Head of Clinical Services / Clinical Lead

  • South Central
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Reference: J34671/JG

Head of Clinical Services / Clinical Lead

Role: Head of Clinical Services
Salary: £41k plus
Location: Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Hours: 42
• A starting salary which reflects your current skills and experience. You will be given every opportunity to increase this salary through training and development
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Interest free travel ticket loans
• Refer a friend scheme
• Bupa Cash Plan discounts
• We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
• We cover the cost of NMC registration (£120)*
• Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
• Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts
• Hot meal provided on a 12 hour shift
• Uniform provided
• Pension and Life Assurance scheme available
• 28 days annual leave

I am working with a large national care provider who have a vacancy within one of their medium sized Nursing homes in West Yorkshire. The home is situated on the edge of the Yorkshire dales towards Ilkley . Are you very strong Clinically? Can you be the first point of call for a small team of clinical staff? Then we want to hear from you.

The service is a medium-sized, specialist facility that provides care for elderly residents, some of whom may be living with dementia or a physical disability. As Clinical Service Manager, you will be directly involved in the health and well-being of all patients, as well as updating care plans, administering medication and supervising the nursing team. You will be responsible for all nursing care within the service, and be an authoritative and knowledgeable presence in the home.

The service has recently been inspected by the CQC and received a ‘good’ rating across the board; this is an excellent opportunity to work for a well-respected provider which can offer both personal and professional development.

The Role:
• To actively participate with the multidisciplinary team in formulating care plans and utilising appropriate assessments
• Administering drugs and checking preparations in accordance with company policy and procedures and NMC guidelines
• Providing assistance and clinical leadership in the induction/development and supervision of new and junior staff
• Regularly reviewing risk factors and working in conjunction with other health professionals to modify care plans as appropriate
• Liaising effectively with all actively involved in the care process, including carers, nurses and relatives, aspiring to provide an effective, seamless and integrated service to patients/residents
• Develop relationships with key members of the community, to help raise the home’s profile and brand
• Creating and managing staff rotas

Skills/Qualifications required of the Clinical Service Manager:
• A Registered Nurse with current NMC registration
• Able to maintain professional standards of practice at all times
• Flexible and adaptable, well organised and able to manage time and workload effectively in line with the needs of the service
• Able to motivate, lead and supervise a team
• Person centred, showing empathy with a desire to make a difference
• Professional in your approach to customer care
• Motivated with the desire to expand your professional development and support organisational change
• Able to provide demonstrable experience of working in elderly care

For more information on how to apply for this fantastic opportunity please contact Jake at Amber Mace on 01904 571187 or email your CV right away.

This role would suit: RGN – Senior RGN – Senior Nurse – RMN – Clinical Lead – Deputy Manager – Head of Care – Clinical Services Manager

To apply for this job email your details to jake@ambermace.com.