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Policy and Data Analyst

Royal Town Planning Institute

Manchester
6 days ago
Manchester
6 days ago

Home working in the North of England (possible opportunity to be located in London office instead).

The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) champions the power of planning in creating prosperous places and vibrant communities. We represent over 25,000 members worldwide, supporting them throughout their careers. We shape planning policy, raise professional standards and are the only body in the UK to confer Chartered status to planners, the highest professional qualification.

The UK Government published proposals for the reform of urban planning in England last year. Planning high on the agendas of governments in devolved nations. Planning is vital to enable affordable housing for all, bring about nature recovery and help deliver our climate goals. You could help this happen.

This role will place you at the heart of the planning agenda. You’ll be working to influence the legislation, policies and practices needed to create places which are economically productive, socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and influential person to deliver for our Members in policy and data analysis.

You will have experience of working in public policy or research and ideally a Master’s Degree in Planning, Public Policy or a related discipline

RTPI has a positive, supportive and inclusive work environment which actively operates a policy of helping its employees at all levels to achieve professional growth. We seek to foster a collaborative and respectful work environment which promotes equality, diversity and inclusion.

Closing date: 09.00 on 3 March 2021
Interview date: 17 March 2021
To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter that refers to the criteria in the person specification.

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Operations Manager

Equals One LTD

Oldham, NW
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Oldham, NW
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Operations Manager

Salary dependent on experience

Oldham/Manchester

Full time

The Company

A fabricator and manufacturer of fire sprinkler pipework, specialising in cutting, grooving and powder coating. Trading under current ownership for 3 years and operating from a site based in Oldham/Manchester, our 27,000 sq ft facility produces over 3,000 tonnes of raw material turned into client specification with an unrivalled lead time in the market..
With turnover in the region of £8 million versus historic turnover in the last few years of approximately £5million the company has seen substantial growth. At time of advertising a new £1.5 million contract has been secured into a new Mainland European Market and the business is on a short term trajectory to exceed £10 million turnover. In addition to this, we have recently secured an Equity Partner (Shawston – the UK leading supplier to the Commercial Fire Sprinkler Marketing).

The Candidate

An experienced, qualified Operations Manager with commercial experience. A manager who can lead a team and genuinely inspire a team to continuously improve their performance. An individual that has a personality and can energise business situations and environments. A self-starting business leader that can cope with targets and pressure to deliver.

Ideally you will possess a background from within engineering and have affinity with the product. This role would suit an individual who is looking to grow and develop with a forward-thinking company and who is ready for the next step in their career to manage and direct a team of production and transport personnel. You will be expected to engage in the day to day managing of the production plant and motivate and drive the team to succeed.

Key responsibilities but not limited to: -

·Oversee production and stock checks, capacity planning and lean production background biased, target planning.

·Environment and waste management

·Ensure health and safety practices/procedures/audits are being carried out

·Ensure forklift and machinery inspections are being carried out daily

·Conduct staff 1-2-1’s and training as required

·HR Management

·Constantly look to make cost savings on overheads/production costs

·Tool box talks

·Record holidays for staff and coordinate branch attendance

·Keeping records of staff sickness and lateness

·Arrange customer deliveries

·Implement new procedures

The ideal candidate will:

·Be able to evidence relevant experience

·Previous experience within an engineering role

·Demonstrate good leadership skills

·Have good time management skills

·Be able to work under their own initiative

·Have excellent communication skills

·Be proactive with a desire to succeed

·Be well organised and show keen attention to detail

Remuneration

·We have a strict remuneration philosophy. To pay market salaries for the job being done.

·We are looking to recruit a candidate that can demonstrate they are the perfect fit for the company culture.

·Basic salary will be in-line with the experience of the candidate and benchmarked salary levels. There is an opportunity to be part of a substantial performance bonus.

·Holiday entitlement of 25 days running January to December.

·Pension contributions in-line with the company policy as per People’s Pension scheme.

Please do not apply for this role if you do not have the relevant experience.

Please no Recruitment Agencies

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Registered Manager Residential ChildCare

Residential Childcare (North West) ltd

Burnley, NW
3 days ago
Burnley, NW
£42.5k - £44.5k Per Year
3 days ago
£42.5k - £44.5k Per Year

Residential Child Care (North West) Ltd will open the first of 5 residential child care facilities in the immediate future. This presents an outstanding opportunity for a candidate to join an ambitious, well funded business, which has childcare excellence at the core of its purpose. The successful applicant will bring with them a desire to build a child focused, family orientated culture. Rewards and career progression opportunities are truly outstanding.

Job Purpose

To lead and manage the children’s home consistent with the approach and ethos of the organisation, delivering outcomes and high-quality care as set out in the home’s Statement of Purpose.

 

General Duties

·           Have responsibility for the management of services, including staff management and supervision, care and placement planning, safeguarding, communications, report writing and monitoring quality and compliance.

·           Ensure full implementation of statutory and organisational policies and procedures and provide feedback on the effectiveness of all policies and procedures.

·           Compliance with legal and regulatory requirements such as provisions set out in the Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards 2015, Children’s Act 1989, Children’s Act 2004 as amended, General Data Protection Regulations 2018, Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018.

·           To be responsible for developing constructive working relationships within the wider community to promote the overall outcomes for looked after children.

·           Ensure that staff have the skills, experience and qualifications required to meet the needs of each child or young person placed in the home and provide continuity of care.

·           To lead and manage the home in a way that is aspirational, inspiring both children and young people and the staff who work there. 

·           Produce monitoring reports, statistical data and evaluation as required and in keeping with organisational policies and procedures and within agreed deadlines.

·           To ensure that the principles of equality and diversity are embedded in the culture of the home.

·           To ensure that each child or young person has individual care and care planning which is tailored to their specific needs and requirements as laid out in their relevant plans.

·           To maintain professional relationships with the team around the child, multi-agency partnerships and where appropriate parents, families and other stakeholders.

 

Specific Duties

 

Service Delivery:

·         Ensure that the homes ethos is embedded in the service and that service users are fully involved in the day-to-day running of the service.

·         Ensure that the service meets the needs of service users from a diverse range of backgrounds in line with legislation, policy and best practice standards.

·         Take responsibility for the management of safeguarding children and young people, risk and service governance.

·         Ensure that children and young people have access to services which meet their health, education, social, psychological and emotional needs and well-being.

·         Ensure that the service and its programmes are planned and delivered to meet the needs of all children and young people.

·         Monitor appropriate outcomes and progress for children and young people.

