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Team Lead

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
Are you what we are looking for? Do you consider yourself to be the next generation of leaders in the NHS, If so an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Nurse in the Outer North West Division for a community nurse to work closely within the planned care of Nursing and Therapy.

This is a fixed term assignment for 1 year.

This is a great opportunity to develop your understanding of quality drivers and to work closely with clinical teams to support the delivery of high-quality care and positive patient and staff experience.We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual with nursing experience who can provide local clinical leadership for the multi-disciplinary team working across the Division.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to further develop quality expertise and lead key projects and pieces of work by developing strong relationships and network across the Division. You will work collaboratively with the wider multi-disciplinary team, other health and social care practitioners and the nursing staff, to provide the best care and quality outcomes for patients and service users, in-keeping with national guidelines.

Main duties of the job

The clinician must demonstrate strong clinical skills and experience working in and understanding Community services. They need to be able to evidence a broad understanding of the quality agenda and have experience of leading teams and services through change and development.The clinician must also demonstrate experience in collaborative working with MDT teams including social services, GPs, district nursing and voluntary services.We require an experienced and skilled communicator to ensure effective delivery of information to staff, patients, carers, MDT and others.We require a motivated clinician who is seeking to develop their clinical expertise in delivering the quality agenda and developing expertise in community care pathways, with a focus on delivering treatment closer to home. The successful candidate we are looking for will facilitate evidence-based interventions and will demonstrate this by influencing quality outcomes and high user experience across Divisional services.

Possession of a valid UK driving license and use of a car for work purposes is essential.

About us

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

As an NHS trust,we are committed to equal opportunities and ensuring equality and diversity in the workplace.

We have a number of staff networks: Disability and Wellbeing Network (DAWN), Race Equality Network and the Rainbow Network which supports LGBT+ staff. Each network has a champion who is an executive director at the Trust and they hold regular meetingsto discuss issues andmake plans to improve CLCH

Job description

Job responsibilities

To demonstrate discretion and respect when communicating with patients, colleagues and other agencies.

To use tact and diplomacy to provide and communicate complex, sensitive information where motivational negotiating empathetic and reassurance skills are needed, where barriers exist to understanding, maintaining confidentiality within Trust Policies.

To communicate effectively with all members of Primary Health Care teams. Develop networks for effective communication between health, statutory and voluntary services including patient forums.

To communicate and work together with other teams within Adult Community Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Mentor/Preceptor/998 or equivalent
  • Specialist Nursing Practice(District Nursing) Degree or will undertake training
  • Nurse Prescribing or will undertake training
  • Knowledge of recent developments in NHS
  • Knowledge of Evidence based practice
  • Evidence of personal development
  • Knowledge of NMC code of professional conduct


  • First Level Degree oIndependent Prescriber
  • Relevant courses in Long Term Conditions Management
  • Course of Top to Toe examination/ diagnosis Experience



  • oMinimum of 3 year's experience at band 5 Community Nurse level
  • oManagement of a team
  • oManagement of change within a complex environment
  • oManagement of change within a complex environment
  • oProven leadership ability
  • oProven clinical skill at Senior Community Nursing level
  • oExperience of participating in investigation/ management of complaints
  • oEvidence of participating in clinical audits in the workplace

Analytical Skills


  • oManagement of change
  • oProven leadership ability
  • oKnowledge of negotiation skills
  • oUnderstanding of current political and policy context in Primary Health Care
  • oKnowledge of clinical governance and its implications
  • oEvidence of expertise in clinical skills
  • oExperience of teaching others



  • oKnowledge of resource management
  • oKnowledge and understanding of Adult protection issues
  • oA understanding of working within a competency framework

Physical Skills


  • oUse of syringe drivers for the administration of medicines
  • oBe able to administer IV therapy in a community setting or will undergo training.
  • oStrong organisational, time-management skills
  • oAbility to plan and deliver key objectives within strict timetables.
  • oIT skills, knowledge of word processing, and Internet
  • oPresentation skills

Physical Effort


  • oAble to carry out the duties of the post including using stairs
  • oCar driver and holder of current UK driving licence (unless you have a disability as defined by Disability Discrimination Act 1995)
  • oBe able to use moving and handling equipment

Mental Effort


  • oStrong organisational, time-management skills
  • oAbility to plan and deliver key objectives within strict timetables
  • oTo be able to prioritise own work and team's work on a day to day basis.
  • oTo be able to deal with situations which may lead to adjustments within teams' workload?
  • oProduce data for reports as required

Emotional Effort


  • oSupport team with difficult situations
  • oDefuse situations within the team dynamics

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Wembley Centre for Health and Care



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