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Clinical Lead - Hemoglobinopathy

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
Clinical Lead - Hemoglobinopathy - Band 8a - Richmond, Merton, Sutton, and Kingston

As part of the London Sickle cell improvement programme, the ICS and Imperial have asked CLCH Southwest division, to provide the community provision of the new Sickle cell service in 4 new boroughs - Richmond, Merton, Sutton, and Kingston, with the addition of the current existing sickle cell service in Wandsworth, supporting from pre-conception providing genetic counselling, through to paediatric and adult support.

This is a pilot for two years which will be made up of a brand-new team consisting of a Band 8a- Clinical lead for Haemoglobinopathies, Band 7- Haemoglobinopathies Clinical Nurse Specialist, Band 6- Haemoglobinopathy nurse, Band 4- care navigator & a band 3- SW Haemoglobinopathy community service administrator.

This bid has been coordinated by the West London Haemoglobinopathy Coordinating Centre (Sickle Cell Network) manager and the ICHT general manager for clinical haematology with oversight from the chair of the West London HCC.

The staff member will be working between specialist teams and community services, to serve the sickle cell population across all six boroughs in Southwest London. The sickle cell population across SWL is approximately 600 patients.

Main duties of the job

Are you passionate about providing clinical leadership and strategic direction to ensure the delivery of safe, high-quality care in line with the organisations strategic vision?

Do you enjoy working collaboratively with system partners?

Would you like to make a difference to a group of vulnerable people by improving access and service provision and addressing health inequalities with the emphasis on prevention and health promotion and therefore improving health outcomes for this group of clients and reducing hospital admissions?

If so, we are looking to recruit 8a haemoglobinopathies clinical lead to join our team.

About us

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)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T& C's apply
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Develop clinical expertise, innovation, and professional/clinical leadership.
  • Take lead role in wider multi-disciplinary team providing expert knowledge and skills.
  • Provide expert input and/or lead in investigating and controlling adverse events in collaboration with members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ensure practice is guided by own expert understanding of polices guidelines, protocols, and procedures.
  • Anticipate and predict risks/benefits through the application and analysis of data, evidence, and strategic awareness.
    Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse Qualification holding current registration.
  • Educated to master's level or equivalent.
  • Relevant post-registration qualification.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Safeguarding-level 3.
  • Teaching qualification or relevant experience in higher education.


  • Professional Qualification in haemoglobinopathies
  • Community practitioner qualification
  • Leadership and management qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Merton Civic Centre



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