Professional Standards Manager - Leeds

Recruiter
Bupa
Location
Leeds
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Professional Standards Manager Circa 50k plus excellent benefits.Permanent: Full timeThis role offers the opportunity to work from home, however you must be willing to travel across the UK on a regular basis. Bupa are looking for a Professional Standards Manager to lead and manage policy development, and support clinical competency framework across Bupa Care Services. You will contribute to the strategic direction of the Quality and Compliance department and develop a set of Core Clinical Policies to support all Bupa Care Services.Accountabilities:* Assist in the Supporting of Registered Nurses through the NMC Revalidation process* You will be able to demonstrate a strong customer and quality assurance focus and role model BCS values. * Lead and manage the care policy development process for BCS ensuring robust, timely and relevant polices are developed. * Reviewing existing policies and developing a system for policy development, review and implementation based on company priorities.* Work closely with the competency standards manager to develop a system for clinical care competency development for all BCS staff and assist in the development of critical clinical competencies for nursing and care staff across the service* Pilot new policy and competency tools as required and make recommendations for full implementation across the company* Build networks for best practice with academic institutions to ensure policies are innovative and are at the forefront of best practice* Align polices and competencies in line with current and future policy directions from regulatory and best practice guidelines such as NICE.* Support the Clinical Practice Training Team with training related to policy implementation. * Support nursing staff in the development of professional standards, CPD and clinical competency* Support Registered Nurses in developing their Portfolio's to meet the requirements of NMC RevalidationRequirements:* NMC Registered Nurse* Excellent written skills and the ability to deliver concise policies to form complex evidence bases * Substantial evidence of ongoing professional development and updating of clinical skills * Significant experience in policy and standards development in a health or social care setting* You will be able to demonstrate your strong critical and analytical skills and the ability to describe complex evidence into operational policies and competencies* Have a good understanding of the care regulatory environment in the UK * Operationally focused and understand customer needs in the care home sector* As this is an autonomous role you will be a self starter who can prioritize and manage their own timeFor more information about the role please contact Hannah Radford on 07725208712 or hannah.radford@bupa.comAbout BupaBupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. Our status, as a company limited by guarantee with no shareholders, enables us to make our customers our focus, reinvesting our profits to provide more and better healthcare for current and future customers.We employ over 86,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, Hong Kong, Chile, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, India, New Zealand and the US.Around 70% of our revenue is from health insurance, with the rest from health and care provision. We fund healthcare around the world and run clinics, dental centres, hospitals, care homes and retirement villages in a number of countries.For more information, visit www.bupa.com Bupa is committed to an environment which will attract, retain and motivate its people. Bupa aims to ensure that every applicant to, or employee of is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age

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