We are seeking a compassionate and resilient leader to join our management team. The successful person will need to provide visible leadership however we are open to discussions about flexible working.
Louth OPFD CMHT comprises a team of CPNs and HCP plus psychiatrists and admin colleagues. We offer high quality dementia assessment and diagnosis and care and treatment for patients with psychological and behavioural symptoms of dementia plus those with serious mental illness
We are seeking a leader who has a mental health nursing, qualification. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate the experience required to support this role and have an understanding of the agenda's relating to mental health care needs of the older person, both for the mental health and memory pathways within the service, an a focus on the safe management of waiting lists.
You will have experience at a senior level including managing or supervising junior staff. You will be able to evidence ongoing professional development relevant to a leadership role and a working knowledge of delivering service improvement initiatives would be beneficial.Main duties of the job
We seek an enthusiastic, calm and compassionate leader. Our vision is that our team leaders act as role models to uphold quality standards and work with all our stakeholders to create collaborative working relationships.
We seek an individual who can be creative, flexible and inclusive in the management of resource allocation.
Duties will include:
Ensure timely allocation of work
Audit the quality of work and support innovation and improvement
Provide clinical and management supervision
Respond to complaints
Monitor waiting lists and respond to the data in a proactive way.
Be a point of contact to the team and role model the trust behaviours
Work with colleagues across the division to ensure safe and quality care to patients , families and carers.About us
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health services and a number of learning disability, autism and social care services in the county of Lincolnshire. Employing around 2,800 staff, and serving a population of over 766,000, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.
You could be part of a Trust rated by staff as one of the best mental health and learning disability trusts in England, in an area heralded as a fantastic place to live and work. We firmly believe the key to high quality care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in our Care Quality Commission rating of 'outstanding' for well-led and 'good' overall. In the most recent National NHS Staff Survey, our staff rated us as the number one trust nationally for staff morale and one of the top scoring NHS Trusts in the Midlands for being compassionate and inclusive. We're really proud of this!
We are also leading the way in transforming care, with multi-million-pound transformation of patient environments and radical redesign of community services.
This is the time to join and help redesign our services of the future. We offer options for flexible working and provide a wide range of training and promotion opportunities in all professions. We support and celebrate diversity, have active staff networks groups and are always looking at what more we can do to support our staff.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To act as care co-ordinator under the Care Programme Approach, ensuring up to date agreed care plans, risk assessments and reviews are in place.
To assess carers and families needs and develop, implement and review programmes of support for cares and families.
To manage case-load and service delivery in accordance with and in order to contribute towards the attainment of Service/Trust productivity requirements.
Receive and, where appropriate participate in staff development and performance appraisals. To recruit to posts within their locality.
Support the development of the professional practice in the service, ensuring the provision of clinical supervision.
Support the Service Manager in planning and managing the overall expenditure of the team of staff, supplies equipment, etc, within the budget, determined by the Divisional Manager and in accordance with the Trusts standing orders, standing financial instructions, budgetary rules and other financial policies.
To attend relevant regional and national contributing professional development activities to maintain up-to-date skills and knowledge in meeting the needs of service users
Assist the Service Manager by monitoring performance and activity targets.
To support the development and use of systems to monitor and review the Service Provision against national and local standards as a means of initiating and implementing change and ongoing improvement in services content, quality and delivery.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Degree in mental health and social care or equivalent: 1st Level Registration (NMC,HPC)
- Evidence of specialised continued professional training (degree level) in clinical practice
- oEvidence of specialised continued professional training (degree level) in management
- Management training
- Masters Degree
- Post-Registration experience of working with children with mental health needs.
- Experience of managing staff and good leadership skills.
- Sound knowledge of the national agenda for mental health.
- Sound knowledge of clinical / risk assessment and understanding of confidentiality.
- Sound knowledge of community care issues, local health and social structures, finctions and boundaries.
- Sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act.
- Prioritisation and resource allocation, planning and organisation skills.
- Able to communicate complex and at times highly sensitive information to a variety to stakeholders.
- Good negotiation skills for conflict resolution .
- IT skills- email, word processing excel, system use.
- Analyse and interpret data/or information.
- Budget management.
- Self- motivated with excellent personal management skills.
- Highly developed clinical reasoning skills.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Ability to travel independently throughout the county
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAddress
North Hykeham, Lincoln
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