Deputy Nursing Home Manager - Herefordshire, UK
Cpl Healthcare, in partnership with our client, are seeking a deputy nursing home manager for their nursing home in Herefordshire, UK
Our client is currently setting a new standard in healthcare.
They're committed to providing the highest standards of care in excellent accommodation and believe that those who come to live with them should, as far as is possible, feel completely at home. Residents always keep their favourite personal belongings around them, enjoy doing what they want, when they want in their daily lives, and are cared for by people with nothing but their best interests at heart.
They currently have Nursing Homes across Hereford, Telford & Worcestershire and consist of 6 nursing homes in total, 2 of the homes have recently been listed in the Top 20 Recommended Care Homes for the West Midlands 2017.
Accountable To: Registered Manager
At least 2 years experience of working in the field of caring for the elderly with palliative care is essential. Management and Care Planning expertise. Catheter care and venapuncture; Teaching Qualification/Experience desirable. Up to date Infection Control, First Aid and Health and Safety Certificates.
To assist the manager in running the homes in a smooth and organised fashion, in order that residents receive high quality care throughout the 24 hour period, paying attention and have full working knowledge of the requirements of the Health & Social Care Act 2008, and the ensuing Standards and Regulations. To take charge of shifts when required.
The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of care and for the supervision of others who are carrying out all aspects of the caring process. She/he will assist in setting and maintaining standards of care and will participate in maintaining effective management of the team and Home, with particular relevance to night duties.
Objectives of the post:To be responsible for the assessment of the needs, development of programmes of care and for the implementation and evaluation of these programmes, ensuring that care activities are research based.To contribute to the management of the nursing services within the HomeTo take charge of the Home when required.To provide a high standard of clinical nursing within the Home.To participate and contribute to the teaching requirements of the Home.To participate in setting, maintaining and monitoring nursing standards.
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