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Practice Governance Coach

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

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
If you are ready to lead and motivate staff to ensure a high standard of professionalism, efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of high-quality care, fostering a culture of continuous quality improvement, then this Practice Governance Coach is the role for you.

Over the last six years there have been major changes in C& K CAMHS with both services growing substantially in finances and resources.

With joint funding from Calderdale ICB and Kirklees ICB our Crisis and ED services have received substantial investment to develop the seven-day Crisis and the ED/ARFID services. There has also been substantial investment in the Kirklees Neurodevelopmental Pathway and in Kirklees we are lead provider for the Mental Health Support Team (MHST) in schools.

As part of this expansion, we are redeveloping our CAMHS management structure to benefit staff, children, young people and families while continuing our focus of keeping service users first and in the centre.

The post holder will work as part of a shared leadership team, known as a TRIO, alongside the Clinical Lead and General Manager to achieve clinical excellence, patient safety and regulatory assurance leading, innovating and managing the development of improved clinical governance, performance and quality improvements.

For full job description, please see attached supporting documents.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will:

Lead the development of a culture of high-quality care which both meets the needs of the service users and provides assurance across all services, ensuring quality and governance is owned by all staff.

Establish robust and effective clinical governance frameworks at Care Group level to ensure risk registers, incidents and serious incidents, quality standards and regulatory requirements are reviewed, updated and necessary improvement action is taken as required.

Motivate, encourage, engage and empower direct teams and project teams to achieve and embrace organisational objectives, key performance indicators, new ways of working etc.

Analyse, review and evaluate work streams to ensure that they are completed within agreed timescales and in accordance to the achievement of specific measures.

Through critical reasoning identify risks or constraints to deliver against work streams. These may arise through financial or human resources issues, governance, planning, knowledge and information management, external influences or partnership and engagement.

Assist staff in the implementation of evidence-based practice and develop systems to monitor and support the supervision of staff in all aspects of care.

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

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

The post holder will work as part of a shared leadership team, known as a TRIO, working alongside the clinical lead and service manager to achieve clinical excellence, patient safety and regulatory assurance leading,innovating and managing the development of improved clinical governance, performance and quality improvement both within C& K CAMHS, CAMHS Care Group and where appropriate Trustwide.

KEY RESULT AREAS:

Lead the development of a culture of high quality care that both meets the needs of the service users and provides assurance across all services, ensuring that quality and governance is owned by all staff.

Establish robust and effective clinical governance frameworks at Care Group level to ensure risk registers, incidents and serious incidents, quality standards and regulatory requirements are reviewed, updated and necessary improvement action is taken as required.

Establish and maintain an effective communication network both within C& K CAMHS and with key stakeholders across the Trust.

Lead and motivate staff to ensure a high standard of professionalism, efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of high quality care, fostering a culture of continuous quality improvement.

Contribute to the development and implementation of Trusts policies and procedures to ensure governance issues are fully represented in policy and assist staff to interpret policy into practice.

Contribute to the overall financial management of the Trust, utilising influence to ensure services are delivered efficiently, effectively and represent good value for money. This will include deploying financial and other resources to achieve maximum benefit for patients and applying principles of financial governance.

Lead the Trusts commitment to patient, service user, carer and public involvement in the way services are planned, developed and provided and to incorporate this approach in a way which respects issues of equality and diversity in all aspects of work.

Make recommendations to the Trust on training needs as appropriate. This will include liaising with the appropriate specialist advisors in the identification of skills/knowledge gaps delivering training.

Where required by the Trust Lead / Clinical Lead or General Manager lead aspects of human resource management, for example, performance management, appraisal, staff development, investigations and complaints where appropriate recruitment and selection and employee relations.

Embed systems for clinical supervision within C& K CAMHS in line with Trust policy.

Work closely with the Trust quality directorate to ensure all elements of safety, effectiveness and service user experience are aligned with the Trusts strategic quality objectives and processes.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Recent clinical leadership experience.
  • Evidence of developing staff.
  • Setting and monitoring of standards.
  • Ability to work as part of a large multi professional team.
  • Experience of developing and delivering projects.


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

  • 1st level degree in health care.
  • Professional qualification, eg Nurse, Occupational therapist, Social worker.


Training

Essential

  • Masters degree or equivalent experience at masters level.


Desirable

  • Post registration clinical qualification in relevant area that has enhanced clinical practice.
  • Post registration management/leadership qualification, or willingness to undertake same.
  • Post registration leadership qualification.
  • Coaching qualification or willingness to undertake same.


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, innovative, and flexible.
  • Ability to communicate complex information at all levels within the organisation and with external agencies,
  • Assertive, yet approachable, open style manager.
  • Able to deal with difficult and sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy.
  • Well organised with good time management skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and facilitate work of others.
  • Adaptable to changing environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, particularly with respect to negotiation and influencing.
  • A proven ability to influence others to achieve change.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proactive team player.
  • Tact, diplomacy and political awareness.
  • Flexibility and ability to cope with a changing environment.


Special Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Detailed understanding of clinical governance within the NHS.
  • Understand and translate national directives and agendas into appropriate local strategies and plans.
  • Ability to prioritise and demonstrate effective time management and organisational skills, working autonomously.
  • The ability to analyse complex issues, identify potential solutions and reach sound judgments and decisions and deal with difficult situations that may arise.
  • Committed to Continuous Professional Development of self and others.
  • Able to demonstrate commitment to collaborative partnerships between practice and regulation.
  • Ability to create and produce reports, excellent presentation skills.
  • Demonstrate advanced people management skills including:
  • Motivation of staff and team building
  • Development of positive interpersonal relationships
  • Negotiation
  • Decision Making
  • Leadership
  • Staff development
  • Conflict resolution and problem solving
  • Initiating and managing change
  • Creativity
  • Understanding of current NHS issues and initiatives.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Ensures that own actions support equality, diversity, rights and maintain quality.
  • Pan Trust working.
  • A Current driving licence and access to a car during the working day is essential (reasonable adjustments will be considered for any applicants who are unable to drive due to a disability)
  • Ability to make things FUN.


Desirable

  • IT Skills use of email, word processing, Power Point, excel, internet searching.


Employer details

Employer name

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Trust

Address

Folly Hall Mills

St Thomas' Road

Huddersfield

HD1 2LT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

C9378-CK1855

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