Clinical Lead

08 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Clinical Lead

Salary will be disclosed at interview.

This role will require the post-holder to work a mixture of days and nights, at 34.5 hours per week.

brighterkind is a dynamic care home group that is delivering a new approach to care, putting residents' happiness and health at the heart of our philosophy. Currently a standalone business within the Four Seasons Group, brighterkind has aspirations to develop independently into one of the leading care home providers in the UK.

This role presents a unique opportunity to join a caring, fun and forward thinking business which is currently in its early stages of development.

brighterkind operates in excess of 70 care homes throughout England, Scotland and the Channel Islands and employs more than 4,000 people. We are already the 5th largest provider in the UK with aspirations to develop further over the next three years.

We aspire to provide our employees with a truly rewarding opportunity to proactively shape the company culture and influence the development of the business. This really is an exciting time to join us. We offer a challenging and rewarding environment for proactive and innovative individuals to flourish and develop.

We are looking for professional, creative and energetic candidates to join our friendly and passionate team all working towards the same goals - to help those we care for, love every day!

Clinical Lead

Reporting to - Home Manager/Deputy Manager

Nursing Standards and Residents

-Responsible for consistently monitoring the standard of care being delivered to all service users to ensure it is at the optimum levels at all times. Ensuring that all residents receive quality medical and personal care and that care plans are fully maintained;

-Act at all times in line with NMC Code of Professional Conduct;

-Responsible for monitoring the state of wellbeing of each resident, being aware of any change impacting on care and care plans, ensuring that new needs are met and written records are amended to reflect any variation;

-Act as a focal point for contact with residents, their relatives and visitors, as well as health and social care professionals involved in their wellbeing, ensuring that any reasonable requests are acted upon and concerns or complaints are promptly investigated and dealt with appropriately.


-Support the Manager in the implementation of all policies, procedures and business objectives in order to excel the business forward;

-To manage the Home in the absence of the Home Manager in line with the company guidelines;

-Maintain and prepare the staff duty rota to ensure appropriate staffing levels at all times;

-Conduct staff supervisions and appraisals in line with the company policy and to meet with external regulator guidelines;

-Attend and encourage staff to attend all relevant staff meetings;

-Take responsibility for marketing the Home in conjunction with the Home Manager to existing and potential residents and relatives, health and social care professionals, developing links with other care providers.

Health and Safety

-Responsible for ensuring all staff at trained and updated on safe systems of work including Manual Handling and fire safety evacuation procedures through the induction process;

-Understand your personal responsibilities in relation to the Health and Safety at Work Act including a working knowledge of COSHH assessments.


-Act in a professional and courteous manner at all times towards residents and their visitors, respecting the dignity and individuality of each resident and ensure effective communication is maintained;

-Develop a welcoming culture within the home to encourage an engaged team working ethos, responding positively to colleagues and actioning all reasonable work instructions promptly;

-Liaise and advise on the supply and quality of items purchased by the home in line with specific tasks, ensuring the timely and appropriate ordering of replacement goods.

Clinical Lead

Personal Requirements

An energetic, committed yet approachable team member, the person who fulfils this role will add real value their obvious passion and commitment to both residents, families and staff alike, but will have the ability to multi-task in a high pressure environment with care and compassion.

Their talent and ability will be a reflection of the brighterkind culture and values and will help showcase the best of our organisation.

To succeed you will be:

-A team player - brighterkind is a low 'ego' organisation;

-Strong communicator and influencer;

-Energetic and hard-working;

-Passionate about offering superior services and want to make a difference in everything that they do.

A sense of humour and positive outlook on life - Glass half full rather than half empty is key