Deputy Nursing Home Manager

Are you a Deputy Nursing Home Manager who thrives on making a real and positive difference to the lives of older people? Are you passionate about the quality of care that you provide?

If so, Gillespie Recruitment would like to hear from you! We are working with one of the leading care providers in the UK and are looking for a passionate Deputy Manager to join their leadership team.

About Us

Our client provides residential and nursing care services to the elderly across the UK. Each care home is an extended family, bringing together residents and their loved ones, their colleagues in care, clinicians, hairdressers, commissioners and CQC regulators, members of the local community the list goes on. They are focussed on creating a warm and inclusive environment in which their residents feel a sense of security and belonging, while at the same time retaining their dignity and self-respect.

They never compromise on the quality of their services and their extended team includes trusted GPs, Dentists, Chiropodists and Dieticians, who all work hard to improve the residents quality of life. Their dementia care homes have qualified, dedicated staff who help people to maintain the identity and dignity of their residents. With a focus on living life to the fullest, their homes offer activities such as hairdressing salons, bars, cinemas, gardening, and cooking courses to name just a few!

The Role

Our client is looking for people who are experienced in senior positions within a nursing care setting and are familiar with regulations and legislation. It is beneficial but not essential to be skilled in budgeting and administration.

Closely supporting the Registered Home Manager, the Deputy Home Manager is responsible for promoting, managing and co-ordinating care plans, and the successful individual will play a pivotal role in the team leadership. Part of this role will be to support in devising rotas, oversee training and conducting supervisions, you will be a key part delivering a wonderful service to our residents.

The successful Deputy Manager will -

Have a minimum of a Level 4 NVQ in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) and have, or be willing, to work towards the Leadership and Management Award

Hold an NMC (Nursing and Midwifery) certificate with an active PIN

Experience of working in the health care sector

Be driven, motivated and believe in quality of care

Possess strong leadership and management qualities whilst taking on a dynamic and flexible approach to the role

What's in it for you?

Competitive Salary

Paid Breaks

Full funded training and development

Become a Champion in a specialism of your choice

Flexible working patterns

28 days annual leave, based on full time hours (Bank Holidays included)

Rewarding Referral schemes

Annual NMC fees paid

Welcome bonus

DBS and uniform paid for

If this sounds of interest to you we would love to hear from you! Please get in touch!

Tyne & Wear, England, UK