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Clinical Lead - Central MH & Wellness Team

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata (plus HCAS)
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
To provide a specialised clinical service to patients with severe mental illness, with the aim of delivering secondary Mental Health Care to optimize clients recovery pathway within a multi disciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

  • To work in ways that consistently promotes the safety, dignity and self-esteem of patients.
  • Continuing responsibility for proactively monitoring and managing patients on the clinic caseload.
  • Through the provision of clinical leadership to other members of clinic staff you will have accountability for ensuring the highest standards of patient care are delivered at all times, escalating any service gaps and risks to management.
  • To participate fully in the clinical risk assessment process.

About us

COVID-19 Vaccination

We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (minimum payment of �4,313 and a maximum payment of �5,436 per annum pro rata).

Job description

Job responsibilities

Do you want to be part of an innovative organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

All Social Workers, CPN's, Mental Health Nurses and OT's are invited to apply for this innovative Band 7 position.

Here at NELFT, embracing a Just and Compassionate Culture is our commitment to our colleagues and to our patients that we will support and promote a culture based on fairness, respect, honesty, and trust, ensuring that we have consistent leadership behaviours and styles across the Trust. Our vision is to create an engaging place to work in partnership, where we value diverse perspectives and work in an environment in which you feel valued, supported, understood, and developed. Our professional relationships are built on a foundation of mutual respect, trust and honesty. We are committed to welcoming and making everyone feel valued here at NELFT.

We embrace continuous learning to improve patient outcomes and we provide outstanding professional development opportunities for our workforce. If you want to grow and progress your career with an organisation that values its people, take the first step on an exciting career journey and join us today.

Please see the Job Description and specification which is attached to this Job advert, for a full break down of the main responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Knowledge of Mental Health and interventions
  • Evidence of leadership skills working with clinical staff
  • Professional qualification required, OT, SW or MH Nurse
  • Experience working as a senior band 6 or a band 7, for at least 1 year


  • able to use own initiative
  • Good at problem solving
  • Evidence of MDT working
  • Previous supervisory role



  • Knowledge of mental health and interventions



  • Evidence of leadership skills working with clinical staff



  • Professional qualification in SW,OT or Mental Health Worker



  • Experience working as a senior band 6 or a band 7 for at least a year

Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


Jane Atkinson Health and Wellbeing Centre

714 Forest Road


E17 3HP

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