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Integrated Neighbourhood Team Leader

Employer
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rochdale
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Pro-rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Post Holder will be expected to lead, manage and co-ordinate a designated Integrated Neighbourhood Team and will be professionally accountable for the delivery of patient care. He/She will act as a clinical lead for patients with complex health needs supporting the delivery of expert clinical care and providing clinical leadership to nursing team members and facilitate professional specific supervision for other team members.

Will have continuous responsibility for the management of risk, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability to work safely in different environments. The post holder will be required to work autonomously and manage day-today activities of the Integrated Neighbourhood Team.

The post holder will be responsible for implementing agreed nursing policies and clinical standards, monitoring the compliance of staff with the above in accordance with agreed criteria.

Main duties of the job

Lead other from a base of clinical credibility in order to model and facilitate improved practice and partnerships and demonstrate positive leadership skills identifying and prioritising the workload to ensure a safe operational system, referring to the relevant Cluster Lead as necessary.

Make a proactive contribution to the future development of the community nursing service and development of integrated neighbourhood teams. Support the Cluster Lead in effective management of financial budgets.

Respond promptly to any incident or risk relating to patients, self or staff within the team which occur whilst on duty and ensure the timely and accurate reporting of the incident/risk in line with policy.

Monitor and manage team members sickness in line with relevant absence management policy and record on the recognised Trust system. Liaise with Integrated Neighbourhood Team Leader's, to co-ordinate cover for colleague's caseloads in their absence.

To manage all annual leave requirements within the team, ensuring service delivery is maintained throughout the year. To take responsibility for own personal development.

The post in a developing Trust, the job description is intended as an outline of the duties and responsibilities and may change in light of the changing needs of the organisation. Any review will be in association with the post holder.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care , appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Post Holder will be expected to lead, manage and co-ordinate a designated Integrated Neighbourhood Team and will be professionally accountable for the delivery of patient care. You will act as a clinical lead for patients with complex health needs supporting the delivery of expert clinical care and providing clinical leadership to nursing team members and facilitate professional specific supervision for other team members.

You will have continuous responsibility for the management of risk, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability to work safely in different environments. The post holder will be required to work autonomously and manage day-today activities of the Integrated Neighbourhood Team.

The post holder will be responsible for implementing agreed nursing policies and clinical standards, monitoring the compliance of staff with the above in accordance with agreed criteria.

You will take a lead role in focusing team resources to meet the identified KPI indicators as outlined in the Service Specification and identified health needs within the community.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as an Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK, or those who are currently enrolled on a course which means they expect to receive their full NMC PIN within the next 3 months. Please note an NMC PRN PIN is not a full NMC PIN and would not fulfil the essential criteria for this role.

The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses and Midwives who are yet to complete all competencies needed to receivea full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused our OSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible to apply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMC website: https://www.nmc.org.uk/registration/joining-the-register/register-nurse-midwife/trained-outside-uk/how-to-guide/

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse with District Nursing qualification or equivalent diploma/degree/master)
  • Management experience
  • Palliative Care course/experience


Desirable

  • HR skills programme or equivalent
  • Research course or degree component


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive knowledge in managing End of Life patients and co-ordinating care.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Evidence of commitment to sustained professional development including leadership
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own and others workload.
  • Demonstrate solution focussed approach and 'can do' attitude. oProblem solving and change management skills. oAbility to wok flexibly in response to changing priorities.


Desirable

  • Experience as a Team Leader


Skills/ Knowledge

Essential

  • Management skills Able to assess, plan and implement patient care. Demonstrates proficient clinical skills.
  • Wide understanding of community services and local commissioning objectives


Desirable

  • Management of change
  • Presentation skills


Personal Qualities/Other

Essential

  • Positive leader and solution focused approach
  • Ability to travel to different geographical locations across the Trust footprint in line with service needs


Desirable

  • Full UK driving license with willingness to use own car for work purposes


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

Address

HMR Community

Whitehall Street

Rochdale

OL12 0NB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

236-RCO-NM364-24

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