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Unit Manager




Dalton Court, Europe Way, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0RJ

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£16.50 -£17.00 p/h



Job Advert Role Description

Dalton Court (formerly part of Amore Care) is a purpose-built nursing home, in Cockermouth, Cumbia. We support people with physical and dementia needs who require assistance and care. The role of Unit manager will be based on the Orchard Unit (frail, elderly, nursing unit).

The Unit Manager should be a registered nurse with a live NMC pin.  They should be committed to the delivery of care of our service users within Dalton Court; have a person centred focus; knowledge and experience of the regulatory standards; the ability to use initiative; excellent communication skills; and be committed to quality assurance. The Unit Manager will be heading up a unit with over 30 residents and be able to support their staff team in delivering safe, effective and compassionate care whilst ensuring the service is well-led.  They will be responsible for auditing and monitoring of the unit whilst following robust systems and processes.

Working alongside the Unit Manager the successful candidate will be required to line manage a team of staff and have knowledge, understanding and experience of relevant legislation ensuring they comply with the requirements of CQC and other statutory regulators. As Unit Manager you will take pride in providing the highest standards of care to all residents and manage the Service to the highest standards, ensuring the people who use our services can be supported to live as independently as possible and achieve their goals.

The Priory Group offers structured career pathways, with many opportunities within the group and expanding supported living units. There will also be opportunity to carry out management NVQ’s.

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension options

Division DBS info

Career Pathways

As a Priory Group employee, you’ll be able to chart your long-term career along defined pathways (from Support Worker to CEO), each path providing you a fulfilling work environment and support from a world class organisation to achieve your professional goals. We want to invest in you to achieve the next step in your career, so you can continue to make a difference in people’s lives.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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