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Clinical Lead

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum, pro-rata
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity for a Clinical Lead has arisen to join the Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire, Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team due to new monies following transformational change.

Your main base will be at Chesterfield.

The Chesterfield Crisis Team is a large team consisting of Consultant Psychiatrists, Service Manager, Clinical lead, NMP, Lead Nurses, Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapist, Support Workers and Administration staff.

The post holder will also work closely with Neighbourhood Teams based in Derbyshire.

This well-established, multi-disciplinary team offers a high quality assessment and home treatment service as an alternative to hospital admission, to individuals experiencing acute mental health crisis.

Main duties of the job

With this investment, we have expanded our teams and we are working to enhance our home treatment services in line with the Fidelity model for Crisis services. The role of Clinical Lead will be significant in the developments of the service.

As a service we are looking for an individual who shows compassion and genuine warmth, an individual who is engaging and focussed on client / customer satisfaction. You will be a good communicator, able to keep our commitments, demonstrate respect and dignity.

You will be working with the Service Manager for the team who will be your line manager, as well as working with the Band 7 Clinical Leads across the service line. You will clinically lead the service as part of the MDT and will participate in monitoring and auditing of the service and its developments

You will also work with colleagues across the Assessment Services, including crisis services in South Derbyshire, Liaison Teams based in the Emergency Departments, and the Mental Health Helpline and Support Service. You will ensure the provision of an effective service to meet legislative, policy and contractual requirements within both the Trust and the Crisis services. As an employee of Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust you are required to adhere to the Trust's overriding value of putting patients at the heart of everything we do.

This post is open to Nurses, Occupational Therapists or Social Workers.

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD' overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBTI+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person Specification essential Essential
  • Experience in Urgent Care/assessment services
  • Qualified nurse/OT/Social Worker in mental health
  • knowledge of current processes with CRHT
essential Essential
  • must be a car driver

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