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Health and Wellbeing Team Leader - HMP & YOI Feltham

Employer
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Feltham
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum inc. Outer HCAS (pro rata if P/T)
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust is a Top Employer Award Winner. We have a Health and Justice Services Directorate, within which sits the 'Children and Young People' Service line working in partnership with 'Youth Custody Service' colleagues to provide trauma-informed primary care, mental health, neuro-developmental and substance misuse services to the young people and young adults within our care.

It is our quest to deliver patient-focused, developmentally appropriate, quality care promoting a trauma informed environment together with our operational colleagues and supporting young people and young adults to understand their own health and wellbeing needs and maximise all opportunities to achieve their goals during their stay and beyond.

We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic RMN band 7 Team Leader to join our Integrated Healthcare Service at HMPYOI Feltham covering Feltham B.

Feltham is effectively two separate establishments delivering healthcare services to young people in Feltham A (15-19 years) and adults in Feltham B (18-30 years). These two cohorts have slightly different needs and we are looking for staff that understand this and work in line with 'Child First' principles. By joining our team, you will not only look after the healthcare needs of the young people we care for, but also have the opportunity to have a real impact on promoting health and well-being for this population.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be an experienced RMN professional who also has excellent staff management and leadership skills. The Nurse Practitioner in Wellbeing Team in HMYOI Feltham will be committed to providing mental healthcare services in custody, equivalent to those in the community. Post-holders will have broad experience of working in successful Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and will have a good understanding of what is required to deliver an effective mental health service for young people in a custodial setting.

The post holder will fully embrace the new SECURE STAIRS model, including participating in and co-delivering training, attending team Reflective Practice as a key part of the role, facilitating a therapeutic culture and activities on the units including Community Meetings, contributing to Formulations and, where appropriate, providing supervision to prison staff.

The post holder will work closely with the HWBT Service Lead to deliver and implement an effective Mental healthcare which meets the needs of the young people/young adults in our care in HMYOI Feltham..

Essential Requirement (List 3 key essential requirements rather than whole of Job Spec)
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Substantial post registration experience in Secure setting or an acute setting (Adul/CAMHS)
  • Resident in UK for 3 years or longer


  • About us

    Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust offers its staff ongoing career progression through monthly supervision, annual personal development plans/appraisals and access to exciting internal and external training opportunities.

    The trust alsovalues its staff and you are entitled to become a member of MyTrustBenefits. MyTrustBenefits is an online portal for all CNWL staff, as well as their family and friends. It offers over 1400 discounts at hundreds of retailers nationwide. Save money on your weekly food shops, toiletries, cosmetics, cinema, meals out, holidays, travel and entertainment. You can also access free online courses on a variety of topics, professional and personal, ranging from business management, languages, law and teaching.

    All of our sites in CYPSL offer free use of the onsite leisure facilities and free parking for staff at the HMP YOI establishments.

    PLEASE NOTE ANY CANDIDATE WISHING TO APPLY FOR ANY OF OUR ROLES IN HEALTH AND JUSTICE SERVICES WILL BE SUBJECT TO PRISON VETTING CLEARANCE WHICH REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE BEEN A RESIDENT IN THE UK FOR A MINIMUM OF 3 YEARS. CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT MEET THIS CRITERIA NEED NOT APPLY.

    The successful applicant may have contact with patients or service users. As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    **Please see Job Description for full list or responsibilities**
    • To deliver effective day-to-day leadership and direction to all staff within the HWBT team.
    • To ensure the service is well organised, evidence based, & service user focused.
    • To support the Service Manager in implementing service changes when required, ensuring effective implementation with measurable outcomes, and to agreed timescales.
    • To advance innovative ideas to enable staff to deliver care more effectively.
    • To ensure that clinical practice in the team is delivered safely and in accordance with the Care Qualify Commission Framework, Professional Practice standards and any other relevant national policies and and standards.
    • To be part of a culture that focuses on improving outcomes across the care pathway for clients.
    • To work in partnership with the Prison and other healthcare providers to ensure there are clear and responsive operational policies, procedures and protocols.
    • To support the Service Manager in implementing care quality standards. This will include keeping updated with national policy and legislation, attending relevant Trust meetings, policy development and implementation of improvement programmes across the service.
    • To provide cover for the Service Manager as required.


    Person Specification

    Education and Qualifications

    Essential

    • oProfessional Registration - Nursing and Midwifery Council
    • oNursing qualification i.e. RMN
    • oEvidence of continued professional development
    • oNon Medical Prescribing Qualification


    Desirable

    • oManagement qualification and an understanding of management theory


    Skills

    Essential

    • oLeadership qualities.
    • oMulti-professional and multi-agency working.
    • oGood interpersonal skills including diplomacy, negotiating, problem solving.
    • oLinking and networking effectively with statutory and non-statutory service providers.
    • oWorking to deadlines under pressure.
    • oDeveloping training opportunities for professional and unqualified staff.
    • oProven track record of completing agreed objectives on time and within budget.
    • oAbility to work with and engage service users, carers and advocates to ensure their involvement in services.
    • oAbility to manage services in a rapidly changing environment.
    • oGood communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to influence people in a positive way.
    • oAbility to manage, motivate and develop others to achieve objectives.
    • oAbility to build and maintain partnerships, internal and external to the organisation.
    • oAbility to work as part of a management team.
    • oAbility to manage change in a positive and proactive manner.


    Desirable

    • oWorking with multi-cultural and diverse community.
    • oChairing interdisciplinary meetings.


    Knowledge

    Essential

    • oKnowledge of key frameworks and policy practice issues relevant to Mental health.
    • oKnowledge of corporate governance and assurance frameworks.
    • oKnowledge of YOI performance standards for Mental Health and HJIPS and CYPIPS
    • oKnowledge of health and safety issues encountered in Prison healthcare.
    • oKnowledge of human resources processes including training & education, recruitment, workforce planning, staff budget management, performance management, union negotiation and disciplinary action.


    Desirable

    • oKnowledge of the complexities of multi- disciplinary/multi-agency issues affecting Prison healthcare provision.
    • oKnowledge of clinical governance / CQC processes
    • oThe management of organisational change.


    Experience

    Essential

    • oExperience of working within a CPN role in Mental Health services for adults.


    Desirable

    • oExperience of working within a Secure Setting.
    • oExperience of Managerial responsibility, managing HR processes, supervising and appraising staff.
    • oExperience of working within the Criminal Justice System.


    Other

    Essential

    • oAn understanding and commitment to providing services within an equal opportunity policy framework.


    Employer details

    Employer name

    Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

    Address

    HMP & YOI Feltham

    Bedfont Road

    Feltham

    TW13 4ND

    Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

    333-D-HJ-1641

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