Deputy Matron

Location : Chelsea, Greater London, England
Job Ref : DS490
Consultant : Dan Stubbins
Sector : Health, Medicine
Salary : £45,000.00 - 45,000.01 per year

Description

Deputy Matron

Location: Central London

Salary: Circa £45,000 DOE

Overview:

First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Deputy Matron on behalf of one of our clients.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a national institution and provide assistance to the Registered Manager of the care services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and supervise the Residential Ward and Domiciliary care services ensuring compliance with best practice and developing the team to ensure compliance.
  • Oversight of compliance with quality assurance systems.
  • Maintenance of Infirmary compliance with Care Quality Commission fundamental standards.
  • Support the development of the service including the quality strategy and leadership development programme, embedding learning and supporting staff to develop areas of clinical interest.
  • Work with senior staff nurses to develop a nursing strategy and professional framework.
  • Promote improvements by highlighting best practice methods and excellence standards which could be adopted.
  • Maintain the integrity of the electronic care record system.
  • Manage specific service improvements projects on behalf of Registered Manager.
  • Prepare information and reports on performance for agreed committees.
  • Contribute to the development of effective communication processes between teams to ensure a smooth co-ordination amongst those involved in health and wellbeing.
  • Oversee effective departmental communications with staff members.
  • Contribute to organisational dissemination of findings from surveys and actions taken.
  • Assume responsibility for the service in the Registered Managers absence.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse (current PIN number with NMC).
  • Evidence of further learning relating to health and social care.
  • Experience of management.
  • Experience of CQC inspection.
  • Knowledge of CQC standards and legislation.
  • Must be a clear and concise communicator with excellent listening skills.
  • Should have a strong commitment to nursing the elderly and providing the highest standards of care to enable them to live their lives as fully and independently as possible.
  • Be able to challenge poor practice and performance issues in a timely and constructive manner.
  • Have experience and a sound understanding of the benefits that the right kind of nursing can bring.
  • Be able to champion the independence, choice and dignity of patients by providing the highest standards of care.
  • Ability to build a rapport with staff, patients and their families.
  • An in depth understanding of dementia is desirable.

Location: Central London

Salary: Circa £45,000 DOE

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