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Care Quality Lead in Nottingham, Bristol, Birmingham at Four Seasons Health Care

Date Posted: 2/26/2019

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Job Description


Job Reference ID:
LEE/000/049997

Location: Wilmslow, Cheshire, UK

Weekly Hours: Perm
Salary: Competitive


Four Seasons Health Care are looking for a Care Quality Lead, also known as the Regional Care Home Assistant Practitioner (CHAP) Lead, to support with the selection of suitable Care Home Assistant Practitioners.

 

As the Regional CHAP Lead you will be responsible for the delivery of regional Care Practitioner training and also support the recruitment of Care Home Assistant Practitioners.

The post holder will be expected to work flexibly across the Four Season Health Care portfolio. This will include travel across the relevant region and on occasions across the United Kingdom to both regional hubs and care homes. Ideally the candidate will be based around Nottingham, the Midlands or the Bristol area

To gain more of an insight into the CHAP program, please click on the following link.

http://blog.fshc.co.uk/blog-articles/health-care-career-insights/care-home-assistant-practitioner-chap/care-home-assistant-practitioner-chap-programme-meet-the-team/

The successful applicant will be rewarded with an extremely competitive salary, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and a company car.

Key roles and responsibilities

Support the Selection of Suitable CHAPs/CHAP Homes

  • Working within guidance, support Regional Managers and Commercial Accountants to determine homes that could/ should support a CHAP role, both commercially and clinically and highlight to the CHAP Programme Manager
  • Attend Home Managers and Regional Manager Meetings on a regular basis to understand the operational needs of the services and promote the CHAP role

 Support CHAP Recruitment

  • Work within guidance to support Home Managers and Recruitment Teams to build and maintain a pipeline for CHAPs entering the programme

Regional Responsibility for the Delivery of CHAP Training to CHAPs and CHAP Mentors

  • Contribute to the creating/ improving resources needed for CHAPs to access and complete the programme.
  • To support CHAPs, CHAP Facilitators, Mentors and Home Managers, where issues are identified affecting the successful completion of the CHAP programme by implementing Rapid Improvement Plans where necessary
  • To deliver Mentorship Training to Registered Nurses in line with corporate standards
  • To ensure accurate training records are maintained on CHAP App

Support the Utilisation of Competent CHAPs

  • To work with Registered Care Home Managers, Mentors and CHAPs to understand the importance of following the guidance set and maintaining the CHAP Brand
  • Monitor CHAP annual competency assessments, following up where necessary to ensure CHAP annual competencies are assessed.
  • To keep accurate records on CHAP App for each Qualified CHAP

Job Requirements

 What are the key responsibilities of the role?

  • Lead and coordinate the CHAP programme for our Homes across the Midlands area and Bristol
  • As the Regional CHAP Lead you will be working within a forward-thinking and dynamic team that are collectively responsible for overseeing the delivery of all aspects of the CHAP Programme from recruitment to training and developing qualified CHAPs and Registered Nurse mentors . This is a very hands-on role involving some teaching and coaching.
  • The Regional CHAP Lead is also responsible for monitoring quality and compliance of Qualified CHAPs and supporting Home Managers with governance, so a keen eye for detail and good communication skills are needed.
  • To support CHAPs, CHAP Facilitators, Mentors and Home Managers, where issues are identified affecting the successful completion of the CHAP programme by implementing Rapid Improvement Plans where necessary
  • To deliver Mentorship Training to Registered Nurses in line with corporate standards
  • Attend Home Managers and Regional Manager Meetings on a regular basis to understand the operational needs of the services and promote the CHAP role

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 Essential Criteria

  • Registered Nurse
  • Working knowledge of Health and Social Care regulations
  • Care Quality Training experience
  • Working knowledge of IT Systems -Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook

 Desirable Criteria

  • Teaching Qualification or experience
  • BSc Nursing (or equivalent)
  • Experience of Audit within Health and Social Care industry. Improving Care Quality

Please apply to be considered for the position of the CHAP Care Quality Lead