Head of Nursing and Quality

Maidenhead, Berkshire, England
SL6 3AA
Pay
£ 58632 - 64235 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Manager
Posted
31 Jul 2020
Closes
28 Aug 2020

Job Description

Exciting opportunity for a Head of Nursing and Quality to work within a highly regarded CAMHs Hospital in Maidenhead. Up to £65k per annum.

My client is a national care provider that specialises in mental health and neuro rehab. They are currently looking for a Head of Nursing and Quality for their Maidenhead Hospital that specialises in CAMHS./

Clinical / Professional Practice
• To promote a culture of openness and responsiveness, a philosophy of person-centred care and recovery, and an ethos of positive learning from incident within a high performing service.
• To be able to balance the philosophy with a passion for co-ordinating and leading patient safety. They will lead and continually improve quality across the hospital, ensuring it is embedded as a day to day responsibility of all members of staff.
• To lead the governance agenda on behalf of the Hospital Director, to ensure compliance with all external and corporate quality agendas and regulators for leading and advancing clinical nursing practice in hospital.
• Working with the Quality Team the post-holder will be responsible for leading and advancing clinical practice in the hospital.
• Oversee adherence to the Hospital’s Incident Management Policy, including the Management of Serious Incidents, and embedding learning from incidents.
• Oversee compliance with audits, the site risk register and ensure escalation to the corporate risk register as appropriate.
• Provide specialist advice, guidance and support to the Hospital Director, Head of Nursing, Ward Managers/Clinical Ward Managers/Charge Nurses/Lead Nurses/, Senior Management Team, and other staff on quality and patient safety issues that affect the hospital, its employees and others using the facilities.
• Act as a role model within the hospital and display appropriate leadership behaviours at all times.
• Provide on-call clinical advice to the team, as required.
• To be accessible and approachable to families and clients.

Key Accountabilities:
  • To promote a culture of openness and responsiveness to the view of the Service, a philosophy of person-centred care and recovery, and an ethos of positive learning from incident within a high performing service.
  • To be able to balance the philosophy with a passion for co-ordinating and leading patient safety.
  • Working with the Nursing staff the post-holder will be responsible for leading and advancing clinical practice in the hospital.
  • In partnership with the Hospital Director and Ward Managers lead on the development and on-going review of ward staffing models and that ward are appropriately staffed.
  • Oversee adherence to the Hospitals Incident Management Policy, including the Management of Serious Incidents, and embedding learning from incidents.
  • Oversee compliance with audits, the site risk register and ensure escalation to the corporate risk register as appropriate.
  • Provide specialist advice, guidance and support to the Hospital Director, Ward Managers, Senior Management Team, and other staff on patient safety issues that affect the hospital, its employees and others using the facilities.
  • Act as a role model within the hospital and display appropriate leadership behaviours at all times.
  • To promote the NMC Code of Conduct, performance and ethics of nurses at all times across registered and un-registered staff.
  • Ensure the safe custody to oversee the safe administration of medication.
  • Demonstrate competence in the full set of clinical nursing skills required of this role.
  • Provide on-call clinical advice to the team, as required.
  • To be accessible and approachable to families and clients.

Ref: MJ-39

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