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HV Locality Manager

Employer
Whittington Hospital NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£56,388 to £62,785 per annum inclusive of HCAs
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Ready to be a Locality Manager and take the next step into operational management leading a locality team of Health Visitors and skill mix staff in Barnet?

Whittington Health is recruiting a new member to join the leadership team, strengthening our commitment to delivering the Healthy Child Programme through locality based teams working together with families and community partners. Take the plunge and we will offer you lots of support, professional development and a real opportunity to be brave and curious in the work you do. If you would like to know more please get in touch, pay us a visit and fill in an application form.

Main duties of the job

The post holder's key role will be to act as a compassionate leader supporting the service delivery of a quality, equitable, responsive, flexible, and evidence-based health visiting service.

The post holder will work as part of a 0-19 senior management team and be responsible for leading on the strategic and operational management of the aligned services within a geographical locality.

The postholder will support the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme, agreed quality assurance framework and lead, motivate, support, and develop staff within the locality. This will include line management support, clinical and professional supervision, training and expert advice on caseload management within the context of working as part of the wider Early Help and Early Years Services in Barnet.

The post holder will take the lead on an identified area of development and have oversight on service improvement, supporting teams to engage in change management, quality improvement processes, surveys, and clinical audit which in turn enables a culture of learning, authenticity, and continual improvement.

The postholder will have responsibility for data management, commissioning reports and budgets as part of the 0-19 senior management team.

About us

Whittington Health serves a richly diverse population and works hard to ensure that all our services are fair and equally accessible to everyone. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the way we look after our staff. We aim to employ a workforce which is as representative as possible of this population, so we are open to the value of differences in age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, sexual orientation, and religion or belief. The Trust believes that as a public sector organisation we have an obligation to have recruitment, training, promotion and other formal employment policies and procedures that are sensitive to these differences. We think that by doing so, we are better able to treat our patients as well as being a better place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holders key role will be to act as a compassionate leader supporting the service delivery of a quality, equitable, responsive, flexible, and evidence-based health visiting service.

The post holder will work as part of a 0-19 senior management team and be responsible for leading on the strategic and operational management of the aligned services within a geographical locality.

The postholder will support the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme, agreed quality assurance framework and lead, motivate, support, and develop staff within the locality. This will include line management support, clinical and professional supervision, training and expert advice on caseload management within the context of working as part of the wider Early Help and Early Years Services in Barnet.

The post holder will take the lead on an identified area of development and have oversight on service improvement, supporting teams to engage in change management, quality improvement processes, surveys, and clinical audit which in turn enables a culture of learning, authenticity, and continual improvement.

The postholder will have responsibility for data management, commissioning reports and budgets as part of the 0-19 senior management team.

Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • Registered Nurse & Registered SCPHN
  • Min 3 years experience working to deliver the healthy child programme.
  • Masters level qualification or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of continuous professional development in the last 5 years


Desirable

  • leadership course/module completed


Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • Highly developed written communication skills
  • Evidence of analytical and problem solving skills
  • Evidence of providing motivational, professional leadership


Desirable

  • Skilled trainer, mentor, supervisor or coach


Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Understanding of Health Visiting specific DH and NHS policy, initiatives, national service framework
  • Experience of managing staff / teams in the community setting
  • Demonstration of involvement in the management of change
  • Knowledge of child and adult safeguarding & the role of the health visitor
  • Management of finances within a budget, including delivery of cost improvements.


Quality Assurance

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of quality assurance/performance management method.
  • Evidence of service specific data production, analysis and ability to attribute and communicate its meaning.


Desirable

  • Experience of working flexibly across services to support optimum client outcomes.


Employer details

Employer name

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

Address

Winston House

2 Dollis Park

London

N3 1HF

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