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Head of Nursing and Care

Connaught House

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Essex

Home based with travel.

Are you a strong leader with commitment, dedication, great communication skills and a strong desire to be proactive for both staff and residents. Care UK is an awarding winning private care company with over 150 care homes across the United Kingdom.  We are seeking a strong and dynamic Head of Nursing and Care to join our vibrant and dedicated team.

At Care UK, we are committed to providing exceptional care to our residents and our values of Caring, Passionate and Teamwork are at the heart of all we do. Our success is built on the strength of our people and with a vast network of care homes and a diverse range of support functions, we're on a mission to find exceptional talent to join us on our journey.

The role: To contribute to the overall operational and strategic development of Care UK services; leading on the development and implementation of our approach to care and clinical strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Provide leadership to nursing and care staff by establishing a framework for practice which supports good care and quality services in all homes.
  • Implement support strategies to manage specific long-term conditions.
  • Participate in continuous professional development to ensure ongoing requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Council revalidation and continuing registration are met.
  • Remain abreast of developments in clinical practice and take the lead in service wide implementation.
  • Support and oversee research initiatives approved by the DQCG and Executive Team and related to clinical/care delivery.
  • To ensure clinical standards and strategies comply with national service frameworks, NICE best practice guide and align to regulatory requirements.
  • Act as the Care UK brand ambassador for Nursing care and care quality.
  • Manage a team of care and clinical workforce co-ordinators and educators

What We're Looking For:

  • NMC registered nurse.
  • Considerable experience in an equivalent role within the care and nursing sector.
  • Demonstrate achievements in improving resident care.
  • In-depth awareness of the regulatory quality and governance agenda.
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout the UK.

Why Join Care UK?

  • Be part of a dynamic and growing organisation dedicated to providing outstanding care.
  • Collaborate with a diverse and talented team in a supportive and inclusive environment.
  • Enjoy a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Make a meaningful impact on the lives of residents and contribute to the success of our care homes.

We are committed to recruiting diverse, talented people, who share our passion for helping others.  We see the potential in everyone, let us fulfil yours.  If you're ready to take your nursing career to the next level and be a part of something extraordinary, we want to hear from you!

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At a glance

Location

Connaught House
Colchester
Essex
CO4 9QB

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Contract
Permanent
Reference
SYS-14648