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Clinical Director

Employer
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Fulbourn
Salary
£78,192 to £90,387 a year Per annum pro rata
Closing date
9 Aug 2022

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Profession
Senior Manager
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Band 8D
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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Open to Senior Clinicians across multiple professional backgrounds including Nursing, Medical and AHP's

The post holder will provide clinical and strategic leadership to the Directorate and support and develop clinical leadership across the Directorate.

Remuneration

The post is for 2 and a half days with 2 additional responsibility points, or equivalent banding for non-medical applicants. Applicants who wish to work fulltime for CPFT will be able to consider other part-time clinical roles suitable for their professional background

Main duties of the job

  • Work in a triumvirate with the Service Director, Assistant director of Nursing and Quality, to ensure that the Directorate provides high quality services, responsive to the needs of patients, parents/carers, General Practitioners, acute providers and the Integrated Care System
  • To ensure that standards for services are reviewed in line with NSFs, NICE, national and local guidance and benchmarks, local contractual requirements, activity and financial targets.
  • Work in a triumvirate and the Directorate Management team to ensure that effective arrangements are in place for integrated governance including incident reporting and risk management, working effectively with the integrated governance team and risk support services.
  • Responsible with the Triumvirate for developing and implementing policies to the clinical service of the Directorate.
  • To support clinical leadership across the Directorate.To establish effective communications and working relationships internally and externally.
  • To promote, carry out and be responsible for the use of research and clinical audit within the Directorate/service, and encourage all staff to participate
  • To ensure that the Triumvirate and Directorate Management Team produce an annual Directorate Business Plan for agreement with the Trust Executive.
  • In conjunction with the Triumvirate, ensure that agreed financial activity and other performance targets in the annual Directorate Business Plan are delivered.


About us

CPFT is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our BAME & LGBTQ+ communities.

For further information on CPFT please visit our website www.cpft.nhs.uk

Job description Job responsibilities

Clinical / Service Specific
  • Work with the Service Director, the Assistant Director of Nursing and Quality and the Directorate Management Team to ensure that the Directorate provides high quality services, responsive to the needs of patients, carers and General Practitioners
  • To ensure that standards for services are reviewed in line with NSFs, NICE, national and local guidance and benchmarks, local contractual requirements, activity and financial targets.
  • Work with the Service Director and Assistant Director of Nursing and Quality to to ensure that effective arrangements are in place for integrated governance including incident reporting and risk management, working effectively with the integrated governance team and risk support services.
  • Responsible with the Service Director and Assistant Director of Nursing and Quality to for developing and implementing policies to the clinical service of the Directorate.
  • To support clinical leadership across the Directorate.
  • To establish effective communications and working relationships internally and externally.

Research & Service Evaluation
  • To provide direction and leadership to the Directorate Management Team and clinical staff in promoting service improvement, ensuring that patient/carer views are at the forefront of service delivery, service improvement and care pathway development
  • To promote, carry out and be responsible for the use of research and clinical audit within the Directorate/service, and encourage all staff to participate
  • To ensure that the Service Director, Assistant Director of Nursing and Quality and Directorate Management Team produce an annual Directorate Business Plan for agreement with the Trust Executive.
  • In conjunction with the Service Director and Assistant Director of Nursing and Quality, ensure that agreed financial activity and other performance targets in the annual Directorate Business Plan are delivered.

Key Working Relationships
  • Executive Directors
  • General Manager
  • Service Improvement Manager
  • Other Directors
  • Other Clinical Directors and Lead Clinicians
  • Clinical and corporate services staff
  • Commissioners and external stakeholders

Financial Responsibility
  • To be responsible for the Directorate budget and work with the Service Director and Assistant Director of Nursing and Quality on the financial management of the Directorate and for ensuring that financial and performance targets agreed with the Executive Team are met.

Human Resources
  • Work with the Service Director, Assistant Director of Nursing and Quality and Directorate Management Team to ensure that there are appropriate management and supervision arrangements for all staff in the Directorate in accordance with Trust policies
  • To support the General Manager in maintaining effective processes for the management of medical staff including recruitment, discipline and implementation of working time directives.

Quality & Patient Safety
  • Protection of Children & Vulnerable Adults To promote and safeguard the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
  • Implementation of NICE guidance and other statutory / best practice guidelines. (if appropriate)
  • Infection Control - To be responsible for the prevention and control of infection.
  • Incident reporting - To report any incidents of harm or near miss in line with the Trusts incident reporting policy ensuring appropriate actions are taken to reduce the risk of reoccurrence.
  • To contribute to the identification, management and reduction of risk in the area of responsibility.
  • To ensure day to day practice reflects the highest standards of governance, clinical effectiveness, safety and patient experience.
  • To ensure monitoring of quality and compliance with standards is demonstrable within the service on an ongoing basis.
  • To be aware of the responsibility of all employees to maintain a safe and healthy environment for patients/ clients, visitors and staff.

Training and Development
  • To participate in regular supervision in accordance with good practice guidelines and Trust policy.
  • To participate in the Trusts annual Appraisal process.
  • To attend all relevant mandatory training as and when required to do so.

General
  • To maintain up to date knowledge of legislation, national and local policies and issues in relation to both the specific client group and mental health.
  • To comply with the Professional Codes of Conduct and to be aware of changes in these. To maintain up to date knowledge of all relevant legislation and local policies and procedures implementing this.
  • To ensure that all duties are carried out to the highest standard and in accordance with currently quality initiatives within the work area.
  • To comply with all relevant Trust policies, procedures and guidelines, including those relating to Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety and Confidentiality of Information and to be aware of any changes in these.
  • To comply at all times with the Trusts Information Governance related policies. Staffs are required to respect the confidentiality of information about staff, patients and Trust business and in particular the confidentiality and security of personal identifiable information in line with the Data Protection Act. All staff are responsible for ensuring that any data created by them is timely, comprehensive, accurate, and fit for the purposes for which it is intended


Person Specification Education / Qualifications Essential
  • Professional Clinical Qualification
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Post graduate degree or equivalent Management qualification
Experience Essential
  • Senior clinician with expertise relevant to the service Directorate.
  • Substantial experience of leading and developing clinical services.
  • Substantial experience of leading service changes with senior clinicians and multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Substantial experience of managing and facilitating others to achieve change.
  • Strong understanding of the service development agenda in mental health services.
  • Substantial experience of partnership and collaborative working.
Desirable
  • Experience of strategic planning.
  • Experience of managing budgets and achieving financial targets.
  • Experience of managing senior clinicians
Skills & Abilities & Knowledge Essential
  • Decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent Analytical and organisational skills.


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