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Job Title: Clinical Lead
Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home
Job Role: Clinical Lead / Nurse Team Leader
24 Dec 2017
Park View Gloucester
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Hours: Full Time
Contact Name: charlotte potter
Main function of the job: (Note: In addition to these
functions, employees are required to carry out such duties as may
reasonably be required).
- To work under the direction of the Registered Manager Deputy
Manager to support the aims and objectives of the Home and assist
the management in the organisation of a high-quality establishment
for older people.
- To be innovative in service delivery and build the capacity of
staff to respond effectively to Service Users Living with dementia
- Provide clinical leadership and assume responsibility for the
correct assessment of care required, through planning, documentation
and ongoing assessment
- To provide high standards of care – to include the monitoring and
reviews of the home and service users, this includes providing a
safe, caring environment to enable and optimize the emotional,
health and well-being of the service users.
- To develop non-medication management of challenging behaviours
where appropriate, and effective reviews of prescribing of
- Supporting the Deputy Manager to fulfil duties to promote the
safeguarding and welfare of the service users and staff.
- To clinically assess prospective Service Users of the
organisation's services, and to provide clinical review if they
become a Service User.
- Build partnerships with care professionals, including GP’s, CMHT,
DN’s and placement teams operating in a care environment
- To support the development of bespoke Care Plans and Risk
Assessments for each Service User.
- To assist in Service Management through participating in
Recruitment & Auditing Procedures for the organisation.
- To direct and support staff as agreed and fully participate in
induction and ongoing training programmes for all staff within the
organisation, taking the lead for any dementia training.
- To keep confidentiality of information received and ensure next of
kin are informed of client’s treatment and admission in line with
- Ensure CQC fundamental standards are achieved and maintained
To provide clinical supervision and support to staff within the organisation.
Main Duties (not in any order of priority):
Management of the Organisation:
- To ensure high standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained
at all times;
- To provide clinical supervision for staff on an individual and
- To regularly audit Care Planning and risk assessment procedures
throughout the organisation, and provide feedback to service managers.
- Positively, fully support and implement the decisions of the
Registered Manager & Deputy Manager.
- Create and uphold an open, positive and inclusive management culture.
- Participate in the development of The Home's policies,
particularly those which relate to clinical issues within the service.
- Share in the development of strategic plans for The Home.
- Participate in the evaluation of The Home against agreed
organisational and clinical goals, as well as business and quality objectives.
- To participate in marketing the service, through attendance at
corporate events/exhibitions, and visiting potential purchasers to
discuss our range of clinical services
- To clinically assess potential Service Users.
- Where possible, to be present when a Service User (particularly
one living with dementia) is admitted to the service in order to
provide continuity of contact.
- To provide verbal and written feedback to purchasers of a service
about the people they have placed with the organisation, on an as
- To provide on-call management support at evenings/weekends on an
agreed rota basis in the absence of the Deputy Manager.
- Work in a cost-effective manner.
- Be involved in staff recruitment processes, including shortlisting
and interviewing. To provide dementia-related questions for
applications and interviews.
- To assist with the planning and organisation of staffing schedules
and holiday rotas to ensure adequate staffing levels are maintained.
- Ensure the health and safety of all staff, patients and visitors,
reporting any incidents, hazards, or defects and taking
responsibility to minimise risk
- Ensure all complaints both formal and informal are dealt with
promptly and courteously in accordance with Company policy
- Keeping up-to-date with the latest care and treatment methods
within the specialist clinical fields that the organisation is
registered to deliver.
- To provide clinical supervision for staff on an individual and
- To provide counselling/tutorial support for staff as required.
- To assist all staff in the production of bespoke, person-centred
support programmes for Service Users.
- To take the lead in producing Person-Centred Risk Assessments for
Service Users who live with Dementia.
- To assist in developing Environmental Risk Assessments regarding
environmental issues which may be relevant to Service Users.
- To assist in producing Situational Risk Assessments regarding
regular or specialist activities which may be relevant to Service Users.
- To identify issues relating to an individual's condition and
vulnerability, and to support Care Planning and risk assessment
which safeguards the individual.
- To analyse any incidents or difficulties involving Service Users
in the context of a person's clinical condition, in order for
necessary adjustments to be made.
- To attend multi-disciplinary team meetings and contribute to the
modification of Care Plans.
- Support the creation and maintenance of a culture of performance
and excellence through staff delivering clinically bespoke care and support.
- To informally assess staff training needs through assessing and
maintaining contact with Service Users, clinical supervision of
staff and input from other supervisors.
- To participate in formal induction programmes for new staff,
delivering training about the educational specialism.
- To review the effectiveness of training programmes and make
- Assist the development of the philosophy, goals and objectives for
the care and nursing practice.
Professional Long-Term care Leadership:
- Maintain a high standard of personal behaviour and ensure
effective communication with all members of the multidisciplinary
team, e.g., health professionals, social workers and relatives
- To maintain registration and be fully conversant with the NMC, The
Code and associated national Guidelines and abide by their guidance
- Encourage innovative methods for the delivery of care.
- Establish relationships with learning institutions in order to
promote the availability of staff training at all levels.
- Seek opportunities for personal and professional growth.
- To seek opportunities to participate in research within the field,
subject to board approval.
- Registered Nurse
- Valid NMC PIN
- Experience working with dementia