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Dementia Care Specialist

Broadway Halls Care Home, The Broadway, Dudley, DY1 3EA

  • Pay: Up to £12.00 per hour
  • Hours: 36.00
  • Type: Permanent
  • Shift: Days or Nights Available
  • Posted: 1st December 2021
  • Expires: 31st December 2021

Are you an experienced Dementia Specialist, looking for a challenging new role within a team who are dedicated to improving the lives of those living with dementia? Barchester have an exciting position available to support dementia services across the South of England. In this varied role you will review and support the clinical performance of each home in the region to achieve maximum performance in all aspects of clinical care. You will predominantly support our Memory Lane communities, but your expertise may be called upon in any of the homes or hospitals across Barchester’s portfolio. We are looking for an inspirational leader who is able to positively manage change, who will work collaboratively with the dementia care team as well as the wider business.
• RMN qualification would be beneficial
• 5 years current experience in dementia care
• Understand current CQC regulatory requirements and framework
• Awareness of Royal Pharmaceutical guidelines
• Demonstrable ability to produce well developed care plans and risk assessments
• Previous experience auditing, investigating, analysing and reporting on quality issues
• Full UK driving licence
• Participate in the development and implementation of the dementia strategy
• Review the clinical performance of each home, ensuring regulatory compliance in relation to dementia care provision
• Identify concerns and implement actions to address any issues 
• Analysis and maintenance of clinical governance database to inform clinical improvement plans
• Ensure psychological and/or emotional support is provided to residents
• Support senior clinical staff in the home with clinical investigations or complaints relating to the dementia care community
• Offer advice and encouragement at home level to develop dementia care improvement projects
• Provide support for the activities team in the home
• Support the care practitioner programme and the mentoring/revalidation process for qualified nurses
• Develop close working relationships with managers across the business
• Provide informal and formal training to staff in line with the dementia care well-being framework
As the only healthcare provider to be accredited as one of the best companies to work for in the UK, Barchester are dedicated to ensuring that our team are respected and their contribution valued. If you are looking to develop a career with an employer that is supportive and offers progression opportunities, Barchester is an empowering and rewarding place to be.

Benefits and Rewards

We recognise that you and your role is pivotal in shaping the future of our organisation. That’s why in return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive salary plus our sector-leading benefits and rewards package. Take a look at how we’re committed to rewarding your amazing work and commitment when you join us.


About Barchester

We’re proud to have over 240 care homes and six independent hospitals nationwide, that continually meet and exceed all relevant regulatory compliance standards. Join one of our fantastic teams and you’ll make sure our residents and patients get the outstanding quality of care, support, services and facilities they deserve.


Equal Opportunities

We recognise and celebrate difference and pride ourselves on creating an inclusive environment for all. Whoever you are, we want you to be yourself, always. This enables greater diversity across the entire organisation for the benefit of our workforce and also the people we celebrate life with in our homes and hospitals. Barchester is proud to be an equal opportunities organisation.