Unit Manager - Specialist Dementia Care Unit

West Midlands
excellent benefits
20 Jan 2014
11 Feb 2014
Job Type

Unit Manager - Dementia Specialist Unit

£35k per annum + excellent benefits

If you're a dedicated Registered Nurse with excellent level of management skills, passion and knowledge of Dementia Care, consider a move to Bupa Care Homes. We provide expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care to around 18,000 people in over 300 UK homes. Our aim? To help each and every one of them to live longer, healthier and happier lives.

We're looking for a highly motivated Unit Manager to manage a specialist dementia care unit at our care home in Tipton, West Midlands. Ryland View is a purpose-built home in the residential area of Tipton, just two miles from Dudley. It is conveniently located on a local bus route. Ryland View provides nursing care, nursing dementia care, convalescence, palliative care and respite. We also offer care to young adults with physical or neurological disabilities, and to people with Huntingdon's or Parkinson's diseases

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 (RGN or RMN) with good level of management experience

* 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 we'll offer you in return

-A competitive salary

-Bupa Fit which is a staff health benefit

-Cycle to Work Scheme

-Bupa Cash Plan discounts

-We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)

-Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development

-Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts

-Hot meal provided

-Uniform provided

-Stakeholder pension and life assurance scheme available

-20 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays.

Dedicated to making lives better.

Bupa is committed to an environment which will attract, retain and motivate its people. Bupa aims to ensure that every applicant to, or employee of is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.