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Healthy Hospitals Manager (QUIT)

Employer
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Barnsley
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 a year
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
The Healthy Hospital Programme Manager (HHPM) will plan and lead the strategic and operational delivery of a range of health improvement programmes across Barnsley Locality of SWYT Trust.

In particular, the post holder will lead the development and project management of the implementation of the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw (SYB) QUIT Programme in the Trust. This will include providing leadership to promote culture change in relation to treating tobacco dependency and minimizing harm from tobacco, implementation of smoke free environments within the Trust grounds and advise on the provision of support to promote staff health and wellbeing.

The Healthy Hospital Programme Manager of each of the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Trusts will work collaboratively with the other HHPMs and regularly meet as part of a network. This will involve taking responsibility for leading, developing and delivering agreed aspects of the programme at a SY& B ICS level.

All employees of the Trust are strongly encouraged to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect patients.

Main duties of the job

Providing expert advice to clinical and other colleagues throughout the Trust and working at a strategic level, the post holder will be responsible for making recommendations, developing strategies and programmes and ensuring the delivery of best practice interventions for health improvement and illness prevention in patients, carers, visitors and staff. You will support the Trust to become a health promoting organisation, have healthy NHS premises and to contribute to a reduction in health inequalities. You will develop policies, procedures and clinical guidelines ensure implementation of new programmes provide briefings and specialist training to senior staff and data analysis, undertake monitoring and evaluations.

The post holder will engage with internal, local, regional and national stakeholders on issues affecting health and well-being, and in particular the priority areas identified within the NHS Long Term Plan.

High levels of tact and diplomacy are required to understand cultures, advise, challenge, advocate and enable effective multi-disciplinary and interagency working.

About us

We are a specialist NHS Foundation Trust that provides community, mental health and learning disability services for the people of Barnsley, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield. We also provide low and medium secure services and are the lead for the west Yorkshire secure provider collaborative.

Our mission is to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities, we do this by providing high-quality care in the right place at the right time. We employ staff in both clinical and non-clinical services who work hard to make a difference to the lives of service users, families and carers.

We encourage and welcome applications from all protected characteristic groups, we value diversity and want our workforce to be reflective of our communities.

Being a foundation Trust means were accountable to our members, who can have a say in how were run. Around 14,300 local people (including staff) are members of our Trust.

Join us and you will be one of over 4,500 staff committed to supporting and improving the mental, physical and social needs of the thousands of people we meet and help each year.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.

We do reserve to right to close vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY

The Healthy Hospital Programme Manager (HHPM) will plan and lead the strategic and operational delivery of a range of health improvement programmes across the Trust.

In particular, the post holder will lead the development and project management of the implementation of the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw (SYB) QUIT Programme in the Trust. This will include providing leadership to promote culture change in relation to treating tobacco dependency and minimizing harm from tobacco, implementation of smoke free environments within the Trust grounds and advise on the provision of support to promote staff health and wellbeing.

Providing expert advice to clinical and other colleagues throughout the Trust and working at a strategic level, the post holder will be responsible for making recommendations, developing strategies and programmes and ensuring the delivery of best practice interventions for health improvement and illness prevention in patients, carers, visitors and staff. You will support the Trust to become a health promoting organisation, have healthy NHS premises and to contribute to a reduction in health inequalities.

You will develop policies, procedures and clinical guidelines ensure implementation of new programmes provide briefings and specialist training to senior staff and data analysis, undertake monitoring and evaluations.

The post holder will engage with internal, local, regional and national stakeholders on issues affecting health and well-being, and in particular the priority areas identified within the NHS Long Term Plan.

High levels of tact and diplomacy are required to understand cultures, advise, challenge, advocate and enable effective multi-disciplinary and interagency working.

The Healthy Hospital Programme Manager of each of the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Trusts will work collaboratively with the other HHPMs and regularly meet as part of a network. This will involve taking responsibility for leading, developing and delivering agreed aspects of the programme at a SY& B ICS level.

KEY RESULT AREAS:

Main Job Responsibilities

1. Leadership

Lead the identification of health improvement priorities, the design, project management and implementation of health improvement programmes within the Trust.

Provide highly specialised advice and expertise underpinned by specialist knowledge and experience to support the embedding of health improvement & prevention into the Trusts core business, including enabling and ensuring the recognition, assessment and treatment of tobacco dependency by nurses and multi-professional staff across all clinical areas and clinical pathways.

Act as the lead expert and professional resource for senior managers and multi-professional staff in health improvement and health inequalities, including the treatment of tobacco dependency for people with mental ill health and/or learning disability and delivery of the SYB ICS QUIT programme across the Trust.

Develop health improvement strategies and programmes based on in depth analysis and interpretation of the evidence base and best practice. Identify and assess alternative solutions, undertaking options appraisal as required.

Develop strategies and action plans that will impact across the Trust.

