Clinical Nurse Manager (Deputy Manager)

Lepton Heights, Huddersfield

Position: Clinical Nurse Manager
Care home: Lepton Heights
Location: Huddersfield
Contract type: 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday) 
Rate: up to £50,000 per annum


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a forward-thinking and growing provider, in a brand new home! Join us as our new Clinical Nurse Manager at Lepton Heights care home in Huddersfield

In this role, you’ll work closely with the Home Manager to ensure that the home runs effectively and efficiently, and manage a team of nursing and care colleagues to drive quality and maintain high standards of care. 

We’ll support you to develop your clinical skills and offer lots of career development, so you can enjoy a long and rewarding nursing career with us. 

The Clinical Nurse Manager will play a key role in the lead up to the opening of the Home. This is an incredibly exciting time to join us and be a part of the development of a brand new service.

You will be part of the journey from the very beginning, giving you a real opportunity to make your mark.


About Exemplar Health Care 

Lepton Heights s part of Exemplar Health Care, one of the country’s leading nursing care providers. 

When open, Lepton Heights will support adults living with complex mental health needs, dementianeuro-disabilities and physical disabilities.

Lepton Heights will have 43 large bedrooms, each with an en-suite, across 3 Units and 2 apartments. The home will provide a supportive environment, people will get the nursing care they need and be able to stay closer to their loved ones

As well as stable and secure employment opportunities, we offer great benefits and perks, and plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and progress.


About the role

As a Clinical Nurse Manager with Exemplar Health Care, you’ll play a key role in the daily running of our home. 

No two days will ever be the same, but your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • leading a team of care and nursing colleagues to ensure that people’s medical, physical, emotional and safeguarding needs are met 
  • providing strong leadership to maintain high standards and drive continuous improvement
  • overseeing and managing all clinical elements and risks
  • ensuring compliance with our clinical governance framework, regulatory requirements and CQC standards
  • supervising your Nursing Team to ensure that care plans and risk assessments are completed and reviewed in a timely manner and reflect interventions appropriately. 

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About you

Above all, you’re someone who identifies with our Exemplar Health Care values of fun, integrity, responsiveness, success and teamwork.

You must also have a first-level nursing registration with a valid Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) PIN. 

As this is a leadership role, you should have a minimum of three years post-registration experience and management or supervisory experience, training or qualification.

You’re also someone with:

  • a thorough understanding of nursing care best practice 
  • the ability to demonstrate an excellent range of clinical and digital skills
  • lots of enthusiasm for encouraging and motivating others 
  • a proactive approach to working on your own initiative
  • great communication skills.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a senior Registered Nurse looking to develop their clinical skills and progress into a management role.


What we offer

We offer great rewards and perks including: 

  • excellent supervision, peer support, learning opportunities and career prospects 
  • retail and lifestyle reward discounts
  • free DBS check
  • electric car salary sacrifice scheme
  • paid NMC membership
  • paid access to the RCNi Learning platform
  • 24/7 counselling and support
  • Blue Light Card eligibility.


How to apply

Sound good? We’d love to hear from you. Click the button to ‘APPLY NOW’. 

For an informal chat about joining us, you can call our Nurse Talent Specialists on 07375926210 or email

Please note, this role is not eligible for sponsorship. Candidates without an existing visa or right to work in the UK are unlikely to be suitable for the post. 


Colleague stories

“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”

Nurse – Exemplar Health Care

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Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC PIN payment for Nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.


Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.


Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.


Pension plan - after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

DBS check

Paid DBS check - we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.


Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish.