Moorfield House, 6 Kenton Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, North East, NE3 4NB
26th February 2021
31st May 2021
Are you an experienced nurse who thrives on making a real and positive difference to the lives of older people?
If so, Akari Care would love to hear from you! We are looking for a passionate Clinical Lead to join our leadership team.
At Akari Care, we provide residential and nursing care services to the elderly across the UK. Each care home is an extended family, bringing together residents and their loved ones, our colleagues in care, clinicians, hairdressers, commissioners and CQC regulators, members of the local community – the list goes on. We are focussed on creating a warm and inclusive environment in which our residents feel a sense of security and belonging, while at the same time retaining their dignity and self-respect.
We never compromise on the quality of our services and our extended team includes trusted GPs, Dentists, Chiropodists and Dieticians, who all work hard to improve our residents’ quality of life. Our dementia care homes have qualified, dedicated staff who help people to maintain the identity and dignity of our residents. With a focus on living life to the fullest, our homes offer activities such as hairdressing salons, bars, cinemas, gardening, and cooking courses to name just a few!
In our Clinical Lead, we look for people who are experienced in senior positions within a nursing care setting and are familiar with regulations and legislation.
As part of our leadership team in the home, you will work closely with the Registered Home Manager, being responsible for:
Maintaining clients Care records
Dispensing, ordering and auditing medication
Supervising, mentoring and developing the team
Assisting with day to day management of home
Actively marketing the home in a positive manner
Act as a role model to the nursing team within the designated clinical area.
Promote and demonstrate the standards of care and behaviour expected, driving a professional and courteous culture and ensuring best practice.
Line Management tasks such as sickness and absence management, disciplinary and grievance and recruitment and selection.
What we need from you
Hold an NMC (Nursing and Midwifery) certificate with active PIN
You have a minimum of a Level 4 NVQ in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) and have, or be willing, to work towards the Leadership and Management Award
Experience of working in the health care sector, ideally in a care home environment
Be driven, motivated and believe in quality of care
Possess strong leadership and management qualities whilst taking on a dynamic and flexible approach to the role
What's in it for you?
Welcome Bonus *subject to T&C's
Full funded training and development
Become a Champion in a specialism of your choice
Flexible working patterns
28 days annual leave, based on full time hours (Bank Holidays included)
Rewarding Referral schemes
Annual NMC fees paid
DBS and uniform paid for