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Clinical Lead

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Part Time
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Clinical Lead to join the Chester South Care Community Team . You will be joining a multidisciplinary team including but not limited to clinical leads, nurses, AHP's and many other specialist professionals who visit the team.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, self-motivated and who provides confident support and leaderships to clients and staff. Good communication skills, an ability to work in partnership with service users and carers.

You will also provide mentoring and support for team members and implement, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the clinical standards within the team.

This post is part time 9 month fixed term, 30 hours per week.

Main duties of the job

* Provide a highly visible clinical profile with leadership and clinical oversight of a designated Care Community caseload

* Working collaboratively with the wider health, social care and the third sector partner agencies to meet the needs of patients.

* Ensure patients receive the right care, by the right person at the right time and the right place.

* Placing the patient at the centre of all decisions, reinforcing the concept of a more streamlined patient journey, with minimal avoidable delays, and an emphasis on people achieving independence whilst improving quality of care

* To provide direction within the caseload in consideration of the impact of current health and social care agendas and local initiatives

* To be aware of local public health community profiles and how this influences the required care for the population

*According to community profiles: understand the skills required from the Community Care Team

*To focus on the delivery of person centred care

* To provide effective, evidence based care to a defined population through case load management and monitoring of care standards

* Provide clinical leadership.

About us

CWP provides health and care services for local people, including mental health, learning disability, community physical health and all-age disability care - including the provision of three GP surgeries.

Our aim is to help people to be the best they can be, adopting a compassionate, person-centred approach to everything we do. We were recently rated as Outstanding for Caring by the Care Quality Commission with a Good rating overall.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.

CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences.

To support this, we offer up to three weeks induction, dependent on role, with our Prepare to Care programme for all new starters. This aims to give you all the knowledge and guidance to help you grow and flourish with CWP.

We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the job description for full details.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.

CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment ,which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A Guide to completing your application form can be accessed on the bottom of this page under the job description, or via our website

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

If you have a disability that meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the essential criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer YES to the question: Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme?

Please inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.

CWP is proud to be an accredited Veteran Aware organisation helping to provide and share best practice in NHS care for our armed forces community. As a veteran aware organisation, CWP is committed to delivering on the principles of the Armed Force Covenant and has a Silver award with the MOD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (DERS).

The trust offers a Guaranteed Interview Scheme to any armed forces community applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post and encourages applications from armed forces reservists or cadet force adult volunteers.

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment.You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of �13 per year applies.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

If you experience any technical difficulties or need help when making an application please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100.

Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon.

Person Specification



  • First level registered general adult nurse
  • Evidence of teaching and assessing
  • SPC qualification in District Nursing or equivalent demonstrating robust evidence of caseload management, community profiling and application of health needs assessment

Knowledge and Expertise


  • Proficiency in delivering high quality evidenced based care
  • To be able to demonstrate continuing professional development
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within a MDT setting



  • Significant experience of working within a community healthcare setting
  • Experience of making autonomous decisions

Employer details

Employer name

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Lache Health Centre

Hawthorn Road



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