• Surrey
  • Permanent
  • Band 5, Band 6
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse

We are currently recruiting for a Registered Mental Health Nurse to work as a Unit Manager for a care home. The Care Home is a purpose-built 60-bed dementia care home close to Oxted. It provides nursing and personalised residential dementia care in dedicated Memory Lane Communities. The Care home has a highly skilled team focused on delivering person-centred care that enables residents to keep their normal routines as much as possible while maintaining their independence.

As a Unit Nurse Manager (Mental Health), you’ll use your compassion and initiative to make sure our residents get the quality care they deserve. We’ll look to you to plan, manage and monitor the delivery of the highest quality nursing and mental health care. You’ll assess the needs of your residents and implement people-centred care plans that make a real difference to our residents’ day-to-day lives. As part of your wide range of responsibilities, you’ll plan rotas, recruit, train and mentor staff and build strong relationships with local regulators and social services. As a Unit Nurse Manager (Mental Health), you’ll have the freedom and autonomy to take your unit from strength to strength, with plenty of opportunities for professional development along the way.

Job details summary are;

  • Number of Hours: 48.00 hrs
  • Salary: £20 / Hr
  • Shift Type: Days
  • Post Type: Permanent

To join us as a Unit Nurse Manager (Mental Health),

  • you’ll be a Registered Nurse (RMN) with a current NMC registration.
  • Experience in providing care for older people and those with dementia is important, as is a successful track record of well-developed care plans and detailed risk assessments.
  • We’ll also look for an up-to-date knowledge in the most recent clinical practices and an understanding of regulatory frameworks, including DoLs/MCA and Royal Pharmaceutical guidelines.
  • You’ll be a natural leader who has acted as a clinical mentor, including supporting newly qualified nurses through their preceptorship.
  • Dedicated, ambitious and resilient, you’ll have a strong track record of delivering improvements to achieve quality care.

Your generous benefits would include:

  • Relocation package and help with accommodation
  • A £2000 Golden Hello
  • Free learning and development
  • Automatic enrolment into our profit share scheme
  • A range of holiday, retail and leisure discounts
  • Nurse Mentor and Refer a Friend bonus schemes
  • Offer to pay Tier 2 visa application fee for eligible nurses

If you’d like to use your clinical and people skills in an organisation that provides the quality care you’d expect for your loved ones, this is a rewarding and empowering place to be.

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Athona Recruitment’s nursing division is an award-winning, on-framework agency that specialises in finding permanent and temporary employment for nurses. We have a dedicated team of consultants that help recruit nurses into NHS hospitals, care homes, private hospitals and clinics across the country. Whether you’re based in the UK or overseas, we can help you find a nursing position that’s right for you.


  • Job Reference: Manny/Barch/Surrey