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Health and Social Care Hub Clinical Lead

Employer
Livewell Southwest
Location
Plymouth
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa, pro-rata
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To provide highly skilled clinical leadership across South Hams & West Devons Health & Social Care Hubs (H& SC Hubs) as part of an integrated Health & Social Care offer. Leading & delivering a key element of a locality wide multidisciplinary urgent crisis response & discharge pathways.

Please note that this role may not be eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route, please refer to the Direct Gov website for more information with regards to eligibility

Main duties of the job

To have clinical responsibility & joint operational responsibility for Health and Social Care Hubs in SH & WD. To develop and promote a H& SC offer that meet the needs of the local population, monitoring service priorities ensuring the service is effective, equitable and client focused.

To be responsible for optimising the use of resources and respond proactively to changes in service need. To implement relevant clinical competency frameworks in a joined up approach with Devon.

To lead on the provision of learning and development opportunities for Hub staff, ensuring that in-service training, external learning and the use of protected learning time are fulfilled in order to meet the requirements for continuing professional development To implement, monitor and evaluate quality standards and effectiveness of service delivery.

To identify professional issues in collaboration with the team leaders that need to be addressed at a strategic level, working with professional leads to reach appropriate agreed actions. To lead ongoing review and evaluation of the H& SC Hub skill mix at a strategic level, developing and implementing innovative models of service delivery in collaboration with locality managers, team lead and stake holders.

To be an active member of relevant working and steering groups e.g. developing new and existing H7SC offers. This will include giving expert guidance to groups and contributing to relevant policies / protocols.

About us

Livewell Southwest is an independent, award-winning social enterprise providing integrated health & social care services for people across Plymouth, South Hams & West Devon, as well as some specialist services for people living in parts of Devon & Cornwall. With teams in community hospitals, GP practices, sports centres, health & wellbeing hubs.

As an organisation with a strong social conscience, we always value being kind, respectful, inclusive, ambitious, responsible and collaborative. Transforming services to make them sustainable, ensuring that we value, support & empower each other.

We are committed to involving the people we care for, families & carers in everything that we do, working towards co-production where we can. Helping us to deliver the right care for people, in the right place & at the right time. By putting people at the centre of what we do, we ensure to support people to lead, healthy independent lives & be the very best at helping people to live well.

Valuing our employees making an investment in their development a priority. We offer:

Protected CPD time for registered staff

Various development pathways and ongoing regular training packages for all staff

Leadership & mentoring programmes

Access & funding for training including Care Certificate, Assistant Practitioners Course & Scholarship Into Nurse Training

A Robust Preceptorship

A bespoke induction programme

Existing members of the NHS Pension Scheme can continue their membership when they join the organisation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Primary duties and responsibilities

To have clinical responsibility & and joint operational responsibility for Health and Social Care Hubs in SH & WD.

To develop and promote a H& SC offer that meet the needs of the local population, monitoring service priorities ensuring the service is effective, equitable and client focused.

To be responsible for optimising the use of resources and respond proactively to changes in service need.

To implement relevant clinical competency frameworks in a joined up approach with Devon.

To lead on the provision of learning and development opportunities for Hub staff, ensuring that in-service training, external learning and the use of protected learning time are fulfilled in order to meet the requirements for continuing professional development

To implement, monitor and evaluate quality standards and effectiveness of service delivery.

To identify professional issues in collaboration with the team leaders that need to be addressed at a strategic level, working with professional leads to reach appropriate agreed actions.

To lead ongoing review and evaluation of the H& SC Hub skill mix at a strategic level, developing and implementing innovative models of service delivery in collaboration with locality managers, team lead and stake holders.

To be an active member of relevant working and steering groups e.g. developing new and existing H7SC offers. This will include giving expert guidance to groups and contributing to relevant policies / protocols.

To have an overarching perspective, support and take part in research within the profession and to be up to date with current trends and research applicable to practice.

Clinical leadership, policy and service development

To provide highly skilled clinical leadership for H& SC Hubs.

Act as an expert advisor/ offer highly skilled leadership on clinical issues and the implementation of guidelines and standards.

To assist in the implementation of relevant care pathways within H& SC Hubs

To collaborate with practice leads in the production and implementation of clinical policies in relation to H& SC Hubs that will support evidence based or best practice

To provide highly advanced clinical leadership to H& SC Hubs and support stakeholder clinicians to advance their clinical practice.

To be an autonomous practitioner, offering highly specialised, expert advice to highly complex cases.

Analyse and respond quickly to complex clinical situations utilising highly specialist knowledge to formulate solutions and recommendations

Staff and personal professional development

To develop a CPD strategy along side a Devon Wide practice lead that ensures the professional group maintain standards of up to date practice to maintain their skill set and to maximise their own learning

Support the CPD requirements of the profession, including identification of training requirements and leading on a minimum of one CPD event per year.

