Registered Manager of a 34-bed nursing home in Wellington

£37,500
Contract:
Permanent

Description:

ROLE
A rare opportunity to become the registered manager of a 34 bed, family run nursing home in Wellington, Somerset! Due to the retirement of the current manager who has been in post since 2004 we are looking for a motivated, innovative, caring and inspirational new registered manager to ensure that we continue to deliver person centred nursing care of the highest standards.
ABOUT LINDEN HOUSE
Owned by the same provider since 2002, Linden House Nursing Home has always viewed its staff as its most precious resource. Our low turnover of staff demonstrates that we value, invest in and appreciate staff. Residents benefit from the consistency this brings and, as a result, it is a happy home, where everyone becomes part of the Linden Family. We strive constantly to exceed regulatory standards and were graded as Outstanding in being responsive in our last CQC inspection, and Good overall.
WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU
To be responsible for the overall management of the home (with significant support from the provider)
To be responsible for the standard of care and support of residents, relatives and staff and for reporting to provider
To be motivated by desire for team to deliver highest possible quality of person centred care to residents
To display strong leadership skills in managing a team of people including knowledge of employment law, training requirements, competencies
To maintain a motivated and empowered staff team
To be a highly motivated team player with good communication skills and desire to learn
To hold a track record of being innovative and striving to improve a service
To understand safeguarding requirements and duties under MCA / DOLS
To have the ability to prioritise, plan, organise, problem solve and think outside the box
To be competent in maintaining high standards in relevant records eg care plans, supervisions, appraisals, evidence of staff training, equipment servicing
To contribute to / chair various internal and external meetings
To liaise effectively with the MDT including GPs, Hospital Discharge teams, for assessments, admissions and reviews
To project a confident, inspiring and kind manner
To manage a budget
To manage resources effectively - including staffing, staff competencies, skills mix, equipment
To oversee recruitment, inductions and ongoing staff training requirements
To audit and act on findings to improve service
To maintain a safe environment at all times
To be willing to be flexible and at times work out of hours eg emergency call outs, be involved in fetes etc
To be able to evidence the highest level of professionalism, integrity and honesty


SPECIFICATION
Registered nurse with current NMC PIN (essential)
RMA /QCF Level 5 in Leadership/equivalent (or willingness to achieve)
Previous experience in management role
To have a working knowledge of CQC standards and day to day compliance requirements, both external and internal
Minimum 5 years of experience in health and / or care industry working with the elderly
Good knowledge and literacy of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook as a minimum)


Linden House is an equal opportunity employer

SALARY: From £37,500 pa
JOB TYPE: Full time

CLOSING DATE: 14 June 2019

Ad ID: 35544533
Posted:
3 weeks ago
Anne Troake
Wellington
Joined: May 2014
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