Summary of role
The clinical nurse manager will be responsible for the nursing leadership at the Willows Hospital. The role will work a mixture of clinical nursing and supernumery operational management days to ensure the nursing and care support workforce are delivering care to high standards. The role to provide guidance and support to nursing team, aiming to promote the recovery and evidenced based rehabilitation care of the patients. To deputise for the hospital manager in their absence, providing effective leadership to the MDT.
- Ensure all patients’ care is assessed, planned, prioritised and of a high quality to meet their social, behavioural and mental health needs.
- Have responsibility for ensuring own and other nurses’ care is person-centred and evidence-based in accordance with NMC Guidelines.
- Creation of a safe environment.
- Ensure all Patients have opportunities of social inclusion, access to the Community, and undertaking meaningful activity/interest.
Ensure practice in accordance with;
- Health & Safety and Fire Procedures,
- Equal Opportunities Statement,
- Grievance & Disciplinary Procedure,
- Private and voluntary healthcare regulations 2001,
- Care Programme approach (CPA),
- The Hospital’s statement of purpose,
- NMC Code of Practice
- Promotion of a positive, safe and rewarding culture and environment and promotion of professional relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.
- A lead in the delegation of duties, to ensure that each member of staff has a clear understanding of tasks/duties and commitment.
- Responsibility for overseeing the administrative tasks eg: written communications, report writing, personal files, care plans, keyworker folders.
- Responsibility for ensuring the correct administration, control, storage and recording of medication.
- Ensuring the revision of Care Plans and Risk Assessments are undertaken in accordance with company guidelines.
- Work within guidelines of the statement of purpose of the Hospital.
- Work effectively within a Multidisciplinary team to deliver consistent and collaborative needs-based care.
- Maintain effective appropriate channels of communication throughout the staff infra-structure, eg. Attending and participating in staff meetings, feeding back information.
- You will work closely with the Hospital Manager to ensure the safe day to day running of the Hospital, and the wellbeing of Staff and Patients.
- To undertake and complete tasks and projects as requested by the Hospital Manager.
- Responsible for ensuring that the personal care and hygiene needs delivered are in accordance with individual care plans.
- To support the empowerment of the patients, having regards for their dignity, rights and advice, whilst maintaining professional responsibility for individuals in the Hospital’s care.
- To lead a team of Nurses and Support Workers to achieve the highest possible standard of care by providing leadership, support, appraisal and supervision.
- Provide information, coaching and instruction where required for achieving the objectives of the service.
- To delegate, monitor and evaluate the performance of the Registered Nurses on site.
- To ensure staff implement activities and programmes in accordance with prescribed plans of care.
- Responsible for ensuring that the correct record keeping of petty cash, Patients cash and personal monies are in accordance with company policy.
- Maintain and update/or keep current professional knowledge and competence.
- To be on the on-call rota for Willows and Uplands Hospital.
- To deputise for Hospital Manager in their absence.
- To actively participate in the Clinical Governance framework of the service including audit and service improvement plans.
- Undertake HR duties under the supervision of the Hospital manager including sickness management, conduct and capability issues of the workforce.
- To attend for work reliably and punctually and to follow a work pattern as required fulfilling the role which may include.
- To know where to access Caretech policies, to keep yourself up to date with all procedures and policy changes and to be aware of and follow their contents.
- To remain vigilant and do everything possible to protect individuals in our care and others from abuse of a physical, emotional, sexual, neglectful, financial or institutional nature. This includes an absolute requirement to manage/investigate any incident of this nature you witness that is brought to your attention or suspect.
- To develop own practice through the supervision and appraisal process, ensuring your continuous professional development needs are identified and addressed.
- Use an appropriate level of confidentiality where personal information is involved with regard to both individuals in our care and employees. To ensure that people with whom you have contact have equal opportunities, to acknowledge their individual differences and uphold their rights and responsibilities, including the right not to be discriminated against, as set out in law and by Caretech Group policies.
- To contribute fully to effective team working by striving to build and maintain positive relationships.
- To carry out, as and when required, any additional tasks and responsibilities as are reasonably compatible with this job description and its objectives.
- Mental Health
- Professional Development
- Registered Nurses
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