Person Specification

Skills and experience:

Experience in Nursing (3+ years) and hold a valid NMC
Previous experience of working in a care home (Desirable)
Venepuncture (Essential)
Catheterisation (Essential)
Peg Feeding (Essential)
Syringe Driver (Essential)
Continence (Essential)
Stoma care (Essential)
Phlebotomy (Desirable)
NG Feeding (Desirable)

Vacancy Details

We are recruiting for a Deputy Matron to work in Gillibrand Hall Nursing Care Home

About the company: Established in 1998, Century Healthcare is one of the leading providers of care for older people in the North West of England. We offer the very best of care, including residential, nursing, specialist dementia care units with respite and short stay.

About the role: As Deputy Matron you will assist the Matron in the effective management of care in the home. Provide leadership and co-ordination of the Care Teams, assisting in the development, monitoring and evaluation of nursing care standards. Participating fully in the care process, leading from the front by practice and example. Taking full clinical and managerial responsibility for the home in the absence of the Matron, participating in On-Call arrangements and providing emergency cover as necessary so that a Registered 1st level nurse is always on duty.

Main Duties:

In co-operation with the Matron, ensure the creation and maintenance of a safe and homely environment.
Ensure that assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care takes place in line with the agreed process.
Carry out nursing procedures and treatments assisting Medical Practitioners when required.
Responsible for ensuring that the Health and Safety at Work Act Regulations are carried out and that staff have been informed of their obligations under this Act.

Culture: At Century Healthcare we value our dedicated team. We offer an in depth in-house training programme designed to support employees to develop to be the best they can be. We have an exceptional appraisal/supervision policy ensuring that we can develop and retain a strong experienced team and that you can build a career within the company. We like to see our staff succeed! If you are a caring, compassionate and hard-working individual then you will fit right in.


Paid breaks
Paid NMC Subscription
Free lunch provided
Free uniform
DBS paid by the company
Free onsite car-parking
Pension scheme
Qualify for blue light card to access multiple discounts
Extensive training programme
Salary information: £18.20 per hour (+ depending on experience)

Working Week: 3 days working an 8am till 8pm clinical shift + a flexible 6 hours supernumary shift totalling 42 hours per week. Flexible working days allowing for a great work life balance.

Location: Gillibrand Hall Nursing Care Home, Folly Wood Drive, Chorley, PR7 2FW
Please note: Close to good public transport links.