Primary Care Team Leader

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Fancy a change from your current role?

Keen to nurse in a unique and unforgettable environment?

We are Wetherby YOI Healthcare an excitable, integrated, forward-thinking multi-disciplinary team who care for and strive to improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable and diverse young people in society.

By joining our team, you will work alongside the Pharmacy, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Substance Misuse, Health Promotion (including G.P, Dentist, Optician, Physiotherapy) and Administration teams, which affords us the benefit of being able to work in a truly holistic manner.

Were currently looking for someone to complement our experienced Primary Care Team, delivering physical healthcare to at risk and highly complex young people.

Prison is a community and, as nurses, we are part of a team working in that community we are a cog in the bigger machine and provide a service to those living here.

Main duties of the job

As a Clinical Team Leader you will be required to:

Complete initial health assessments

Triage and assess minor illnesses and injuries and help manage long term conditions.

Provide emergency response in keeping with the community model.

Support with and deliver childhood immunisation and vaccinations.

Co-ordinate the shift ensuring a safe, caring, effective and well-led service is provided 24/7.

Liaise with the senior management team and undertake line management responsibilities.

As well as clinical responsibilities, you will also perform some admin & clerical duties such as assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care plans, audits, datix and link nurse role workstreams.

You will lead by example with LCHs Eleven Essentials at the forefront of everything you do.

HMP WYOI has excellent onsite facilities, with free parking, two staff gyms and a coffee shop. It is situated very close to the A1(M) with links to Leeds, Harrogate and York which makes commuting to work quicker and easier.

About us

Leeds Community Healthcare provides a range of community-based health services across the whole city. We treat people in their homes, local health centres and community hospitals, and work in partnership with other local Trusts, charities and Leeds City Council.

We have a strong culture based on deeply-held values, and our focus at all times is on delivering high quality care to the people of Leeds. In our most recent CQC evaluation, we were rated Good, with our Adult Services rated Outstanding for caring.

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust encourages and supports staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best lines of defence against Covid 19.

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a Healthcare team working at HM Young Offenders Institution Wetherby and Adel Beck Secure Childrens Home in partnership with His Majestys Prison and Probation Services, Leeds City Council and South-West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation Trust, we provide an award-winning service to some of the countrys most challenging young people.

We care for young people across two sites: Wetherby YOI and Adel Beck Secure Childrens Home. Within WYOI, our patients (aged between 15-18years old) can be on trial, remanded or sentenced, sometimes for life, and often it is their first time in custody / a secure setting. Adel Beck houses children from 10 years old up to age of 15 years old from both the custodial and welfare system.

Our job is not to judge our job is to provide exceptional care with kindness and compassion.

The healthcare provision provides a full service to the young people from assessment, intervention, and discharge planning. They manage the generic health and well-being needs of young people, respond to acute care needs, and manage presenting risk. No two days are the same you will facilitate specialised clinics, administer medication, immunisations and vaccinations, triage and treat minor illness / injuries, attend emergency situations, and deliver age-appropriate health promotion sessions to this complex, yet rewarding client group of both young men and women. This enables our patients to live healthier lifestyles and improve their quality of life at a very important stage of their lives.

You will obtain a variety of experiences and enhance your skill set in a rewarding clinical setting. You will have the opportunity to work alongside a variety of healthcare professionals which will enable you to develop your knowledge and skill set. This will be supported by a bespoke, comprehensive and supportive, individualised induction package that will support your development needs.

This post will provide you with an opportunity to work across a variety of areas within two different secure environments using existing skills and developing new ones. You will be involved in seeing all young people that are new into the secure setting. Skills will involve assessment, reassessment, risk assessment and management of a variety of health needs.

Please see attached job description for more information.

Person Specification



  • Essential
  • Experience in the clinical field or a closely related clinical area as part of a wider multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledge of relevant current issues in health and social care, ethics and innovation
  • Application of clinical governance and quality measures in practice
  • Effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills including communicating complex or potentially distressing information to patients / carers and managing conflict when appropriate
  • Able to work under pressure, dealing with peaks and troughs in workload managing unpredictable service demands.
  • Positive and flexible attitude to dealing with change able to respond to the changing needs of the patient in an appropriate and timely manner
  • willing to change and accept change and to explore new ways of doing things and approaches.
  • Proficiently performs test / procedures / diagnostics relevant to clinical role at a specialist level
  • Displays care, compassion, sensitivity and responsiveness to other peoples feelings and needs.


  • Working in community or primary care based teams



  • Able to work as part of a team, co-operating to work together and in conjunction with others and willing to help and assist wherever possible and appropriate appreciating the value of diversity in the workplace
  • Has a strong degree of personal integrity able to adhere to standards of conduct based on a culture of equality and fairness


  • Experience in research and/or clinical audit



  • Professional degree or diploma in relevant field
  • Maintains a portfolio of CPD in line with regulatory body standards
  • Must be willing to participate in any relevant training identified to develop skills required to carry out duties


  • Post Graduate qualification in specialist field

Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust


H M Young Offenders Institute

York Road


West Yorkshire

LS22 5ED

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