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Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England
Deputy Manager ( Nursing )
Orchard Care Homes – Chatsworth Lodge S40 3BQ
Hours - 40 (33 Clinical )
Pay £17.50 per hour
*** Welcome Bonus of £1,500 on completion of satisfactory probation***
With easy access and links to the centre of the market town of Chesterfield, Derbyshire, Chatsworth Lodge provides nursing care for up to 40 older people needing additional support in daily life.
Orchard Mission: To be at the Heart of the Community
Our person-centered approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our employees, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community within our homes.
It’s the attitude you can bring to Orchard Care Homes that we value. We set our standards high and we are looking for enthusiastic people to continue making our homes a rewarding and enjoyable place to live and work .
This is a managerial role managing all aspects of the day to day running of the home. Promoting a caring environment which provides residents with a high standard of specialised personal care , meeting individual needs and ensuring everyone is treated with respect, dignity, rights to privacy, independence and choice are met.
Minimum of 2 years working in a caring environment
1st Level Nurse
Good numeric and literacy skills
Able to demonstrate ability to lead a team
Leadership qualities, effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential
Influencing and motivational skills
Practice knowledge of care planning for residents with complex needs
We are seeking someone who ideally have previous nursing home experience, although this is not essential
Essential values and commitment :
Be a passionate, approachable Manager of the care team , want to help others and make a difference to our residents lives ensuring care is delivered with dignity , respect and fairness
Lead and develop a team of care staff with fairness , transparency and an inclusive approach
Contribute to team meetings , ensuring good communication and participate in the induction and training of newly appointed staff, ensuring that the Orchard Care Home is a friendly and supportive working environment
Be polite, friendly, warm and supportive of residents individual needs providing accurate personalise care plans
Provide the highest level of general nursing and personal care (supporting with toileting, bathing etc.) relevant to the needs of each individual residents care plan. Mentor new staff leading by example
Enjoy a busy environment – administering medication, serving meals and ensuring the resident’s rooms and the home are kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times
Ability to communicate with older people and be interested in their needs
Eager to complete all training relevant to your role to ensure continual professional development
Benefits & Incentives
Career development opportunities
Refer a friend scheme
Cost of DBS check paid for by the Company
Opportunity to become a specialist Champion
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £17.50 /hour
Ref: Chatsworth Lodge S40 3BQ