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Head of Complex Care - RGN RNLD RMN

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  • Sector:

    General Nursing, Specialised Services

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  • Salary:

    £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Adam Blanchard

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  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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I have a superb opportunity for a Lead Nurse/Deputy Manager looking to take the next step in their career and become a Head of Care. The service provides care and support to its residents with complex care requirements and mental health issues plus others with Dementia.
About the role:
  • We build our care and activity plans around individuals, supporting, nurturing and encouraging them to live happy, fulfilled lives.
  • We embrace a person centred care philosophy so we can meet individualised care needs.
  • Making every day better is about achieving the best possible outcomes for those we care for. We work closely with individuals, families and other health care professionals.
  • Working closely with the Commissioning Home Director, you will lead by example, acting as a role model for the staff group and an ambassador for the organisation by providing effective implementation of the service philosophy and business strategy within the home.
  • There is an expectation of participation in the local 24/7 on-call system which includes providing on-site attendance and cover where required in the absence of a qualified nurse to ensure business continuity.
  • You will be ambitious and looking for the opportunity in the future to be the Registered Manager.
  • Support the Commissioning Director with all Care Quality Commission, Regulatory, Statutory and quality monitoring requirements
  • Provide clinical oversight and hold clinical accountability for delivery of safe and effective care.
  • Support with the safe recruitment process of new staff.
  • Ensure that a detailed action plan is maintained which is used to drive service development.
  • Ensure that service user safety is paramount and maintained through robust clinical governance structures.
  • To ensure that the service has a positive leadership culture with regards to service delivery, safeguarding and whistle blowing.
  • Submit statistical data and reports on time.
  • Support the Commissioning Home Director with operational accountability for the occupancy and financial performance in line with agreed budgets.
  • Have a clear understanding of occupancy and revenue against set targets.
  • Ensure that the home complies with standards of the Health & Social Care Act (2012).
  • To encourage and support good communications with all MDT members, primary and secondary support service, CHC, CCG’s, NHS Trusts and Local Authority commissioners.
  • Ensure that clinical practice is developed and delivered by staff based on evidence-based research and recognised clinical philosophy, models and frameworks.
  • Oversee with line managers that systems are in place for professional registration, revalidation, appraisal, continuous professional development, supervision and performance management of clinical teams.
£45,000 working full time, plus extensive benefits and career progression opportunities.
*** If the opportunity is of interest please click apply below with an up to date CV to register your interest***