Lead Development & Assurance Nurse - Bedford

Smart Recruit Online
02 Dec 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Clinical Leader or Manager from a neurological background?Do you enjoy making a difference and having an impact on others' lives?How would you like to work as a Lead Development and Assurance Nurse with an award winning care provider?Then we need to talk - We are looking for a Lead Development and Assurance Nurse to join our family. This role will be split across both our Milton Keynes and Peterborough sites. The working hours will be Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm.If you seek a supportive work environment, where you are encouraged to develop your clinical knowledge and progress your career, then look no further! We will guide you and inspire you to achieve your full potential.Here we are a family and a team. Our employees are our greatest assets and therefore it's in our best interest to ensure your wellbeing whilst working. Key Responsibilities:To be a role model and professional leader for nursesTo ensure the highest standards of nursing and clinical practice are achieved, maintained and provided for all residentsLiaise closely with General Managers on all aspects of potential clinical risksIn liaison with the General Managers, ensure the promotion and achievement of clinically effective and person centred care models and pathwaysLead the Development and Assurance Nurses in designing a clinical audit programmeProvide leadership on all units in relation to safeguarding processesSupport General Managers and Unit Managers with safeguarding processes and input into meetings where requiredReport directly to Director of Clinical Quality regarding serious safeguarding issuesSupport Unit Managers with preparations for resident's Care Reviews and Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings and reportsLead Development and Assurance Nurse | Clinical Management | Nurse | Nursing | Staff Development | Practice Development | Learning | Training | Coaching | Supervision | RGN | RMNEssential Requirements:RN with a valid PIN and at least 5 years post qualification experience in the healthcare sectorTwo years post qualification experience in a clinical leadership and/or managerial roleEvidence of continuing professional and personal developmentLeadership QualificationAt least 3 years recent and up to date management experience, two of which will be in the private sector.Extensive experience of meeting targets and successful team managementLeading safeguardingLeading on Infection ControlPolicy writing and managing best practice initiatives in a leadership roleProven nursing leadership in quality improvement and change managementExperience of successful partnership working internally and externallyDesirable Requirements:Dual qualificationManagement qualificationRisk management experienceAbout Our Company:We are an award winning independent provider, we are also an award winning employer. We are looking for professional nurses who take pride in the care they deliver, are forward thinking, caring, committed and compassionate, and above all resident focused. Our residents are at the heart of everything we do. Dignity, independence and holistic wellbeing are achieved through specialist care models, in-house therapies and activities.Rewards & Benefits In return for your hard work and dedication we can offer you not just a competitive salary, but also a range of excellent benefits including;Pension SchemeEmployee Assistance ProgrammeRetail DiscountsSubsidised MealsFree ParkingChildcare Vouchers'Recommend a Friend' scheme of up to £1000 per referralFree UniformsAs a business committed to investing in our people we also provide a comprehensive learning environment.