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Clinical Nurse Specialist Team Lead - Integrated Front Door

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Mileage
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Intermediate Care Services are well established within Walsall with a fully integrated domiciliary service and excellent relationships with Social Services and the Acute Sector.

Opportunities have arisen to develop two nurses within this unplanned service under the umbrella of Walsall's innovating Walsall Together

Main duties of the job

You must hold excellent community pathways knowledge and a variety of clinical community experience to be considered for this opportunity within the team. You will have responsibility for a varied workload of rapid interventions and you will receive referrals directly from ED, AMU and other front door Acute services , working initially under the direction of the Clinical Team Leader. You will be working with Adult Services to develop and support this client group to remain in their homes with enhanced services or access to a Clinical Community services to avoid hospital admission or expediate hospital discharge. You will need to have previous experience of working within the Community services at Band 6 level, work flexibly to meet the demands of the service and be able to work effectively with partnership agencies at Social Services, Acute Trust and third party agencies.

About us

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is an integrated Trust and the only provider of NHS acute care in Walsall, serving a population of 286,700, providing inpatient and outpatient services at the Manor Hospital as well as a wide range of services in the community. Walsall Manor houses the full range of district general hospital services under one roof. The �170 million development was completed in 2010 and the continued upgrading of existing areas ensures the Trust now has a state-of-the-art Critical Care Unit, Neonatal Unit, Obstetric Theatre, and Integrated Assessment Unit facilities. Work is also well underway on its multi-million pound new Urgent and Emergency Care Centre which will house a new Emergency Department (including Children's Emergency Department), co-located Paediatric Assessment Unit, Acute Medical Unit and Urgent Care Centre. This is scheduled for completion this year.

We would particularly welcome applications from people from a BME background and people with a disability as these groups are currently under-represented at senior level. We value diversity within our Trust and are working to achieve equality in our recruitment.

We support flexible working for all employees and prospective applicants.

Any settled workers meeting the requirements must be offered the position in preference to any non-resident candidates meeting the requirements, unless the role falls under a PhD-level code, in which case sponsorship may be attained.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Use advanced skills and expert knowledge to assess the physical social needs of a defined client group with complex acute conditions, instigating therapeutic treatments, including extended and supplementary prescribing, based on best available evidence inorder to improve health outcomes. Use advanced skills and expert knowledge to identify subtle and unpredictable changes in condition. Use advanced skills and expert knowledge to make both a comprehensive and focussed assessments.

Work in partnership with GPs, consultants in secondary care and Advanced NursePractitioners to ascertain diagnosis, develop care plans, interpret highly complex factors and situations and initiate follow up for people with acute conditions. Negotiate and agree with patients, carers and other care professionals, individual roles and responsibilities with regard to actions to be taken and outcomes to be achieved,referring on to other services or professionals as appropriate. Challenge professional and organisational boundaries, identify areas for skill/Knowledge development and app

Person Specification



  • Extensive experience post reg


  • Experience of integrated pathways



  • Degree qualification


  • Community



  • community nursing


  • Experience of integrated pathways

Employer details

Employer name

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust


Walsall Manor Hospital

Moat Road



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