Clinical Lead

Employer
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Mansfield
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
21 Aug 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The 136 suite aims to deliver a timely assessment of individuals detained on a section 136.

This post will involve the leadership of all these areas and senior unit cover across sites on occasions

You will be expected to provide clinical supervision and appraisal systems for a group of staff as well as maintaining your own continuing professional development.

You must be able to work flexible hours, over 7 days a week, covering night shifts as well as day shifts. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team within the Acute Care Pathway. You will be a member of and supported by your colleagues in the Acute Leadership Team. You will provide a visible point of contact to junior staff requiring guidance and support in the delivery of care and a contact point for liaison with other professionals in relation to operational policy and management of clinical incident.

Main duties of the job

This post will involve the leadership of all these areas and senior unit cover across sites on occasions

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated candidate who has the relevant skills to enable them to effectively lead a team and inspire good practice and develop the service in relation to policy drivers.

You will be expected to provide clinical supervision and appraisal systems for a group of staff as well as maintaining your own continuing professional development.

It is essential that you are able to work a 24 hour rota. This is an exciting and opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team within the Acute Care Pathway. You will be a member of and supported by your colleagues in the Acute Leadership Team. You will provide a visible point of contact to junior staff requiring guidance and support in the delivery of care and a contact point for liaison with other professionals in relation to operational policy and management of clinical incident.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?
Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description
Job responsibilities

Role Purpose:To provide a defined level of specialist assessment and access to interventions for a diverse patient group and their families under the care programme approach, who present with significantmental health problems/disorders.To provide realistic timely and occasionally intensive support to patients within an inpatient setting.To demonstrate active clinical and managerial leadership skills within the team, providing educationand supervision to junior staff members and other professionalsRole Context:A registered nurse (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities) with current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).The role requires a clinician with specialist skills to assess patients needs, analyse and develop treatment plans within a multidisciplinary frameworkKey Accountabilities PerformanceMeasuresClinical Work PracticeTo assess, design, implement and evaluate safe, creative and effectivetreatment plans in collaboration with the patients diverse needs, theircarers and other professionals.Responsible for the safe monitoring, management and administration ofmedication as required by Trust policy.To obtain and interpret physical Healthcare and act appropriately toobservationsTo maintain safeguarding responsibilities for children and vulnerable adultsin line with Trust policy, and Local Authority procedure and guidance,including making timely child and adult safeguarding referrals as requiredInterventions will be evidence based and designed to reduce stress andanxiety, manage risk and aid recovery.To maintain accurate, timely and relevant clinical records both written andEvidence of awareness and completion of relevant assessments.Individual care plans which are specific to areas of need and are evidence based. Appropriate professional and agreed criteria are met andcomputerised. Maintaining the safe custody of healthcare records.To be aware of and apply the principles on infection prevention and controland to comply with policy, procedure and guidance.To obtain and interpret physical Healthcare observationsDemonstrate and be responsible for the safe application of relevant, up-to date legislation including the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act andDeprivation of Liberty, safeguarding etc.On going professional nursing leadership within a multi-disciplinary team.Compliance with best practice directions (NICE) and participation in quality and safety initiatives.To access and provide clinical supervision to maintain competency anddeliver best quality patient careTo undertake any other duties that would be a reasonable expectation ofthe role Record clinical supervision on appropriate/required information systems and reflective piece for revalidation Dimensions Responsible for maintaining an excellent communication links between all wards anddepartments on the unit, As a member of the leadership team maintain the environment to standards making criticaldecisions and risk management in the absence of senior management . The post holder will work with the Team Leader to ensure the site management . The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that accurate work is completed within thetime limits, framework and standards set. Act on own initiative in the absence of the line manager and without direct supervision. Manages and prioritises own workload. To work as part of a leadership team. The post holder will be based at Millbrook Mental Health Unit. Provide senior cover in the absence of colleagues and where service demands, this may include cover at other sites.

SafeguardingAll employees are responsible for taking all reasonable measures to ensure that the risks of harm to children and vulnerable adults are minimised. They should take all appropriate actions to address concerns, working to agreed local policies and procedures including the guidance on Safeguarding, in partnership with other relevant agencies. This includes accessing appropriate training, advice and support.

Disclosure and Barring ServicesWhere this post relates to the types of work, activity, employment or profession as set out in The Exceptions Order made under the Rehabilitation of Offender Act 1974; the post will be subject to aDBS Disclosure check at the point of recruitment and thereafter, as the Trust determines appropriate. The level of the check will be determined by the type of activities undertaken and thelevel of contact the post holder will have with children and/or adults in receipt of health services

Infection ControlAll employees of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have an individual responsibility to have knowledge of and employ the basic principles of infection prevention and control practice. All employees must comply with Infection Prevention and control mandatory training requirements specific to their role

Equality & DiversityAll staff should be able to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion as identified within the Trusts Equality and Diversity Policy and associated Equality, Diversity and Human Rights legislation

Sustainability

It is the responsibility of all staff to minimise the Trusts environmental impact wherever possible. This will include recycling, switching off lights, computers, monitors and equipment when not in use. Helping to reduce paper waste by minimising printing/copying and reducing water usage, reporting faults and heating/cooling concerns promptly and minimising travel. Where the role includes the ordering and use of supplies or equipment the post holder will consider the environmental impact ofpurchases.

CommunicationProviding and receiving complex, sensitive and confidential information, where there is a requirement to communicate in a professional manner with patients, carers, other healthcare professionals and agencies where there are limitations/barriers to understanding with regards tocomprehension, concentration, capability and communication.An ability to demonstrate empathy, persuasion and reassurance to vulnerable patients and their

Person Specification
Experience
Essential
  • Demonstrates satisfactory clinical expertise for the banding
  • Specialist and area specific experience

Desirable
  • The ability to deal with and resolve conflict

Knowledge
Essential
  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
  • Knowledge of the nursing 6 c's

Desirable
  • Awareness of national and local issues impacting of nursing care
  • Knowledge of management theories

Qualifications and Training
Essential
  • Maintains current registration with the NMC
  • Further specialist knowledge/post registration experience in specific service area or other formal training.
  • Professional Qualification (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities/General) to degree level or equivalent.
  • Willingness to undertake new clinical practices, education and training that will enhance service delivery.

Desirable
  • Demonstrate continued professional development to maintain professional registration

Skills
Essential
  • IT skills
  • Clinical supervision skills
  • Good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care.
  • Ability to be flexible and handle conflict issues
  • Diplomatic, caring & sympathetic
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good written/oral communication skills

Desirable
  • A high level of emotional intelligence


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