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Clinical Lead in Kidderminster at Yellow Hat

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

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Job Description

We are recruiting a Clinical Lead for one of our care homes in Kidderminster.

The salary for our Clinical Lead is £17.00 per hour PLUS:

Free staff meals when working a 12 hour shift

Pension - currently 2%

5.6 weeks holiday (including statutory holidays) pro-rata for part time staff

On-going training and support

Career progression support

Free parking

The Clinical Lead Nurse will provide innovative care and work as a committed member of the team within the centre and support the Home Manager to deliver high clinical standards and a high quality provision of care. The Clinical Lead must be able to write and carry through high quality person centred care plans.

The clinical Lead must support and develop clinical staff to actively promote and encourage as much personal independence and choice as possible within the activities of daily living.

The Clinical Lead must ensure that CQC standards and legal obligations are met and be able to communicate with third parties including relatives and external organisations.

There will be hours supernumerary in this role.

A staff development programme operates and clinical staff are expected to keep up to date with clinical skills, legislation changes and the Centre's policies and procedures.

The role involves working at weekends to monitor service quality on a 7-day-a-week basis.

Responsibilities of the Clinical Lead:

  • To ensure that the residents receive personalised quality care as identified in their care plan and ensure all entries are concise but relevant.
  • To support the Home Manager in carrying out initial assessments for prospective residents prior to admission and carrying out subsequent and on-going assessments to ensure that care is appropriate.
  • To ensure 24 hour continuity of care and maintain the privacy and dignity of the residents and ensure the safety of residents and staff.
  • To write, give and receive reports to colleagues and ensure that the Home Manager is kept informed of residents' health status, bed occupancy, staff sickness, staffing levels and any factors which might adversely affect the well-being of the residents and staff within the Centre.
  • To ensure that the named carer and key-worker system work effectively.
  • To ensure that the image and reputation of the Care Centre is both promoted and safeguarded at all times.
  • To ensure that the atmosphere of the Care Centre is friendly and that the Residents feel safe and secure
  • To demonstrate a commitment to the holistic care of the client group, promoting the highest standards of work performance by the care staff team
  • To work as a full member of the multi-disciplinary team, liaising with them to ensure effective co-ordination of care

The Clinical Lead must take responsibility for the work performance of health care staff in the delivery of residents care and be committed to their holistic care in line with the philosophy of the Centre and liaise with the Home Manager to discuss client care and organise escort duties as necessary.

The Clinical Lead must ensure that all monthly audits and regular reviews of care plans are undertaken and that any items of variation should be brought to the attention of the Centre Manager, support the Home Manager to maintain the full occupancy of the centre. To ensure that vacant rooms are always available for viewing and that the potential resident enquiry is managed in a sensitive and professional manner. The Clinical Lead must support the Home Manager to provide out-of-hours management and assume dual responsibility for the Care Centre in his/her absence.

You will be required to undertake the Senior Care staff supervisions and development appraisals and report back to the Centre Manager of any issues that need addressing and also ensure that the Company's policies and procedures are complied with at all times and in accordance with CQC guidelines and that all requirements of external Regulatory Bodies.

Registered Nurse in Charge, Sister/ Charge Nurse/ Lead Nurse

Yellow Hat UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Yellow Hat UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.