Senior Night Nurse

Website Exemplar Health Care

We're a leading provider of specialist nursing care in the UK

Position: Night Unit Manager (RGN / RMN / RNLD)

Care home: Acer Mews
Location: Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 9JF
Contract type: 36 to 48 hour contracts available, 12 hour night shifts
Rate: £22.00 per hour (up to 50,336 per annum)

This is an exciting opportunity to use your nursing leadership skills to make a real difference every day. Join us as our new Night Unit Manager at Acer Mews located in Ashton-under-Lyne.

In this role, you’ll work at a senior level, under the leadership of the Clinical Nurse Manager, to manage a team of nursing and care colleagues, drive quality and maintain high standards of care on your unit.

As a Registered Nurse with us, you’ll be empowered to really make a difference.

Our high staffing levels give you the time to provide truly person-centred nursing care, with a supportive team around you.

And our excellent training and career development pathways support you to be the best Nurse you can be.

About Exemplar Health Care 

Acer Mews is part of Exemplar Health Care, one of the country’s leading nursing care providers.

When open, Acer Mews will support adults living with complex mental health needs, acquired brain injuries and physical disabilities. The new care home, located on Holden Street, will open early 2024.

As well as stable and secure employment opportunities, we offer great benefits and perks, and plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and progress.

This is an incredibly exciting time to join a brand new team, you will be part of the journey from the very beginning, giving you a real opportunity to make your mark.

About the role

As a Unit Manager with Exemplar Health Care, you’ll be at the forefront of clinical care delivery for the people living on your designated unit.

No two days will ever be the same, but your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • leading your unit’s care and nursing teams to ensure we meet the medical, physical and emotional needs of the people we support
  • providing strong leadership to maintain and continuously develop high standards of care and drive continuous improvement
  • overseeing and managing all your unit’s clinical elements and risks
  • ensuring care plans and risk assessments are completed and reviewed in a timely manner and reflect care interventions appropriately
  • acting as the Named Nurse for residents allocated to you, with responsibility for the oversight, review and update of their care profiles
  • the supervision and management of your unit’s ordering, handling, storage, administration, recording and disposal of medication.

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About you

Above all, you’re someone who identifies with our values of fun, integrity, responsiveness, success and teamwork.

You’ll be a natural role model with the ability to manage your unit’s team of Registered Nurses, Nurse Associates and Health Care Assistants.

You’ll also have:

  • a thorough understanding of best practice in nursing care
  • an excellent range of clinical and communication skills that you’re able to demonstrate
  • an enthusiastic approach to encouraging and motivating people
  • the ability to work confidently on your own initiative
  • a good standard of digital skills.

To apply for this role, you must have a first-level nursing registration with a valid Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) PIN.

As this is a management role, you should also have post-registration and management or supervisory experience and/or training or qualifications. This is a great opportunity for a Registered Nurse who wants to progress into management.

What we offer

We offer great rewards and perks including: 

  • excellent supervision, peer support, learning opportunities and career prospects
  • retail and lifestyle reward discounts
  • free DBS check
  • electric car salary sacrifice scheme
  • paid NMC membership
  • paid access to the RCNi Learning platform
  • 24/7 counselling and support
  • Blue Light Card eligibility.

Please note, this role is not eligible for sponsorship. Candidates without an existing visa or right to work in the UK are unlikely to be suitable for the post.

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