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Clinical Lead

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Posting date: 24 May 2024
Salary: £50,000.00 to £55,000.00 per year
Additional salary information: £50000.00 - £55000.00 a year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 24 June 2024
Location: Coleford, GL16 8QE
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: B0512-24-0008

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Summary

Overview of general responsibilities. Within the Hospice to: Follow policies and guidelines as per the Staff Employees Handbook and ensure the team also work within this guidance. Ensure appropriate evidencing of compliance with CQC requirements Oversee Caseload reviews of the Clinical Teams including Hospice at Home, Wellbeing Service, Complimentary Therapies, Befriending, Family Support and Community Support Service. Become Privacy Officer on SystmOne, ensuring appropriate use of the system. Be the Key point of contact for new starters/leavers registration on SystmOne. Keep abreast of clinical best practice in the hospice movement, advice the Senior Management Team of risks and opportunities and respond to national and local policy developments. Maintain strong clinical governance framework for the hospice to meet external legal, regulatory, and clinical requirements. Recognise that this job description is not restrictive and needs to be flexible to cope with the changing needs of the job and the changing needs of Great Oaks. Strategic: Working alongside the Chief Executive Officer to: Be involved at county level in the development of palliative and End of Life care across all domains. Promote role of Great Oaks within local provision of the Integrated Care Body. Revise and develop policies, procedures, and guidelines pertinent to the safe provision of all clinical services. Deputise for the Chief Executive Officer as required. Represent Great Oaks Hospice as an external speaker Develop own comprehensive knowledge of the Care Quality Commission legislation as required in the context of Great Oaks registration Lead in the development of Hospice Clinical Services fostering a collaborative and positive work environment Develop and monitor Key performance indicators monthly and action any points as necessary Work with the CEO to drive the implementation of our strategy and objectives and contribute to the continuous improvement of our scope and reach of our service users Managerial: Member of Senior Management Team. Member of Quality Group, Health and Safety group, Finance, and Information Governance Working Groups. Attends Board of trustees meetings Provide the necessary support, motivation, and professional line management (direct and indirect) to all the Clinical staff to maintain continuous high standards of skilled care and continuous professional development through evidence-based practice. Ensure adequate and appropriate staffing levels on a day-to-day basis. Be involved in the recruitment and selection, training, and development of staff. To take part in the Hospice at Home on-call rota provision on a regular basis. Participate, where required, in local and national initiatives and developments in the palliative care field e.g. End of Life Strategy and supporting choice of place of care and death. Nurture a positive and supportive culture and environment where people feel motivated and supported to achieve Great Oaks aims. Education and Training: Provide clinical support to all clinical staff. Provide guidance and assistance to actively support the use of End-of-Life Care initiatives by raising awareness among clinical staff about the needs of clients, their families and carers. Attend internal and external clinical meetings and conferences, where necessary. Accept and seek supervision and support from line manager on a regular basis and participate in the Hospice appraisal system. Keep abreast of current research and best practice. Review of training needs analysis, ensuring role profiles are up to date, checking compliance and sourcing of external training as identified by services as needed. Monitor and manage training compliance. Research and Audit: To ensure clinical practice is evidence based and reflects good practice. To lead in the setting and monitoring of standards to ensure the delivery of evidence based high quality care, recording and reporting findings including corrective action where required. Propose and deliver actions required to improve the quality of the services provided. To lead the clinical governance agenda across the Hospice, including ensuring that the Care Quality Commission (CQC) standards of care are met and lead on the collation of evidence for CQC assessment documentation. Oversee the monthly auditing of Clinical Service and implement actions from this.

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