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Title:  Specialist Nurse Manager

Location:  Felixstowe, South East, GB, IP11 7HF
Department:  Care (Management)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  29606

We provide a range of environments for those who need extra support to live independently, from young people and those with disabilities, to the elderly in extra care schemes. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who share our aims.


Specialist Nurse Manager


Montague Road Nursing Home, Felixstowe, Suffolk


£36,346.22  (Rising to £38,259.18 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)


37.5 hours per week


Why work for us?


Montague Road Nursing Home supports 24 people with mental health needs and/or Dementia using a holistic approach to ensure a high quality of care is delivered. We have a dedicated staff team who are looking for a manger with leadership skills to foster the approach of continuous improvement to ensure the best outcomes can be achieved for the people living there.


The Specialist Nurse Manager will manage the delivery of a sustainable, quality service ensuring customer, financial and organizational needs are met  in line with aims and objectives.


The role of Specialist Nurse Manager will include:

  • Successfully registering with CQC as Manager of Montague Road
  • Ensuring consistent delivery of services that are compliant with health and safety, housing regulations and other relevant legislation
  • Monitoring clinical practices within the care home ensuring clients support packages are appropriate and a multidisciplinary approach in taken
  • Manage the recruitment, performance and development of staff, including supporting nurses with clinical development and revalidation
  • Building and mainting effective relationships with clients and external agencies,
  • Promoting inclusion and active participation from service users as well as ensuring engagement with the local community
  • Assisting with budget setting and monitoring, recovering debts and identifying any opportunitied to generate income to ensure business viability.


Skills and experiences

  • Registered Manager Award or similar relevant professional qualification
  • Must hold a valid PIN number.
  • An extensive knowledge of current statutory legislation and good practice principals
  • Experience working with and proven knowledge of the key needs and services for older people living with dementia and mental health problems
  • Previous experience managing and developing a team of RGN/RMN’s
  • Experience working to tight deadlines and prioritising workloads
  • Outstanding communication skills including interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Excellent level of IT knowledge including Word and Excel


Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:


  • A pension scheme, with matching contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and wellbeing plans
  • A variety of on line discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient schemes for you to save on buying a new bike to cycle to work or on a range of  childcare services including after school clubs and summer camps
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities


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Closing Date: 30 October 2017


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.


‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

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We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.

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