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Clinical Team Lead

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Harrogate / Knaresborough
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking for someone who is highly skilled, and experienced and either an allied health professional, registered social worker or registered nurse.

We can offer you a key role working within an integrated health and social care leadership team. You would operationally lead a portfolio of HARA (Harrogate and Rural Alliance) functions across neighborhood teams and intermediate care.

We can offer you opportunities to expand your knowledge and experience of operational management whilst developing your clinical and leadership skills. If so, then this exciting fixed term/secondment role is an excellent opportunity to develop both personally and professionally.

You will be working in the Community Hub and ARCH as part of the Harrogate and Rural Alliance. Working closely with our systems partners in friendly and supportive teams you will be encouraged to innovate and lead on service developments and improvements.

Main duties of the job

This role will be responsible for the day to day management of a portfolio within the ARCH service across Harrogate Hospital and the community areas. The post holder will be responsible for leading the team to deliver high standards of patient centred care cost effectively. Working closely with the Service Manager, Matron and AHP Professional Leads, the post holder will ensure the sustained delivery of key operational, performance and financial service targets.

The post holder will line manage staff group comprising of Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Multidisciplinary Assistants working in that portfolio and employed by HDFT. They will need well developed interpersonal and communications skills to build strong working relationships across the system: primary and secondary care, and managers in partner provider organisation to enable collaborative working.

A strong focus on change management and team development will be required to support the team as they develop new ways of working within the development of the HARA community Hub and the ARCH service.

The post holder will demonstrate an effective and adaptive style of leadership to support capacity planning, effective roster development and delivery, performance management and transformation of the ARCH service.

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference and Team of the Month Awards plus the Christmas Oscars.
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Supported by the Alliance Director, Service Managers and Matron, you will promote staff wellbeing and ensure the delivery of safe and effective care. We are a forward thinking service with a real sense of community and pride ourselves on our ability to support people in their own homes. Join us and support our vision of delivering the right care, first time, every time.

For further information on this position please see the Job Description and Personal Specification attached. If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Stephanie Robinson -

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse/HCPC Registered AHP
  • Professional degree or relevant equivalent experience


  • oRelevant leadership qualification



  • oAdvanced ability to work across multi-disciplinary health and social care teams
  • oExperience of managing or working in community teams
  • oRecent experience of managing a clinical team
  • Extensive knowledge of National Discharge Policy
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant Health and Social Care Drivers


  • oEvidence of working in variety of clinical settings

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Harrogate District Hospital

Lancaster Park Road

Harrogate / Knaresborough


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