Clinical Lead

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
£58,972 to £68,525 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
Clinical Lead - Primary Care Directorate :

Looking for something different from traditional general practice?

Would you like to become a member of our Primary Care Directorate leadership team providing innovative care to our patient population as part of an outstanding CQC organisation and HSJ Trust of the Year?

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and committed Clinical Lead to join our team. This is a pivotal post in overseeing the delivery of effective, quality and innovative integrated primary care services. We are a friendly and well organised team with a forward thinking approach. You will lead the senior clinical team, including ANPs, NPs, UCPs and Prescribing Pharmacist across three general practice services, holding responsibility for service delivery and all aspects of clinical safety at service level.

We are a high achieving, patient centred Directorate having implemented a care model to improve patient experience, providing urgent and routine appointments. As part of the role, you will be responsible for implementing our clinical model, requiring broad and significant clinical experience within General Practice. You will be responsible for the day to day clinical governance for the Directorate, feeding into the wider Directorate leadership structure and Trust governance processes. You will ensure that services are delivered in the most efficient and effective way using innovation and business development to support this.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for supporting the Clinical Director and wider Trust Leadership Teams in ensuring that services are delivered with high quality clinical interventions.

You will ensure that the Trust's statutory and business plans are aligned to evidence based practice which is informed by national standards including NICE, CQC and STP priorities.

About us


Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our teams pride themselves on compassion, team work and resilience.

Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it. To excel you will be an enthusiastic, caring and compassionate registered professional who is looking to work within a Trust that is ambitious to perform well and has been told by the Care Quality Commission that it is the fastest improving Mental Health Trust in the Country.

In return we offer

A competitive progressive salary

We cover the cost of your DBS Check (�44)

Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts

Individual Personal Development Plan and Career Progression

Excellent pension scheme available

27- 33 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays (pro rata)

Job description

Job responsibilities

Key Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Responsible to the Clinical Director, the Clinical Lead will be responsible for ensuring that all clinical services are delivered to the highest standards in line with national standards and local policies.
  • The Clinical Lead will provide clinical leadership, supporting the process of effective clinical practice including leadership on the effectiveness agenda.
  • The Clinical Lead will operate as a subject matter expert in their relevant field (Primary Care General Practice) providing guidance and support to the Clinical Directorates and Trust management teams.
  • Where the Clinical Director is not a Psychiatrist the Clinical Lead will take responsibility for Medical Job Planning with the involvement of Clinical Director.
  • Advises on the development and implementation of nationally or locally agreed clinical audits within the Directorate in order to achieve continuous service improvement.

Person Specification



  • o An acknowledged management qualification or significant proven experience of managing a complex service.



  • o Extensive, proven experience in working in an NHS environment, with significant clinical experience of area of expertise.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust


Moorcroft Medical Centre

10 Botteslow Street, Hanley



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