Unit Manager

Unit Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Unit Manager to join our team.


  • You will lead by example, delivering hands-on nursing care and providing strong leadership to your team;
  • Serve meals and beverages, encouraging and assisting in the feeding of residents requiring additional attention at mealtimes;
  • You will take the role of a Unit Manager on duty and have responsibility for a team of nursing and care staff;
  • To enhance and promote the clients quality of life;
  • Manage and participate in the rota, to ensure senior care and care support is available at all times;
  • You will have a person-centred ethos and be committed to enriching the lives of the individuals in your care;
  • Have responsibility for coordinating documentation of individual plans of care and reporting back to the Deputy and Home Manager;
  • Responsible for administration of medication, including ordering dispensing and maintaining records;
  • Liaising with GP’s and other outside agencies;
  • Maintain steady routine of home, administration and day to day operations;
  • Organise and manage regular team meetings to ensure information is cascaded to the team;
  • Support Home Manager and senior staff in all aspects of the home management;
  • Arranging reviews of residents and formulation of health and social care plans;
  • Effective team management – motivate, train and support.


  • Able to show a can-do attitude always;
  • You must have previous experience in a management role;
  • You must have a good understanding of CQC/CI and other regulatory bodies (DoLs/MCA);
  • You must have a proven track record in delivering good care results;
  • You will lead the care teams by example, providing coaching, mentoring and instruction where it’s needed and role modelling best practice;
  • Your skills will be key to supporting residents with all their needs, therapeutic interventions and meaningful occupations;
  • Experience in a Reablement Unit;
  • Confident communicator;
  • Flexible to work shifts;
  • Be efficient in managing a team of nursing and care staff;
  • Organised;
  • Good Clinical background skills;
  • Committed and dedicated;
  • You will be a registered nurse RMN / RGN / RNLD and will have a valid NMC pin;
  • Previous challenging behaviour experience.