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Senior Nurse Care Home - Moorfield House

Zoek Pin Newcastle upon Tyne, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 23 days ago

Are you an experienced nurse who thrives on making a real and positive difference to the lives of older people?

If so, Akari Care would love to hear from you! We are looking for a passionate Clinical Lead to join our leadership team.

About Us

At Akari Care, we provide residential and nursing care services to the elderly across the UK. Each care home is an extended family, bringing together residents and their loved ones, our colleagues in care, clinicians, hairdressers, commissioners and CQC regulators, members of the local community – the list goes on. We are focussed on creating a warm and inclusive environment in which our residents feel a sense of security and belonging, while at the same time retaining their dignity and self-respect.

We never compromise on the quality of our services and our extended team includes trusted GPs, Dentists, Chiropodists and Dieticians, who all work hard to improve our residents’ quality of life. Our dementia care homes have qualified, dedicated staff who help people to maintain the identity and dignity of our residents. With a focus on living life to the fullest, our homes offer activities such as hairdressing salons, bars, cinemas, gardening, and cooking courses to name just a few!

The Role

In our Clinical Lead, we look for people who are experienced in senior positions within a nursing care setting and are familiar with regulations and legislation.

As part of our leadership team in the home, you will work closely with the Registered Home Manager, being responsible for:

Maintaining clients Care records

Dispensing, ordering and auditing medication

Supervising, mentoring and developing the team

Assisting with day to day management of home

Actively marketing the home in a positive manner

Act as a role model to the nursing team within the designated clinical area.

Promote and demonstrate the standards of care and behaviour expected, driving a professional and courteous culture and ensuring best practice.

Line Management tasks such as sickness and absence management, disciplinary and grievance and recruitment and selection.

What we need from you

Hold an NMC (Nursing and Midwifery) certificate with active PIN

You have a minimum of a Level 4 NVQ in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) and have, or be willing, to work towards the Leadership and Management Award

Experience of working in the health care sector, ideally in a care home environment

Be driven, motivated and believe in quality of care

Possess strong leadership and management qualities whilst taking on a dynamic and flexible approach to the role

What's in it for you?

Welcome Bonus *subject to T&C's

Competitive Salary

Full funded training and development

Become a Champion in a specialism of your choice

Flexible working patterns

28 days annual leave, based on full time hours (Bank Holidays included)

Rewarding Referral schemes

Annual NMC fees paid

DBS and uniform paid for


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