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Deputy Manager - Clinical

Deputy Manager - Clinical - Rushden, Leicestershire

Salary: £20 per hour

The Company

Our client is a privately owned group, which currently operate five care homes for the elderly, with significant expansion plans for the future.

Whilst they aim to be a profitable company and provide shareholder returns, their mission is to provide the highest standards of care for clients in their own homes and to improve elderly care in the United Kingdom

The Role

Be responsible for the management of the home when on duty and sole charge when the manager is not at work

Create clear and effective lines of communication and working relationships, both within the home and with families, other professionals and agencies involved in the care of residents

Manage the nurses' rota on a day to day basis to ensure sufficient numbers and skill mix of those on duty to meet the needs of the residents and that all nurse shifts are covered.

Cover any shifts that your nurse team can't cover.



Ensure that all staff administering medication are fully competent with medication

Ensure weekly medication audits are completed

Ensure medication is ordered in plenty of time, so that no resident runs out of medication

Maintain relationships with internal and external agencies including the local community, General Practitioners, Social Services, District Nurses, the PCT, CQC and other relevant government or local authority departments

Ensure the Manager is kept fully informed of all major developments (i.e.

staff issues, occupancy, complaints, and inspections) at all times

Role Responsibilities:

Care Plans

Daily Charts Audits

Medication

Discretionary

Essential Skills & Requirements:

Leadership skills / Team player

Ability to work under pressure

Good time management

Excellent interpersonal skills

Good written and oral communication skill

Essential:

Relevant Nursing Qualification.

Minimum of three years' experience in nurs