COMPLEX DEMENTIA LEAD RN

Recruiter
Avon Search & Selection Ltd
Location
Cannock
Salary
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Posted
16 Mar 2019
Closes
26 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
As a COMPLEX DEMENTIA LEAD, you have responsibility for leading a team of nursing staff to ensure the delivery of an excellent standard of care, which promotes independence and dignity and positively enhances the lives of individuals in our care. The key responsibilities of our Complex Dementia Lead include:
* Responsible for monitoring standards of care delivered by qualified and unqualified care staff by observation and direct involvement, ensuring that all residents receive quality person-centred care and that care plans are fully maintained.
* Provide support the Home Manager in the implementation of all policies, procedures and business objectives, becoming knowledgeable and competent in managing the Home.
* Prepare the staff duty rotas to ensure appropriate staffing levels at all times.
* Instruction of all staff in safe systems of work, fire safety and evacuation procedures, and induction of new staff.
* Responsible for monitoring the state of well-being 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 well-being, ensuring that any reasonable requests are acted upon and concerns or complaints are promptly investigated and dealt with appropriately.
* Liaise with the Home Manager across the range of operational activity to be able to assume responsibility for managing the Home during the manager's scheduled and unscheduled absences.
* Liaise with the Home Manager on the marketing of the Home to existing and potential residents and relatives, health and social care professionals, developing links with other care providers to work together for the mutual benefit of those agencies and the Home.
* Practice safe systems of work across the range of tasks and in particular moving and handling of residents, by assessing risks and having due regard for personal safety and the safety of residents, visitors and staff.
* Develop and maintain positive relationships with all residents, family, visitors and colleagues.
Avon Search & Selection are always looking to speak with clinical candidates at all levels. If you do not see a role that interests you, please contact us anyway as we are happy to look for opportunities on your behalf.
For more details on this role and to apply, please either send your CV , call Jonathan on or apply online.