Deputy Care Manager.
Job Description : We are seeking a expert, experienced and passionate Deputy Manager to join our friendly team in Woolston, Southampton. We understand that this is a challenging, demanding but ultimately rewarding role. If you are committed to delivering first rate care to elderly people, whilst maintaining their dignity, independence and individuality, wed love to hear from you. For this role we are offering: Competitive Salary 48 hours per week, including supernumerary hours Hours include working on weekends On-going support with Training and Development 28 Days Annual Leave including bank holidays Uniform provided Role requirements: Work with the Home Manager to formulate strategies for service development or changes in service provision and support implementation Provide effective leadership and support for the nursing and care team within the home. Supervise nurses on a day to day basis and through formal clinical supervision. Act as a mentor for new nurses joining the team or for those who require specific support to develop clinical skills or knowledge. Liaise with GPs and other health professionals to ensure that residents receive the medical and clinical support they require. Demand high quality service delivery focused on residents individually assessed needs. Maintain skills and keep up to date with clinical developments and best practice in areas relevant to care delivery in the home. Ensure that colleagues have undertaken training appropriate to their role and that learning is transferred into practice. Monitor delivery of care, including infection prevention and control procedures, e.g. wound care, catheter management; and ensure high standards are maintained. Develop links with local nurse specialists and teams e.g. continence nurse, tissue viability nurse, falls service etc. and ensure that residents are referred according to local procedures and protocols. Provide support in relation to medicines management and be able to as...