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Clinical Operations Manager

  • Service: Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service
  • Location: Warwickshire
  • Salary: £43,000 - £48,000 (p.a.)
  • Type: Full time (37 hours)
  • Ref: 049/21-2

Are you an enthusiastic and passionate senior registered nurse, committed to improving outcomes for children, young people and families? Do you have experience leading, implementing and evaluating a broad range of projects and activities? If so, we’re looking for someone like you to join our innovative and dynamic skill mix team and help manage the delivery of a progressive school nursing service.

The Opportunity

To support our expanding service, we are looking for someone to join our senior leadership team as Clinical Operations Manager. You will report to the service manager and work closely with them to build upon our track record of delivering high-quality services. Your role will be strategic – you will be required to effectively interpret local health needs via the evidence available and co-ordinate staff activity, interventions and public health programmes accordingly. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Providing clinical leadership across the service, helping ensure staff have the training and support needed to deliver meaningful interventions.
  • Line managing county-wide team members, including the practice educator and mental health & wellbeing lead.
  • Acting as the named nurse for safeguarding for the service, promoting the highest standards of safeguarding practice throughout the service underpinned by national, local and organisational legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Working with a broad range of professionals and partners to promote healthy outcomes in children, young people, families and communities. 

About the Person

You must be a registered nurse with at least two years of post-qualification experience at team leader level. Knowledge and skills in safeguarding legislation, policies and procedures are essential.  We require experience conceiving, leading and managing projects. It would be an advantage to hold a management/leadership qualification.

About us

The Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service is an accessible, outcome-focused service that delivers key elements of the Healthy Child Programme. Our objective is to improve the health and wellbeing of school-aged children and young people in Warwickshire and reduce health inequalities. More information about our service can be found at

The Benefits

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Employee assistance programme and OH service
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities and career progression
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • Corporate memberships to SAPHNA, which includes access to webinars, resources, forums and low-cost entry to conferences on school and public health topics.
  • Life Assurance

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Karen Cornick, Service Manager on 03300 245 204.

To apply, you will need to download and complete parts 1&2 of our application form. We would be grateful if you could also complete our equality monitoring form.

Closing date: Sunday 17th October 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 27th October 2021

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. All Compass posts are subject to appropriate level DBS checks. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Established for over 30 years, Compass is a national charity which works in communities across the UK providing services spanning substance misuse treatment and rehabilitation, early interventions for vulnerable young people, school aged health programmes and associated prevention as well as treatment and health promotion initiatives.

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