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Clinical Team Lead, Eden ICC

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Penrith, Cumbria
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Due to maternity leave an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Therapy Team Leader position over the Therapy Team and HCP Team, within Eden ICC on a fixed term basis.

The skills of the post holder will be vitally important to continue to build relationships and networks within the ICCs. The post holder will be a clinician who can inspire, motivate and think differently in order to improve patient care with other key partners and stakeholders in the Eden ICC.

ICCs have three main aims:
  • ICCs - the place (tackling the wider determinants of health though a population health approach)
  • ICCs - the experience (more self-activation for better health outcomes through social prescribing and community engagement)
  • ICCs - integrated teams. Each ICC has a coordination hub which coordinates the activity of each ICC. Clinical leadership for the hub is provided by a Professional of the Day who is either a registered nurse or therapist on a rota. All ICC teams work closely together to ensure that patients can avoid going to hospital where health and care can be provided at home or in the community. In addition there is a focus on bringing people out of hospital as soon as they are medically fit.

  • Main duties of the job

    Clinical responsibility, including overseeing complex patients Supervision, teaching and training staff management and leadership, service development and evaluation, quality and safety.

    All staff are expected to work to the Trust Values:

    Kindness - Kindness and compassion cost nothing, yet accomplish a

    great deal.

    Respect - We are respective to everyone and are open, honest and fair

    - respect behaviours

    Ambition - We set goals to achieve the best for our patients, teams,

    organisations and our partners.

    Collaboration - We are stronger and better working together with and

    for our patients.

    Please see job description for more details around duties of the role.

    About us

    At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding healthcare services to the population of North Cumbria. The Trust is committed to creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout our county.

    Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time':
    • Being a clinically led organisation
    • Quality and safety at the heart of our Trust
    • A positive patient experience every time
    • A great place to work
    • Managing our money well

    As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

    Across the North East and North Cumbria we are working together to deliver our ambition to be the greenest region in England by 2030. All staff are expected to support sustainability.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see attached job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.

    Please note, due to changes implemented by the Government to the UK immigration policy, individuals who require a Health and Care Visa or a Skilled Worker Visa may no longer be eligible for sponsorship where the UKVI salary threshold is not met or if the occupation is not included in the updated Immigration Salary List (ISL). Applicants must check their eligibility to be employed in any role they are interested in applying for, prior to completing an application for employment.Any applicants who do not meet the eligibility criteria will not be progressed.

    If you are applying under the Disability Confident Scheme or Armed Forces Covenant and you meet all the essential criteria for a post, you will be guaranteed an interview.

    Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants moving to the region for certain posts. Please see our Policy for eligible vacancies.
    • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
    • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

    Important Information

    Candidates who have been successfully shortlisted for interview will be asked via an email notification to log on to their Trac account to select an interview time. This will usually be within 2 weeks of the closing date.

    For candidates applying using a Hotmail account or have strict firewall settings please ensure the following:
    • Junk Mail is checked regularly

    Disclosure and Barring Service:

    On 28 November 2020, the new Disclosure and Barring Service filtering rules will come into effect.

    The changes mean that:
    • youth cautions, reprimands and final warnings will no longer be subject to automatic disclosure
    • the multiple conviction rule has been removed, meaning that if an individual has more than one conviction, regardless of offence type or time passed, each conviction will be considered against the remaining rules individually, rather than being automatically disclosed.

    If you are unsure about whether you need to disclose certain criminal record information, free confidential advice may be sought from one of the charity bodies listed below. These bodies can advise you on what you are legally required to declare and may also be able to advise you on how you can disclose criminal record information to a prospective employer and your legal rights when doing so.

    Nacro Tel: 0300 123 1999, or email:

    Unlock Tel: 01634 247350, email or complete the online form on the Unlock website

    The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

    Standard Check: �18 + Administration cost of �3.85 = �21.85. Deducted at �6.85 from 1st month salary and �5 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

    Enhanced Check: �38 + administration cost of �3.90 = �41.90. Deducted at �11.90 from 1st month salary and �10 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

    As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

    A lease car may be available for this position further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

    27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

    Flexible working Scheme

    Excellent opportunities for development

    Competitive NHS Pension scheme

    Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

    EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

    These schemes are subject to availability

    Person Specification



    • Qualified to degree level or equivalent experience
    • Evidence of post registration qualifications/ professional development in related health field
    • Royal College recognised Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy or oChartered Society of Physiotherapy recognised Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy or equivalent
    • Membership of relevant professional body
    • Registered with Health Professional Council


    • Post registration qualification in teaching/ assessing (ENB 998/NST 307)
    • Training and/or qualification relating to clinical supervision
    • Independent non-medical prescribing qualification
    • Post graduate teaching qualification
    • Leadership qualification



    • Experience post qualification
    • Experience of providing supervision.
    • Demonstrable experience of providing teaching/training


    • Community Health Care rehabilitation



    • Demonstrable interest in continuing developing knowledge and skills in area specialism
    • Evidence of continuing professional development.
    • Ability to manage complex caseload
    • Ability to drive high level multi disciplinary practice to maximum potential
    • Ability to engage in audit/ research process in order to influence care according to best practice
    • Computer literate
    • Knowledge of relevant national policies pertaining to profession
    • Knowledge of up to date practice using research and evidence based learning


    • Conference presentations of publications in this area (e.g. in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters)

    Skills & Aptitudes


    • Skills in the use of methods of assessment, diagnosing, formulation / interventions, and evaluation
    • Well developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, complex and highly technical and/or clinically sensitive information to service user, their families, and other professional colleagues both within and outside the NHS.
    • Well developed skills in providing clinical supervision and consultation to other professional and non-professional groups.
    • Ability to teach and train others, using a variety of complex multi- media materials suitable for presentations within public, professional, academic settings
    • Ability to identify and employ mechanisms of clinical governance as appropriate, to support and maintain clinical practice in the face of regular exposure to highly emotive material and potentially challenging behaviour
    • Ability to work sensitively and supportively with staff who are retraining and/or changing their way of working
    • Leadership skills
    • Ability to develop staff and their levels of skills and expertise
    • Ability to understand the NICE guidelines and the role of such guidelines in the NHS

    Personal Circumstances


    • Able to travel independently.
    • Able to work 24/7 and flexibly across a range of in-patient and community settings.
    • The resilience necessary to overcome obstacles and resistance.
    • Sensitivity towards organisational and political complexities.
    • Evidence of being a team player.
    • Ability to work flexibly inside and outside of office hours.

    Other Requirements


    • Develop a culture that promotes equality and values diversity (Level 4)

    Employer details

    Employer name

    North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust


    Eden ICC, Penrith Hospital.

    Bridge Street

    Penrith, Cumbria

    CA11 8HX

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