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Deputy Team / Clinical Lead

Employer
Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working with the Team/Clinical Lead to ensure that the service operates in line with national guidance for Mental Health Liaison Services/Core 24 model.
  • assist the team/clinical lead in the co-ordination of the clinical management of referrals
  • triage referrals and undertake biopsychosocial risk assessments in accordance with the pathways relating to MHLS
  • acting as a role model, providing advice and guidance to the team within the clinical area work closely with referrers providing expert guidance and support with a view to increasing the threshold of acuity of mental ill health cases managed in the Acute Trust.
  • supervise the work of other staff in the delivery of care that meets the professional standards of practice
  • co-ordinate the rota/off duty
  • authorise and finalise bank shifts as appropriate on the roster system
  • support the management of sickness absence and return to work interviews
  • assist the team/clinical lead in the recruitment and retention of staff
  • assist the team/clinical lead in the educational requirements of the team, monitoring mandatory and specialist training
  • support managerial supervision/appraisals as required


Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to contribute to the night rotation and shift patterns within the 24 hour service

Provide strong clinical leadership to ensure the effective management of the team by supporting, energising, inspiring and empowering others in pursuit of the Trust's vision.

Promote the delivery of safe, effective, dignified and evidence based care

Develop a culture that is challenging, stimulating, rewarding and supportive

Deliver local induction training, to all Mental Health Liaison Nurses within the Mental Health Liaison Service, ensuring that all clinical competency within their roles and responsibilities for assessment, risk formulation, safety plans and liaison with other agencies are supported.

Contribute to the clinical leadership, supervision and support to the Mental Health Liaison Nurses within the team as directed by the Team/Clinical Lead

About us

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:
  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • CAMHS


Job description

Job responsibilities

Working with the Team/Clinical Lead to ensure that the service operates in line with national guidance for Mental Health Liaison Services/Core 24 model.
  • assist the team/clinical lead in the co-ordination of the clinical management of referrals
  • triage referrals and undertake biopsychosocial risk assessments in accordance with the pathways relating to MHLS
  • acting as a role model, providing advice and guidance to the team within the clinical area work closely with referrers providing expert guidance and support with a view to increasing the threshold of acuity of mental ill health cases managed in the Acute Trust.
  • supervise the work of other staff in the delivery of care that meets the professional standards of practice
  • co-ordinate the rota/off duty
  • authorise and finalise bank shifts as appropriate on the roster system
  • support the management of sickness absence and return to work interviews
  • assist the team/clinical lead in the recruitment and retention of staff
  • assist the team/clinical lead in the educational requirements of the team, monitoring mandatory and specialist training
  • support managerial supervision/appraisals as required
  • assist the team/clinical lead in managing complaints, incident reports, assurance reports, datix in line with the division/Trust policies
  • support student placements within the team and the local training of same, allocate mentors, preceptors and assessor as required.


Person Specification

Knowledge of Mental Health Liaison Services

Essential

  • Experience of biospsychosocial assessments
  • Ability to risk assess and implement safety plans
  • Experience of working in a Mental Health Liaison Service or Urgent Care services ie Crisis Service, inpatient wards
  • Evidence of professional development


Desirable

  • Previous experience of leadership duties


Employer details

Employer name

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

New Cross Hospital

Wednesfield Road

Wolverhampton

WV10 0QP



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