Practice Lead

Social Care Direct
18 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
I have an exciting opportunity for a Practice Lead, the successful post holder will be an experienced practitioner who is able to demonstrate a very high degree of personal and professional skill in the care of people with learning disabilities, autism and whose behaviour challenges services to meet their needs.
The successful applicant will provide leadership and support to the Multi-disciplinary team and the care management team.

You will need to be RNLD or RMN qualified with a valid pin to be considered for this role.

• Provide leadership and support to identified Care Managers and their teams in order to improve outcomes for people
• Support managers and staff to identify issues and trends that may impact on outcomes, quality, safety and issues of compliance.
• Chair Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings and develop and implement effective care pathways in partnership with the team.
• Take the lead on identified projects in the service to enable effective change to take place.
• Use advanced clinical practice and extended knowledge base to provide specialist advice to multidisciplinary teams.
• Remain up-to-date with developments in the field of learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder and behaviour that challenges (practice and research) and facilitate others in applying relevant findings to practice.
• To carry out specific tasks and duties which may include; brief writing, report writing, analysis and ad hoc project assignments
• Flexible working and on calls.

• Registered Nurse RNLD or RMN qualified
• Relevant Management Qualification
• Record of achieving operational targets
• Experience of effective budget and resource management
• Experience of complex care planning, risk management and positive behaviour support

All applicants must have
• RMN or RNLD Qualified with a valid NMC pin
• Experience of working in a similar role previously

Circa £35,710 per annum

All applicants will be checked against the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)

If the role is of interest please click apply or contact Veronica on (Apply online only) for more information