Designated Clinical Officer

Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
LONDON
Salary
£52,093 to £58,186 a year Per annum
Closing date
3 Jul 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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The post holder will bring a high level of expertise form either a therapy, (OT, PT or SLT) or children's nursing background to provide advice, education and support.

The role of the DCO will be crucial in helping to facilitate the collaborative approach required in the SEND reforms and define the role of the CCGs in the delivery of the services to children and young people with SEN and Disabilities and help develop a clear implementation plan.

The post holder will work with the Designated Medical Officer (DMO), local health service leads and Local Authority to ensure health's compliance with the delivery of the special educational needs and disability (SEND) reforms and so support the service to meet statutory responsibilities for children and young people with SEND aged 0-25.

Main duties of the job

Designated Clinical Officer Band 8a

Paediatric Community Services- Newham, East London Foundation Trust

Amazing things are happening and you could be a part of it !!!!

Specialist Children and Young Peoples Service (SCYPS), Newham, are looking for a Designated Clinical Officer to work alongside our Designated Medical Officer, for 3 days/.6wte. Its an exciting time at SCYPS, with unprecedented investment and growth in our services to support SEND in Newham.

The post holder will bring a high level of expertise from either a therapy, (OT, PT or SLT) or children's nursing background to provide advice, education and support.

The role of the DCO will be crucial in helping to facilitate the collaborative approach required in the SEND reforms and define the role of the CCGs in the delivery of the services to children and young people with SEN and Disabilities and help develop a clear implementation plan.

The post holder will work with the Designated Medical Officer (DMO), local health service leads and Local Authority to ensure health's compliance with the delivery of the special educational needs and disability (SEND) reforms and so support the service to meet statutory responsibilities for children and young people with SEND aged 0-25.

Come and be part of a team that is innovative, responsive, adaptable and aspires to stand out in the future in the areas of service delivery, improvement and research.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations

Job description Job responsibilities

Please for further information kindly refer to the job description and person specification attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification Education/ Qualification/ Training Essential
  • oOccupational therapist, Physiotherapist, Speech and language therapist or Nursing qualification at degree level or equivalent
  • oHealth Professions council license to practice/NMC membership
  • oDemonstrable understanding of the required specialist knowledge and CPD
  • oEvidence of post qualifying and continuing professional development
Experience Essential
  • oExpert clinical experience within a healthcare environment.
  • oExtensive and recent experience of work with Children with SEND/developmental delay.
  • oExperience of working in partnership with multiple agencies and with stakeholders
Desirable
  • oExtensive and recent experience of work relating to CAMHS and CYP Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Heath
  • oService development and improvement experience,
Knowledge and Skills Essential
  • oAbility to use own judgement and initiative to priortise own work load.
  • oAbility to work effectively independently and as part of a team.
  • oGood communication skills with Families and colleagues.
  • oAbility to be confident and influence a wide range of staff.
  • oAbility to assimilate understand and analyse complex information to form a cohesive and robust data set to support decision making.
  • oAbility to negotiate on difficult and complex/ detailed issues related to SEND provision in Newham.
  • oAbility to work under pressure and to tight and often changing deadlines
  • oProblem solving skills and ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands
Desirable
  • oStrategic thinking - ability to anticipate and resolve problems before they arise


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