Deputy Nurse Manager (Cwmgelli Lodge)

Posted 26 February 2024
Salary £42,500 per annum
Job type Standard Application
Discipline Operations

Job description

Deputy Nurse Manager 


You’re a natural leader and organiser. You inspire your team to be the best they can be, and you’re warm and approachable too.  


Most of all you’re passionate, kind, and resilient. These are our values and they’re at the heart of the way we do things.

You’ll show your team our values in action and inspire and motivate them to do the same.   With your experience in care and your passion for purpose, you can join our team and make a difference every day.


Hours of work: 36 hrs a week

Salary: 42,500 per annum


We’re here to support people in a place they call home.


We’re one of the largest providers of adult social care with over 3,600 colleagues supporting 1,100 people. Our approach is all about activities and co-production with the people we support.


Role Overview


Reporting to the Manager you’ll be responsible for ensuring consistent and reliable care across the homes. You will support adults with lots of different needs such as learning disabilities, autism, ABI and mental health. You’ll make sure your team helps the people we support to flourish in a place they call home. You’ll empower the people we support to be ambitious and live fulfilled lives. You’ll make sure your team follows our Quality Framework and the i statements that set out the way we deliver care and support.
You’ll ensure your service is a safe, effective, caring, responsive environment that’s well-led and operates in line with regulatory frameworks.
You will work to uphold our values and work in accordance with our leadership charter. This means being an authentic leader, delivering our strategy and embracing change, taking responsibility for managing resources and working positively with stakeholders. Supervising the delivery of high standards of care.

  • Undertaking and overseeing the supervision of Staff with assistance from key staff
  • Overseeing the day-to-day running of the home and guiding the team through any issues that running a home may bring whilst also dealing with external agencies who interact with the Homes.
  • Checking the performance of the care teams and stepping in to teach, coach and guide where necessary.
  • Complying with all regulatory and legislative requirements at all times
  • Maintaining clinical standards, auditing care plans and medication documentation with the assistance of the Senior Nursing Team
  • Supporting with recruitment, staff training and development
  • Managing staffing levels
  • Delivering hands on personal care in a teaching and training role
  • Carrying out pre-admission assessments
  • Liaising with MDT

Main criteria


*          Good general education.

*          Confident IT user.

*          Knowledge of the regulatory framework of the service provision including the Care Standards Act 2000, Health and Social Care Act. CIW

*          Mandatory training qualifications e.g. fire safety, first aid, food hygiene, manual handling, and Health and Safety awareness

*          Satisfactory Police Check and check against the ISA List (where applicable).

*          Knowledge and commitment regarding Equal Opportunities

*          Honesty, reliability, trustworthiness, and a passion to make a difference.

*          A commitment to undertake training and development as required.

*          Commitment to the aims and objectives of the service and of Fieldbay

*          Ability to carry out spot checks as required at various times including days and evenings.

*          Up to date Nursing PIN.


*        Previous experience creating rotas and managing commissioned hours.

*        Knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) framework.

*        Previous experience with managerial role i.e. team leader, deputy roles.

*        Driver or good access to various transport to support moving between locations and ability to attend required meetings.

Industry lead recognition

*        Colleague Lotto – giving everyone the opportunity to win great cash prizes.

*        Prize winning Scratch cards aligned with values in action!

*        We recognise our Colleagues who go above and beyond – our ‘Heroes’ are nominated by colleagues for quarterly and annual awards.

*        Loyalty Scheme recognising colleagues at work anniversaries.

Social Wellbeing. 

*        Award-winning App for news and info.

*        Internal social media.

*        Team communities.

Financial Wellbeing. 

*        Discounts include high street, supermarkets, flash sales, gym memberships and more.

*        Blue Light discount programme, funded by us.

*        Salary Finance scheme for lower cost loans and to save for special occasions or rainy days.

*        Government mileage rates if you need to travel.

Emotional Wellbeing. 

*        Free confidential Employee Assistance programme with qualified counsellors.

*        Free wellbeing App.

*        Practical advice covering things like consumer rights, anxiety, childcare and more.

Training and development to reach your potential. 

*        Learning journey that grows with you to reach care worker standards.

*        Specialist skills training including Autism, Dementia and Mental Health.

*        Career pathways that include flexible apprenticeships and nationally recognised qualifications.

*        Cover the cost of relevant professional memberships.