Associate Clinical Lead

Plymouth, Devon, England PL6 6PN
£38950 - £41950 per annum
Junior Management
Client Group:
Older People
Older Persons Mental Health

Associate Clinical Lead

50/50 Supernumerary & Clinical

£38,950 - £41,950

Nursing Home currently recruiting for an Associate Clinical Lead, to be based at the home in Plymouth.

This is an exciting opportunity, joining a GOOD Home, supporting the team to ensure excellence in care delivery.

This opportunity offers the possibility for career progression for the right candidate.

Main Duties of the Role:

The Associate Clinical Lead will be a key member of the home's senior clinical team, supporting the Clinical Nursing Home Manager. The post holder will support the clinical management of the Home, providing professional leadership to both the clinical and non-clinical workforce.

The post holder will contribute towards a "one team culture" throughout the organisation and promote a patient-centred approach in line with the group's values and those of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

About the Home:

This is a specialist nursing home, dedicated to caring specifically for the elderly who are suffering from physical frailty, disability and/or illness. Their ethos is ONE TEAM approach putting their residents first in everything they do.

Job description & Key Areas of Responsibility:

Maintain clinical skills and knowledge through the provision of care to patients. Provide effective leadership in line with the homes professional code of conduct, serving as a role model, mentor, and coach. Support the Nursing Home Manager with care delivery that helps to improve the health of the individuals and supporting individuals to lead and maintain their independence where appropriate. Facilitate learning for all clinical staff and ensure that a supportive teaching and learning environment is in place. Ensure that all team members communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient and the relatives and act as advocates for safeguarding patients. Maintain professional standards in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Codes of professional Conduct, performance, and ethics. Support the Nursing Home Manager, with line management responsibilities for the team, in line with HR policies and procedures at all times, including performance management and bi-annual appraisals, one to ones, recruitment, sickness, and absence. Support the Nursing Home Manager to attract, retain and develop talented individuals including recognition and reward measures. Ensure that the highest possible standards are maintained to promote and safeguard the wellbeing and interests of patients, employees, and visitors. Keep up to date with clinical and professional developments in accordance with the NMC revalidation process standards of continuing professional development requirements. Support the Nursing Home Manager clinical team with ensuring 100% compliance for all relevant statutory mandatory training. Support the process through which clinicians receive feedback on their performance in a supportive and effective way. Provide clinical supervision and facilitate team clinical supervision. Quality, Governance and Assurance, Audit and Performance Framework. Assist in the delivery of a range of clinical governance activities to support the safe and effective delivery of clinical services. Work closely with the Nursing Home Manager to deliver clinical performance management systems. Assist with investigations relating to any complaint, incident, or significant event. Review serious incidents and complaints investigation reports and ensure that action plans are developed, implemented, and reviewed to address recommendations. Assist with ensuring that local clinical policies and procedures are maintained, up to date and fit for purpose and where required participate in and/or lead them development of new policies and procedures. Support the Nursing Home Manager to ensure that a robust clinical governance framework is in place and processes are deployed effectively. Participate and, where required, lead the development and implementation of policies and procedures that make the best use of best practice evidence and performance principles. Maintain own professional knowledge as it relates to service delivery and professional practice including national and local best practice, for example recommendations from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and any other statutory or mandatory requirements. Organisational Responsibilities for the Post Holder. To adhere to all Home policies, procedures, and guidelines. To report any incidences of safety breaches, including but not limited to accidents, complaints, and defects in equipment. To ensure familiarisation with emergency procedures. . The post holder must maintain a safe environment, taking care to avoid injuries and assist the organisation in meeting statutory requirements. Undertake all mandatory training and other training as required by the organisation and/or line manager. Apply infection control measures within the organisation according to local and national guidelines and internal standard operating procedures. Comply with all policies, protocols, procedures, and specific training on The Safeguarding of adults, Infection prevention and control Equality and diversity. Health and Safety. Information Governance.

Qualifications Essential: Current Registered Nurse - NMC Registered Nurse

Knowledge and Experience Essential: 3 years post registration experience

Essential: Knowledge of the legislation and standards of relevant healthcare regulators (e.g., CQC)

Essential: Knowledge of Clinical Governance frameworks and Quality Assurance tools

Desirable but not essential: Leadership & management experiences.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check: This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act

UK Registration: Applicants must have current UK professional registration.

Kindly get in touch. Please call Brad at the Recruitment Panda office, for a confidential conversation about this, or any other vacancy.


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