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Clinical Lead Manager, Home Visiting Service

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
3 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Following the recent transfer of the Home Visiting Service to NCHC, we now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic registered healthcare professional to join the Home Visiting Service as a Clinical Lead Manager.

Leading this fast paced team, they will work closely with colleagues from other teamsto inspire and implement changes in practice to deliver high quality care to patients across Norwich.

Main duties of the job

The Home Visiting Service aims to deliver high quality, responsive care for patients with urgent admission avoidance needs. The team consists of GPs, specialist nurses and paramedics who deploy their clinical skills and expertise to troubleshoot urgent problems with an array of patients, working closely with colleagues in primary care. As Clinical Lead Manager you will line manage staff in the team and support with their clinical skills development. The Clinical Lead Manager is also required to work autonomously and complete comprehensive patient assessments and negotiate plans of care for patients in their own homes.

About us

If you would like to be part of an outstanding organisation that delivers high quality personalised care, supports innovation, that is committed to delivering quality services in our local Communities, and promotes an open and fair culture, then please apply to work with us. You will receive support and development through in service training, regular appraisals, a personal development plan and clinical supervision.

Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an 'Outstanding' rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.

If you are aged 16-30 and not currently in education, employment or training, our colleagues at the Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board (supported by the Princes Trust), can provide application and interview coaching. To request this support please contact

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful applicant will have a proven background in community healthcare.

The post will involve close working with and upward management of Band 8a Advanced Care Practitioners (ACPs) you will also need to demonstrate an ability to work as an autonomous practitioner, making clinical decisions for your patients to optimise their care.

The successful candidate will actively contribute to multidisciplinary team meetings and will embed a culture of professionalism and clinical excellence in other meetings they may chair. They will provide support to all team members within the team, respecting them, their roles and contributions, and in line with the Trusts Behaviour Framework.

Person Specification



  • 1st level degree or diploma in nursing, or working towards a degree in nursing or as an Allied Health Care Professional
  • Current NMC or HCPC registration
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development and its application
  • Recognised Management Qualification or evidence of working at that level


  • Master's level modules / degree
  • Independent/supplementary prescribing qualification
  • Advanced Assessment qualification
  • Leg Ulcer Management Qualification
  • Mentorship preparation/ENB 998



  • Experience of working at band 6 level or above within a community setting
  • Evidence of clinical and professional leadership skills


  • Experience of leading a team
  • Experience of managing budgets

Skills, Abilities and Knowledge


  • Knowledge of additional specialist areas through in-house training & short courses
  • Ability to prioritise and manage stressful situations
  • Highly motivated
  • Able to provide high standards of care
  • Tact & diplomacy
  • Empathy & sensitivity
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Good observational & reporting skills
  • Concentrate when undertaking patient care and inputting data/ patient record
  • A team player
  • Work pro-actively to accommodate patient/service needs
  • Will be able to make own travel arrangements to patients' homes, clinics, base and meetings etc., as required.
  • Be able to kneel, bend & stoop, and work in cramped environments
  • Be able to manoeuvre limbs of around 5-6 kg
  • Be able to manoeuvre patients using handling aids
  • Have a good level of IT skills


  • Be aware of Assistive Technology
  • Change management



  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to talk to patients & carers and members of the health care team
  • Able to communicate effectively using the English language

Personal and People Development


  • Good interpersonal skills

Personal Attributes / Behaviours (linked to the Trust's Behaviour Framework)


  • Pro-active and committed
  • Professional appearance
  • Strong commitment to service development & positive change.
  • Be reliable



  • Must hold full and valid UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust


Norwich Community Hospital

Bowthorpe Road



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