·         Ensure that a social inclusion focus is embedded within services.

·         Take part in on-call arrangements if required.

 

People Management:

·         Responsible for the regular supervision of the staff team and others as required. 

·         Ensuring that all staff have access to practice based consultation within their own area of service delivery as well as management supervision, reviewing and monitoring standards, caseloads and practice development.

·         Responsible for recruitment of staff in line with organisational policy and procedure.

·         Coach and support development of the staff team in line with their statutory training requirements and continuous professional development (CPD).

·         Responsible for staffing structures and rotas in addition to planning and prioritising key areas of work.

·         Responsible for providing short basic instruction/training sessions/briefings to the staff team in areas of best practice.

·         Ensure staff are properly inducted and briefed on how to work with children and young people’s care planning systems and any programmes for care.

·         Responsible for ensuring effective team building within and promoting a constructive spirit of co-operation within staff team.

·         Pro-actively manage sickness absence in line with organisational policy and procedure.

 

Resource Management:

·         Responsible for the maintenance of physical assets located at the home.

·         Responsible for the health and safety of the premises and furnishing of the home.

·         Responsible for budget management across the service, ensuring expenditure is contained within the income that is available within the financial year.

·         Ensuring central ICT policies and procedures are adhered to by staff and children and young people.

·         To co-ordinate and monitor the administrative functions of the home and evaluate standards of performance.

 

Business Development:

·         Lead on contract management and placements with the relevant commissioners.

·         Ensure that an Annual Development Plan is reflected within the service business plans.

·         Take the lead in the delivery and development of services in accordance with any service agreement between external agencies and the organisation.

·         Identifying and managing opportunities for growth.

·         Responsible for expanding existing businesses and identifying and/or developing new business opportunities.

 

Quality and Service Development

  • Ensure that Quality Monitoring and Health & Safety assessments are conducted and action plans implemented.
  • Ensure effective risk assessment/personal safety procedures are in place to protect staff and service users in accordance with organisational policies and procedures and keep under regular review.
  • Monitor ongoing quality of service provision including people and environmental risk management.
  • Manage, record and coordinate responses to complaints in line with organisational policy and timescales.
  • Effectively demonstrate service compliance with the Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards 2015 and the Social Care Common Inspection Framework (SSCIF)
  • Promote and maintain a culture of continuous service improvement.
  • Maintain effective monitoring systems to ensure the home is ready for Ofsted Inspection and seek to develop good working relationships with the homes Ofsted Inspector.

·         Ensure the Quality of Care Report (Regulation 45) is submitted to Ofsted twice yearly and that the monthly Regulation 44 visits are carried out by an Independent person.

 

 

Person Specification

Qualifications and Education

·        Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services; or equivalent; or a preparedness to work towards the same.

·        Demonstrate commitment to continuing professional development.

Experience

·        3 years’ experience working with children in the last 5 years and at least 1 year at senior level.

·        Supervision or management experience.

·        Working with children, young people and their families.

·        Work in a residential setting.

·        Inter-agency work.

Knowledge and Understanding

·      Children’s Home Regulations and Quality Standards 2015, Social Care Common Inspection Framework (SSCIF), Children Act 1989, Children and Families Act 2014, Care Standards Act 2000, Children Act 1989 and 2004, Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018, Health and Safety at work and associated guidance and regulation.

·        Policies and procedures pertaining to running a residential children’s home.

·        Child protection, safeguarding children, impact of abuse and neglect, education and health needs of looked after children, equality and diversity and children’s rights.

·        Care and placement planning, risk and review processes.

·        Understanding of the education, health, social, emotional and psychological needs of looked after children and young people and how to ensure these needs are met.

   Skill and Abilities

·        Ability to lead and inspire a staff team, take responsibility for staff team training and development, supervision, rosters ensuring continuity of care for each child or young person.

·        Able to manage stress and difficult dynamics and demonstrate emotional resilience.

·        Capable of performing a wide variety of administrative tasks consistent with the day-to-day management of a children’s home.

·        Prioritise and organise workload in a manner that maintains and promotes quality, evaluating the quality of own and others’ work and raises any quality issues and related risks to the relevant person.

·        To be ‘fit’ to manage a children’s home as outlined in the requirements for registration as a Manger.

·        Ability to sustain and work through placement issues to prevent placement breakdowns.

·        Ability to monitor the service for quality of care and in line with the requirements of Ofsted inspection.

·        Ability to develop constructive working relationships with the wider community and multi-agency teams.

Equality and Diversity

·       Promote equality and value diversity by interpreting equality, diversity and rights in accordance with legislation, policies and procedures and relevant standards.

·      Identify patterns of discrimination and take actions to overcome this and enable others to promote quality and diversity and a non-discriminatory culture that supports people in exercising their rights.

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Designer/Product Development Manager

happy linen company

Manchester, NW
5 days ago
Manchester, NW
£28k - £45k Per Year
5 days ago
£28k - £45k Per Year
Designer/Product Development Manager

Salary circa 28-45k dependent on skills and experience

Location: We are based In Trafford Park, Manchester – free on-site parking

During Covid we have been WFH but post we will implement our flexible working policy once again

Full time

Company Overview:

Happy Linen Company is a young and innovative, online, children’s textile brand. We currently cater to the 3-7 age range and will be introducing a baby range (0-2 years) this year. Currently, our core products are bedroom textiles with unique designs, however we are actively looking to diversify into other areas – we have a creative and innovative approach, whilst maintaining our company ethos – serious about happy!

About the job:

We’re looking for an experienced, creative Design/Product Development Manager to join our rapidly growing team (currently 5), to manage all aspects of our product development and design plans. The role reports directly to the Managing Director.

The individual will play a central role to the overall vision of developing a go-to children’s homeware and fashion brand. The primary objective is expanding our product offering by identifying key trends in children’s homeware and fashion and taking product ideas from inception to realisation by working closely with freelance designers and suppliers.

We are looking for someone that:

  • Embraces the freedom and challenge of bringing new ideas to the business, actively managing the diversification of our current product offering within the children’s sector.
  • Leads all aspects of our design and product development plans, taking responsibility for the entire development process from design concept to realisation.
  • Works with the MD to create a long-term product strategy which supports the business’ growth ambitions.
  • Will manage our current freelance designers and suppliers to approve designs, colours, fabrics, qualities & trims and direct reports.
  • Supports the Managing Director to manage and liaise directly with suppliers and factories, maintaining strong relationships with our supply chain.
  • Has a relevant degree in product development/textile design is preferred but not essential.

