Director of Clinical Services

A fantastic new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Director of Clinical Services to work in an exceptional hospital service based in the Orpington, Kent area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This hospital is a low secure hospital for young people with mental health, behavioural or psychological difficulties, and an Ofsted-registered school which supports the young people with educational attainment


*To be considered for this position you must have Experience of working at a supervisory or managerial level within a mental health environment; minimum 2 years working as a Ward Manager or equivalent and be registered with the NMC, HCPC or Social Work England



As the Director of Clinical Services your key responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the clinical services operation (nursing + therapy) within the hospital

  • Ensure the highest level of patient care is provided to all patients

  • Responsibility for the effective operation and delivery of clinical services through a large team of permanent colleagues and bank workers providing clinical care and treatment 24/7

  • Delegated authority for the clinical services budget and for the care, security and maintenance of equipment and other consumables within the hospital

  • Responsibility for the confidentiality, security and accuracy of patients records, data and information

  • Ensuring that good quality patient documentation which meets regulatory guidelines and statutory requirements

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • A recognised post-registration qualification together with full membership/accreditation of a relevant professional institution and evidence of continuous professional development

  • A detailed understanding of statutory regulations is essential

  • Passionate about providing high quality care and continuous improvement

  • Demonstrated leadership and decision making skills essential

  • Forward thinking, proactive and creative

  • Experience of leading, implementing and reviewing quality initiatives in a related environment

  • Experience of managing a clinical budget

The successful Director of Clinical Services will receive an excellent salary of £52,000 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role for 37.5 hours working through Days.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Free parking at every site

  • Health and wellbeing support through our EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)

  • Pension scheme with a Priory contribution

  • SMART Pensions - Opt for a slightly smaller salary and we pay an extra contribution into your pension.

    The result? We both save on National Insurance payments and you end up with an overall increase in your take-home pay

  • Cycle scheme - Get a tax-free bike with equipment and pay monthly from your salary, generating a cost saving of up to 42%

  • Computing scheme - Buy the latest technology at no more than the RRP using salary exchange whilst spreading the cost over 12 months

  • Our shopping discount site where you'll find great offers for online and in-store shopping, negotiated specially for everyone who works with us

  • GymFlex - Spread the cost of an annual gym membership over 12 months and use your membership at health clubs, leisure centres, boot camps and yoga studios across the UK

Reference ID: 5254

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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