Posted 2 months ago

Deputy Matron | Full Time

Hillcroft’s Story

Hillcroft Nursing Homes have been established for 30 years and are still today owned and operated as a family business; following and living by a set of values we stand by; creating a caring, respectful and committed environment that our residents really can call home.

The most important asset in our homes are unquestionably our people. Our residents’ comfort and wellbeing are of paramount significance and this is reflected in the passion, dedication and positive attitude of our colleagues. Our commitment to the training and development of each of our colleagues is something we are distinctly proud of with our dedicated training academy to ensure that there is a provision for constant personal development for all of our colleagues in their given field.

Being a Hillcroft Deputy Matron

Hillcroft is a values-driven organisation; Caring, Respectful and Committed guide us in our everyday behaviours. We are respectful of each other, caring and committed to enriching the lives of our residents. As part of your hands-on role in the Hillcroft family, you will be the Deputy Matron of our Carnforth home and responsible for:

  • Complete monthly care pathway and medication audits. Note any areas of concern and implement corrective action liaising with the Matron
  • Assist the Matron with staff supervision and appraisals when requested
  • Carry out annual medication competencies with nursing staff
  • Monitor medical stock usage, including periodic stock taking, and ensure availability of medical supplies
  • Share the ‘on call’ responsibility in agreement with the Matron

About You

· Must be able to demonstrate a track record in motivating, managing and developing staff

· Have a clear understanding of leadership responsibilities in social care

· Hold excellent communication and interpersonal skills

· Must have the right to work in the UK

· Undergo an enhanced DBS check (we will assist you with this)

· Have two satisfactory references (one of which must be from your last/present employer)

· Ability to demonstrate Hillcroft’s company values

Become one of our Hillcroft Heroes!

If you believe to have the right values for the role, get in touch with a cover letter and CV to come and join our family and be part of something unique and rewarding.

Job Features

Job Category

Care, Management

Competitive Salary

Performance related grading system

Set shift patterns

On a 28 day rota

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Staff recruitment scheme

Personalised Training & Development

Free at our on-site academy

Free refreshments daily

Including free fruit fridays

Staff Meeting Attendance Draw

Draw for a voucher for all those who attend staff meetings

Long Service Awards

A big thank you to our long service employees

Weekend Enhancement

Includes bank holidays

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