Quality and Improvement Manager, Care Homes - Healthcare Management Trust

At the Healthcare Management Trust we are committed to delivering the highest quality healthcare and understand that our well-trained, passionate team of employees lie at the heart of delivering the service our patients and residents expect.

Our team of employees share our vision to provide high quality healthcare, and we continuously improve the skills within our workforce to ensure we maintain our position within the healthcare sector. We know our team has a wealth of knowledge and experience, and by working together we develop an exciting and innovative workplace.

Founded in 1985 as a registered charity to provide consultancy services to healthcare providers founded by religious groups, our aim has always been to develop and promote the services offered by associated charitable hospitals and care homes so that they can be a viable alternative to the commercial companies both now and into the future.

Our operational portfolio comprises two hospitals and two care homes as well as offering an extensive range of sensitively delivered consultancy services which are designed to support Trustees, Leadership Teams and Senior Management.

We fund health related research, scholarship projects and other areas of related grant-making.

Our two care homes are Coloma Court in West Wickham (owned by the Daughters of Mary and Joseph) and Marie Louise House in Romsey (owned by the Daughters of Wisdom).

As the new Quality and Improvement Manager, you will be a key member of the care home team and our broader governance structure. You will have overall responsibility for maintaining all compliance aspects.

The ideal candidate will have a clinical background and be well-versed in current regulatory and statutory requirements relating to elderly care. Coming from a leadership background, you will have demonstrable experience of working with diverse teams using an inclusive and motivated style. This exciting opportunity will give you the exposure to personally contribute towards ensuring quality across our homes and maintain our excellent reputation.

The Role

• In-depth knowledge of CQC compliance with a proven track record of previous quality improvement within elderly care

• Experience of continuous quality improvement work as well as leading on investigations into incidents and providing effective ongoing clinical development

• Proactively manage internal and external stakeholders ensuring that the care homes are professionally and competently represented

• Ability to analyse and interpret performance data to understand any trends and changes and then to communicate the conclusions to the care homes and the quality improvement committee

The Candidate

• A strong, professional nurse leader with experience of clinical governance and risk management in elderly care

• Autonomous professional with the ability to drive initiatives and introduce change through excellent communication underpinned by the drive and passion to ensure best clinical practice for all patients

• Strong problem solving skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks and work to deadlines and a team player

• Able to uphold our values and ethics ensuring that behaviours are reflective of the culture of the hospital and our parent company, Healthcare Management Trust

For further information and details on how to apply, please visit www.berwickpartners.co.uk/72123

For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisors at Berwick Partners; Aemilia Lovatt on 0207 518 2690.

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