Welcome to The Golden Egg Group |  Call us on 0161 974 7080


Welcome to The Golden Egg Group |  Call us on 0161 974 7080

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Lead Nurse - Leicester

Lead Nurse - Leicester


Location: Leicester, LE9

Our client based in Leicester is looking for a Lead Nurse to join their amazing team. With excellent sector and legislative knowledge, you will lead their nursing staff to provide the highest standards of care for their elderly residents.

Key responsibilities
• Assist the Registered Manager to efficiently manage all aspects of the team and provide sound leadership to ensure staff are clear about their respective duties and responsibilities and have the support they need to carry out their roles safely
• Ensure care meets, and indeed exceeds, the requirements of the Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2010 and the Care Quality Commission guidance ‘Essential Standards of Quality & Safety’
• Establish effective working relationships with other professionals, agencies, CQC inspectors and all the agency’s stakeholders, including local service commissioners.
• Lead the nursing team and ensure all members of the team are kept up to date with legislative changes, current practices and research developments
• Develop and regularly review Care Plans to ensure client’s ever-changing needs are met with dignity and respect
• Ensure all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines are met

The ideal Lead Nurse
• NMC registered Nurse
• Good understanding of the regulatory responsibilities of a Lead Nurse and the law relating to care services
• Must have minimum of 2 years experience within Elderly Care
• Experience of improving CQC ratings, working towards outstanding
• Must be able to demonstrate values and a commitment to leading and supporting a diverse team of staff
• Knowledge of health and safety matters in relation to homecare services and risk management
• High level of literacy, numeracy and administrative skills
• Effective communication skills. Experience of building positive working relationships with clients, their families, staff and other health and social care professionals
• Administrative skills and computer literacy with strong focus on attention to detail and accuracy
• Experience of managing and developing an effective staff team including recruitment, training, supporting and supervising staff
• Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service

Benefits: 28 days holiday

Salary:  £38,000 - £40,000

Job type: Permanent 

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07398 967149

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