Vacancy Detail

Nurse Manager - Learning Disability

Are you looking for a full-time career that will develop you, challenge you and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others? If you are passionate and adaptable, able to think on your feet and like working in a team, we want to hear from you. Our Client supports individuals with mental ill health, autism, learning disabilities and dementia; providing innovative, professional, high quality support services to people across the spectrum of need and particularly at the higher level of complexity in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, England and the Isle of Man.

We are currently recruiting for a full time Register Nurse Manager for our Client who is a 12 bedded Nursing Home for people with learning and physical disabilities and complex health needs in a characterful and specially adapted building standing in landscaped grounds in Kidderminster  This is a highly specialist nurse led service with capacity to meet the needs of people with the most complex of presentations.  The dedicated service team is experienced, compassionate, highly skilled and entirely focused on the consistent delivery of person centred interventions and approaches for each of the residents.  Competencies include specialist nursing, care, feeding, moving, handling , medication support and palliative care. Residents have access to reflexology, massage therapy, multi -sensory facilities and are supported to access a broad range of activities, experiences and events at the site and in the wider community.

The service team proactively maintain relationships with professional and statutory colleagues to ensure a wrap around and integrated approach to each person’s care is maintained. The service is long established, highly regarded and consistently rated ‘Good’ by the CQC


Job Purpose/Summary
The Registered Manager is central to ensuring that the Service achieves its goal of providing quality care to the most vulnerable in our societies. Reporting to the Head of Operations the Service’s Manager will ensure the effective and efficient management and development of the service in line with Organisational strategy, ensuring Regulatory, Organisational and contract compliance, whilst at all times promoting the Clients values and brand through high quality support of our Service Users.

Requirements of the Role

You must be eligible to be registered with CQC as Registered Manager to this service

  •  You must hold the relevant qualifications required for the role and be on the live UKCC/NMC register
  •  You will be required to participate in the company performance management process
  •  You will be required to participate in an out of hours on-call service on a rota basis
  •  To adhere to and model the company values, behaviours and competencies at all times
  •  To carry out all duties of the post in accordance with the Client's expectations, regulations and policies
  •  To carry out additional duties of the role and all other required duties as and when necessary


Professional qualification in First Level Nursing. (RN/RNLD/RNMH).  Candidates must be registered on appointment on the appropriate part of the NMC register, without condition. AND

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in health or learning disability services to adults 3 years’ experience at senior level in:

  • Staff supervisory and rota management
  • Knowledge of and experience in working to CQC regulations and requirements
  • Experience of multidisciplinary and multiagency working
  • Experience of working with complex health/PMLD/palliative care
  • Experience of leadership in challenging services
  • Experience of service development and introduction of complex referrals in nursing/residential services

AND Full Clean Driving Licence

To apply please forward a CV for shortlisting.  This should include full details of your clinical roles and responsibilities. If successful you will be required to complete a Nursing Clinical Skill Sheet prior to a Nurse to Nurse interview with our Specialist Nurse Partners Balmoral Healthcare.  For more information and full job description please contact Laura-Lee Quigley on 02890447144 or email 


Keenan Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer, acting as an Employment Business on behalf of our Clients for temporary work and an Employment Agency for providing permanent employment with our Clients.

Keenan Recruitment is proudly a Corporate Member of REC - 10638 (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) adhering to all current employment legislation.

Location: Kidderminster | Salary: 32294 - 37839 per | Job type: Permanent | Posted: 20/10/2021