Lead Nurse

Location: Banstead  |  Surrey  |  England
Sector: Nursing Care
Consultant: Peter O'Reilly
Job Reference: 42065
Salary: £21 - £21
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Lead Nurse

Salary: £21 p/h

Hours: 48 per week

The role:

As an innovative company we have introduced the role of Lead Nurse. The purpose of this role is to lead the nursing community, providing strong clinical knowledge, leadership and management to ensure the high standards are achieved in all areas of the nursing community including relationship centred care, clinical care and dementia care. Ensuring all statutory and regulatory standards are met and is aligned to codes of conduct and company procedures.This role reports to the Deputy Manager , is rota based with 12 hours supernumeray every 2 weeks.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Clinical Care Manager, the Lead Nurse is responsible for ensuring a high level of care is provided to our residents and meets the code of conduct and company procedures.

The Lead Nurse will support the Clinical Care Manager providing leadership to the clinical team providing strong clinical knowledge to ensure the highest standards are achieved in all areas of the home including relationship centered care, clinical care and dementia care.

Application requirements:

  • RN/RGN Qualified or RMN
  • Dementia Qualification for care homes with people living with dementia
  • Minimum of two years shift leadership and management
  • Proven track record in a care home environment delivering quality care
  • Proven track record leading, empowering, supporting and motivating a clinical team
  • Experience delivering high quality relationship centered care (Desirable)
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent written, non-verbal and verbal communication skills
  • Dementia Knowledge (for care homes with people living with dementia)
  • Knowledge of and competence in Microsoft Office applications and Windows based operating environments – Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Explorer


As well as competitive salaries we offer some great benefits including:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Bank holiday enhancement pay
  • Excellent Induction training
  • Ongoing career training and development
  • Optional health care plan