manage, direct and monitor the delivery of high quality nursing care to our residents.

Barchester is all about doing things a little bit differently. If you join us as Unit Nurse Manager (General), get ready for something new. Our unique approach to the care sector sets us apart, so to make things happen our people need to be a little bit different too.

This is a fantastic time to join Barchester Healthcare, as we roll out one of the best rewards packages in the care sector. We offer a competitive salary and impressive benefits; not least an outstanding profit share scheme, unheard of in this sector, designed to recognise the excellent performance of you and your team.

You will be also be given every opportunity for continual professional development. There is always opportunity for career development at Barchester.

Reporting to the General Manager/ Deputy General Manager, you will be expected to maintain professional and clinical standards and strive for continuous clinical improvement.

You will need to hold a current NMC registration as a Registered Nurse (RN) and provide evidence of continuing professional development alongside a teaching and mentor/ supervision qualification. Ideally, you will have a nursing degree, or be willing to undertake education to degree level.

You must have up to date knowledge of clinical practices and a strong understanding of the CQC and regulatory requirements and framework. You must also have an awareness of the clinical policy framework, DoLS/ MCA and Royal Pharmaceutical guidelines.

You will have experience of working in an older person setting and producing well developed care plans, undertaking risk assessments and leading a clinical team. You will also have HR, clinical performance and complaint management experience and a track record of supporting newly qualified nurses through perceptorship.

Our residents, patients and their families expect great services. So whether it’s in one of our purpose-built care homes or independent hospitals, you need to be focused on continually improving the quality of life for the people in your care, to achieve our ambition of Barchester as the leading provider of care and hospital services.

Barchester Healthcare has over 200 purpose-built care homes across all areas of the UK and seven private hospitals in the North East specialising in mental health. We are the only care company to have been voted in the Sunday Times Top 25 Big Companies to work for 6 times.

If you have the unique qualities required for this exciting role and want to work with an organisation that provides the type of care you’d expect for your loved ones, we would welcome your application.