Head of Care

40000.00 - 49999.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP49999/annum
12 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Care you can truly believe in!


Brunel House

Brunel House is a purpose-built 32-bedded unit providing a service through 22 rehabilitation beds and 10 neuro degenerative beds to individuals who require specialist therapy-led rehabilitation and support. We are committed to maximising personal choice, independence, and supporting each individual to draw up their own individual care plan so that physical, emotional, social and personal development needs are met in a person-centred way.

As Head of Care, you will find that you are part of a close, supportive team, all focused on doing amazing work. You will be trusted, valued, encouraged and developed to become the best you can be. You will get huge satisfaction from helping the people we care for.

In this role, you will:

- Oversee the effective admission / discharge of all patients
- Ensure that all referrals are adequately assessed with all reports prepared within set time limits, comprehensively and to a high standard
- Ensure all social and health needs are assessed and risks evaluated
- Responsible for the implementation of risk assessments
- Effectively manage a team of support workers and nurses
- Take responsibility for client / staff meetings, including CPAs; Handovers; Tribunals and Ward rounds

We are looking for people that have:

- Senior Nurse Experience
- Excellent knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983
- RMN/RNLD (current pin number)
- Acute, rehabilitation, psychiatry experience
- Evidence of functioning in a supervisory role as a clinician in a mental health/ or learning disability setting within a multi-disciplinary team

In return, you can expect:

- DBS paid
- Nursing Supervision, CPD and support with revalidation
- External & internal learning opportunities.

Ready for a rewarding challenge? Please click on the 'apply` link below