Nurse Unit Manager

Meadowcroft, Sutton in Ashfield

Position:  Nurse Unit Manager (RMN/RNLD/RGN)
Care home: Meadowcroft
Location: Sutton-in-Ashfield, NG17 4BR
Contract type: Full time - 42 hours pw
Rate: £21.81 per hour 
Care home CQC rating: Good

 

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 Meadowcroft care home in Sutton-in-Ashfield.

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

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

We support adults living with complex mental health needs and who display behaviours of concern.

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

 

Meadowcroft has 20 large bedrooms, each with an en-suite, across two units. With this small group living, we've found we're able to provide a homely and supportive environment that's more responsive to individual needs. 

At Meadowcroft we provide a supportive environment, where service users get the specialist nursing care they need, and are able to stay closer to their loved ones.

 

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 Grace, our Nurse Talent Specialist, on 07358589181 or email chughes@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. 

About Meadowcroft

Meadowcroft is a specialist care service that supports 24 adults living with complex mental health conditions and behaviours of concern.

We support people to live their best lives by promoting independence, building life skills and engaging in the local community.

You’ll usually work on one of our small units so you can get to know the people you support and develop the clinical skills to support their complex needs.

About Meadowcroft

Meet our colleagues

Phil works as a Health Care Assistant at our Dearnevale care home . This is his first care job following a 14 year career in the Royal Air Force. Despite not having any experience in care, the induction, support and training prepared him well for the role. Phil loves how rewarding it is to help people in a career in care.

Why work with us

About Exemplar Health Care

Exemplar Health Care is a leading provider of specialist nursing care for adults living with complex and high acuity needs.

Our mission is to make ‘every day better’ for the people we support and our colleagues. 

We’re proud of the culture that we’ve created at Exemplar Health Care, which is underpinned by our vision, mission and values.

About us

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Learning and career development

Our sector-leading learning and development opportunities give you the skills and support to excel in your role and take your career to the next level.

  • Welcome induction and role specific induction
  • Care Certificate for new care colleagues
  • Exemplar Positive Behaviour Support (EPBS) training
  • Role specific apprenticeships, diplomas and qualifications
  • ABC of Caring programme for Health Care Assistants
  • Leadership and management development programmes

Career development

Rewards and benefits

Our care homes live and breathe because of the incredible colleagues who work in them.

Our rewards and benefits are just some of the ways we like to say thank you.

  • Paid DBS check
  • Lifestyle and retail discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access wages early via fastP.A.Y.E
  • Company Shop membership
  • Paid NMC membership for Registered Nurses

Rewards and benefits

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Exemplar Health Care values

Our values

Our values underpin everything that we do and ensure that we continue to make every day better for our people.

We look for these values in everyone who works with us.

  • Fun
  • Integrity
  • Responsive
  • Success
  • Teamwork

Our values