Skills Required:

  • Hands-on experience working within a product development or design role in the home furnishings/textiles/fashion industry. Direct experience of the children’s market is key.
  • Able to identify key trends, directions and new technologies and present these to stakeholders via mood boards, colour boards or other methods.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in previous roles enabling you to grow, manage and develop a team.

 

Creative skills and eye for detail are matched by excellent project management skills, with experience in preparing comprehensive project plans and detailed cost estimates.

Experience of product sourcing, from supplier nomination to post-delivery (including but not limited to maintaining test reports, leading fit sessions to ensure product is fit for purpose and giving comments to suppliers).

You’re able to see the big picture and are adaptable enough to go from strategy and board discussions one day to rolling up your sleeves and analysing samples the next.

You have an understanding of relevant compliance standards (predominantly UK) for our products.

Relevant software knowledge including Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop) and experience working with and creating product design files including NED Graphics and AVA. 

Preferably 4+ years’ experience in a similar role with some, if not all experience in a children’s brand.

Most importantly you have a great attitude. You’re not daunted, but excited by the prospect of the responsibility you’ll have to grow the business… and you’re serious about happy!

Benefits:

  • A competitive salary.
  • You'll be one of the earliest employees into our team – and a key player in building the brand.
  • Flexible working policy.
  • Free bedding and a staff discount.
  • Company Pension scheme.

We’re still small – help us shape what other perks we could consider!

As a fast growing, privately-backed business, we have big ambitions and are already developing at a swift pace. We encourage creative ideas and people, listening to and supporting each other to meet the company’s objectives. With this approach, we build our internal team with long-term objectives and development in mind.

Core to our business is a commitment to sustainability, ethical production, people and giving back. Our Giving Back campaign has been in place since day 1, to date providing over 30,000 meals for those in need and supporting various other local community initiatives and causes further afield.

How to apply: Please send your cv by return.

We always appreciate candidates who have shown an eagerness to understand our brand, the role, and who can clearly articulate why they think they’d be the right fit.

Closing date: 10th March 2021

 

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Tig Welder/ Metalwork Fabricator

Teasdale Healthcare Equipment Ltd

Stockport, NW
5 days ago
Stockport, NW
£11 - £11.5 Per Hour
5 days ago
£11 - £11.5 Per Hour

We are recruiting for a welder/fabricator to join busy and growing metalwork department. The work includes the fabrication of hospital equipment working primarily with stainless steel.

 

The job application will include a weld test with Covid restrictions in place.

 

Main Responsibilities

To be able to Tig weld stainless steel

  • To assemble components that have been machined.
  • To liaise with fabricator operatives.
  • To gain a full and comprehensive knowledge of the product range.
  • To carry out basic maintenance of machines.

Key objectives

  • To build good working relationships with all colleagues.
  • To work closely with the team to ensure the highest standard are met and within deadlines.

General

  • To carry out duties in a safe, efficient and professional manner in line with company health and safety procedures and environmental issues that relate to our business.
  • To ensure a positive image of the company is portrayed at all times to both internal and external customers.
  • To attend training as required for your role.
  • To ensure the Quality Management Policy Statement is adhered to.
  • To adhere to all Company Policies and Procedures.

Technical skills / experience

 The applicant should have experience in Tig Welding and Basic Fabrication from drawings

  Welding: 2 years (preferred)

  Tig Welding 1 year (required)

  • Able to plan and organise own workload.
  • Be accurate whilst able to work quickly and methodically.
  • Be able to work as part of a team, and on your own.
  • Be able to learn the products to a good standard.

Personal profile

  • Excellent verbal/written Communicator.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Good team player.
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The Bridge Primary Care Network Clinical Pharmacist

National Health Service

Rochdale, NW
4 days ago
Rochdale, NW
4 days ago

The Bridge Primary Care Network Clinical Pharmacist

Rochdale Health Alliance

The closing date is 05 March 2021

Job overview

Rochdale Health Alliance (RHA) is dedicated to contracting and delivering high quality health services to the community of Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale (HMR) on behalf of its GP Practice members. Our ethos is to improve patient outcomes and experience whilst keeping Primary Care at the forefront of the NHS reforms.

On behalf our Primary Care Networks, we have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Pharmacist to join The Bridge Network.

Main duties of the job

As a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, you will have a Masters degree in Pharmacy [MPharm], be an established Independent Prescriber with or enroute to receive a Clinical Diploma.

With a minimum of 2 yrs post qualification, you will have significant knowledge and clinical experience within community provision in addition to Primary Care.

Your role within the Network will:

  • Support the GP Practices to maximise benefits and minimise risk to patients ensuring safe and appropriate use of medicines through clinical monitoring and compliance with legislation
  • Develop medication pathways and shared protocols around prescribing areas
  • Work with the CCG Medicines Management Team to ensure appropriate consultation and share the learning with colleagues across Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Clinical Pharmacists
  • Advise medical and nursing staff on safe cost effective use of drugs, having critically appraised literature to improve use of medicine in managing primary care patients.

About us

The post holder as an employee of Rochdale Health Alliance will work within the Primary Care Network Clinical Pharmacist service for GP Practices members, as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Providing expertise in clinical medicines management, through face to face structured medication reviews, management of long term conditions, transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing, manage repeat prescription authorisations and reauthorisation. The post holder will provide leadership on quality improvement and clinical audit around medications, contributing to the Quality and Outcomes Framework and local contract performance indicators.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The following list of duties encompasses a range of areas the networks may require the Clinical Pharmacist to deliver. The list may not be exhaustive.

  • Long-term conditions

See (where appropriate) patients with single or multiple medical problems where medicine optimisation is required (e.g. Respiratory, Cardiovascular and Diabetes). Review the on-going need for each medicine, a review of monitoring needs and an opportunity to support patients with their medicines taking ensuring they get the best use of their medicines (i.e. medicines optimisation). Make appropriate recommendations to Senior Pharmacists or GPs for medicine improvement.

  • Patient facing Clinical Medication Review
  • Undertake clinical medication reviews with patients and produce recommendations for senior clinical pharmacist, nurses and/or GP on prescribing and monitoring.
  • Patient facing Care Home Medication Reviews

Undertake clinical medication reviews with patients and produce recommendations for the senior clinical pharmacist, nurses or GPs on prescribing and monitoring. Work with care home staff to improve safety of medicines ordering and administration.

