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Unit Manager




Carlingford Lodge, 76 Upper Dromore Road, Warrenpoint, Newry, County Down, BT34 3PN

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£21 per hour


38.5 hours p/w

Job Advert Role Description

Carlingford Lodge is a modern, purpose built nursing home, in Newry accommodating accommodates up to 75 older people. We support people with physical needs who require assistance and care. The home is designed to meet the needs of older people with comfortable lounge, dining areas and a fabulous arts and activities room. The attractive enclosed gardens and patio provide residents with a relaxing place to sit and enjoy the outdoors. The homely and comfortable environment Carlingford Lodge provides enables us to provide person centred care tailored to the needs of our residents.

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 Bannview; 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 Home 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 Pension options

Division DBS info


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, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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