Clinical Lead - High Peak Crisis Team

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Chapel en-le Frith
Negotiable pa, pro rata
Closing date
4 Jul 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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As a registered practitioner you are personally accountable for your professional practice and have a legal/professional responsibility to service users, colleagues, employers and self.

As Clinical Lead you will be working within the leadership structure of the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Service. The post holder will be expected to ensure the team adopts the policies and philosophy of the Trust and provides a range of urgent care using appropriate therapeutic interventions which promote independence, foster a learning culture and enhance the autonomy of the service user, and ensuring high quality, compassionate, person-centred care.

Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust Crisis and Home Treatment services are currently working towards the UCL Core Fidelity Scale.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will clinically, and professionally lead Crisis and Home Treatment Service and will provide supervision to the team members. Through strong leadership they will ensure evidence-based practice is delivered to improve the quality of and shape responsive services. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that established clinical mechanisms support safe, high quality care throughout the 24 hour period. The post holder will present a professional image to promote a positive image to service users, carers and the community.

The post holder will be required to clinically co-ordinate and lead a multi-agency staff team and ensure the provision and development of an effective service in line with legislative, procedural and contractual requirements. The post holder will work with the Service Manager for the team.

The post holder will provide strong and effective clinical leadership in line with agreed policy and Service Specification which will involve liaison with delegated team leads within DHCFT and other partner agencies.

Above all the post holder will ensure provision of a safe, culturally competent, effective, timely and accessible service that is in accordance with national and local priorities and responsive to the needs of individuals in contact with the service.

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 LGBT+ 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 Experience Desirable
  • 3 years Acute Mental Heath experience
Registration Essential
  • RMN / Occupational Therapist / Social Worker
Training Desirable
  • Applicable Leadership / Clinical expertise Training / NMP

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