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Living Well Service Lead

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Neath
Salary
£51,706 to £58,210 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Hours
Full Time
THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT FOR 6 MONTHS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENTLINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.

Would you like to work with a varied team of individuals who are dedicated to keeping patients living well at home? Neath Port Talbot and Swansea Community Resource Teams (CRTs) are looking for an individual to lead the Living Well Service, consisting of Community Medicines Management, Help me Quit, Community Memory Support and the Expert Patient Programme. The post holder will work as an integral part of the CRTs, focusing on the delivery and management of the Living Well Service.

The CRTs work closely with both Neath Port Talbot and Swansea Local Authorities to provide an integrated, community based service across the Swansea Bay University Health Board footprint to help adults (over the age of 18) who require support to stay independent within their own homes. Key objectives are to help residents stay well and independent in their homes, preventing hospital admission and residential placements, and avoiding delays to hospital discharges.

Main duties of the job

Supporting the health board and local authorities in redesigning community pathways within a range of public, independent and 3rd sector providers in order to meet the health needs of the local population, empowering Individuals to live well in their own homes.

Supporting the development, provision and co-ordination of innovative programmes to optimise the use of community health and wellbeing services across SBUHB footprint.

Leading and managing the Living Well Services within NPT and Swansea CRTs: a portfolio of integrated multi-professional self-management, prevention and early intervention services/programmes (Community Medicines Management Team, Education Programmes for Patients, Help Me Quit (smoking Cessation service), Community Memory Support Team).

Support the development and delivery of equitable services referenced above to the Swansea and NPT localities.

Work in partnership with NPT and Swansea residents and their carers to promote resilient communities and develop high quality care and preventive service.

Responsibility for the embedding and analysis of Person Centered Outcome Measures to demonstrate the value of the Living Well Services within the CRTs.

Responsible for budget management and the performance of the Living Well Services, as well as supporting health and social care to form, implement and deliver on the agreed integrated strategic direction for older and physically disabled people.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • A recognised professional qualification and registration in health care
  • Management qualification or evidence of competence


Desirable

  • Educated to masters level or equivalent experience


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of current issues and best practice relating to intermediate care and integrated service provision
  • Knowledge of clinical and data governance issues
  • Knowledge and understanding of performance management
  • Understanding and awareness of the importance of patient involvement


Desirable

  • Knowledge and understanding of statutory and legislative requirements eg. health and safety
  • Knowledge and understanding of EPP and self-management agenda


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of managing and leading multidisciplinary multiprofessional teams
  • Experience of dealing with a range of human resource issues
  • Experience of budget and resource management


Desirable

  • Experience of developing plans and policies at a strategic level


Aptitude and abilities

Essential

  • Can demonstrate health board values
  • Effective interpersonal, communication and presentation skills


Desirable

  • Welsh speaker


Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Address

Cimla Health and Social Care Centre

Neath

SA11 3SU

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

130-NMR219-0624

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