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Clinical Lead

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Join our team, we pride ourselves in providing outstanding care to patients across Worcester City. We will provide you with resources to develop and progress a long-term career as well as flexibility, continual professional development as well as a wide range of wellbeing and support. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Band 6 or existing Band 7 to join the leadership team.

37.5 hours during Monday to Friday.

Band 7

This role allows the possibility of hybrid working, meaning you will be required to commute to the stated base 2 or 3 days per week but allowing you to based within any commutable distance for the remainder of your week. We would need to discuss the suitability to fit this around the service at interview.

In the Worcester City Neighbourhood Mental Health Team (NMHT) we strive to improve the mental health and wellbeing of our local communities.

We have incorporated a huddle into the daily functioning of the team which enables us to be focused on the recovery of the patient through a multidisciplinary approach, with expertise from doctors, nurses, occupational therapists, support workers and psychological therapies staff.

If you are passionate, self-motivated and looking to be part of an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of NMHTs then we would welcome your application and look forward to hearing from you.

Main duties of the job

Will work as a key member and resource of the MDT core team.

You will have experience of working with this user group in community settings. You will have a registered qualification in mental health nursing, occupational therapy or social work.

The ability to work flexibly as the need of the service demands is essential.

Chair weekly MDT meetings, participate in professionals meetings, signpost to adjunct services depending on patient need.

Lead a Multidisciplinary team of professionals with compassion and integrity

Be a conduit to all adjunct services

Collaboration with PCN stakeholders

Provide senior leadership to MDT colleagues for your locality

Support and guidance to the carers of patients accessing the services

Please be advised NHS Jobs Service will not be available
  • Friday 17thto Monday 20thMay

Do not attempt to use the service at these times and consider this for your application submission.

About us

At Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, we are working together to deliver outstanding care. We run community hospitals and community health services across Worcestershire and provide mental health and learning disability services across both Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Our people (all 4500+ of them) provide services for people of all ages, experiencing both physical and/or mental health conditions from over 100 sites.

We will support you to thrive offer flexible working options for a great work-life balance, help you fulfil your ambitions, and empower you to make positive changes within your team or service. Its why we were named Large Apprenticeship Employer of the Year award at the 2022 Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities.

What we offer

27 days leave plus bank holidays, increasing up to 33 days with long service

Generous NHS pension and enhanced pay when you work unsocial hours

Flexible and agile working opportunities

Great maternity, paternity, and adoption support

Wide range of staff networks such as LGBT+ and ENRICH (Equality Network for Race Inclusion and Cultural Heritage)

Health service discounts and online benefits including excellent cycle to work and car salary sacrifice schemes

Health and wellbeing opportunities

If you would like to know more, please visit our careers website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Experience in a Band 6 or 7 as a Registered Mental Health Nurse, OT or Social Work (HCPC)

Act as a role model to colleagues, always seeking to maintain the highest standards of professionalism.

Use their initiative and take responsibility for themselves and the quality of their work and the service they provide to patients.

Work as a member of a named Community Team in the assessment and management of vulnerable adults with complex mental health needs including those who find it difficult to sustain contact with mental health services.

Be accountable to the Team Manager and will support the Team Manager in the day to day operational and clinical management.

For full details of the duties and criteria for the role please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Person Specification

Additional Criteria


  • Professional and approachable



  • Minimum of three years post-registration experience, with two years at senior level in Community Mental Health
  • Experience of working with severe and enduring mental illness
  • Evidence of delivering psychosocial / therapeutic interventions
  • Management and leadership in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Risk management
  • Clinical supervision



  • RMN / Occupational Therapist / Social Worker
  • Evidence of post qualification training / studies
  • Teaching / Assessing qualification
  • I understand that I will be asked to provide original certificates to verify my qualifications at point of offer.



  • Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act
  • Appreciation of performance management / quality issues
  • Understanding of the National agenda around care of patients with serious mental illness

Skills & Abilities


  • Ability to challenge poor behaviour
  • A positive attitude and able to act on feedback
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English in both verbal and written formats
  • Ability to prioritise workload of self and staff

Employer details

Employer name

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust


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