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Unit Manager - Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Overview
  • Base Pay : £16.00 - £16.50 /Hour
  • Other Pay : Competitive
  • Location : UK-Kinsley
Job Description

Site or Unit :
Hemsworth Park Care Home
Address :
Wakefield Road, Kinsley, West Yorkshire, WF9 5EA

Contracted Weekly Hours : 33 hours- Days

Hemsworth Park is a modern 93 bed care home providing nursing care for all ages, including younger adults under 65, elderly residential and dementia clients. Based in Kinsley, it is well linked with transport and our residents can easily enjoy days out in Pontefract or visit the beautiful waterpark beside the care home. Hemsworth Park provides a residential Young Disabled Unit led by carers for a number of disabilities such as acquired brain injury, learning difficulties and organic brain injuries. Supported by district nurses, it offers 21 beds for the long term care of adults aged up to 65 years old.

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

1. Ensure the highest possible standards of care - continually assessing residents' needs and wishes, developing services to enhance their quality of life.

2. Champion independence and personal choice; developing, reviewing and updating care plans to meet our clients changing physical, social and psychological needs.

3.Build the positive reputation of the Business and unit; liaise professionally with visitors and other external stakeholders. Ensure team communication is professional and considered.

4. Ensure all elements of resident experience are positive, from admission to discharge. For example psychological considerations, safe custody of property, pain management and dignity.

5. Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines – identify, investigate and resolve risks proactively.

6. Oversee all aspects of medicine management – ensuring medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered to our clients.

7. Set in place rigorous monitoring and recording practice; documenting efficiently, and thoroughly all matters relating to our residents and employees.

8. Proactively monitor all standards of care; undertaking audits and implementing corrective action where appropriate.

9. Promote high standards of nursing care for you and your team, actively seeking ways to improve levels of service.

10. 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)

1. People management experience; the ability to lead and manage a team

2. Numerate and literate with the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

3. Understands and effectively uses IT and communication systems required for the role

4. Able to analyse problems and propose solutions

5. Sensitive to and respectful of the values, views and needs of others

6. Able to effectively prioritise workload

7. develop internal and external business relationships based on mutual respect and professionalism

8. Ability to work under pressure whilst motivating their team

9. Encourages knowledge sharing and best practice

Key Experience and Knowledge (Desirable)

1. Experience of delivering nursing care within elderly health care sector

2. Experience of participating in quality and clinical governance programmes, including audit and care services

3. Leadership Management qualifications

Job Requirements

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 £1,250 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.