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DATE ADDED: Fri 06/03/2020

Deputy Manager Clinical

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent

Are you an organised, methodical nurse who is passionate about delivering positive change? At Care UK you can build a fast-moving nursing career whilst help our residents fulfil their lives. The team at Lennox House in Finsbury Park, Islington, London have a great opportunity for a passionate and hands on nurse to join the home as clinical deputy manager.

Your role will incorporate providing leadership for the nursing and care teams and supporting the development and delivery of consistently high quality clinical and care services for residents with complex health and social care needs.

Overall responsibilities:

Comply with the clinical governance framework and all activities related to it. This includes participation in the clinical audit programme
Provide leadership and support for clinical and care colleagues and act as a champion for residents’ safety and dignity.
To maintain skills and knowledge and ensure that care is delivered according to latest guidelines and best practice evidence available.
Develop monitoring and reporting systems which promote the delivery of safe, effective and high quality services.
Ensure that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are maintained and effectively used by colleagues.

Key Responsibilities

To provide leadership and support for clinical and care colleagues and act as a champion for resident’s safety and dignity

Work with the home manager to formulate strategies for service development or changes in service provision and support implementation
Provide effective leadership and support for the nursing and care team within the home.
Supervise nurses on a day to day basis and through formal clinical supervision.
Act as a mentor for new nurses joining the team or for those who require specific support to develop clinical skills or knowledge.
Liaise with GPs and other health professionals to ensure that residents receive the medical and clinical support they require.
Demand high quality service delivery focused on residents individually assessed needs.
Act within Care UK’s Admission & Discharge Policy.

What you’ll do

Supporting and deputising for the Home Manager, you will provide inspiring leadership to nursing and care colleagues and oversee the delivery of high quality clinical and pastoral care.

You will be the homes nurse expert and your role will be a combination of utilising your nursing skills as well as your managerial and leadership skills

You will focus on residents with complex needs, so it’s vital that you can conform with the latest guidelines, take far-reaching decisions and maintain the highest levels of clinical governance, whilst regularly auditing practices and procedures. You will be doing care plan development and assessments, walk rounds and looking after all our residents alongside the team and offer personalised centred care.

Who you are

An NMC Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD), you will be well versed in care planning processes and fully familiar with clinical assessment tools.

You will be keen to develop your leadership skills and clinical knowledge, capable of building close relationships with residents and their families, and determined to drive continuous improvement.

Who we are

Care UK are a multi award winning company who have recently been voted the UKs Best Residential Care Provider of the year: people are our passion and are at the heart of what we do. We are an honest and caring company who look for passionate individuals who care as deeply as we do.

Due to our highly personal and patient-centred approach we have seen rapid growth. We are one of the UKs leading independent healthcare providers who have a progressive new build project where we will see over 15 new build homes open across the country to add to our current portfolio of over 120 homes across the UK in offering expert residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people

What we offer

Competitive salary
Access to a company paid web based system for your PIN revalidation
Bank holiday enhancements
Paid DBS check
Cycle to work scheme
Thousands of online and in-store discounts
Free uniform
Further training and qualifications
Development and progression
Support, guidance and a caring working environment

  • Where you'll work
  • At Lennox House care home, we’re committed to providing care that is centred on each person’s individual needs.

    Set in a peaceful residential area of Islington in North London, Lennox House is a large, modern and comfortable care home providing the