Nurse Unit Manager

Otterburn, Birmingham

Position: Otterburn - Unit Manager (RGN, RMN, RNLD)
Care home: Otterburn
Location: Brandwood Park Road, Birmingham, B14 6QX
Contract type: Full time hours available, 12 hour shifts, 36 or 42 hour contract days
Rate: £23.85 per hour
Care home CQC rating: Rated ‘Good’ by CQC

This is an exciting opportunity to use your nursing leadership skills to make a real difference every day. Join us as our new Unit Manager at Otterburn care home in Birmingham.

In this role, you’ll work at a senior level, under the leadership of the Clinical Nurse Manager, to manage a team of nursing and care colleagues, drive quality and maintain high standards of care on your unit. 

As a Registered Nurse with us, you’ll be empowered to really make a difference. 

Our high staffing levels give you the time to provide truly person-centred nursing care, with a supportive team around you. 

And our excellent training and career development pathways support you to be the best Nurse you can be. 

 

About Exemplar Health Care

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

We support adults living with dementia, complex mental health needs and neuro-disabilities including Huntington’s disease and strokes. 

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

A nurse-led care home for adults with complex needs, Otterburn aims to make every day better for service users. Identifying achievable goals with service users, their families and professionals ensure they retain some form of independence. Overall rating with CQC is Good Jan 2022.

Otterburn has 30 large bedrooms, each with an en-suite, across three units. The home has communal dining and living spaces, a TV lounge and a large accessible garden.

We are looking for experienced tracheostomy trained nurses or nurses who are willing to be trained and signed off as competent to work on the Tracheostomy Unit. You will lead by example, delivering hands-on nursing care. You will have a person centred ethos and be committed to enriching the lives of the individuals in your care. 

As we are committed to providing the best care and support to all our Service Users, the average ratio of staff in this Home is 5 Support Workers to every Nurse. 

 

About the role

As a Unit Manager with Exemplar Health Care, you’ll be at the forefront of clinical care delivery for the people living on your designated unit. 

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

  • leading your unit’s care and nursing teams to ensure we meet the medical, physical and emotional needs of the people we support
  • providing strong leadership to maintain and continuously develop high standards of care and drive continuous improvement 
  • overseeing and managing all your unit’s clinical elements and risks
  • ensuring care plans and risk assessments are completed and reviewed in a timely manner and reflect care interventions appropriately
  • acting as the Named Nurse for residents allocated to you, with responsibility for the oversight, review and update of their care profiles
  • the supervision and management of your unit’s ordering, handling, storage, administration, recording and disposal of medication.

Download our job description to read more: 

https://brochures.exemplarhc.com/view/1029955197/ 

About you


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

You’ll be a natural role model with the ability to manage your unit’s team of Registered Nurses, Nurse Associates and Health Care Assistants. 

You’ll also have:

  • a thorough understanding of best practice in nursing care
  • an excellent range of clinical and communication skills that you’re able to demonstrate 
  • an enthusiastic approach to encouraging and motivating people 
  • the ability to work confidently on your own initiative
  • a good standard of digital skills.

To apply for this role, you must have a first-level nursing registration with a valid Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) PIN. 

As this is a management role, you should also have post-registration and management or supervisory experience and/or training or qualifications. This is a great opportunity for a Registered Nurse who wants to progress into management.

 

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 Specialist Nicole on 07949 530 193 or email nbramhall@exemplarhc.com

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. 

Colleagues

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.

Discount

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.

EAP

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

Pension

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.

Referral

Referral bonus - if you recommend a friend for a care role with us, you’ll both receive £150, and you can refer as many people as you like.

RCNi

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