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Clinical Lead

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
£39782 per annum (Grade J)
Birchwood Care Home, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
21/07/2019 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

Are you looking to develop your career and are ready for a challenge; do you have a nursing qualification, experience of managing staff, experience of working with older people, excellent communication skills, commitment, a values based approach to your work and a personal drive to improve standards? If so, then you have the ethos and skills we are looking for.

West Berkshire Council is looking to recruit a Clinical Lead for Birchwood Home which provides nursing care, care for frail elderly residents, some with dementia and challenging behaviour. We aim to offer a friendly, safe and secure environment.

We are looking for a Clinical Lead who, together with the Deputy Manager, can support the Manager with the development of the home and provide advice, guidance and leadership to the staff team. The Clinical Lead will provide specific clinical support to staff and be responsible for the supervision of Birchwood’s nursing staff.

We believe our residents have choices about their care, and we promote independence as much as possible. We aim to offer social and emotional support to our residents in order to meet their individual needs.

As a provider of services we aim to offer a friendly, safe and secure environment. Services are delivered within the context of our values; Respect, Inclusion, Compassion and Empowerment. Those values dictate how we support our residents, their families and each other.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

To apply for this role, please either follow the link below to our online application form, or if you would prefer to send us your CV, please send this to Recruitment@westberks.gov.uk. Please clearly state the job title or V-Number of the role you are applying for in your email.

We are very proud of our Council, of Birchwood Care Home, Responsive Care Providers, of Adult Social Care and of our reputation for delivering quality services and would be pleased to welcome you to the Home to see where and how we work. If you would like to do this, or to speak to someone in more detail about the role, please contact the Registered Manager, Carla Kell on 01635 33967.

As part of the application process, shortlisted applicants will be invited to visit the home prior to interviews which are being scheduled for August 2018


Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply

Please complete an online application form.

All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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