Care For Veterans

Care for Veterans – Head of Clinical Services


Care for Veterans is a leading provider of specialist, high-quality nursing, residential and respite care for physically disabled members of the ex. Service community and with a specialisation in the rehabilitation of those with progressive neurological conditions.

We are now recruiting for a Head of Clinical Services to lead our multi-disciplinary clinical team including 17 Registered Nurses, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, and Speech and Language Therapist. The role will report to the Chief Executive. The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills and clinical expertise, Proven leadership and management experience, with a willingness to take a ‘hands on’ approach to the role, are essential.

As a key member of the Senior Leadership team you will contribute to the CFV leadership agenda by providing strong strategic, professional, and clinical direction for all aspects of nursing and AHP’s in demonstrating care compassion and respect for staff, residents, and their families/ carers.

You will manage and develop the clinical services and lead the Operational Clinical Team at Care for Veterans ensuring good clinical governance while liaising with the Registered Manager to assure quality. You will liaises closely with relevant professional practitioners to further develop the reputation of Care for Veterans. You will lead the clinical delivery in accordance with the organisations and Care Quality Commission’s standards. You will provide proactive and visible leadership, reporting directly to the Chief Executive

If you are a Registered Nurse (RGN/RMHN)/ a Senior Nurse Prescribe or a Paramedic, who holds a valid professional qualification, mentorship qualification and are passionate about the delivery of high-quality clinical services then we welcome your application. Experience or knowledge of quality and improvement, CQC standards, NMC and all relevant regulatory and funder requirements would be beneficial.

This is a apart time job share opportunity (with or without a job share partner) working three days per week for a nominal 22.5 hours with the occasional requirement to meet with shifts, based in Worthing. In addition to an attractive salary we offer 25 days annual leave plus bank holiday entitlement; life assurance; 5% pension contribution matching scheme and subsidised meals.

Closing date: Friday 22 September 2023

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service with adult barred list check will be required.

All applicants to any post within Care for Veterans are required to declare any involvement either directly or indirectly with any firm, company or organisation which has a contract with the Charity. Failure to do so may result in an application being rejected, or if it is discovered after appointment that such information is being withheld, then this may lead to dismissal.

Job Type: Part-time

Part-time hours: 22.5 per week

Salary: From £55,000.00 per year (pro rata)

Download the application form here.

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