To undertake all mandatory training as required and any identified clinical or non clinical training

To facilitate professional forums on a regular basis with wider stakeholder groups e.g. Intermediate Care Teams

To undertake joint appraisals with operational manager for senior professional staff

To provide clinical supervision for all staff and ensure that own supervision is maintained.

To maintain own CPD Portfolio

Work collaboratively with other clinical leads to develop staff and services to maintain equity across localities

To participate in the annual appraisal

To be responsible for maintaining up to date knowledge and skills at a highly advanced level in the practice in your respective profession.

To be responsible for maintaining advanced knowledge of relevant health and social care initiatives and legislation, and to implement improvements in practice to meet these across the organisation.

Responsible for participation in contract negotiations

Representing the H& SC Hubs through participation at professional/ regional forums and national conferences.

Quality and Governance

Investigate any concerns relating to poor performance of staff within the H& SC Hubs and offer support to wider locality teams.

To jointly work with operational manager with service planning and delivery to meet quality and performance indicators that are consistent with current best practice.

Contribute to the service planning and implementing within the H& SC Hubs.

To initiate and participate in audit and research relating to H& SC Hubs to implement any changes that are required in consultation with the locality teams/ stakeholders.

Contribute to the development, review and implementation of policies.

To ensure accurate and effective clinical records.

To ensure incident reporting is timely and accurate.

Clinical Leadership

To participate to the development of JDs within new roles and in the review and recruitment

To liaise with colleagues / professionals on local and national issues to provide specialist and expert advice to internal and external stakeholders

Working alongside risk management in the analysis of clinical incidents across the service and implementing learning from outcomes.

To work alongside other clinical leads to develop cross professional education on urgent care issues for relevant staff groups within the organisation.

To have extensive knowledge of the wider health care system with the ability to build good relationships with stakeholders inside and outside of the organisation including the private sector.

Actively pursue opportunities for integrated working and service development.

Clinical responsibility

To undertake a clinical role across the service as required in order to support service delivery which will include assessment, treatment planning, intervention and evaluating outcomes.

To ensure joint working with senior staff, training and education of staff and wider teams.

The post holder will implement advanced clinical and therapeutic skills to remotely provide urgent care advice and support. The post holder will convey highly reasoned clinical information succinctly to ensure a positive outcome.

Provide clinical face to face assessment and intervention when deemed appropriate to ensure the best outcome for the individual.

Clinically co-ordinating a rapid multidisciplinary response to ensure the needs of an individual are met.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for the full details.

Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • Specialist clinical knowledge in the delivery of complex health and social care needs
  • Evidence of continuing professional and management development
  • Demonstration of evidence based practice
  • Ability to interpret and deliver national and regional strategies
  • Ability to understand, interpret and present complex data/reports
  • Ability to improve clinical delivery
  • Conversant in computer literacy


Desirable

  • Significant experience of change management


Specific Skills

Essential

  • Highly advanced communication and presentation skill
  • Using advanced facilitation skills to plan, organise and implement change.
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and motivational skills.
  • Excellent time management, organisational skills and ability to work autonomously.
  • Conduct professional affairs in a confident and assertive manner.
  • Excellent clinical reasoning skills.


Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered health or Social Care Professional
  • Degree/Diploma
  • Relevant registration with health or social Care body


Desirable

  • Nationally recognised management/leadership qualification/experiences
  • Relevant Masters degree
  • Evidence of study at Masters level/working towards a Masters
  • Evidence of research /study


Experience

Essential

  • Clinical Specialist experience in intermediate care/ urgent care.
  • Previous experience of complex Health & Social Care interventions in a community setting.
  • Experience & knowledge of MCAs & Safeguarding procedures.
  • Knowledge of the Care Act.
  • Experience of developing and implementing policies/standards
  • Demonstrate experience in:
  • Change management
  • Quality standards and audit
  • Senior staff supervision and development of workforce / clinical competencies
  • Team, multidisciplinary multisystem working
  • Effective input to patient complaints investigations, SIRIs
  • Involvement in projects / service developments
  • Interpreting local policy and national guidance
  • Demonstrable understanding of Clinical Governance and commitment of a high quality healthcare provision


Desirable

  • Experience of senior clinical leadership in a variety of settings.
  • Undertaking investigations e.g SIRIs
  • Conducting appraisals and performance reviews with senior staff.
  • Partnership working across disciplines and organisations
  • Evidence of business planning.
  • Evidence of project management


Additional Requirements

Essential

  • Ability to complete 7 day working


Employer details

Employer name

Livewell Southwest

Address

The Hayloft

Plymouth

PL8 2NN

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B9832-2024-NM-9085-2

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