Clinical Lead Nurse

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Due to expansion, Verve Homecare Homecare are currently recruiting for Clinical Lead Nurses to be based at our Head Office in Canary Wharf, London. 

This is an opportunity to work for one of the fastest growing companies in the UK at Verve Homecare.

We are looking for Clinical Lead Nurse’s to join our team, we offer fantastic employee benefits like Private Medical Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle & Tech Scheme, 25% Off O2, Staff Skills Academy, Season Ticket Loans, Blue Light Care and many more.

Job Overview:

  • To positively support the Deputy Manager and the Registered Manager in providing leadership to the care and support staff
  • To have responsibility for leading, supporting and facilitating the nursing and medical needs of service users
  • To support senior management in the delivery of high-quality care and support, and to deputise when required 
  • To maintain skills at a current level and undertake required training and development
  • To perform in accordance with standards agreed with the Registered Manager and the Registered Provider and to follow legislative requirements, relevant regulations and accepted best practice

Role Specific Duties:

The Clinical Lead’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensure service users are at the heart of care delivery and their wishes and preferences are acted upon
  • The efficient and effective day-to-day management of care delivery and the staff team to ensure that required standards are maintained
  • Ensure all recording systems and organisational documentation are of a high standard and kept up to date
  • Provide support and guidance for care staff on nursing and medical matters that are in the scope of being a clinical lead
  • Act as a shift leader to monitor and direct the effective running of the unit or other defined area of responsibility

Working with others:

  • Ensure all staff receive formal supervision and appraisals
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the duty rota. ensuring skills mix and numbers on duty are appropriate for the assessed needs of the service users
  • Be responsible for promoting and protecting the welfare of those individuals supported by the service
  • Develop effective working relationships with all employees within the service
  • Be proactive and provide guidance, support and leadership to staff
  • Work in cooperation with members of the multidisciplinary teams to maximise opportunities for people in the service
  • Understand when external healthcare support is required, and liaise with them to ensure best outcomes for people that use services
  • Identify information, concerns and ideas for improvement and share them with senior management of the service

Other duties:

Other duties and responsibilities to be undertaken may include any (or all) of the items in the following list:

  • Seek opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Work within the relevant Code of Conduct, e.g. NMC
  • Ensure that developments in best practice are researched, shared, understood and implemented

Personal and professional development:

  • Attend statutory training and any other training as directed by management
  • Be registered with the relevant body and work within the associated Code of Conduct
  • Obtain the relevant qualifications required to work in the deputising role, e.g. management qualification
  • Understand the regulatory framework that governs the service, including the role of the Care Inspectorate and its requirements
  • Understand, share and implement all policies and procedures relevant to the role
  • Be open to learning opportunities
  • Understand the health and safety requirements associated with the role
Job Category: Clinical Lead
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: London
Job Salary: £45000 -£50000 per annum plus either car allowance or company car
Sector: Internal Positions

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