Clinical Lead Manager

Salary: Dependent on experience

Clinical Lead Manager

Key working relationships:

This position reports into the registered manager

This position will oversee the Nursing and Care Teams

General responsibilities:

  • Oversight of all clinical needs of Residents.
  • Oversight, mentoring and leadership of RGNs, Care team and CHAPs.
  • Ownership of GP surgery, Care home team, Hospital and other external professional relationships, ensuring excellent working relationships.
  • Monitoring and oversight of all care plans being written accurately and to an excellent standard.
  • Oversight and accountability for medication.
  • Ensuring robust admissions and discharge processes are followed.
  • Assisting the home manager with Clinical guidance when responding to concerns, safeguarding, CQC etc.
  • Oversight of regular clinical auditing; Monthly clinical audit, Medication audit, CD audit, Wound audit.
  • To contribute to the efficient operation of the Home
  • To contribute and participate in staff meetings/staff training
  • To adhere to Home Policies and Procedures.
  • To observe the conditions of employment and Health and Safety Policy, ensuring safe practice and guiding others.
  • To enhance and promote the clients quality of life.
  • To be caring, sympathetic and tactful when dealing with clients and relatives. To promote dignity privacy, respect and choice.
  • To report and record relevant information, relaying any concerns to the registered manager
  • To take care of the Home, its contents and consider the appearance of the Home and promote best practice.
  • To consider economy and financial balance.
  • To act as a role model – to lead by example.
  • To allocate tasks and ensure they are carried out properly.
  • To maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • To promote good anti-discriminatory practice.

Knowledge and attributes:

  • Experience of working in a social care setting
  • Clear written & oral communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Team player
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Good time management
  • Positive & proactive approach
  • Good organisational skills
  • Flexible, adaptable and reliable.
  • Willing to learn and develop new skills

NB:    Notwithstanding the detail of this job description there will be a requirement for the jobholder to undertake other duties consistent with their level of responsibility.  This will be done in consultation with the jobholder.

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