  • Patient facing Domiciliary Clinical Medication Reviews
  • Undertake clinical medication reviews with patients and produce recommendations for the senior clinical pharmacists, nurses and GPs on prescribing and monitoring. Attend and refer patients to multidisciplinary case conferences.
  • Risk stratification

Identification of cohorts of patients at high risk of harm from medicines through pre-prepared practice computer searches. This might include risks that are patient related, medicine related, or both.

  • Unplanned hospital admissions

Review the use of medicines most commonly associated with unplanned hospital admissions and readmissions through audit and individual patient reviews. Put in place changes to reduce the prescribing of these medicines to high-risk patient groups.

  • Management of common/minor/self-limiting ailments
  • Managing caseload of patients with common/minor/self-limiting ailments while working within a scope of practice and limits of competence. Signposting to community pharmacy and referring to GPs or other healthcare professionals where appropriate.
  • Patient facing medicines support

Provide patient facing clinics for those with questions, queries and concerns about their medicines in the practice.

  • Telephone medicines support

Provide a telephone help line for patients with questions, queries and concerns about their medicines.

  • Management of medicines at discharge from hospital
  • To reconcile medicines following discharge from hospitals, intermediate care and into Care Homes, including identifying and rectifying unexplained changes and working with patients and community pharmacists to ensure patients receive the medicines they need post discharge. Set up and manage systems to ensure continuity of medicines supply to high-risk groups of patients (e.g. those with medicine compliance aids or those in Care Homes).
  • Medicine information to practice staff and patients

Answers relevant medicine-related enquiries from GPs, other network staff, other healthcare teams (e.g. community pharmacy) and patients with queries about medicines.

Suggesting and recommending solutions. Providing follow up for patients to monitor the effect of any changes.

  • Signposting

Ensure that patients are referred to the appropriate healthcare professional for the appropriate level of care within an appropriate period of time e.g. pathology results, common/minor ailments, acute conditions, long term condition reviews etc.

  • Repeat prescribing

Produce and implement a repeat prescribing policy within each PCN practice. Manage the repeat prescribing reauthorisation process by reviewing patient requests for repeat prescriptions and reviewing medicines reaching review dates and flagging up those needing a review. Ensure patients have appropriate monitoring tests in place when required.

  • Service development

Contribute pharmaceutical advice for the development and implementation of new services that have medicinal components (e.g. advice on treatment pathways and patient information leaflets).

  • Information management

Analyse, interpret and present medicines data to highlight issues and risks to support decision making.

  • Medicines quality improvement

Undertake clinical audits of prescribing in areas directed by the GPs, feedback the results and implement changes in conjunction with the relevant practice team.

  • Medicines safety
  • Implement changes to medicines that result from MHRA alerts, product withdrawal and other local and national guidance.
  • Implementation of local and national guidelines and formulary recommendations

Monitor practice prescribing against the local health economys RAG list and make recommendations to GPs for medicines that should be prescribed by hospital doctors (red drugs) or subject to shared care (amber drugs). Assist practices in seeing and maintaining a practice formulary that is hosted on each practices computer system. Auditing practices compliance against NICE technology assessment guidance. Provide newsletters or bulletins on important prescribing messages.

  • Education and Training
  • Provide education and training to primary healthcare team on therapeutics and medicines optimisation.
  • Care Quality Commission

Work with the general practice teams to ensure the practices are compliant with CQC standards where medicines are involved.

  • Public health

To support public health campaigns. To provide specialist knowledge on all public health programmes available to the general public.

  • Collaborative working arrangements

Participate in the PCN MDT.

Liaises with CCG colleagues including CCG pharmacists on prescribing related matters to ensure consistency of patient care and benefit.

Work as part of the RHA team and attend meetings/forums and supervision.

Foster and maintain strong links with all services across the PCN and neighbouring networks.

Explore the potential for collaborative working and take opportunities to initiate and sustain such relationships.

Liaise with other stakeholders as needed for the collective benefit of patients including but not limited to:

1. Patients and their representatives

2. GP, nurses and other practice staff

3. Social prescribers, first contact physiotherapists, physicians associates and paramedics.

4. Community pharmacists and support staff

5. Other members of the medicines management (MM) team including pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and Dieticians

6. Locality / GP prescribing lead

7. Locality managers

8. Community nurses and other allied health professionals

9. Hospital staff with responsibilities for prescribing and medicines optimisation

Safeguarding

All staff are responsible for ensuring that they are familiar with and adhere to RHAs and the CCGs safeguarding procedures and guidelines in conjunctions with the safeguarding Childrens and Adult Board Policies, Procedures and Guidelines.

Prevention of Infection

All staff have a responsibility to comply with RHAS policies for personal and patient safety and for the prevention of healthcare associated infections. This includes rigorous and consistent compliance with policies such as prevention measures as hand hygiene, the use of personal protective equipment and safe disposal of sharps.

Equality and Diversity

We are all responsible for applying the principles of RHAS equality and diversity standards within the application of our duties and ensuring that our actions are non-discriminatory to colleagues and patients.

Health and Safety

RHA has a statutory responsibility to provide and maintain a healthy and safe environment for workers, patients and visitors. Workers equally have a responsibility to ensure that they promote and maintain a safe working environment; reporting appropriately any risks. RHAs Health and Safety policy within the Staff Handbook outlines staff responsibilities.

Information Governance

To comply with Company policies and procedures relating to Information Governance. This will include, but not be limited to, Confidentiality policies, record management protocols, the Information Security Policy, The Data Protection Act, The Freedom of Information Act etc.

The post holder shall not, during or after working at RHA, disclose confidential information belonging to the company. You have a responsibility to protect and maintain confidentiality of all information. You must not, except as authorised or required by law or your duties, reveal any confidential information.

This obligation will continue after the termination of this work unless and until any such information enters the public domain.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Mandatory registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council.
  • Commitment to reducing health inequalities and proactively working to reach people from all communities.
  • Demonstrates use of appropriate communication to gain the co-operation of relevant stakeholders (including patients, senior and peer colleagues, and other professionals, other NHS/private organisations, e.g. CCGs).
  • Is able to recognise personal limitations and refer to more appropriate colleague(s) when necessary.
  • Ability to identify risk and assess/manage risk when working with individuals.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships and to promote collaborative practice with all colleagues.
  • Ability to organise, plan and prioritise on own initiative, including when under pressure and meeting deadlines.
  • High level of written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work flexibly and enthusiastically within a team or on own initiative.
  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in pharmacy and registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council.
  • Minimum of two years experience as a pharmacist, demonstrated
  • within a practice portfolio.
  • Experience and an awareness of the breadth of common acute and long-terms conditions that are likely to be seen in general practice.
  • Experience of partnership/collaborative working and of building relationships across a variety of organisations.
  • Understanding of the wider determinants of health, including social, economic and environmental factors and their impact on communities.
  • An appreciation of the nature of primary care prescribing, concepts of rational prescribing and strategies for improving prescribing.
  • Knowledge of IT systems, including ability to use word processing skills, emails and the internet to create simple plans and reports.
  • Able to obtain and analyse complex technical information.
  • Able to identify and resolve risk management issues according to policy/protocol.
  • Understand the principles of research governance
  • Meets DBS reference standards and has a clear criminal record, in line with the law on spent convictions.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Immunisation status.
  • Access to own transport and ability to travel across the locality on a regular basis, including to visit people in their own homes.

