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Unit Manager

An outstanding job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Unit Manager to join an exceptional care home.

As a Unit Manager you will be working for a company which is rated highly and has an excellent reputation in the Preston area.

Our clients are a family run care group providing quality residential and nursing care for the elderly.

They provide a full range of care for residential and nursing needs, for both long term and respite periods


As a Unit Manager your day to day duties include:

·         To promote, monitor and implement standards for patient care within the ward/unit environment, evaluating through clinical governance and audit.

·         Provide clinical leadership, positive role modelling to the ward team, ensuring effective communication across the multidisciplinary team, through supervision, mentoring and appraisal.

·         Ensure all CPA and risk assessment and HONOS is an integral part of the patients care and that it is monitored and updated on a regular basis.

·         Develop and lead regular patient feedback mechanisms e.g.

satisfaction surveys, outcome studies, community meetings.

·         Ensure all staff and patient census data is completed efficiently and on time, and that patient data is recorded accurately on Medtrak, or similar database.


An ideal Unit Manager must have these skills as they are beneficial for this position:

·         People management experience; the ability to lead and manage a team

·         Numerate and literate with the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing 

·         Understands and effectively uses IT and communication systems required for the role 

·         Able to analyse problems and propose solutions 

·         Sensitive to and respectful of the values, views and needs of others 

·         Able to effectively prioritise workload 

·         Develop internal and external business relationships based on mutual respect and professionalism 

·         Ability to work under pressure whilst motivating their team 

·         Encourages knowledge sharing and best practice

·         Experience of delivering nursing care within elderly health care sector

·         Experience of participating in quality and clinical governance programmes, including audit and care services

·         Leadership Management qualifications


The successful Unit Manager will receive an excellent salary of £17.50 per hour and the annual salary for this position is £36,400.

This exciting position is for 40 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training
  • Career development opportunities
  • Excellent work environment
  • Free parking on site
  • Free uniform
  • 5.6 weeks of paid annual leave


To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Nurse either RGN, RMN or RNLD

Reference ID: 3835

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call Brenda Little on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £17.50
  • Location: Preston, Ingol
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Contact: Brenda Little
  • Tel: 01216380567
  • Fax: 01216380567
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 3835
  • Posted: 2019-12-03 14:03:16 -

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