Clinical Lead Nurse
Clinical Lead Nurse
37.5 hours per week (3 long days per week)
£38,934.42 per annum
Based in Brighton
Blind Veterans UK helps vision-impaired ex-Service men and women of every generation rebuild their lives after sight loss. Since 1915, we’ve provided rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support to tens of thousands of blind veterans.
We are looking for an experienced nurse to perform and monitor comprehensive assessments of member’s needs. You will plan, implement and evaluate care delivery according to changing health care needs.
As Clinical Lead Nurse, you will develop and review risk assessments and contingency planning to support safety, while ensuring that the delivery of care to members meets the standards required by regulatory bodies, for example CQC, NMC.
You will also develop, lead and monitor the implementation of the Centre policies, procedures and clinical guidelines to ensure your compliance as well as other Care staff. This includes leading, promoting and practicing the highest standards of prevention and control of infection at all times.
The Clinical Lead Nurse is also responsible for monitoring standards of clinical care and will lead and facilitate improvements through benchmarking, audit and research.
This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, friendly, forward thinking care management team. You will be a decision maker, a team player and very much adaptable to an ever changing environment.
Blind Veterans UK believe that we need to invest in our staff to be the best that you can be, this includes personal and professional development. As Clinical Lead Nurse you will be responsible for developing our people in order to create the right environment to deliver the highest standard of care.
This includes leading, promoting and practicing the highest standards of care, clinical governance and regulations in accordance with CQC & NMC.
Previous care home CQC experience preferred but not essential
This position will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
Benefits include free life assurance, free parking, pension scheme, subsidised staff restaurant, use of onsite facilities (which include a gym and swimming pool), health care cash back scheme (after one year of continuous employment), an employee assistance programme and an excellent working environment.
Closing date: Friday 2 October 2020 at 12.00 midday
Interview date: Week commencing 12 October 2020
If you are interested in this role, please sent an up-to-date CV and statement to firstname.lastname@example.org detailing why you are interesting in taking on this role and what you feel your skills, qualities and experience can bring to the Care Team.
Because of the number of applications we receive we don't acknowledge each one - if you haven't heard from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that we won't be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up.