Unit Manager/ Senior Registered Nurse

Eastlands, Sutton in Ashfield

Position: Unit Manager/ Senior Nurse
Address: Eastlands NG17 4BR
Hours: 42 hours per week 
Shifts:12-hour shifts to include weekends and on call duties 
Hourly Rate: £20.06 per hour

About Exemplar Health Care:

We have over 20 years of experience providing exceptional specialist nursing care for adults living with complex and high acuity needs. We started our journey as a training company, and have grown into one of the country’s leading providers of adult specialist care, with over 37 complex needs care homes in England.  

Our vision is that adults living with complex needs can access outstanding specialist care and support, in a community-based home that’s close to their family and friends, and that focuses on their personal goals and outcomes.  Our person-centred care is the bedrock for maximising independence, building everyday living skills and empowering people to live as fulfilled lives as possible.  

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 Eastlands:

Eastlands is a specialist care home in Sutton in Ashfield for adults living with complex and high acuity needs.  The home specialises in supporting people living with complex mental health needs, complex physical disabilities and dementia, including a male-only mental health unit.  We support people on their rehabilitation journey from hospital or living in a secure setting, as well as caring for those with long term or degenerative illnesses.  

Our staffing ratio for this site is (on average) 1 Nurse to every 10 Service Users normally supported by 3-6 Health Care Assistants.  

To take a virtual tour of Eastlands click here: https://player.vimeo.com/video/548885905

About the role…
As a Unit Manager with Exemplar Health Care, you will take the role of a senior nurse on duty and have responsibility for a team of nursing and care staff. You will lead by example, delivering hands-on nursing care and providing strong leadership to your team. You will have a person centred ethos and be committed to enriching the lives of the individuals in your care. Being at the forefront of clinical care delivery you will be responsible in providing strong leadership to develop and improve the standard of daily living. You will be empowered to really make a difference and the nursing home size means you have sufficient time in a day to make a real difference to the lives of those in your care. You will lead the nurse team during your shifts; you will make certain that we fully meet medical, physical and emotional requirements of adults in your care. Ensuring compliance with our clinical governance framework, you will mentor and motivate colleagues, champion safety and dignity and drive continuous improvement.

Key Duties: 

  • Working with the MDT to ensure that care provided is appropriate.
  • Provide safe and effective processes for the ordering, handling, storage, administration, recording and disposal of drugs.
  • Review and document care plans on a regular basis.
  • Positively promote the home.
  • Participate in training of newly qualified nurses.
  • Participate in an on-call system to support the nurse in charge.
  • Participate in supervision and training of new and existing staff.
  • Complying with all legal and regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Promoting choice, independence, dignity and respect.
  • Adhering to the NMC Code and updating your professional knowledge.

About you…

  • You will be a registered nurse RMN/RNLD/RGN and will have a valid NMC pin
  • A minimum of 2 years experience. as a registered Nurse
  • You are a well organised individual with outstanding time management skills and are able to make decisions and work using your own initiative whilst working collaboratively within the nursing/care team.
  • Most importantly you are motivated by helping every individual, whether colleague or service user, to realise their full potential and be treated with dignity and respect, making every day better.

What do we offer…

You will receive the training you need as soon as you join Exemplar. Your first two days will be spent completing a comprehensive induction and training programme, designed to give you all the information that you’ll need before you start working in the home. As an Exemplar Nurse you will then receive training on a continuing basis to help you build your clinical skills.
Your prospects for career development with Exemplar will be second to none because we support, nurture and develop all our staff. We recognise talent and commitment and promote from within.  Exemplar can support you on your chosen career path.

Our benefits include:

  • 5.6 weeks holiday
  • Paid NMC registration
  • Paid DBS check
  • Exemplar rewards – retail discounts and vouchers
  • Employee assistance program – 24 hour helpline
  • Pension plan
  • Free uniform
  • Free car parking
  • fastPAYE - colleagues can access their earned wages from working additional hours before payday, via fastPAYE.
  • Electric car salary sacrifice scheme

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

At Exemplar Health Care you will work in an inclusive environment in which we champion diversity. We understand the importance of our workforce representing the communities and populations we serve, providing a work place where you are encouraged to be yourself whilst offering our colleagues and our service users support, care and a place of belonging.
 
Our Equality , Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging vision statement is to ‘make every day better by creating a fair and inclusive culture where we live our values and celebrate our differences, to provide the best care for our community’.

How to Apply:

For further details on the role please feel free to contact our Nurse Talent Specialist, on 01977630300 for an informal chat or alternatively email: nursetalentspecialist@exemplarhc.com 

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Colleague stories

“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”

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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.

Discount

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.

EAP

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

Pension

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%.

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

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.

RCNi

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.