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Clinical Lead

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

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
North Access Clinical Business Unit are looking to recruit 1 motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual into a Clinical Lead post within the Adult Pathway of the Universal Crisis Team covering the Northumberland and North Tyneside area.

The successful candidate will join and established multi-disciplinary leadership team as part of the locality Universal Crisis Team and will provide clinical leadership primarily within the Adult Pathway of the service.

The successful candidate will require a relevant professional registration and need to be flexible to respond to the needs of the service.

Main duties of the job

As Clinical Lead you will join the multi-disciplinary collective leadership team focussing on service development, clinical standards and quality improvement across the whole Universal Crisis Team however will work clinically and provide supervision and direct leadership primarily within the Adult Pathway.

The Clinical Lead will be expected to provide expert clinical advice both with the service and to external partners, lead on the coordination of care and treatment for highly complex individuals, provide both group and individual clinical supervision to clinicians within the service, undertake clinical audit and use audit findings to influence improvements in quality standards.

The Clinical Lead will have a key role in relation to the coordination and implementation of safeguarding strategies, focussing on relationships and inter-agency working to ensure safety and positive outcomes for those accessing the service.

You will need excellent organisational, time management and delegation skills. You will be expected to facilitate and deliver training with the team.

The Clinical Lead will work with the wider leadership team to ensure the service is safe and responsive, attending and leading Local After Action Reviews, Serious Incident Panels, supporting staff post incident and investigating complaints.

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

The successful candidate will hold expert clinical skills and experience in relation to supporting young people with complex mental health problems, contribute to the ongoing development of the Universal Crisis Team in the South Locality and deliver care in innovative and flexible ways in order to meet the needs of the patients that you will work with.

Please find attached job description for full details.

Advertising date : 25th May 2023

Closing date : 8th June 2023

We welcome your application.

Person Specification

Education and Qualification


  • Registered Mental Health Nurse/ Registered Learning Disability Nurse (as appropriate) or equivalent relevant professional qualification
  • Mentorship Qualification
  • Relevant Clinical Training and post graduate Qualification


  • Formal clinical supervision qualification.
  • Therapy Qualification (i.e. CBT/PSI/Family Therapy).

Knowledge and Experience


  • Proven track record of providing professional leadership within clinical services.
  • Facilitation of Personal Development Planning in others.
  • Experience of working within a multi disciplinary team using the CBU based approach.
  • Clinical supervision and Application. Adherence to Health and Safety policies


  • Knowledge of data systems.
  • Experience of Positive Clinical Risk Taking

Skills and Competencies


  • Organisational and time management skills.
  • Leadership skills/delegation, IT Skills
  • Ability to motivate others. Work under pressure.

Employer details

Employer name

CNTW NHS Foundation Trust


St Georges Park


NE61 2NU

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