Nurse Lead - RASS and Equity
Alliance for Better Care CIC
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This role will provide clinical supervision to the Nursing and Paramedic staff working in our Refugee and Asylum Seeker Service (RASS) and our Equity Service, it will also take the lead on all Safeguarding matters for ABC's overall clinical services, supported by our Safeguarding Lead.
You will work as part of the overall Clinical Services team, providing professional advice and support on clinical/nursing/operational issues, supported by our Head of Network Services who provides line management to the Service Manager for RASS and the Equity Development Managers as well as by our Head of Quality and our Head of Services who leads on all Clinical Services except RASS and Equity.
The post holder will be a key part of the senior leadership team who work collaboratively in the delivery of ABCs vision - To transform how people manage their health in their community so that we all live happier lives
Head of Network Development
Band 7 £40,147 to £47,039 dependent on experience
Initially 12 month fixed term with view to permanent role as business grows- 37.5 hrs per week
A mixture of home and office based working (Horley) with expectation of travel to sites to support as required (own car required)
Main duties of the job
The role is to provide overall support and supervision to nursing staff working within RASS and Equity as well as dedicated day to day presence supporting effective handling of any safeguarding cases that arise across the organisation.
RASS provides urgent medical cover 12 hours per day, 7 days per weekto over 3000 refugees and Asylum Seekers in hotels across Surrey and Sussex.The service provides an immediate response, supports registration with GP practices, completes health checks and provides ongoing additional medical cover in and out of hours.We respond to the needs of the individuals with focussed clinics such as Womens Health and support overall wellbeing.A significant part of the service is coordinating with local voluntary providers to ensure there are sufficient activities and support to enable people in the hotels to remain physically and mentally well.
Our Equity Services work in Surrey and Sussex, they started from a need to increase uptake of COVID-19 vaccinations in underserved populations and have grown from this to provide a much wider range of primary care services to people who, for a variety of reasons, may not access care where it is traditionally provided.
ABCs clinical services include Enhanced Access in GP's, Urgent Care at Emergency Departments, Urgent Treatment Centres and MIUs, vaccination programmes and some remote services.
Alliance for Better Care CIC (ABC) is the federation of the 44 East Surrey, Crawley Horsham and Mid Sussex GP practices, established in 2014, and now comprising fourteen Primary Care Networks.
We are a values led not for profit Community Interest Company which has grown significantly in the last 2 years. We have taken on services outside the usual boundaries of extended primary care and recognise the need for both experienced nursing leadership and subject matter expertise, particularly around Safeguarding.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Clinical Supervision of RASS Team
Provide supervision for all nursing and AHP staff working with the service and support with safeguarding cases that arise
Provide professional advice and support to the operational manager in the running of the service
Clinical Supervision of Equity Team
Provide supervision for nursing staff working with the service including safeguarding support, to ensure the provision of culturally informed and sensitive delivery of health outreach and interventions to promote equitable access to health care
Provision of training and supervision further developing a safeguarding culture across the organisation.
Support Nursing Revalidation across Clinical services as required
Raising the profile and support for Practice Nurses
Create and develop a network for Practice Nurses within the Federation membership
Link to regional and national networks for nursing support
Ensure ABC is able to take advantage of national schemes for recruitment and development of practice nurses to support their members
Role within Senior Leadership Team
The success of this role will rely heavily on forming strong relationships with the Senior Leadership Team and being able to work with a high level of psychological security to support the whole team in delivering our vision