Unit Manager – Full Time

Northampton, Northamptonshire
£35,000 per annum
21 Jun 2019
19 Jul 2019

Unit Manager – Full Time

£35,000 per annum

In addition to advertised salary the successful candidate will be given a £2,000 “Golden Welcome” and a further £1,000 after 3 months in post.

The Oakleaf Group are currently recruiting for a full time, experienced Unit Manager.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an award winning, established multi disciplinary team working within the field of acquired brain injury. The Oakleaf Group currently caters for a male client base specialising in neurological rehabilitation across various sites, with a total of 100 beds and has recently been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ status with CQC.

The Unit Manager is expected to take overall responsibility for their assigned unit, providing a high quality, safe, supportive environment in order to care for residents within this specialist area meeting the identified physical, mental and social care needs. To communicate information accurately on patient care to the resident, families, internal and external professionals, including commissioners whilst maintaining confidentiality and adhering to the principles of Information Governance

As a Unit Manager - Registered Nurse (RGN/RMN/RNLD) your main duties will be:

Main responsibilities include:

  • to carry out pre-admission assessments
  • to manage the unit budget ensuring profit margins are met
  • to become knowledgeable in policies, procedures and CQC compliance
  • to order and monitor medications for residents
  • where necessary, refer residents and liaise with external Health Care Professionals
  • to effectively manage non-qualified staff and additional responsibilities for the liaison and management of qualified nursing staff.
  • to promote continual improvement of the service as part of Clinical Quality Monitoring.
  • to ensure and maintain high levels of care, be responsive to complaints and feedback and implementation of effective tools/systems in accordance with CQC standards.
  • to promote safe and well-led practice