Clinical Deputy Manager

Location

Maidstone

Salary & Benefits

£40,000 annual

Vacancy Type

Full Time

Closing Date

03/09/2018

Clinical Deputy Manager, Ashley Gardens, Maidstone

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Ashley Garden, Maidstone, as a Clinical Deputy Manager.  Ashley gardens is a 89 bedded home that provides nursing and residential care, supporting elderly living with dementia also.

You will receive a competitive benefit package which includes:

  • Paid NMC registration
  • ‘Welcome’ Bonus of up to £2k
  • Support with continuous professional development (CPD) including a Personal Development Plan
  • Support with Nurse revalidation
  • Paid annual leave
  • Workplace Pension
  • Recommend a friend paid scheme

Skills and experience

  • Understand care planning processes and have experience of writing care plans.
  • Experience of working with residents with various health needs.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Ability to lead, coach and develop staff.
  • A proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Self-motivated and flexible.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Qualifications needed

  • Level 5 QCF is desirable but not essential as training can be provided.
  • Registered Nurse with Valid Pin

Key responsibilities of a Deputy Manager

  • Administer and order medicines as required by the home in accordance with the homes’ policies and procedures.
  • Assist the Manager to produce and maintain systems and procedures for auditing and assuring quality of care provided by the home
  • Work within the NMC codes of conduct.
  • Provide support and professional supervision to care staff and nursing staff as appropriate.
  • Ensure effective communication with relatives and other healthcare professionals.
  • Ensure confidentiality regarding all aspects of care and management of the home is maintained.
  • Assessing and responding to clinical risk, and having a good understanding of the regulatory framework.