Are you confident in taking the lead when faced with issues?
Do you work well with people and teams?
Have you got experience of leadership in a mental health environment?
Do you have the skills to grow and maintain a confident team, with positive values and standards that strive for the best patient centred care?
If you have said yes to these questions, we have an exciting opportunity for you to develop your career ...
Our Community Adult Service in Stowmarket currently provide community support / interventions, as part of the Care Plan Programme Approach for individuals aged 24 upwards. Moving forward you will play an important role in shaping the service as part of the transformation agenda for East Suffolk.
We are looking for someone who can lead by example and demonstrate good collaborative working, placing emphasis on the Recovery Model. This is an exciting time within NSFT to be part of creating a new way of working which will include developing close working relationships with other NSFT teams and alliance partners.Main duties of the job
As the Clinical Team Leader role, you will be responsible for the operational management of a range of aspects of service delivery within the team and for clinical / managerial supervision of professional staff.
- To ensure a responsive, high quality service is provided to clients, their families and carers within the clinical environment.
- Maintain compliance with key performance indicators. Develop any Quality Improvement initiatives that could improve outcomes.
The Clinical Team Leader will provide professional governance and leadership within their area. They will deputise for the Deputy Service Manager as required.About us
You will be suitably qualified / registered as a Nurse / Social Worker or Occupational Therapist and be able to evidence your knowledge of mental health by your level of experience in both clinical and leadership roles, particularly as part of multi-disciplinary teams. Your experience of leading service development and the ability to competently assess risk will be essential as will your excellent communication, analytical and decision making skills.
We offer a supportive team environment where you will develop your own knowledge of psychosocial interventions and positive health promotion, with first-hand experience of engaging service users within a community based setting.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESManagement
The Clinical Team Leader role is responsible for the operational management of a range of aspects of service delivery within the team.
Responsible for the line management of identified staff within the team, to include CPD, performance management, staff appraisals and relevant HR issues.
Responsible for the proactive recruitment of new staff and maintaining delegated staff wellbeing / retention.
Responsible for the effective use of the delegated aspects of the team budget.
To lead the development of effective mental health care pathways within the team.
Lead / support service evaluation and audit systems.
Responsible for the review / development of service wide policies and protocols.
Support the establishment of partnerships and networks with key stakeholders
Deputise for Deputy Service Manager as required Clinical
You will be accountable for own professional actions.
Effective personal planning and organisation of daily work-load.
Flexible working and manage own working time effectively and accordingly to service demands.
Practice autonomously in making clinical judgements, identifying alternative courses of action,
Managing and providing a high quality of care.
Maintain respectful, effective professional interpersonal relationships with others.
To attend all mandatory training as required by the Trust and to undertake further training and updating as required to carry out the role.
Initiate, create and maintain therapeutic relationships with patients and carers, ensuring that practice is patient centred.
Promote the involvement of patients and carers in the development of the care pathway.
Ensure that all patients are given full explanation on their care pathway / treatment options and no decision is taken forward without their consent.
Undertake surveys and audits.
Regularly be involved in various research studies where the opportunity arises.
**This post attracts a recruitment premium of £3,000 (pro-rata for part time roles). This is a one off payment with half paid on appointment and half paid after the completion of a satisfactory probation period (6 months). The premium is taxable. Please note that should you leave employment, or choose to move to an alternative post within the Trust that does not attract this recruitment premium, you will be required to reimburse all or some it, as follows: 100% of the value of the premium in the first 12 months; 50% of the value of the premium in the period 12 months to 2 years following appointment. Please note this recruitment premium is for external applicants only. Not applicable to newly qualified nurses**Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Nursing degree or equivalent, Dip SW or Dip OT or equivalent, or HCPC registered
- Ongoing professional development working towards degree level
- Higher degree or post graduate certificate in area of clinical / therapeutic practice
- ILM certificate in management or equivalent
- Able to demonstrate experience at a senior clinical level including staff management/supervisi on experience
- Experience of working within a multi disciplinary team
- Evidence of providing leadership in a Mental Health care environment including service development
- Experience with risk assessment and ongoing management
- Excellent communication skills
- Competent assessment skills, relevant to profession
- Effective analytical and decision-making skills
- Care planning skills
- Competent and effective treatment skills
- - Able to effectively prioritise own work load
- Knowledge of medication and the monitoring of its effects
- Build on / develop further knowledge of psychosocial interventions
- Build on / develop further specialist knowledge of health promotion and recovery
- An understanding of the policies and guidelines both local and national e.g. National Institute for Clinical Excellence guidelines
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