Unit Manager

An amazing job has just arisen for a motivated Unit Manager to work in a highly reputed care home service located in Shropshire.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers.



The team full of specialists provide person-centred care for disabled individuals who become ill and have difficulties living independently.


As a Unit Manager your day to day duties include:

·         Ensure the highest possible standards of care - continually assessing residents' needs and wishes, developing services to enhance their quality of life. 

·         Champion independence and personal choice; developing, reviewing and updating care plans to meet our clients changing physical, social and psychological needs. 

·         Build the positive reputation of the Business and unit; liaise professionally with visitors and other external stakeholders.

Ensure team communication is professional and considered.

·         Ensure all elements of resident experience are positive, from admission to discharge.

For example psychological considerations, safe custody of property, pain management and dignity.

·         Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines – identify, investigate and resolve risks proactively. 

·         Oversee all aspects of medicine management – ensuring medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered to our clients. 

·         Set in place rigorous monitoring and recording practice; documenting efficiently, and thoroughly all matters relating to our residents and employees. 

·         Proactively monitor all standards of care; undertaking audits and implementing corrective action where appropriate. 

·         Promote high standards of nursing care for you and your team, actively seeking ways to improve levels of service. 

·         To assist with all people management duties, including but not exclusively; recruitment, training and career development, performance management and effective delegation of duties. 


An ideal Unit Manager must have these skills and knowledge as they are beneficial for this role:

·         People management experience; the ability to lead and manage a team

·         Numerate and literate with the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing 

·         Understands and effectively uses IT and communication systems required for the role 

·         Able to analyse problems and propose solutions 

·         Sensitive to and respectful of the values, views and needs of others 

·         Able to effectively prioritise workload 

·         Develop internal and external business relationships based on mutual respect and professionalism 

·         Ability to work under pressure whilst motivating their team 

·         Encourages knowledge sharing and best practice

·         Experience of delivering nursing care within elderly health care sector

·         Experience of participating in quality and clinical governance programmes, including audit and care services

·         Leadership Management qualifications


The successful Unit Manager will receive an excellent salary up to £18.85 per hour.

This exciting position is for 44 hours a week on Day Shifts only.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:  

·         39 days holidays

·         Overtime available

·         Staff Pension

·         Free Uniform

·         For New Nurse Preceptorship Programmes

·         Childcare Vouchers

·         Free Eye Tests

·         Free Car Parking

·         Flexible Hours

·         Ongoing Training and Development

·         Awards Event (Recognition) - (Internal Nurse Awards)

·         12 Weeks Induction Process


To be considered for this role you must be qualified as a RGN, RMN or RNLD with a current active NMC Pin

Reference ID: 1405

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call Peter Fit on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to contact@jupiterrecruitment.co.uk

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: up to £18.85 per hour
  • Location: Oswestry, Shropshire
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Contact: Peter Fit
  • Tel: 0121 638 0567
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 1405
  • Posted: 2020-08-26 10:36:20 -

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