Rosewood is an established care home with nursing in a rural location in Charlwood, supporting 8 adults with learning disabilities and additional health and mobility needs. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Cinical Lead to join the team, who will be responsible for overseeing and delivering high-quality healthcare and social care with the people we support.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will have a commitment to promoting the rights of people with learning disabilities and excellent organisational skills to ensure people are supporting in all aspects of their lives, in line with their needs and wishes. Please see job description for further infromation.
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.
We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.
Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.
Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.
For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.
Job description Job responsibilities
To lead the clinical management of a care package to a group of people who uses our services.
To ensure a homely environment for the comfort and safety of all at Rosewood.
To ensure people that use the service can engage in a wide range of activities in line with their individual choices and preferences, including accessing the community.
To plan, coordinate, help implement, and evaluate person-centred care plans and risk assessments for each person who uses the service.
To ensure provision of the necessary physical care to help people who use our services i.e. personal hygiene, diet and fluid intake, clothing and laundry, personal environment, manual handling, accessing primary healthcare. Advocate for the people we support when accessing healthcare services to ensure the best outcomes.
Physical health support, to include liaising with GPs and acute hospitals and ensuring physical health appointments are managed, attended and prepared for.
Organising and delivering staff training to maintain staffs physical health knowledge and skills, in order that peoples health needs can be effectively managed.
Ensuring annual health assessments are booked, prepared for and individuals supported to attend.
Ensure Epilepsy protocols are updated annually and as required in partnership with GPs.
Ensure PRN protocols are updates annually and as required in partnership with GPs.
Ensure individuals are supported with ordering and storing of their medication and that sufficient quantities are available to administer.
To act in a manner to respect the customs, individuality, values, sexuality and spiritual beliefs, actively supporting the individual to fulfil these.
To create, develop and maintain professional supportive relationships with all members of staff with other professionals and agencies to enhance peoples care
To accurately record all contacts with service users in case notes in line with SABP record keeping policy.
To ensure effective communication with service users, relatives and carers, visitors, staff and others. To proactively facilitate family visits and maintain positive relationships with peoples families.
To ensure that all communication takes place in a manner that is consistent with legislation, policies and procedures.
To develop measures to improve communications where barriers exist.
To communicate with people in a manner that is consistent with their level of understanding, culture and background.
To lead the development, maintenance and monitoring of service standards, collect and collate data/ information effectively for the purpose of audit, research and service performance.
To engage in the referral and assessment process for prospective new users, their families and other stakeholders to support new people to use the service.
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Nursing mentorship qualification, or willing to work towards
- NMC Registered as RNLD
- Further training or experience to post graduate diploma level (or willing to undertake) or 5 years equivalent experience.
- 1 years experience post qualification.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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Employer details Employer name
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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