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Deputy Nursing Manager

Job Title: Deputy Nursing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Haywards Heath
Salary: 38000 - 38000
Contact Name: Charley Thorne
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Deputy Nurse Manager


Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  •  Ensure the health and welfare needs of residents are met.
  •  Be aware, ensure & lead staff in maintaining infection control.
  •  Provide supervisory and support role for care staff.
  •  Deploy the team appropriately and ensuring a high level of care.
  •  Maintain an awareness of all resident’s needs.
  •  Providing counselling, advice and practical assistance.
  •  Observing of Health and Safety requirements.
  •  Report possible hazards to Home Manager.
  •  Take immediate action where relevant.
  •  Liaison with colleagues and other departments.
  •  Report requirements for equipment and stores.
  •  Liaise with relatives and other health professionals.
  •  Maintain requirements of professional qualifications.
  •  Attend training sessions in order to extend personal knowledge.
  •  Undertake training and supervision of care staff.

Day to Day Duties:

  •  Receive handover and take over answering the telephone.
  •  Check the diary for the day’s events.
  •  Allocate breaks for staff team.
  •  Tour home and observe each resident.
  •  Cascade information to carers.
  •  Monitor personal care requirements and presentation.
  •  Monitor “unacceptable practices”.
  •  Monitor dietary and hydration requirements of residents.
  •  Respond to visitors requests and demands.
  •  Contact 3rd parties such as dieticians etc as appropriate.
  •  Supervise nursing staff and ensure that good care is carried out.
  •  Show prospective residents and families around the home.
  •  Organise reception of new resident.
  •  Conform to CQC requirements.
  •  Review and amend care plans and update risk assessments.

The right candidate for this role will be a Registered Nurse, currently a Deputy Manager or similar and keen to learn.