Desirable

  • Membership Primary Care Pharmacy Association (PCPA).
  • Membership of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
  • May hold or be working towards an independent prescribing qualification.
  • Clinical Diploma.
  • In depth therapeutic and clinical knowledge and understanding of the principles of evidence-based healthcare.
  • Able to plan, manage, monitor and review general medicine optimisation issues in core areas for long term conditions.

Qualifications

Essential

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in pharmacy and registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council.
  • May hold or be working towards an independent prescribing qualification.

Desirable

  • Membership Primary Care Pharmacy Association (PCPA).
  • Membership of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
  • May hold or be working towards an independent prescribing qualification.
  • Clinical Diploma.
  • In depth therapeutic and clinical knowledge and understanding of the principles of evidence-based healthcare.
  • Able to plan, manage, monitor and review general medicine optimisation issues in core areas for long term conditions.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Rochdale Health Alliance

Address

The Old Post Office

No 2 The Esplanade

Rochdale

Greater Manchester

OL16 1AE


Employer's website

https://rochdalehealthalliance.co.uk/

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Support Worker - Learning Disability and/or Autism

RAINBOW PERSONNEL LIMITED

Stockport, NW
6 days ago
Stockport, NW
£9.35 - £9.35 Per Hour
6 days ago
£9.35 - £9.35 Per Hour
Rainbow Living- Community Support Worker
Role Title: Support Worker
Reporting to:Service Manager
Accountable to:Service Manager & Registered Manager
Role Category/Type: Health & Social Care
Availability: Full time / Part time / Bank
Location:Greater Manchester
Rate: £ 9.75   p/h
Role Description:
To look after the well-being of the service user and to help support the Service user to live their lives as independently as possible and support them in reaching their potential, through both practical and emotional support. Tailored to the needs of the individual. The Roleis incredibly varied and rewarding role as you will be helping vulnerable people to improve their quality of life, achieve their goals and make a very real and positive difference to their lives.You could work both independently and as part of a team, in a variety of different settings, such as in the individual’s home or within the community setting.
At Rainbow Personnel we aim to deliver a quality service which is judged on outcome based results, and Person Centred Led.
Role Responsibilities:
• Providing Personal Care and Active support according to the Person-Centred Care Plan of the Service-User
• To report back any concerns relating to the health of the service user directly to the team leader
• Promoting well-being and full independence were possible
• Conducting Observations
• Medication Administration, Monitoring and Compliance
• Complying with Policies and Procedures
• Identifying, Reporting and Recording Incidents, ABC Charts, Body Maps and Accident Forms
• Completing a Daily Report
• Keyworker 1:1 Session with named Service-User
• Provide Nutrition and hydration support
• Assist in domestic duties
• To liaise with management
• To participate in team meetings
• To undertake service training.
• To undertake online training
• Supporting the Service-User within the community, i.e. GP & Hospital Appointments, Family Visit,  College, Shopping, Leisure, Parks, Holiday
Role Specific Requirements:
• Possession of a clean full UK driving licence
• Appointment is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
• Not gender specific
• Attained or ability to work towards a Care Quality Certificate and/or higher qualification.
• Knowledgeable in care management, care standards, regulations, and service user values
Benefits and Incentives:
• Paid Holiday up to 28 days
• Staff Uniform provided (where required)
• Access to Nationally Recognised Qualifications
• Support towards Care Certificate Qualification
• Supervision and Personal Development
• Pension Contribution (after 6 months of Service)
• Competitive Pay Rates
• Mileage Allowance Paid (where required)
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Compliance Policy & Support Assistant Manager

Smart Recruit Online

Preston, NW
4 days ago
Preston, NW
£28k - £35k Per Year
4 days ago
£28k - £35k Per Year

We have a rare opportunity within our Group Compliance team for a Compliance Policy and Support Assistant Manager to contribute to the direction and implementation of the Key Group Compliance policies.
As part of this role, you will ensure that each Key Group area meets its company, regulatory standards and are in keeping with our Treating Customers Fairly culture as well as contributing towards ensuring that the Key Group meets all its regulatory obligations.
Principal Accountabilities;
  • Provide direct support, guidance and advice to the business on Compliance matters including FCA and Money Laundering Regulations.
  • Provide practical interpretation and application of company and regulatory policy to resolve issues raised within the business.
  • To influence and assist all areas to establish and maintain appropriate standards of business practice consistent with company and regulatory requirements.
  • To build effective, supportive relationships with key stakeholders to facilitate and develop the company and regulatory culture.
  • To appropriately review Financial Promotions and review customer complaints in line with the Key Group Procedures.
  • To promote a positive and proactive approach to embedding 'best practice' and with it a forward-looking compliance culture.
  • To assist in evaluating employee performance and identifying training needs.
  • To assist the CP & S Manager in meeting Regulatory reporting requirements.
  • To deputise for the CP & S Manager when necessary.
  • To support Compliance team members, through delivery of 1-2-1's (where appropriate) and provide appropriate coaching.
  • To support project work and meetings as directed by the CP & S Manager.

Personal Qualities / Competence;
  • Excellent punctuality, timekeeping, standard and accuracy of work.
  • An appropriate professional qualification or be willing to undertake such exams.
  • To be able to demonstrate analytical, decision making and problem-solving skills, achieving best business practice.
  • Committed to quality; highly compliant.
  • Proactive - constantly considers process and puts forward suggestions on how to change for the better.
  • Accurate, methodical and able to prioritise effectively, with the ability to work well under pressure.

