Unit Manager

Elysium Healthcare
Competitive salary
Closing date
21 Oct 2021

Job Details

Whether you are a Ward Manager or experienced Nurse looking for the next step in your career, join the highly specialised neurological service, Adderley Green in Stoke-on-Trent as a Unit Manager and help change lives for the better.

Working 37.5 hours a week, you will join the team at Adderley Green, which consists of two units. Moorcroft Manor is a specialist inpatient neurological rehabilitation and complex care service for people with neurological illnesses, acquired brain and spinal cord injuries, while Gladstone House is a specialist inpatient unit for people over 65 living with complex dementia.

The service has recently been recognised with Headway accreditation, which demonstrates the benchmark for performance and quality of care provided to people with ABI conditions with inspiring improvements and good outcomes.

With experience from the NHS or private sector, you will lead the team on the Peacock ward, where you will be responsible for the clinical care of all service users and will be responsible for the day-to-day Clinical Governance and Risk Management of the Unit. This will see you promote and maximise the quality of specialist care for those with Acquired Brain Injuries (ABI).

As you create rotas 4 weeks in advance to ensure staffing levels are met, you will provide leadership and guidance to clinical staff, acting as a role model within the service to foster a culture of professional development and excellent standards of care, promote positive team building and set priorities, objectives and goals.

You will be responsible for assessing, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual care plans, which will see you provide ongoing monitoring, support and assessment of service users' physical and physiological needs and will be aware of the effects of prescribed medication.

This role will see you:
  • Promote personal and social skills and leisure activities for all service users.
  • Attend monthly clinical governance meetings.
  • Hold monthly staff meetings and provide minutes for the Clinical Services Manager
  • Identify and evaluate areas for potential service improvement sharing and developing practice
  • Develop and implement strategies to facilitate effective communication pathways

To be successful in this role you will need:
  • Current registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • At least 2 years; experience in a supervisory capacity within a relevant care setting
  • To be highly organised and a manager who completes
  • A strong desire for change and innovation with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in caring for people who require respiratory support, tracheostomy care and CPAP


What you will get:
  • Annual salary of £40,800
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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