Unit Manager- Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) -

Unit Manager- Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) -

Job Title: Unit Manager- Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) -
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham
Salary: £16/hr
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NJUK/NG/CR
Contact Name: Steve Ray
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 27, 2018 15:36

Job Description

About the role

To manage the Unit and lead a team to ensure the delivery of excellent standards of care, in accordance with the Nursing Home's Care policies and procedures; promoting rehabilitation, independence, and dignity, positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care. 

Key Responsibilities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • To assist with all people management duties, including but not exclusively; recruitment, training and career development, performance management and effective delegation of duties.

Who we’re looking for

• NMC Registered Nurse

• You will be committed to championing independence, choice, and dignity in the home

• You’ll have dedication and passion for helping make every day special for our residents

• An ability to build warm and trusting relationships with our residents and their families.

Key Skills and Behaviours (Essential)

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

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

  • Understands and effectively uses IT and communication systems required for the role

  • Able to analyze problems and propose solutions

  • Sensitive to and respectful of the values, views, and needs of others

  • Able to effectively prioritize workload

  • develop internal and external business relationships based on mutual respect and professionalism

  • Ability to work under pressure whilst motivating their team

  • Encourages knowledge sharing and best practice

Key Experience and Knowledge (Desirable)

  • Experience of delivering nursing care within elderly health care sector

  • Experience of participating in quality and clinical governance programs, including audit and care services

  • Leadership Management qualifications

If you have the skills to succeed in this role and are committed to the provision of quality care please apply now.