Compliance | Policy | Manager | Financial Services | MCOB | FCA | FCA Handbook | Support | Quality Control | Legislation | Regulatory | Policies | Communication | Staff Development | Mentoring | Management | Analytical

Benefits


23 days annual leave, increasing with length of service / AE / Simply Health Plan / Annual leave purchase scheme
Essential Skills
  • To have previous Compliance experience within the Financial Services industry.
  • To have previous experience in the management and supervision of colleagues.
  • To have a working knowledge of the FCA Handbook (Essential), including MCOB.
  • To have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent level of attention to detail, scores highly on quality control and experience of working in a fast-paced working environment but where accuracy is essential.
  • An ability to demonstrate initiative, whilst applying and following a methodical approach to tasks would be an essential prerequisite.
  • To have a knowledge and practical experience of the interpretation and application of legislation and regulation is essential.
  • Professional background accustomed to high standards of personal discipline and behaviour evidencing a strong work ethic, disciplined approach and professionalism.

Desirable Skills
  • To have experience in meeting Regulatory reporting requirements (desirable).
  • Experience of reviewing financial promotions in accordance with regulatory and company policy is preferential.

About Company
Our purpose is to help people finance a better retirement. Our mission is to be the UK's leading later life lending company. Our connected portfolio of brands comprises of Key, Key Partnerships, more2life, The Equity Release Experts and Air Group.
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Senior System Manager

National Health Service

Manchester, NW
Today
Manchester, NW
Today

Senior System Manager

The Christie NHS FT

The closing date is 19 March 2021

Job overview

We are now seeking to recruit a full time Senior System Managers to join a team of Senior System Managers who provide support in the day to day management and maintenance of live clinical and corporate systems across the Trust. The post holder would be responsible for the overall management, administration, support, development, documentation, reporting and training associated with operational use of the applications used within the Trust.

Applicants must have experience of hospital information systems and possess excellent organisational and communication skills. Experience and knowledge of Microsoft 365 would be desirable. The candidate should be hard-working and capable of working on their own initiative and under pressure, as well as working within the team to maintain a high standard of service.

Main duties of the job

The Senior System Manager is responsible for the management, administration, support, development, documentation, reporting and training associated with operational use of clinical and corporate information systems within the Trust

The post holder will support the relevant Assistant Service Manager/s to establish a system user group (or groups) for their designated systems helping to ensure that the key stakeholders and users are represented. The purpose of the user group is to ensure that the system(s) is used effectively, efficiently and safely

The post holder will work with the Information and Business Intelligence teams where necessary to support the divisions in providing data to support the agreed data requirements on trust objectives and national targets

The post holder will support the immediate Senior Systems team by providing cross-cover of other systems where necessary

The post holder will develop close working relationships with all members of the Informatics team

About us

The Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a centre of excellence at the forefront in the treatment of cancer care, research and education. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of The Christie at a key time in the hospitals evolution to deliver a paperless working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

General Duties

  • Provide second-line support to all system level problems, issues and faults. Responsible for undertaking full analysis and applying own judgement in relation to each issue that arises; accurately identifying the impact and severity before ensuring the implementation of appropriate timely resolutions.
  • Work with users and other stakeholders across the Trust in developing the use of the system to ensure that it is utilised effectively to support the operational efficiency of the department.
  • Develop appropriate policies and procedures in relation to the operation and administration of designated systems.
  • Administer the system on a daily basis ensuring correct and efficient operation in-line with agreed policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for ensuring all aspects of system housekeeping, data integrity and security are managed.
  • Manage the creation and removal of user accounts as required and the population of system management tables working with suppliers and others as necessary.
  • Manage and review system utilisation and error reports assessing risks and benefits associated with the system.
  • Manage system upgrades including assessment of functionality change, testing, communications, supplier liaison, implementation co-ordination and training. Deal with complex queries escalated from system managers.
  • Work with other system stakeholders and Integration team to ensure that data is transferred automatically and accurately between various systems taking the lead to resolve problems or issues when they arise taking into consideration any impact on other systems.
  • Work with the suppliers staff and other third parties helping to build a positive partnership approach to managing the system and issue resolution.
  • Work with divisions to ensure interfaces between the clinical systems and any relevant medical devices are fully tested and operating correctly following upgrades, new installations and routine servicing.
  • Conduct system demonstrations and actively promote and champion the use of systems at every opportunity.
  • Ensure that invoices relating to systems are checked for accuracy and passed for payment where required.
  • Represent the Trust and its interests at external system user group meetings.
  • Utilise the team to ensure skills and knowledge sharing to facilitate cross cover; providing additional support during periods of increased workload as a result of specific system upgrades, implementations, issue resolution, etc., as well as for holiday and other absences.

Data Quality

  • Work to ensure that accurate and timely data is recorded within the system.
  • Work towards the development and implementation of a comprehensive set of robust data checks, audits and procedures in accordance with the Data Quality Policy.
  • Ensure practical steps are taken to resolve system functionality and data collection issues highlighted by Data Quality processes.

Reporting

  • Produce appropriate and timely reports from the system which will assist in the management of departmental services and meet the Trusts obligations for external information provision.
  • Participate in the Christie Business Intelligence team ensuring that data is collected, reported and exported as required.
  • Work to ensure that relevant data items that form part of the national mandatory data sets and national audits are captured within the systems as part of the care process.

Training

  • Deliver one to one and group training sessions to all levels of clinical and administrative staff adopting a flexible and relaxed approach.
  • Provide detailed instruction and respond to individual staff questions on the practical use of systems, seeking advice where necessary.
  • Ensure that each course attendee is assessed for required competencies and that accurate records of outcomes are maintained before authorising certification and system access.
  • Co-ordinate training programmes for clinical and non-clinical staff in relation to the use of the system, including the on-going training for new personnel and following system upgrade.
  • Provide training for staff from own or other disciplines on own subject area, when required.

Human Resources

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of own team (if applicable) in line with appropriate policies, procedures, working practices and guidelines, ensuring all resources are deployed to maximise an efficient and effective delivery of support services to patients and users.
  • Provide regular performance reports on progress, status and achievements for own area to be used by management and users.
  • Undertake and support the development of staff in line with personal development reviews and other associated guidance if applicable.
  • On occasion the post holder may be required to work unsociable hours to support and/or enable the delivery of key programmes or projects.
  • Participate in an on-call or out-of-hours service, when required.

