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Clinical Lead

Employer
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Blackpool
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
There is an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse to join our forward thinking community neighbourhood team . The successful post holder will take an active role in the clinical leadership of the service and work in collaboration with the team leader in managing the community team on a day to day basis. The core role will focus on the nursing elements of the service but will support appropriate clinical leadership of the wider workforce when required.

At Central Neighbourhood our aim is to build on the excellent care we provide to patients. We embrace ideas and all staff have an opportunity to guide change with in the team.

Main duties of the job

This role will have a focus around the clinical governance of the service.

This will include but is not exhaustive to:
  • Supporting the delivery of an integrated approach to patient care across all professions.
  • Identifying and addressing areas of clinical development across the service.
  • Providing training from their own area of expertise.
  • Managing the performance of staff.
  • Managing complex issues in the care of patients such as safeguarding risks or self neglect.
  • Ensuring safe staffing levels are in place
  • Supporting the wellbeing of staff.
  • Deputising in the absence of the Team Leader and Clinical Lead
  • Facilitating effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders such as other primary care teams and GP Practice staff.

This role would suit an individual with leadership experience and a dynamic mindset regarding how the service can best meet it's current and future objectives.

About us

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is situated on the west coast of Lancashire and offers a full range of District Hospital services and Community Health services to this population.

Commitment to undertake ongoing in-service training and development is essential. You should be motivated, keen to learn and ready to embrace change. Our commitment to you is to provide the environment for this to happen an ensure that you are part of a defined preceptorship programme.

If you are motivated to deliver high standards of care and have the personal qualities and characteristics as outlined in the Blackpool person then this could be the post for you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This role will have a focus around the clinical governance of the service.

This will include but is not exhaustive to:
  • Supporting the delivery of an integrated approach to patient care across all professions in the local area.
  • Identifying and addressing areas of clinical development across the service.
  • Providing training from their own area of expertise.
  • Managing the performance of staff.
  • Managing complex issues in the care of patients such as safeguarding risks or self neglect.
  • Ensuring safe staffing levels are in place
  • Supporting the wellbeing of staff.
  • Deputising in the absence of the Team Leader and Clinical Lead
  • Deputising in the absence of the Team Leader
  • Facilitating effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders such as other neighbourhood teams or GP Practice staff.

This role would suit an individual with leadership experience and a dynamic mindset regarding how the service can best meet it's current and future objectives.

For more information please contact : James Earle

Person Specification

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Clinical qualification to degree level or equivalent.
  • Training and experience in clinical management.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development.
  • State registration with the NMC/HCPC


Desirable

  • V300 qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum 2 years post registration clinical experience in a community setting at band 6
  • Experience managing people.
  • Experience managing change.
  • Problem solving.
  • Multidisciplinary/ Multi-agency working.


Desirable

  • Experience leading a team
  • Experience in handling complaints
  • Facilitating/chairing meetings
  • Experience/awareness of HR processes, eg recruitment, absence management, staff management


SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Able to manage through influence/ negotiation.
  • Able to overcome barriers to acceptance through interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Ability to interpret and present data.
  • Organisational skills- time management, meeting deadlines, planning, monitoring/ evaluation. Ability to work unsupervised using own initiative.
  • Relevant NHS and local authority policies/ agendas.
  • Awareness of clinical governance and standards for better health.
  • Awareness of the wider context of health service delivery.
  • Understanding of relevant national service frameworks and their implications on provider services.
  • An understanding of the strategic vision of the Trust.
  • An understanding of Trust financial processes.
  • Ability to work unsupervised using own initiative


Desirable

  • Financial awareness
  • Understanding of Local Authority and independent sector organisations


Employer details

Employer name

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Central Neighbourhood

Whitegate Health Centre

Blackpool

FY3 9ES

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