Oakleaf currently have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Nurse Manager (RGN/RMN) to join us at our 2 small mental health and learning disability services in LE5.
Excellent opportunity to join a friendly supportive company. This is a new role for service so a real opportunity to make it your own.
Mere Lodge and Spinney Lodge are both 4 bedroom homes situated next door to each other that specialise in supporting people with mental health and learning disabilities who require 24h support due to their complex needs and/or challenging behavior.
Ideally you will have experience within a similar role or have worked as a nurse in a similar setting and looking to make the next step. As the Deputy Manager you would be expected to provide clinical leadership to the staff team, helping form and maintain standards of the home as well as work with the management team to improve current procedures and deputise for the manager in their absence.
This is also an excellent opportunity for a nurse looking to take their first steps into a more managerial role. You will be supported by our fantastic and dedicated manager who will help you grow into the role.
the post will be working Monday - Friday 9am - 5:30pm although must be flexible to meet the demands of the service
We are looking for someone that shares our values in delivering high quality care.
Some key areas the home cover are:
This is a very exciting position for the group. We are seeking a candidate with the following qualities:
•Strong leadership skills
•Ability to help improve the current policies and procedures through your experience
•Experience of challenging behaviour and the ability to remain calm and role model to the team
•Experience of problem solving
Experience of working within a similar setting
Flexibility and a willingness to help where needed
Ability to deputise for the Manager when required.
Experience of working with challenging behaviour
Must be a nurse with valid PIN
Service development experience (supporting the manager)
Knowledge of effective quality management systems