Use strong negotiation skills and be able to influence decision-making at a senior level.

Develop policies, procedures and propose service changes as required specifically, for the implementation of the QUIT programme within the Trust and the other priorities identified in the Long Term Plan (for example healthy premises, healthier food options for staff, patients and visitors, Alcohol Care Teams and active travel).

Create a highly visible profile throughout the Trust to promote culture change and support implementation of the QUIT programme and wider Healthy Hospital Programme.

Work with the Trusts Communications and Engagement team to develop and promote internal and external communications around the programme.

Work collaboratively with a wide-ranging group of stakeholders and identify and mitigate barriers and obstacles to the systematic and comprehensive implementation of the Healthy Hospital Programme, which may require new ways of working. Forge solid and sustainable relationships with all stakeholders. Use motivational skills to encourage collaborative working to improve services/performance where there may be resistance to change.

2. Patient Care

Lead the development of QUIT and other health improvement related care pathways, clinical guidelines, protocols and procedures. Including, as needed, adaptations to patient documentation, template care plans and the electronic patient record templates.

Ensure, where appropriate, there are clear referral pathways and transitions to/from community based services.

Close working relationships will be required with clinicians and programme teams working in the Trust and SY& B ICS and also local public health and health improvement colleagues.

Place a strong emphasis on meaningful and regular involvement / engagement of patients and carers, co-designing services and seeking their input to service evaluations and the continuous quality improvement of services.

Working with the Trust based Health Improvement Manager:

Offer guidance and mentoring to staff as appropriate to enhance competence and confidence to treat tobacco dependency and implement the other elements of the Healthy Hospital Programme.

Attend educational events, departmental meetings and, where appropriate, multi-disciplinary ward rounds, to influence clinical practice and the embedding of treatment for tobacco dependence and other health promoting opportunities within personalised care.

Ensure staff are consistent in supporting people to live healthier lives, including identifying those who need extra support, through a targeted and proactive approach to health promotion and prevention of ill health and the use of every contact with people to do so.

Analyse and respond to complex clinical situations relating to health improvement, using your specialist knowledge to formulate solutions and recommendations. Adapt the programme and clinical guidelines and training for staff as needed.

3. Project and Information Management

Lead the planning, project management and evaluation of the QUIT and wider Healthy Hospital Programme within your Trust.

Working as an integral member of a SY& B Healthy Hospital Programme take responsibility for leading, developing and delivering agreed aspects of the programme at a SY& B ICS level including contributing to the collective responsibility for establishing and maintaining the SY& B Healthy Hospital network.

Support the identification of the Trusts QUIT clinical champions and managerial capacity within each directorate and specialty and provide ongoing support to them.

Identify what needs to be in place and the resources required to scale up the provision to ensure all service users are offered support to quit smoking and the implementation of the other aspects of the Healthy Hospital Programme.

Allocate and monitor resources and deployment of staff appropriately, for example, to ensure maximum effectiveness and coverage of Tobacco Dependency Advisors.

Ensure all aspects and requirements of the QUIT programme are implemented within the Trust and support the Trust to deliver the service via agreed clinical pathways of care and referral pathways.

As part of a healthy hospital programme, regularly review data and recognise its relevance to quality, performance and its integral link with service transformation.

Ensure timely and accurate information analysis and reporting to the Trust, SY& B ICS and appropriate partners on agreed areas of work.

Identify risks, issues and dependencies, considering best practice and making decisions in the best interest of the programme. Adjust plans and strategies accordingly.

Proactively manage stakeholders, respond and resolve conflict between stakeholders when it arises through facilitation or other mechanisms.

Be responsible for a high standard of work, supporting delivery of projects on time to quality standards and in a cost-effective manner.

Ensure all data / information is stored and transmitted in a format, which adheres to all aspects of the Caldicott guidelines.

4. Staff Management Responsibilities

Management responsibility for the Trusts Health Improvement Manager, Tobacco Treatment Advisors and QUIT Team Admin Support including responsibility for their appraisals

Manage, supervise or mentor other staff as appropriate as the Programme develops.

Manage third parties (such as consultants/interims) to ensure deliverables are met in a timely manner and within budget.

Lead on recruitment and retention, sickness/absence monitoring, disciplinary and grievance matters.

Implement a programme of planned individual personal/professional development for staff to ensure organisational objectives are achieved on an annual basis.

For full details of the role please see the supporting documents attached.

Person Specification

PHYSICAL ATTRIBUTES

Essential

  • Ability to undertake the duties and demands of the post. A satisfactory sickness record over the previous 2 years (subject to the need to act with fairness and equality of opportunity, particularly where the sickness is related to a disability and/or pregnancy).


Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level qualification or significant experience of working at a similar level in specialist areas.
  • Postgraduate qualification at Masters level or equivalent in a relevant subject or significant experience or working at a similar level.
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