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Team Leader - Community Cardiorespiratory

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Kirkby in Ashfield
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Our Directorate of Planned and Proactive Care: Community services is seeking a Team Leader fixed term for 6 months to cover maternity leave. The successful candidate will operationally lead to support the Community Cardiorespiratory teams in Mid Nottinghamshire and Bassetlaw.

Are you a compassionate leader and wanting to develop your leadership skills?

The Team Leader will support and deputise for the Head of Service in the operational management and service development within the Cardiorespiratory service providing strong leadership and ensuring the delivery of high quality, safe and effective care to patients within the community.

The Team Leader will support with the continuous professional development of the respective workforce, supporting the Head of Service with the development of the services, performance capability, undertake or co-ordinate service improvement and governance initiatives, supporting the development of policy and practice and deputise for the Head of Service.

Main duties of the job

As the Team leader you will

To develop and sustain a positive staff culture and way of working in a more multidisciplinary way

To be lead contact for clinicians and managers on professional issues relating to the respective service on a daily basisTo promote best practice to enable equitable levels of service provision across

To support and guide senior clinicians in the development of their skills and knowledge base

To promote corporacy through timely, sensitive interaction with the Head of Service and team members

To undertake or delegate audit and research activities in relation to service development within integrated teams and delivery within the localities and to make recommendations to Heads of Service

To ensure the delivery of the highest quality care by leading on the implementation of coordinated clinical audit and the adoption of evidence-based practice for all relevant

Accountable for the performance management and the essential training requirements of staff

The post requires a 80/20 split between managerial and clinical work

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Job description

Job responsibilities

The search has begun for a Fixed term Team leader to cover maternity leave within the Planned and Proactive Care Directorate Community Cardiorespiratory, Mid Nottinghamshire & Bassetlaw.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, creative and driven Team Leader to support and guide community nursing/AHP teams for a period of 6 months. You will need to possess community nursing/AHP knowledge, current and expert knowledge on the service, be aware of national drivers in community cardiorespiratory services and demonstrate compassionate leadership that meets the NHS Model of Leadership.

This is an exciting opportunity to join existing teams and help shape services as we move forwards in our planned and proactive care directorate.

We are committed & passionate about promoting health, well-being and independence. We are a values-based Trust and are looking for dedicated and enthusiastic clinicians who believe in the provision of patient-centred care.

As the Team Leader you will:

Oversee care approaches and systems of delivery and have clinical oversight and day to day operational management of the clinical teams, leading on CQC compliance, governance, assurance, recruitment and retention, roster oversight, management of staff issues, leading training and development and ensuring that our care delivery is exemplary.

Lead and co-ordinate a high quality, safe, effective and efficient service to meet the needs of the defined patient group through support, kindness and respect.

Be a central figure of providing strong leadership throughout the wider multidisciplinary team ensuring that high standards are maintained and improved upon with the support of the Head of Service and General Manager.

Work closely with key stakeholders within and external to the service to drive improvement and maintain the profile of the community Health Services. Developing and implementing new initiatives to ensure that the experience of patients and those important to them is of the highest standard.

Be an ambassador and representative for Mid Notts /Bassetlaw and Nottshc at placed based partnerships and ICS level meetings.

You must be an NMC/HCPC Registered clinician with Cardiorespiratory experience and evidence of continuing professional development and knowledge of working with people with complex physical health problems, to inform and support the clinical care pathways preferably within a community setting although clinical skills and experience are transferable.

You will need to be highly motivated, have positive effective interpersonal and management skills and a commitment to promote recovery and rehabilitation orientated practice with the aim of preventing unnecessary and reduce hospital admissions in a variety of ways.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

For a full range of role responsibilities and duties please refer to the attached job description - please ensure you demonstrate the essential criteria in the Job Description and Person Specification in order to be shortlisted for interview.

We have a depth and breadth of services and teams within the Community Health Services Division of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust with many different clinical levels and skills: everyone has a role to play and everyone is highly valued. We love to grow talent and foster innovation from within our if you have ideas, are highly motivated, flexible and open to new experiences and new ways of working...we want to hear from you.

Why choose us?

As a part of the Planned and Proactive Care Directorate, Specialist Services family you can expect to be supported by your colleagues in your work, supported to extend your clinical reasoning and practical clinical skills to enhance your career and have your talent nurtured.

We acknowledge personal and work commitments is sometimes difficult to manage, and we will support people to achieve the right work life balance through flexible working in a variety of full and part time roles which aim to maintain the health and wellbeing of our workforce.

You will have access to internal and external training and quality improvement opportunities and not to mention the wide range of employee benefits Nottshc offer

Annual leave of 27 days plus bank holidays (this will increase up to 33 days depending on NHS service and in accordance with A4C terms and conditions)Pension schemeFlexible working and job share opportunitiesPromotion of a healthy work life balanceSalary sacrifice schemes e.g., public transport loans, cycle schemesStaff discount schemes e.g., Discounted leisure Centre membershipFree on-site parking (dependent on site)An extensive health and wellbeing package including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Staff Counselling servicesSupport for carers

Further information regarding Nottshc employee benefits can be found on our website

If you want to be a Team Leader that leads this multi professional team and you are passionate about safe, effective, compassionate patient care that will make a difference to the population, then we look forward to receiving your application. The duration of the post may be extended due to covering maternity leave.

Person Specification



  • Registered with HCPC/NMC Qualification
  • Recognised Healthcare Qualifications to degree level or equivalent experience in Healthcare
  • Study at post-graduate level


  • MSc Level qualification in health-related subject
  • NMP V300 qualification
  • A specialist interest in an area linked to Cardiorespiratory
  • Experience of contributing to regional/national/platforms
  • Experience of being involved in professional clinical groups, such as Professional Groups, Clinical Interest Groups, Peer Review Groups and other professional development activites
  • Experience of strategic management and planning



  • Previous experience in a leadership role
  • Experience of investigation of complaints/clinical risk incidents


  • Experience of working in a community setting



  • Evidence of change management
  • Evidence of working in a multi-professional team
  • Evidence of research participation or clinical audit experience
  • Evidence of recent clinical practice in the community
  • Evidence of continuing professional development



  • Well-developed IT skills
  • Up to date general and specialist knowledge
  • Organisational skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and innovative
  • Awareness of local and national strategies
  • Leadership skills
  • Knowledge of HR policies and processes
  • Teaching and assessing skills
  • Experience of research and clinical audit
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Advanced assessment skills


  • Budget management

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Ashfield Health Village

27 Portland Street

Kirkby in Ashfield

NG17 7AB

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