Head of Care Quality

  • Location

    Dorset

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Salary:

    £65,000 - £70,000 + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Howard Green

  • Contact email:

    howard.green@harbengreen.com

  • Job ref:

    989

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-09-27

  • Consultant:

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We are assisting a fast growing, luxury care operator on the South Coast to recruit a Head of Care Quality across their Nursing home portfolio.


Company:

Our client provides luxury, boutique nursing homes for older people along the south coast of England. Primarily focused on the self-fund, private pay market, the company has plans to expand rapidly over the next 5 years.


Role:

As Head of Care Quality, you will support the Regional Operations Managers and Home Management team to achieve high levels of quality compliance and service delivery through a process of continuous improvement. 


Responsibilities:
  • Devise and ensure delivery of an annual audit plan to include internal and external (third party) audits.
  • Ensure that internal audit tools are relevant and in line with regulatory requirements. Ensure these are bench-marked against best practice and that a regular review of audit tools take place.
  • Promote a person-centred approach to care by supporting effective care planning, promoting & inspire positive staff attitudes and assist with clinical supervision.
  • Monitor and ensure the accurate production of quality indicators and metrics at Home level and use data to identify potential areas for support and improvement.

Key skills and knowledge:
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in care, preferably with two years in a multi-site quality role
  • Experience of working with clients with dementia
  • First-hand experience of achieving GOOD or above CQC ratings
  • Proven experience of delivering and developing robust quality assurance systems and processes
  • A nursing background would be an advantage although not essential

Package:
  • Salary: £65,000 - £70,000
  • Leading benefits package
  • Pension scheme