If you are ready for a Team Leader's position within an Integrated Public Health Nursing Service managing a progressive, forward thinking, and innovative team of Public Health Nurses then we would like to hear from you. A vacancy has arisen for a Locality Team Leader in the Brent Locality 0-19 service. This is a full-time post within the locality of Willesden.
In order to be eligible for this post, applicants must be a qualified Specialist Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) - Health Visiting.
Brent has a multi- cultural community, providing the opportunity to work with a diverse population As a Team Leader, you will be responsible for ensuring a safe and effective delivery of service and leadership with the implementation of the Healthy Child Programme within the Health Visiting Service and 0-5's Core Programme.
Your role will be to manage and delegate work to a defined locality team, ensuring appropriate skills are used to plan and deliver public health care identified within the core programme. In addition, you will have an overview of the profiled health needs for the local community ensuring that the 0-19 service meets the needs of the local population that resources are utilised effectively, and any service gaps identified and addressed. This is to include meeting the requirements of the service level agreements and the school health profiles.Main duties of the job
You will be of support for members of the team and attend meetings as and when required and feedback to the Locality Lead and take on extra responsibilities within the service, as requested by the Locality Lead and Clinical Services Unit Manager (CSU).
You will provide professional leadership and management for the 0-19 Public Health Nursing Teams, particularly in relation to caseload management and leading the development of staff.
We work very closely with our partner agencies to enrich the mix of skills available and strengthen our position as a service provider. Working within the area of Willesden are Health Visitors, School Health Nurses, Community Nursery Nurses, Infant Feeding.
You need to have a passion for working with children, young people and families and have a comprehensive understanding of the PublicHealthAgenda in Brent. It is essential that you also have a thorough knowledge of the Healthy Child Programme (0-19), and Central London Community Healthcare Values.
It is essential applicants can meet the travel requirements of the post.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: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefitsJob descriptionJob responsibilities
Please refer to the attached Job Description for full list of responsibilities Person SpecificationEducation/QualificationEssential
- To establish and maintain a good working relationship with colleagues, the wider CSU health care team and other health, education, and social care providers, to provide a comprehensive service to clients
- To provide facilitative and supportive leadership and management to the public health team members
- To have line management responsibility for the team including authorising annual leave via Allocate, monitoring of sickness absence, recruitment, performance management and application of HR policies as necessary including accurate recording
- To initiate and where appropriate take the lead responsibility for service development activities.
- Together with colleagues across the CLCH NHS Trust identify and manage the levels of staffing required to meet service needs utilising established resources
- To ensure the even distribution of work amongst team members, delegating and assigning roles and work as necessary to meet statutory and locally agreed deadlines
- Assist and where appropriate lead on all elements of the recruitment and selection of staff
- To take appropriate action regarding any accident or incident to client, staff or visitor within the scope of the post holders responsibility and in line with CLCH NHS Trust policy, and to report on DATIX
- To be responsible for the care and safekeeping of equipment issued for personal and team use within the scope of the post holders responsibility and in line with CLCH NHS Trust policy.
- To actively chair and participate in and record team meetings
- To be a member of working parties and groups e.g., shared governance and quality improvement considering aspects of the service and professional practice as required
- To apply equal opportunities in practice considering own behaviour and the needs of clients and colleagues
- To assist in monitoring related budgets, and ensuring budgetary issues are considered in the development and provision of the service with the Clinical Lead
- To deputise for the Clinical Lead as agreed
- To work collaboratively with the Professional Lead for Childrens Nursing on aspects of clinical practice
- To set objectives and review performance for team members identifying individual training and development needs ensuring all staff in the team are participating in managerial supervision at 4-6 weekly 1:1s
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife
- Specialist Community Public Health Nurse qualification- school nursing or health visiting BSc or diploma
- Current NMC registration
- Evidence of continuing post-registration education and training
- Mentor training
- IT Literate
Central London Community Health TrustAddress
Willesden Centre for Health and Care
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