Financial/Physical Resources

  • Participate in the management of financial resources allocated to own areas and make proposals to maximise those resources through recharges, and cost saving opportunities.
  • Be responsible for the safe use of ICT hardware and software
  • Monitor the maintenance and support contracts allocated to own area, ensuring continuity of service and budget management. Liaise with third party suppliers to identify and evaluate potential value for money contracts.
  • Liaise with external agencies, suppliers and contractors ensuring delivery of service is in line with agreed contracts.
  • Participate in business appraisals and business case production when required in partnership with Trust stake holders. Undertake solution searches and appraisals of supplier proposals.
  • Ensure Trust procurement processes and procedures are followed in a timely and efficient manner and participate in the procurement process where relevant, providing assistance for the development and assessment of procurement documentation as required.
  • Ensure the post holder adheres to Trust Standing Financial Instructions (SFIs) and procurement guidelines.

Project Management

  • Advise and participate in the development and implementation of projects, where required, ensuring Informatics provision of integrated solutions and user objectives are achieved.
  • Ensure project tasks, where required, are successfully delivered in line with agreed timescales.
  • Support the activities of project boards and project teams, when required, and making presentations, where required, to all levels of staff.
  • Ensure any project management documentation or reports are delivered in line with agreed standards and timescales.

Policy/Service Development/Governance

  • Act as an ambassador for Informatics Service by developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with users across the organisation to deliver a high quality, standard IT culture to achieve local requirements and national targets.
  • Lead in the development and maintenance of a culture of service provision and continuous improvement for own areas.
  • Be responsible for development of/and implementing policies for own work area and for proposing changes to policies, in line with legislation, Trust and NHS policies and guidelines across the Trust, where appropriate.
  • Pro-actively participate in ensuring that Informatics services delivered within the Trust reflect best practice with respect to organisational, NHS and legislative requirements and guidelines including IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Data Protection Act (1998), Information Standards, Information Security and compliance with NHS Information Governance.
  • Participate in Information Governance and security as required and ensure appropriate governance and security in own area.
  • Participate in quality management system, undertaking audits designed to improve IT systems and services.
  • Ensure change management is applied in own areas and follows implemented policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all documentation relating to own area is complete and fit for purpose and all releases relating to hardware, software and documentation is controlled.
  • Ensure there is a proactive and comprehensive approach to risk management and be responsible for service continuity for own area and participate in the Informatics service continuity planning.
  • Provide Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for allocated incidents and problems as directed; instigating emergency action, when required, liaising with other Trust Managers, as appropriate.
  • Support users to be familiar and comply with the requirements of Caldicott, the Freedom of Information Act and the Data Protection Act and to implement any required changes in accordance to these or any other statutory requirements.
  • The post holder will act as the Information Asset Administrator (IAA) for their identified system.
  • Responsible as IAA, for completion of the relevant sections of the annual Information Governance return pertaining to the identified system.
  • Production of all policies and procedures relating to user account creation, password management, etc. as required under Information Governance.
  • Maintain documentation on how the system is utilised.

Business Continuity Management

  • Participate in the development, exercising, maintaining and reviewing of business continuity plans.
  • Participate in the business impact analysis exercises highlighting critical business processes within own area.
  • Be familiar with the Trust Business Continuity Plan and personal responsibilities within where applicable.

Person Specification

Other

Essential

  • Evidence of continuing professional and personal development
  • Office based role with the need for travel to Christie managed sites as necessary
  • Ability to participate in out-of-hours on-call Rota
  • Requirement for occasional travel to external user group meetings
  • Flexible working hours ensuring core clinical system coverage from 8:00am to 6:00pm weekdays
  • Ability to undertake working out-of-hours, weekend and Public Holidays as required

Desirable

  • Driving Licence / Car Owner

Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of hospital services and how services interlink
  • ICT systems can support clinicians in the treatment of patients within a hospital
  • Specialist knowledge of how ICT systems can support the administration processes and management of a hospital
  • Knowledge of the working practices used within the Trust, e.g. Inpatients, Outpatients, Medical Records and Medical Secretaries
  • Specialist knowledge and experience of clinical system(s)
  • Knowledge of Cancer Services

Desirable

  • Understanding of how services are commissioned within the NHS.
  • An understanding of the Informatics Strategy of the NHS and its implications
  • An understanding of an NHS Trust's information requirements
  • An understanding of an NHS Trust's obligations in relation to the submission of information to external parties
  • Knowledge of the principles of computer networking

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills - verbal, written, presentational and interpersonal skills. Advanced keyboard and telephone skills
  • IT literacy in basic network principles, client/server models and databases
  • Analytical skills in data extraction, data analysis and report writing
  • Able to interpret the working practices of others and manage the introduction of new ways of working to improve service delivery creating documentation and policies
  • Ability to communicate complex system and technical issues to a variety of staff at different levels within the organisation
  • Ability to use own initiative, coach individuals and lead a team promoting enthusiasm and commitment
  • Able to work to deadlines, prioritise and manage workload in a busy and changing environment
  • Well presented, flexible, positive, resilient, methodical, team player. Ability to organise self and others
  • Excellent problem solving skills

Desirable

  • Application of essential skills within NHS environment
  • Influencing and negotiating skills
  • Team management experience - recruitment, appraisal and work monitoring
  • Ability to think creatively
  • IT literate, including keyboard skills, in the use of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office products, MS SQL and Crystal Reports

Experience

Essential

  • Extensive experience with Windows and Microsoft packages Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience of successfully managing a number of equally important tasks successfully
  • Extensive NHS experience working with administration, clinical and management staff within a hospital environment. With significant experience in a system management role
  • Experience of the management of change and successfully implementing new systems and/or time limited projects
  • Previous experience of system user support and training
  • Development of policies, procedures and system documentation
  • Flexibility to work on various tasks at the same time. Experience of working on Projects and application issues at the same time.

Desirable

  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Project and Visio
  • Experience of leading small teams through implementations
  • Experience of identifying training needs, designing training to meet those needs and undertaking post course evaluation
  • Previous experience of process mapping

Qualifications

Essential

  • University Degree in a related subject or demonstrable equivalent experience

Desirable

  • PRINCE 2
  • ITIL

Employer details

Employer name

The Christie NHS FT

Address

Applications - E00424

Manchester

M20 4BX


Employer's website

https://www.christie.nhs.uk/

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R02122 - Registered Nurse (RMN)

National Health Service

Manchester, NW
4 days ago
Manchester, NW
4 days ago

R02122 - Registered Nurse (RMN)

Making Space

The closing date is 18 May 2021

Job overview

Making Space, a national charity providing Health & social care services, is recruiting for a Registered Nurse (RMN) to join the team at our Registered Care Home , Beyer Lodge based in Greater Manchester (M18 8DF).

As Registered Nurse you will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care for patients and support the Care Manager in the management and development of the Home.

