Regional Clinical Lead

Dorchester, Dorset, England
DT1 2ER
Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Manager
Posted
3 Dec 2019
Closes
5 Jan 2020

Job Description

Regional Clinical Lead Nurse

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Location: Home based with regional travel, including London through to Dorset, across to Kent

As a Regional Clinical Lead, reporting to our Lead Quality Development Manager, you will be providing the Regional Director with a business partner support service to deliver care and clinical support in homes which have been identified as being a priority for support.

Responsibilities will include:

To lead, support and develop the teams within the Homes to achieve excellence in care in line with their service improvement plan

To be a key member of the Quality and Governance Team providing professional input into decisions to develop and enhance the work of Care UK

To directly support the Regional Director (RD) and their home managers (HM) in the overall delivery of high quality care services as recognised through external regulation ratings

To support the RD and HMs to achieve service improvements across all targeted care & clinical areas and achieve the expected standards of service and resulting outcomes

To measure and report progress against the targeted clinical and care service improvement plans

To provide support, mentoring and role modelling for colleagues in the homes to enable achievement of high quality care & clinical services

To support colleagues within our homes to develop the knowledge and expertise required to deliver care in accordance with best practice advice, guidance and policies to ensure effective person centred service delivery

To provide clinical and care expertise to any allocated care home

To assist RDs and HMs to implement any changes to systems and processes required for the delivery of consistent, high quality care

To have a working knowledge of legislation within social and health care settings and be able to support the management teams within our homes implementing and sustaining best practice

To liaise with external and internal regulators/ governance in a transparent manner to enable Home Managers to successfully resolve any critical regulatory concerns

To maintain confidentiality at all times being mindful of Data Protection and Caldicott Principles and following the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct

To participate in and contribute to Quality & Governance team meetings, attend Care & Quality team meetings, Regional Meetings and other meetings as directed

To organise own workload to meet agreed personal, team and organisation objectives

The post holder will also need to have the facility to be based from home and be a car driver with the ability to stay away from home at times

*Criteria*

Registered nurse

Extensive experience of care delivery, particularly in a care home environment, ideally with exposure to dementia

Experience of coaching and mentoring colleagues, therefore excellent leadership and communication skills

Experience of meeting regulatory requirements

The ability to raise standards with a strong results orientation

The ability to cope in difficult situations with tact and diplomacy

For this role we are looking for car drivers due to the location and homes the position covers

Ref: RCLD

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