Unit Manager - Senior Nurse

Parkside, Tipton

Unit Manager/ Senior Nurse12 month fixed term to cover maternity leave, with the option to convert to a Peripatetic Nurse afterwards.
Parkside, Tipton: DY4 9HU
Hours: 36
Shifts: 12-hour shifts, primarily days
Hourly Rate: £16.88 - £18.40 per hour dependent on experience + £1500 welcome bonus*

"I think all the staff do a great job, they have a lot of patience.  I admire them and think they are marvelous" - that’s what a relative told us in a recent survey.  That’s a great thing to hear about the team at Parkside, a 20 bed home which offers care to young adults with complex mental health needs including Huntington’s disease and neurological disorders.

Would you like to be part of the team that such praise from relatives of service users?  If the answer is a resounding yes, then maybe you should consider moving to Parkside.

Being a nurse is at the heart of what you do. As a Senior Nurse/Unit Manager, you’ll be able to keep your skills and experience up to date whilst developing your management abilities.

About the job……

On a day to day basis, you’ll have responsibility for clinical matters, people and general management duties. Whilst you’ll still be delivering hands-on nursing care, you’ll also be involved with:

  • Conducting pre-admission assessments, assessing client care requirements
  • Providing safe and effective means for the ordering, handling, storage, administration, recording, and disposal of drugs
  • Ordering clinical supplies to budget, ensuring safe storage, stock rotation, and usage
  • Reviewing and documenting care plans on a regular basis
  • Participating in an on-call system to support the nurse in charge
  • Deputising for the Registered Home Manager where necessary

About you……

We expect that you will be a first level nurse (RGN/RMN/RNLD) with a current PIN.   You should be up to date with current evidence-based practice and have a working knowledge of CQC Standards and Regulations.   You’ll probably have had some supervisory experience previously, combined with a couple of years of nursing experience.

You’ll have great communication and leadership qualities to ensure that the unit runs effectively and efficiently, delivering a high standard of clinical care.          

What do we offer…..?

You’ll complete a comprehensive induction and training programme, designed to give you all the information that you’ll need before you start working in the home.

Our homes offer a rewarding and stimulating working environment, where you will enjoy a varied role.

Working for an Exemplar home means that you‘ll have genuine prospects for career development.  We can support you through formal qualifications and management development to help you to achieve your goal. Whether you want to climb the career ladder to Deputy Manager or enhance your clinical skills, we can support you.

Benefits

We offer a competitive rate of pay as part of a comprehensive benefits package as part of a 36 hour week contract.

Exemplar Values
Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do:

  • Fun
  • Integrity
  • Responsive
  • Success
  • Teamwork

Can you see yourself working in an Exemplar home?  If so and you want to find out more, please call the Home Manager on 0121 521 5000 or click Apply Now. 

You can find out more about Exemplar by visiting www.exemplarhc.com

* terms apply

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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

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

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

Pension Plan

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%.

Paid 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 Bonus

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.

Free RCNi membership

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.

And for new Nurses joining our team:

Paid NMC membership

Paid NMC membership – we’ll reimburse nurses for the cost of renewing your Nursing and Midwifery Council Registration (NMC PIN) once you’ve been employed by the company for 12 months. Here’s a form to claim back your NCM PIN cost.

Free RCNi membership

Free RCNi membership – all Registered Nurses have access to the RCNi Learning Platform, which has over 200 RCN-accredited learning modules to help you to meet your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements for revalidation.

£1500 welcome bonus

£1,500 welcome bonus – new nurses will receive £500 when you complete your 3 month induction and training period, and a further £1000 after 6 months

Pro-rated for part-time colleagues and subject to qualifying conditions.

Click here to download your refer-a-friend claim form and view terms and conditions.