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Clinical Lead / Deputy Manager (Merry Hall, Fareham)

We are looking for a Clinical Lead who will be joint deputy manager of our lovely Fareham Nursing Home. The successful applicant will have strong leadership and communication skills. Please have a look through our benefits and the description below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Purpose of Position

  • To support the registered manager to promote professional, clinical and holistic care for the residents.
  • To take the lead for the clinical needs of the residents.
  • To maintain and monitor the health and welfare of the residents
  • To support the manager in the supervision of the RGNs employed at the home.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Professional

  • To conduct care and maintain confidentiality so as not to bring the home or residents into disrepute
  • To investigate complaints and follow procedures for their resolution
  • To delegate responsibility within legal boundaries
  • To foster good working relationships
  • To be up to date at all times with health and safety at work
  • To be aware of all policies and procedures within the home
  • To comply with the Health and Social Care Act 2008
  • To maintain proper and accurate records regarding residents and other home information
  • To know the whereabouts of all residents at all times.
  • To ensure staff use all equipment correctly
  • To attend training courses as necessary
  • To attend meetings as necessary
  • To train other staff and monitor their work
  • Report any incidents or problems to the manager
  • To undertake appraisals and supervisions for the RGNs
  • Undertake necessary training and hours to retain registration.

 

Clinical

  • To take overall responsibility for the ordering and administer medication as prescribed in accordance with medication policy and procedure.
  • To deliver care of the highest standard ensuring that skills are maintained by training and following the guidelines of evidence based practice
  • To maintain the highest possible standards of care, safety and comfort of the residents
  • Meet the resident’s nutritional needs
  • Safeguard residents from abuse
  • Ensure safety and suitability of any equipment used
  • Involve other providers in residents care as required.
  • Lease with families regarding changes in resident care
  • Know what emergency procedures are for our resident group
  • To participate in care planning and ensure they are kept up to date
  • Manage risk through effective procedures
  • Make sure all relevant information is handed over to next shift
  • Record any accidents, residents or staff, into accident book
  • If a resident has a wound which requires dressing do so in accordance with care plan
  • Any injury acquired by a resident must be attended to following the homes policy
  • To perform other reasonable duties as required.

 

Training

  • To be up to date at all times with mandatory training
  • To identify RGNs training needs
  • To attend other appropriate training
  • To teach relevant information and knowledge to other staff

 

 

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