Main duties of the job

The Role:

  • Act as a named nurse to patients ensuring the person centred planning is central to the process in order to ensure rehabilitation, recovery and social inclusion
  • Support the hospital manager in the management and development of the hospital
  • Ensure that each patient has an individualised, care plan and risk assessments
  • Support a team of support workers and ensure they understand the need to promote rehabilitation and independence
  • Participate in the setting, monitoring and evaluation of standards of care and clinical audit and contribute to the clinical governance processes
  • Deliver a quality service that complies with CQC standards

About you:

Registered Nurse (RMN) with active PIN - Experience of working within the field of older people mental health and dementia - Understanding of relevant legislation, strategies and policies when working with service users and carers and advising colleagues appropriately - Knowledge of the NMC Code of Conduct

About us

Beyer Lodge is a registered care home providing nursing, care, treatment and reablement for up to 16 older people living with a mental health conditions. The team deliver person centred care which meets the needs and wishes of service users.

At the heart of our service we offer person-centred care, which includes a varied and stimulating programme of therapies and daily activities designed to meet service users needs and wishes and enhance their quality of life.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including

  • A stakeholder employer contribution pension scheme.
  • Career development, including professional qualifications and access to various training opportunities.
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Ability to buy annual leave
  • Love 2 Shop Recognition & Reward Platform
  • Recognised external Cycle to Work scheme
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme

Job description

Job responsibilities

Role Purpose

To be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care for patients and support the Hospital Manager in the management and development of the Hospital. To contribute to the promotion of a person centred service.

To deliver a quality service that meets the Statement of Purpose, complies with the PVH Regulations 2001, what about CQC Fundamental Standards and the Care Act and meets and aims to exceed the NMSs for Health Care Establishments, the relevant Core and Development Standards for Better Health and the service level agreement.

Principal Accountabilities

1. To act as a named nurse to patients ensuring the philosophy of person centred planning is central to the process in order to ensure rehabilitation, recovery and social inclusion whilst developing supportive and empathic relationships with patients and carers and to implement the CPA process ensuring that patients have a minimum of one CPA every 6 months.

2. To manage a team of employees ensuring that the Companys people management policies, procedures and processes are implemented and provide a professional, efficient and effective handover to all team members.

3. To participate in the setting, monitoring and evaluation of standards of care and clinical audit and contribute to the clinical governance processes.

4. To adhere to current statutory responsibilities including the NMC Professional Code of Conduct, National Service Frameworks, national standards (NMS for Independent Healthcare Establishments), good practice guidance (e.g. Nice clinical guidance), and clinical governance arrangements, in order to ensure an environment in which clinical practice flourishes.

5. To ensure that each patient has an individualised, multi professional, care plan and risk assessments prepared under the direction of the Responsible Medical Officer and/or care co-ordinator, which provides for both the long-term and immediate needs of the patient, and which includes a specific programme of therapeutic activities, within the clinical area and to assess, plan and implement and evaluate individual programmes of care.

6. To work in partnership with the people we support, carers, staff and other organisations in order to plan, develop, and deliver effective integrated services which deliver best outcomes for patients and carers and participate in the training of staff and others where appropriate.

7. To provide information the Mental Health Act Commission to assist them during the audit process.

8. To ensure that the Care Programme Approach includes assessment of carers` needs and the planning and development of a carers care plan when appropriate.

9. To maintain accurate records and to write reports in line with the service level agreement and Making Spaces requirements e.g. reports for the allocation meetings; audit reports and develop and implement policies as and when required.

10. To adhere to the statutory responsibilities placed upon the organisation, for example Health and Safety at Work act 1974, Mental Health Act amended 2007, Mental Capacity Act 2005, and Care Standards Act 2014

11. To ensure that team members undertake an integrated assessment, planning and review approach with service users, by using tools for example using the Recovery/Outcome Star and where necessary arrange for more specialist support.

12. To demonstrate responsibility and leadership for promoting and championing all aspects of equal opportunities by valuing diversity in all areas of work.

13. To take responsibility for ensuring and achieving the objectives of the Making Space Health and Safety Policy.

14. To undertake any other duties in order to meet personal, team and organisational objectives following consultation with your manager.

15. To adopt working practices that minimises risk and maintains own and others health, safety and security that are consistent with legislation, policies and procedures

16. To report any suspicion of risk to the appropriate people and/or organisation that is consistent with legislation, policies and procedures

17. To adhere to and work within all the policies of Making Space such as protection of adults at risk, child protection policy, confidentiality and data protection policies, and all other Making Space policies

18. To comply with the General Social Care Council Code of Professional Conduct for Social Care Workers

19. To ensure the ongoing safety of the people we support by reporting/actioning concerns through Local Authority Safeguarding Policies or the organisations whistle blowing policy

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse and active on NMC Register

Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development -Experience of working within the field of older people mental health and dementia - Experience of effective patient rehabilitation and facilitation of therapeutic programmes/environment - Experience of planning, monitoring, auditing and evaluating work to meet objectives - Development of socially inclusive care plans, which promote independence and recovery. - Experience of using information technology for a range of different purposes - Knowledge of the NMC Code of Conduct

Desirable

  • Experience of supervising staff, including Clinical Supervision
  • An awareness and understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Making Space

Address

65 Taylor Street

Manchester

M18 8DF


Employer's website

https://makingspace.co.uk


Posted

6 days ago

Description

Home working in the North of England (possible opportunity to be located in London office instead).

The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) champions the power of planning in creating prosperous places and vibrant communities. We represent over 25,000 members worldwide, supporting them throughout their careers. We shape planning policy, raise professional standards and are the only body in the UK to confer Chartered status to planners, the highest professional qualification.

The UK Government published proposals for the reform of urban planning in England last year. Planning high on the agendas of governments in devolved nations. Planning is vital to enable affordable housing for all, bring about nature recovery and help deliver our climate goals. You could help this happen.

This role will place you at the heart of the planning agenda. You’ll be working to influence the legislation, policies and practices needed to create places which are economically productive, socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and influential person to deliver for our Members in policy and data analysis.

You will have experience of working in public policy or research and ideally a Master’s Degree in Planning, Public Policy or a related discipline

RTPI has a positive, supportive and inclusive work environment which actively operates a policy of helping its employees at all levels to achieve professional growth. We seek to foster a collaborative and respectful work environment which promotes equality, diversity and inclusion.

Closing date: 09.00 on 3 March 2021

Interview date: 17 March 2021

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter that refers to the criteria in the person specification.

Source: Royal Town Planning Institute