Registered Nurse Manager
Location: South West London
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
40 Hours per week plus on call arrangements
Our client, a care home that specialises in elderly frail and dementia care, is looking to recruit a Registered Nurse Manager to join their professional care team based in South West London
Group Operations Director
Qualification Desired: Registered First Level General Nurse
Qualifications Required: Registered Managers Award or equivalent
DBS CQC Authorisation
Skills and Knowledge Needed: Care Act 2014 Essential Standards of Quality and Safety and Care Quality Commission (CQC) guidelines
An understanding and empathy with the elderly
Previous Home Management experience necessary
Proficiency in IT Skills preferred
The role of the Registered Manager is to manage all aspects of the Home’s daily operation, ensuring that the highest possible standard of care is provided in accordance with company policy and registration with the CQC, where residents are enabled to live with dignity and wellbeing. Residents and families are encouraged to contribute to the care planning process, and respect their choices, diversity and maintain their dignity at all times.
The Registered Manager is the Registered Person for CQC purposes and is therefore responsible for the total care and wellbeing of residents and for ensuring that the nursing requirements are met in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Company.
The Registered Manager is responsible for maintaining and/or improving the CQC rating for the Home.
The Home Manager will head the Management Team made up of the Deputy Manager, and working alongside them is the Administration Manager who will be responsible for all administration, human resources, communication and public relations issues that are of a non-nursing nature.
In view of the wide diversification of duties, time management and the ability to prioritise are essential. Knowledge of IT is needed as the Home operates a computerised Care Management System, and has time and attendance recording and appraisal systems.
A staff development programme operates, and all trained staff are required to keep up-to-date in accordance with the NMC Registration. In addition, the Registered Manager will facilitate the on-going training, development and supervision of the healthcare team.
Communication – to be personally aware of how the Home’s communication systems operate and to be fully conversant with the Policies, Procedures and objectives.
Quality Assurance – All staff are accountable for the quality of their own work and for the operation of the relevant parts of the quality systems.
Best Practice – To ensure professional practices are developed in line with Company Objectives and the NMC Code of Conduct.
Health and Safety To comply with the Company’s policies and procedures and have a duty to advise management of any situation that is deemed unsafe within the Home.
Environment To show concern for the fabric, decoration, equipment and building.
Equality and Diversity We are committed to the promotion of equal opportunities in the workplace. Discrimination and prejudice will not be tolerated.
Confidentiality All members of staff are required to undertake that they will not divulge to anyone personal and/or confidential information to which they may have access during their employment with St Cloud Care Ltd whether it is verbal, written or electronic, and ensure that it cannot be accessed by unauthorised persons.
This job description is not intended to be exhaustive. The post holder will be expected to adopt a flexible attitude, dealing with any other duties consistent with a position of this seniority and to move with the changing needs of the Home.
This vacancy is being managed by Ben Moses at Spear Recruitment Ltd.
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