This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join Adult Mental Health planned care in managing the Transition Interventions and Liaison service, alongside the Ministry of Defence out patients and the Recovery College all based in the Durham area.
The post holder will need to be flexible in their approach to managing the day to day operational aspects of the different teams and staff. You will lead the teams, ensuring that operational requirements are adhered to including the delivery of clinical and management supervision, with the associated appraisal. There will be opportunities to become involved in the provider collaborative work for the veterans services which includes collaborative work with our neighbouring NHS Trusts and third party providers.
There will also be the opportunity to work with the Recovery College staff to continue the excellent service delivery with a focus on recovery ad wellbeing.
The successful candidate will work within a collaborative leadership approach with senior clinical staff including the service manager, CPNs, recovery managers and clinical psychology. The successful candidate will also work alongside other healthcare providers, both internal and external displaying excellent skills in communication, engagement and collaborative working.
Main duties of the job
Operational management of the three team areas, including accountability for ensuring the highest professional standards and attitudes towards the care of patients are maintained and delivered at all times in accordance with evidence based practice.
The successful candidate should be a competent and confident clinical practitioner with extensive experience working in Mental Health Services.
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Job description Job responsibilities
Please refer to the attached job description for further detailed information regarding the role and main responsibilities.
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Current professional registration with appropriate body in healthcare or social work.
- Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
- Certificate in teaching & assessing in Clinical Practice as appropriate to own profession.
- Recognised sign-off mentor or equivalent for students (within agreed timescale).
- Leadership or management qualification or willingness to work towards. Qualification must be achieved within agreed timescale.
- Quality Improvement Systems for Leaders or willing to undertake within agreed timescale.
- Significant experience working with people with complex mental ill health or learning disabilities in a community setting.
- Significant experience of working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers
- Significant experience of providing clinical supervision, mentoring and teaching to healthcare professionals and students.
- Demonstrable leadership or management experience
- Evidence of practiceSignificant evidenced based knowledge to post-graduate level equivalent, of best practice in caring for patients in the designated field.
- Good understanding of clinical governance and its application in practice.
- Detailed understanding of Care Programme Approach and its application in practice.
- Detailed understanding of Clinical Risk Assessment and Management and its application in practice.
- Manage a team effectively
- Manage change effectively
- Provide effective leadership
- Communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, carers/families and all members of the multidisciplinary team.
- Work positively and collaboratively in partnership with external agencies
- Provide effective clinical supervision, teaching, training and assessing in clinical practice.
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