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Director of Clinical Services

Reference

PRI47549

Location

Suttons Manor, London Road, Stapleford Tawney, Romford, Essex, RM4 1BF

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Competitive

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Role Description

Suttons Manor is a specialist low secure forensic service for men who are over the age of 50. Care is provided over two wards, both of which are 13 bedded male units and offer an age appropriate environment for those who also have a mental health/personality disorder and/or dementia, in need of physical health care needs.

The hospital is set in its own attractive grounds of over 9 acres near the town of Romford in Essex. Convenient access is provided by the M25, and the nearby underground station at Theydon Bois, which is on the Central Line, or rail station at Romford

Reporting into the Hospital Director, the Director of Clinical Services (DoCS) forms part of the hospital Senior Management Team and is wholly responsible for the clinical services operation (nursing and therapy) within the hospital. The post holder will ensure the highest level of patient care is provided to all patients.

The DoCS play a key part in developing and delivering the hospital strategy, providing operational and clinical leadership to the team, ensuring delivery of the highest level of clinical and therapeutic care together with ensuring compliance with statutory regulations and current legislation, meeting quality standards and delivering against quality performance indicators.

You will be expected to provide leadership, organisation and co-ordination to ensure effective clinical governance, as well as being responsible for the implementation of effective clinical interventions and ensuring that treatment is designed to enhance the operation and quality of clinical services; aligned to best practice.

Manages the delivery of the clinical services business plan ensuring the effective and efficient management and control of staffing, budgets, materials and equipment.

Promotes an effective working relationship across the multidisciplinary teams and responsible for ensuring that Ward Managers are using the eRostering system effectively and are rostering at least 12 weeks in advance.

To be accountable for ensuring timely completion and implementation of action plans in respect of regulatory and corporate requirements.

To ensure relevant staffs work within the standards and frameworks of professional codes of conduct and to take remedial action as appropriate and review staffing on a daily basis, ensuring compliance against the staffing ladders and reviews trends, under or over staffing and puts in place actions to remedy.

Manages and develops a highly skilled and motivated workforce.

Responsible for ensuring that sound recruitment processes and retention plans are in place to drive down turnover and raise engagement. Creating links with local universities and HEI’s to build a pipeline of Nurses and Therapists into the hospital including, where appropriate, to carry out seminars / lectures and recruitment campaigns to raise the profile of the hospital.

Ensures, manages and develops all employees to be highly skilled and motivated and have the opportunities to further develop their careers and encourages and supports CPD applications.

Responsible for ensuring that all colleagues receive clinical supervision in accordance with professional guidelines and carries out management supervision as appropriate.

Ensures clinical services comply with statutory regulations and current legislation meets quality standards and deliver against key performance indicators.

Ensure site objectives are being met and encouraging a high quality of service.

As part of the Senior Management team will carry out on-call duties as directed by the Hospital Director.

Contributes to the development of Priory policies, procedures, processes and initiatives.

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Closing Date

24/04/2021