Title: Deputy Nursing Home Manager
CQC Rating: Good
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum DOE
Evolve Consultant: Lauren Ward
We are seeking a Deputy Nursing Home Manager or Clinical Lead Nurse (RMN/ RGN) with a friendly and empathetic approach, to join an exciting team in a care home in Blackpool. To support the Registered Manager to manage all aspects in the day-to-day running of the Home. Promoting a caring environment which provides residents with a high standard of specialised personal care, meeting individual needs and ensuring everyone is treated with respect and dignity and rights to privacy, independence and choice are met. To supervise, monitor and evaluate the care delivered to residents, checking legal requirements are met along with the high levels expected within the Home.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a caring environment (preferably within care of older people)
Minimum of 2 years supervisory management experience
NVQ 4 in Care or a Nursing Qualification or working towards QCF Level 5
Knowledge of the principles in sales and marketing of a Nursing Home
Skilled in the recruitment, selection and retention of staff
Committed to a structured approach to training and development of staff
Understanding of the Health & Social Care Act and Health & Safety legislation
Support the Registered Manager to manage the day-to-day running of all aspects of the home including the standards and quality of care, recruitment and training issues, communication with the team, the premises of the Care Home and financial matters.
Recognise and assess individuals’ needs, involving relevant professional agencies and relatives where needed, in order to formulate personalised care plans for each individual.
Understand and comply with statutory and legal requirements relevant throughout the home, including HACCP, COSHH, Health and Safety, all aspects of the Health & Social Care Act to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
Maintain all legal and statutory records, displaying records concerning the home, insurance certificates, registration documents. Also maintain records of complaints, Resident Information Folder and Statement of Purpose, financial, employees, training, residents and maintenance, legal advisers (to be contacted before undertaking any disciplinary). Responsible for investigating any complaints, compile reports and take any appropriate action if required. Liaise and co-operate with CQC inspectors and inspections.
Follow residents’ individual care plans, to administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both. Responsible for ordering, checking in and stock control of residents’ prescribed medication and maintaining systems to ensure effective stock management of all products.
To be an active and encouraging Deputy Manager, establish and maintain effective means of communication and good relationships with residents, relatives, employees in the home along with others externally such as professionals in the caring environment, outside suppliers, agencies.
To support the Manager with the organisation of staff including arranging staff rotas, ensuring adequate numbers of staff are employed and all shifts are covered, managing staff holidays and sickness levels.
To deal with prospective/potential residents for the home including providing relevant information and guided tours, assessing potential/new residents and negotiating appropriate fees. Also, to welcome new residents, complete appropriate records and paperwork and ensure adequate arrangements are made for every resident.
Role Specific Competencies
Excellent interpersonal skills
Professional, confident, and warm personality
Have a caring disposition
Leadership qualities, enthusiasm along with influencing and motivational skills.
Reliable and punctual
Willing and able to provide an out of hours ‘on call’ service
2 stage process
Interested? Please get in contact with us on to speak to Lauren Ward.
Evolve is a leading UK recruitment and contract sales organisation (CSO), operating within the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Medical Device sectors. We offer a highly comprehensive range of permanent recruitment and flexible contract sales solutions…… click apply for full job details
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