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Clinical Lead

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for the position of a Clinical Lead within Sunderland and South Tyneside Older adults Behavioural Support service. This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic person to develop their clinical and leadership skills while supporting to develop services across the adults pathway.

We are looking for a Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker with relevant experience within secondary care mental health services. The successful candidate will also be part of the collective leadership teams across South CBU.

This is an exciting time as we move towards the transformation of community services, with a greater focus on holistic care and the needs of the whole person, linking in with community and voluntary service partners, primary care services and the local authority to support a sustainable recovery journey with our service users, their families and carers.

The post holder will demonstrate experience and ability in multiagency working, service development and have an understanding of the Long term plan and community transformation.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible and accountable for ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and efficient care to Service users as allocated within the designated pathway.

To be responsible and accountable for the delivery of effective and high quality evidence based treatment packages within the Pathway.

Provide clinical advice, leadership and supervision to staff.

Contribute to Appraisal and Personal Development of staff.

Identify and organise the delivery of appropriate clinical training, in order to ensure the highest standard of evidence based clinical interventions are provide based on care pathway packages.

Demonstrate clinical excellence in relation to clinical reasoning and decision making when managing complex cases.

Lead on and ensure robust and timely Clinical Audit

Support the team managers with team development and other practitionerperformance where/ if appropriate.

About us

We aim to attract and retain a diverse, talented and committed workforce, who are caring and compassionate, and therefore able to meet the demands of the modern NHS now and in the future. In return we can offer a dynamic working environment in which to build a career.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find attached job description for full details.

Advertising date : 18th May 2023

Closing date : 1st June 2023

We welcome your application.

Person Specification

Skills and Competencies


  • Ability to demonstrate leadership skills/delegation.
  • Excellent communication skills and liaison skills
  • Evidence of working under pressure
  • Experience of working in MDT

Knowledge and Experience


  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team using a community based approach.
  • Coordinating and supporting staff in the day to day provision of clinical services.
  • Proven ability to manage a clinical caseload in a flexible manner as required.
  • Experience and ability to provide clinical supervision for evidence based practice


  • experience of working with families / carers
  • experience of auditing and implementing action plans where required

Education & Qualifications


  • Professional qualification 1st level nurse (RMN, RNMH, RNLD) or equivalent.
  • Mentor /teaching qualification


  • Therapy qualification (i.e. CBT / Family Therapy)

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