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Clinical Lead Manager - Primary Care Dementia Practitioners

Employer
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bodmin
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Dementia and Older Persons Mental Health service (DOPMH) with the newly created role of Clinical Lead of the Countywide Primary Care Dementia Practitioner (PCDP) service.

As Clinical Lead manager of the PCDP service you will be a clinical expert in you field, working within the four pillars of competency.

You will need to provide expert clinical knowledge and skills .To provide clinical advice and support to staff within the PCDP service, primary care settings and the health and social care community and the voluntary sector. This role is both clinical and managerial, leading the day to day operational management of the PCDP team.

Proposed interview date: to be confirmed

Main duties of the job

This post will play a role in the planning and development of the service as well as contributing to programmes of research and audit in line with NICE and other guidelines clinical development and current Trust practices. Ensure the service meets information and clinical targets as required, including knowledge of legal frameworks

You will need to provide expert clinical knowledge and skills .To provide clinical advice and support to staff within the PCDP service, Primary care settings and the health and social care community and the voluntary sector. Work closely with members of the wider multidisciplinary team and service users to initiate, develop and implement effective pathways and approaches to meet the needs of the service users, ensuring coordination and continuity of care for people with dementia..

Ensure the service meets information and clinical targets as required.

The post holder will work as a senior member of the team and will have the responsibility of ensuring best practice and performance standards are met and to provide senior management to all staff within the PCDP locality team.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications and Relevant Experience

Essential

  • Current professional registration - NMC, HCPC
  • Professional qualification - RMN, AHP, RN, OT, SW
  • Educated to master's level or equivalent relevant experience
  • Familiar with and experience of clinical supervision
  • Significant post registration experience in a clinical setting


Desirable

  • Evidence of contribution to service developments, research and audit


Skills and Aptitude

Essential

  • Effective communication skills
  • Able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service/service users
  • Calm and patient approach to working with service users
  • Ability to work independently


Knowledge and abilities

Essential

  • In depth knowledge of dementia and services provided to people with dementia
  • Ability to turn complex information into accessible format dependent on audience
  • Able to identify resources relating to this field of service delivery
  • Legal framework
  • Safeguarding


Desirable

  • Knowledge of the assessment of the consultation process in mental health and dementia
  • Non-medical prescriber


Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bodmin hospital

Banham House

Bodmin

PL31 2QT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

201-23-1238-A

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