Clinical Lead

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Nestled in the Kent countryside is Ashurst Park Care Home, a peaceful facility with landscaped gardens, a wide variety of activities and amenities.

We are looking for a clinical lead to join our team!


  • 1st level nurse
  • Specialist training or extensive experience in the specialism of the home.
  • Satisfactory Policy Check and check against the ISA list
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work on own initiative


  • Current clean driving licence
  • Team player

Main responsibilities

  • Assist in ensuring clinical audit becomes part of everyday practice.
  • Ensure residents records are up to date and are an accurate reflection of the situation.
  • Ensure that all residents have a Care File, which will contain all the relevant assessments, and care plans.
  • Ensure the Care File is current at all times and appropriately reflects the needs of the resident.
  • Promote Positive Team Culture and Team Working
  • To foster and promote a team culture of enquiry and learning that enables individuals to openly question, reflect and learn from their practice.
  • To provide effective leadership in ensuring that nursing standards and practices comply with national and local guidelines and procedures
  • To ensure that the team understand their roles and are working to promote excellence in clinical practice in line with Care Quality Commission Standards.
  • Involve Service Users in monitoring and commenting on the quality of the service provided in the home leading to user focused quality improvement initiatives.
  • To provide overall leadership as an effective member of the multidisciplinary team through:
  • Providing strong and effective clinical leadership in partnership with other professionals in formulating treatment plans.
  • Communicate with all necessary external agencies in supporting resident’s care plans and outcome measures.
  • Ensure that all staff within the team participate in the appraisal/supervision system and offering clinical supervision to the clinical team in accordance with company policy.
  • Working with the Home Manager to develop and educate the team members
  • To act as a positive role model to staff
  • To monitor and record the care of all clients, within the nursing process.
  • To write reports where required
  • To give medication as prescribed with proper monitoring of the 5 ‘R’s’.
  • To supervise ordering of drugs and dressings as required from GP’s, Pharmacists, and any other prescribers.
  • To have knowledgeable use of equipment.
  • To be knowledgeable regarding emergency procedures pertaining to the Service Users.
  • To respond to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the Service Users.
  • To liaise with Service Users, families, staff, GP’s and other multi-disciplinary team members to promote good care.
  • To monitor all aspects of the Service Users care, including their hygiene and self- care.
  • To ensure the medication is properly taken and to monitor for any normal, positive or negative effects of that drug
  • To ensure that all residents are assessed prior to admission, evidencing that their needs can be met at the home.

Ashurst Park Care Home

Fordcombe Road, Fordcombe, Tunbridge Wells, TN3 0RD

Telephone: 01892 709 000

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