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Clinical Lead

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
As a result of the post-holder being effective in their role, The Trust would expect to see the followingoutcomes for the Trust, service users and the wider community:1. Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust as a leading provider of community services, mental health care,physical health, addiction services and learning disability care.2. Service users receiving a high-quality service and one which is free from stigma, discrimination andharm.3. Staff engaged with the delivery, innovation and continuous improvement of services to benefitservice users.4. Visible and responsive leadership, setting the standard for others and role-modelled throughoutthe division for all managers.5. The Trust values of Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Respectfulness, Enthusiasm andSupport will be embedded across the division for all staff and evident to service users.

Main duties of the job

As Clinical Lead, the post holder will work autonomously taking responsibility for care, quality and clinicalactivity by providing specialist professional nursing leadership and guidance, clinical advice andmanagement in relation to the key dimensions of health care quality:o Patient safetyo The effectiveness of all health care interventionso Patient experienceo The environment in which care is deliveredAs Clinical Lead, the post holder will provide a specialised role in the development and implementation ofservices and care pathways for adults with mental health problems within the relevant framework/modelfor service delivery.I It is expected the role will continue to develop in line with national and local initiatives, alongside theCommunity Mental Health FrameworkThe post holder will work as an integral part of the team with a specialist role in the development andimplementation of services and care pathways. They will provide clinical leadership, supervision andsupport to colleagues. They will work with the Team Manager to review and implement national and localguidance, and service innovations.The post holder will ensure the delivery of a clinically effective service which meets the needs of serviceusers and their families in line with local and national development plans, Trust policies and procedures.The post holder will demonstrate an attitude which respects and values service users' and their carers

About us

Mersey Care is one of the largest trusts providing physical health and mental health services in the North West, serving more than 1.4 million people across our region and are also commissioned for services that cover the North West, North Wales and the Midlands.

We offer specialist inpatient and community services that support physical and mental health and specialist inpatient mental health, learning disability, addiction and brain injury services. Mersey Care is one of only three trusts in the UK that offer high secure mental health facilities.

At the heart of all we do is our commitment to 'perfect care' - care that is safe, effective, positively experienced, timely, equitable and efficient. We support our staff to do the best job they can and work alongside service users, their families, and carers to design and develop future services together. We're currently delivering a programme of organisational and service transformation to significantly improve the quality of the services we provide and safely reduce cost as we do so.

Flexible working requests will be considered for all roles.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached detailed job description and outline of the main responsibilities and duties of this role.

Person Specification

suitable qualification


  • relevant qualifications required for this role
  • relevant previous experience suitable for this post and setting.


  • previous relevant experience for this post and role.
  • post qualification professional development.

Employer details

Employer name

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust


Wakefield House

Guardian Street



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