Clinical Lead / RGN

Recruiter
BRIGHTERKIND LIMITED
Location
Fordcombe
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
21 Mar 2019
Ref
1108141742
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Clinical Lead brighterkind is a dynamic care home group that is delivering a new approach to care, putting residents’ happiness and health at the heart of our philosophy. Currently a standalone business within the Four Seasons Group, brighterkind has aspirations to develop independently into one of the leading care home providers in the UK. This role presents a unique opportunity to join a caring, fun and forward thinking business which is currently in its early stages of development. brighterkind operates in excess of 70 care homes throughout England, Scotland and the Channel Islands and employs more than 4,000 people. We are already the 5th largest provider in the UK with aspirations to develop further over the next three years. brighterkind is focused on becoming the brand of choice within the care sector. Our aspiration is that in time brighterkind becomes a byword for unrivalled levels of personal and nursing care, offering outstanding recreation and activities, and delivering a high quality food and dining experience to all our residents. Put simply, our aim is to establish ourselves as the best known and most highly respected operator in the care sector. We are investing heavily in our estate as part of a comprehensive re branding and refurbishment strategy. £25m has been earmarked to refurbish our homes and turn them into contemporary and comfortable places to live and work; £12m of this capital has already been invested. We are also investing heavily in professional development and have created a number of industry leading training programmes to help our managers and leaders to be the best that they can be. We aspire to provide our employees with a truly rewarding opportunity to proactively shape the company culture and influence the development of the business. This really is an exciting time to join us. We offer a challenging and rewarding environment for proactive and innovative individuals to flourish and develop. We are looking for professional, creative and energetic candidates to join our friendly and passionate team all working towards the same goals – to help those we care for, love every day www.brighterkind.com Clinical Lead Reporting to - Home Manager/Deputy Manager Nursing Standards and Residents Responsible for consistently monitoring the standard of care being delivered to all service users to ensure it is at the optimum levels at all times. Ensuring that all residents receive quality medical and personal care and that care plans are fully maintained; Act at all times in line with NMC Code of Professional Conduct; Responsible for monitoring the state of wellbeing of each resident, being aware of any change impacting on care and care plans, ensuring that new needs are met and written records are amended to reflect any variation; Act as a focal point for contact with residents, their relatives and visitors, as well as health and social care professionals involved in their wellbeing, ensuring that any reasonable requests are acted upon and concerns or complaints are promptly investigated and dealt with appropriately. Management Support the Manager in the implementation of all policies, procedures and business objectives in order to excel the business forward; To manage the Home in the absence of the Home Manager in line with the company guidelines; Maintain and prepare the staff duty rota to ensure appropriate staffing levels at all times; Conduct staff supervisions and appraisals in line with the company policy and to meet with external regulator guidelines; Attend and encourage staff to attend all relevant staff meetings; Take responsibility for marketing the Home in conjunction with the Home Manager to existing and potential residents and relatives, health and social care professionals, developing links with other care providers. Health and Safety Responsible for ensuring all staff at trained and updated on safe systems of work including Manual Handling and fire safety evacuation procedures through the induction process; Understand your personal responsibilities in relation to the Health and Safety at Work Act including a working knowledge of COSHH assessments. General Act in a professional and courteous manner at all times towards residents and their visitors, respecting the dignity and individuality of each resident and ensure effective communication is maintained; Develop a welcoming culture within the home to encourage an engaged team working ethos, responding positively to colleagues and actioning all reasonable work instructions promptly; Liaise and advise on the supply and quality of items purchased by the home in line with specific tasks, ensuring the timely and appropriate ordering of replacement goods. Clinical Lead An energetic, committed yet approachable team member, the person who fulfils this role will add real value with their obvious passion and commitment to both residents, families and staff alike, but will have the ability to multi-task in a high pressure environment with care and compassion. Your talent and ability will be a reflection of the brighterkind culture and values and will help showcase the best of our organisation. If you possess these skills and the drive to succeed in this role we would love to hear from you. In return brighterkind provide a variety of competitive benefits including a generous holiday allowance, a bespoke development programme, child care vouchers and an employee discount scheme. Their talent and ability will be a reflection of the brighterkind culture and values and will help showcase the best of our organisation. To succeed you will be: A team player - brighterkind is a low ‘ego’ organisation; Strong communicator and influencer; Energetic and hard-working; Passionate about offering superior services and want to make a difference in everything that they do A sense of humour and positive outlook on life – Glass half full rather than half empty is key We offer unrivalled employee benefits as our staff are at the heart of our achievements and future vision. Rewarding commitment and long service are important to us and all employees are entitled to the following benefits and incentives. Competitive salaries and generous holiday allowance Ongoing personal development plan and career progression Team Meal Offering Free uniform High street discount vouchers NEST work place pension contributions Long service awards and vouchers All successful applicants may be required to work on a rolling rota basis and therefore required to work a weeked where appropriate. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and a DBS check. As you can imagine we receive very high volumes of applications for some of our roles. Whilst we are not able to respond personally to each applicant, we appreciate the time you have taken to consider and apply for a new role with brighterkind. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks, then on this occasion your application has not been successful. Please keep checking our website for upcoming opportunities. www.brighterkind.com

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