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DEEPDENE CARE LTD

Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned Registered for a maximum of 35 Service Users Registered Care Categories* Mental Health Condition Substance Misuse *Registered with regulator ‘Care Quality Commission (CQC)’ to provide these categories of care. Specialist Care Categories Alcohol Dependence (past or present) Challenging Behaviour Drug Dependence (past or present) Schizophrenia. Ages 18+.

Accountable To: Home Manager
Principal responsibilities
• Assessing new potential residents into the Home
• Involved in admissions and discharge planning of residents in the Home.
• Booking external reviews such as: residents care reviews, medication reviews and
mental health reviews
• Booking health care appointments for residents e.g. GP, dental, eye tests.
• To attend health appointments for more complex health related cases.
• Act as key worker for nominated residents (the more challenging resident in the
home) by planning, assessing and evaluating Care Plans and Risk Assessment and
carrying out weekly key worker sessions
• Follow up to ensure care plans are being carried out in the day to day residents’ care.
• To monitor and manage the changing needs of residents and to bring these to the
attention of staff team, Home Manager and the multi-disciplinary team
• Conduct bi-annual/annual internal reviews of residents’ needs and records are
updated appropriately in line with the Recovery Star Model.
• Completing DoLS and CTOs applications and reviews and reading their rights.
• To respect residents’ autonomy, dignity and confidentially.
• To encourage and support residents in reaching their optimum levels of achievement
and independence.
• To maximise the choices available to residents to ensure their autonomy.
• To ensure residents’ files are kept up to date, person centred and to a professional
standard.
• Prepare for, and participate in staff, nurse and residents’ meetings and be competent
in recording and storing accurate minutes/documentation. Any actions following the
meetings will be expected to be completed by the nurse unless otherwise stated.
• Prepare for and participate in multi-professional meetings and be competent in
recording and storing accurate minutes/documentation. Any actions following the
meetings will be expected to be completed by the nurse unless otherwise stated.

• Prepare for and participate in clinical governance meetings and be competent in
recording and storing accurate minutes/documentation. Any actions following the
meetings will be expected to be completed by the nurse unless otherwise stated.
• To undertake all mandatory training courses, external and internal, as required by the
company
• Ensure a good standard and knowledge of medication management and compliance
which involves ordering, storage, administration and auditing of medication.
• Competent in clinical nursing procedures e.g. administration of depo, taking BMs etc.
• Involved in supporting the Manager in carrying out all necessary audits to make sure
compliance e.g. infection control, medication fridge/clinic room temperature.
• To assist the Registered Manager in implementing Deepdene Care’s values, policies,
procedures and systems for maintaining the highest standard of care.
• To effectively communicate with residents, colleagues and multi-disciplinary team
to strive for the maximum effectiveness of every day running of the home and best
quality care for residents.
• To provide a professional and respectable role model as a senior member of the
home and respecting the integrity of the company at all times.
• To provide supervision for junior staff and ensure they adhere to policies, procedures
and systems in place within Deepdene Care.
• Under the guidance and supervision of the Registered Manager, exercise leadership
within the service through effective communication, organisation and client and
employee relationships.
• Ensure compliance with the requirements of all legal and governing bodies including
the requirements of the Care Quality Commission and work in accordance with all
relevant legislation including requirements of NMC.
• Involved with the Home Manager in completing all notifications relating to the Home
compliance e.g. safeguarding, CQC notifications.
• Keep updated on new clinical and nursing developments.

Note – This job description is not intended to be exhaustive and may be revised from
time to time to reflect the changing needs of Deepdene Care

Deepdene Courts core principles

Treat all residents with dignity & respect
deliver recovery through, activity, inclusion & life style
Be adaptable to meet our residents needs
Be dedicated, professional and pro-active
Maintain a clean, safe and homely environment

Further infomation link: 70378

To apply for this job email your details to dcdeputy@deepdenecare.org.