Clinical Deputy Manager

Hours: Full Time

Shift: Day

Care Home: Buxton Lodge

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a positive impact in your local community?

Do you possess qualities such as compassion, leadership, approachability, and unwavering trustworthiness?

Have you had the privilege of gaining valuable experience in the field of nursing and managing teams?

Join us in a fulfilling and rewarding career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others.

About Us:

Buxton Lodge Care Home is a CQC registered care home which has been rated good. The home cares for up to 40 older people who require residential or nursing care, or who are living with dementia.

We are seeking a experienced Clinical Deputy Manager to join our friendly team, at Buxton Lodge Care Home, in Caterham, Surrey.

We currently offering 40 hours per week, with some weekend work.

Hourly rate: £24 per hour

Salary £49,920 per annum, equivalent to full time hours.

What does the job role involve?

The role includes but is not limited to:

  • Work with the Home Manager to formulate strategies for service development or changes in service provision and support implementation
  • Provide effective leadership and support for the nursing and care team within the home.
  • Supervise nurses on a day to day basis and through formal clinical supervision.
  • Act as a mentor for new nurses joining the team or for those who require specific support to develop clinical skills or knowledge.
  • Liaise with GPs and other health professionals to ensure that residents receive the medical and clinical support they require.
  • Demand high quality service delivery focused on residents individually assessed needs.
  • Maintain skills and keep up to date with clinical developments and best practice in areas relevant to care delivery in the home.
  • Ensure that colleagues have undertaken training appropriate to their role and that learning is transferred into practice.
  • Monitor delivery of care, including infection prevention and control procedures, e.g. wound care, catheter management; and ensure high standards are maintained.
  • Develop links with local nurse specialists and teams e.g. continence nurse, tissue viability nurse, falls service etc. and ensure that residents are referred according to local procedures and protocols.
  • Provide support in relation to medicines management and be able to assess colleagues’ competency to manage medication.
  • Ensure colleagues are aware of company policies and procedures and that these are incorporated into practice.
  • Ensure effective and clearly documented handover systems are in place and that they facilitate the effective transfer of information between colleagues.
  • Ensure that all colleagues are aware of safeguarding vulnerable adults procedures and that these are implemented within the home.
  • Organise nurse team meetings and ensure that minutes are taken and disseminated.
  • Provide information to residents and relatives in relation to care delivery, being mindful of data protection and Caldicott requirements.
  • Act at all times within own competence and knowledge in line with NMC registration requirements.
  • Assist the Home Manager to meet all relevant regulatory, contract and good practice standards.
  • Maintaining necessary residents confidentiality; at all times being mindful of Caldicott requirements and following the Nursing and Midwifery Council code of conduct.
  • Participate in continuous professional development to ensure requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for PREP and continuing registration are met.
  • Any ad hoc duties to meet service delivery for our residents and home.

What makes a successful candidate:

  • Previous deputy/managerial, nursing experience is a must
  • Valid NMC pin number
  • Great values and compassion for supporting people
  • Able to motivate and develop teams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be able to follow and prioritise tasks and responsibilities
  • Engage well with people we support in their continuing interests and supporting positive experiences

What can we offer you in return for your hardwork and commitment?

  • Full time contract
  • Monday – Friday, able to work weekends (1 in 4 a month), work on call based on the demands of the role
  • 28 Days Annual Leave including bank holidays (pro rata for part time contracts)
  • NMC revalidation provided
  • Life insurance
  • Free or discounted meals
  • Free parking
  • Company pension
  • Wagestream – Same-day pay
  • Our employee assist programme – healthcare and mental health support
  • Free in house training via our elearning platform, your Hippo, in addition to our fully funded apprenticeship courses.
  • Yearly salary review
  • Being part of an organisation where empowering and valuing our people is fundamental to everything we do

Why join us?

Aurem Care have been awarded for the prestigious ‘Top 20 Care Home Group’ accolade by, celebrating our commitment to excellence in care across the UK.

Our homes are all about people caring about people, we believe our care homes should be happy homes for loved ones.

Our team play an important role in our homes, to ensure that our values are lived and embraced every day.

Diversity, Integrity, Fun, Committed and Connecting

If these are values that resonate with you and you’re looking for a rewarding job in making a real difference to the lives of our amazing residents, then we want to hear from you now!


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Aurem Care homes are all about people caring about people, we believe our care homes should be happy homes for loved ones.

Where older adults can forge worthwhile, meaningful relationships with our team and make new friends.

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