Location: Wallace House Nursing Home
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 29 January 2021
Salary: Competitive Salary
Are you a Deputy Nursing Home Manager 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 passionate Deputy Manager to join our leadership team.
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!
In our Deputy Home Manager, we look for people who are experienced in senior positions within a nursing care setting and are familiar with regulations and legislation. It is beneficial but not essential to be skilled in budgeting and administration.
Closely supporting our Registered Home Manager, our Deputy Home Manager is responsible for promoting, managing and co-ordinating care plans, and you’ll play a pivotal role in team leadership. Part of this role will be to support in devising rotas, oversee training and conducting supervisions, you will be a key part delivering a wonderful service to our residents. In Akari part of the role of being a Deputy Home Manager is to take a hands-on approach to care too.
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What’s in it for you
Wallace House Care Home is situated in Dunston, Gateshead. It’s located just a short walk from the local shops, served well by public transport services and is close to the Metro Centre.
Most of our residents and staff at Wallace House are local, and which creates a friendly, family-orientated home. Visitors often comment on the warm and welcoming atmosphere when they arrive.
Our staff have a very people-centred approach with the residents; they very quickly get to know them, what their family and work history is, what they like and don’t like, and so on. They build up relationships that are warm and caring but also respectful, allowing residents to retain their dignity.