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Primary Care Team Leader

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Fancy a change from your current role? Keen to nurse in a unique and unforgettable environment? We are Adel Beck SCH and Wetherby YOI Healthcare an excitable, integrated, forward-thinking multi-disciplinary team who care for and strive to improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable and diverse young people in society. By joining our team, you will work alongside the Pharmacy, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Substance Misuse, Health Promotion (including G.P, Dentist, Optician, Physiotherapy) and Administration teams, which affords us the benefit of being able to work in a truly holistic manner. Were currently looking for someone to complement our experienced Primary Care Team, delivering physical healthcare to at risk and highly complex young people. Prison is a community and, as nurses, we are part of a team working in that community we are a cog in the bigger machine and provide a service to those living here.

An informal visit is highly recommended.

Main duties of the job

As a Clinical Team Leader you will be required to: Complete initial health assessments Triage and assess minor illnesses and injuries and help manage long term conditions. Provide emergency response in keeping with the community model. Support with and deliver childhood immunisation and vaccinations. Co-ordinate the shift ensuring a safe, caring, effective and well-led service is provided 24/7. Liaise with the senior management team and undertake line management responsibilities. As well as clinical responsibilities, you will also perform some admin & clerical duties such as assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care plans, audits, Datix and link nurse role work streams. You will lead by example with LCHs vision, values & behaviours. HMWYOI has excellent onsite facilities, with free parking, two staff gyms and a coffee shop. It is situated very close to the A1(M) with links to Leeds, Harrogate and York which makes commuting easier.

About us

Who are we?

Leeds Community Healthcare provides a range of community-based health services across the whole city. We treat people in their homes, local health centres and community hospitals, and work in partnership with other local Trusts, charities and Leeds City Council.

We have a strong culture based on deeply-held values, and our focus at all times is on delivering high quality care to the people of Leeds. In our most recent CQC evaluation, we were rated Good, with our Adult Services rated Outstanding for caring.

Perks of the job

Our benefits range from generous annual leave to access to NHS discount sites. You can find the full list of attractive benefits and rewards at www.leedscommunityhealthcare.nhs.ukclick on the Join Our Team Tab.

Right to Work

This role is based in the UK. Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK - either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Purpose

The post holder will be responsible for their own caseload within their speciality area as an autonomous practitioner. In doing so, they will assess, plan, deliver and evaluate patient centred programmes of care ensuring that they practice within their sphere of competence and knowledge. The post holder will work to professional and regulatory body codes, standards and guidance at all times ensuring that their practice is grounded in evidence based theoretical and practical knowledge. The post holder will provide the day to day line management of a team of clinicians.

Key Responsibilities

1. Clinical

1.1. Maintain clinical credibility demonstrated through undertaking clinical practice at a frequency agreed with Service Manager/Team Manager/Senior Practitioner Pathway Lead in the relevant field.

1.2. Practices as an autonomous clinician to support service delivery, responding to social, scientific, clinical and ethical issues in line with the values and agreed model within the service

1.3. Works to standards of proficiency identified by their professional and regulatory bodies

1.4. To comply with the organisations Infection Prevention and Control requirements, including bare below the elbows dress code for staff with a direct care delivery role

Person Specification



  • Post-registration experience in the clinical field or a closely related clinical area.
  • Working as part of a wider multidisciplinary team as well as working autonomously having the ability to make complex and critical judgments.
  • Communication skills Management of workload and prioritisation and supporting junior staff.
  • Displays care, compassion, sensitivity and responsiveness to other peoples feelings and needs.
  • Able to work as part of a team, co-operating to work together and in conjunction with others and willing to help and assist wherever possible and appropriate appreciating the value of diversity in the workplace.
  • Able to develop, establish and maintain positive relationships with others both internal and external to the organisation and with patients and their carers.
  • Able to work under pressure, dealing with peaks and troughs in workload.
  • Positive and flexible attitude to dealing with change able to respond to the changing needs of the patient in an appropriate and timely manner
  • willing to change and accept change and to explore new ways of doing things and approaches.
  • Highly motivated, reliable and resilient.
  • Reflective practice skills.
  • Has a strong degree of personal integrity able to adhere to standards of conduct based on a culture of equality and fairness.


  • Working in hospital, community or primary care based teams.
  • Previous experience in a secure / prison environment.



  • Professional degree or diploma in either Adult or Pediatric Nursing or equivalent HCPC registration
  • Appropriate statutory professional body registration NMC.
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  • Must be willing to participate in any relevant training identified to develop skills required to carry out duties.
  • Maintains a portfolio of CPD in line with regulatory body standards and actively working towards revalidation.


  • Mentorship or Practice Assessor Course or equivalent ILS / PIL.

Practical & Intellectual Skills


  • Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation skills.
  • Performs test / procedures / diagnostics relevant to clinical role proficiently.
  • Recognising deteriorating patient and escalate appropriately as per local guidance.
  • Workload management including delegation of tasks.
  • Competent IT skills e.g. word processing, email in order to maintain electronic patient records.
  • Effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills including communicating complex or potentially distressing information to patients / carers.
  • Risk assessment skills.


  • Experience in research and/or clinical audit.
  • Immediate Life Support / Paediatric Immediate Life Support training.

Skills and Attributes


  • Experience and passion in the following: Time management Change management / clinical developments Clinical governance Health Promotion.
  • Theoretical and clinical knowledge appropriate to service area and profession.
  • Knowledge of relevant current issues in health and social care and Health and Justice.
  • Knowledge of NMC Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Demonstrates awareness of limits to knowledge base.
  • Basic understanding of clinical governance and quality measures.
  • Ability to challenge appropriately and advocate for the needs of the patient and service.


  • Auditing and research NHS policies and political awareness.
  • Awareness of LCH Trust 3 Values, 1 Vision and 7 Magnificent behaviours.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of childrens safeguarding & child protection.
  • Basic Mental Health Awareness.

Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust


Adel Beck Secure Children's Home

E Moor Ln, Adel


LS16 8EB

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