About us – Canford Healthcare
Canford Healthcare provides nursing and care services for the elderly to the highest standards. The company specialises in providing quality residential and domiciliary care for the elderly. Canford Healthcare currently has twelve Care Homes and a Domiciliary care business that are predominately in Greater London, the South East and Essex.
About the role – Deputy Manager
As the Deputy Home Manager, you have responsibility for assisting in the management of Parkfield House Nursing Home and our team. As part of the management team you will have responsibility for ensuring that the home operates successfully ensuring the best possible care is provided.
As a working Deputy, you should adopt a "hands on approach", working with the Nursing & Care Assistant teams to apply the highest standards of modern and professional practice, to ensure that all the needs of the Residents are individually catered for, with particular emphasis for emotional, spiritual, nursing and physical requirements.
The role will entail working some weekends and adapting your rota to suit the needs of the business to support staff within the home.
You will have full responsibility for the staffing of the units, to ensure that all aspects of care are met to the high standards required by the Company. You will also ensure that the Homes Policies and Procedures are carried out and that instructions are implemented, complying always as a minimum with NMC legislation, and the Care Standards Act 2000 and CQC regulations. As part of your role, you will be active in inducting new staff.
In order to be successful in your application you must have previous experience as a Deputy or Home Manager; applicants without this experience will not be considered.
Parkfield House Nursing Home’s philosophy is to create a secure, relaxed happy and homely atmosphere for the residents to live in and for the staff to work in. We specialise in providing quality nursing and residential care for the elderly.
It is our aim to preserve the self-respect of those who depend on the support of others. We feel that those who live at Parkfield House Nursing Home should do so with dignity, have the respect of those who support them and be entitled to live a full and active life, given the fundamental right to self-determination and individuality within the framework of a care home offering nursing care.
Requirements for Role:
· Clinically qualified with a valid NMC PIN number is an essential requirement
· Management experience in the industry (min 2 years)
· NVQ Level 4 or above in Health & Social Care or equivalent
· Ability to lead and motivate a team
· Both strong communication and interpersonal skills
· Problem solving approach to enable issues to be resolved efficiently
In return, we will offer you:
If you would like to join our successful team please select “apply now” and forward us your CV.
Parkfield Nursing Home is part of the Canford Healthcare group of homes.