At Whitby Community Hospital we are all about providing excellent care closer to home and have recently moved into a £13 million pound newly renovated hospital site. Situated in the beautiful coastal town on the North Yorkshire Moors the hospital offers the local community a 16 bed rehabilitation ward, Urgent Treatment Centre, District Nursing Community therapy and Specialised services.
We are seeking to appoint a skilled, organised, dynamic, proactive team leader with a 'can do' attitude / 'it is my job' approach to join our management team at the Whitby Community Hospital.
The successful post holder will lead an integrated multi-disciplinary community based hub team spanning people's physical health care needs. We work collaboratively with our community partners, Social Care, GP practices, ICS and Whitby Moors and Coast Primary Care Network.
The team leader will provide strong operational leadership to the neighbourhood care team, Urgent Treatment Centre, MSK physiotherapy, out patients, team members include; registered nurses/ District Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for an exceptional, motivated professional with excellent communication and leadership skills who is able to provide strong leadership and management in order to ensure compliance of service delivery and the best health outcomes for the people in Whitby and Eskdale locality.
To succeed in this role you will need to be passionate about community healthcare provision, able to tackle key priorities with enthusiasm and have the tenacity to deliver in an ever changing environment. Though the post is predominately non-clinical the individual will need a clinical community health professional background and be able to demonstrate a track record in successfully delivering high quality care and have experience in managing teams and budgets as well as initiating and implementing changes to service delivery. You will be a key player in forging effective working relationships within your team with staff, GPs, and social care colleagues who are all an important part of our whole systems approach to service delivery.
We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale and Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of our patients and service users.
To find out more about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our Trust website humber.nhs.uk/Services
You will join our team of over 2,800 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives every day. We're extremely proud of our Trust community and we know you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.
We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centred and compassionate care to patients. We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills and competencies to deliver outstanding care.
Job description Job responsibilities
For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
Person Specification Knowledge Essential
- Full understanding of relevant policy, legislation, drivers and their application to clinical and service area, e.g. Mental Capacity Act, Social Inclusion, Long Term Conditions
- Full understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within community services
- Good IT skills e.g. knowledge of word and excel, System 1
- Evidence of project work that has had a positive impact on service delivery
- Knowledge of legislation relevant to the service area
- Knowledge of managing delegated budgets
- Detailed understanding of all current legislation relevant to the service area
- Proven leadership/management experience, able to demonstrate examples of positive impact/change within service delivery/practice at an advanced level
- Evidence of post-registration professional practice
- Demonstrable experience of working in the specific field where the post is held
- Evidence of specialist practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
- Evidence of promoting/supporting active user/carer involvement/participation
- To network locally and regionally
- Be able to effectively Chair meetings
- Development of expert leadership/management skills
- Be able to demonstrate effective communication skills at all levels
- Experience of developing others through education, mentorship, coaching, teaching, assessing, presentations, publishing
- Ability to work across team/organisational boundaries developing and maintaining multi-professional and multi-agency partnerships
- Management of delegated budgets
- Live register or equivalent professional registration relevant to the post
- Educated to Masters level or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge or experiential learning/experience in service development, managing change, leading and managing staff, plus specialist training and short courses to Diploma level relevant to area of practice:
- Accredited leadership/management qualification or ability to demonstrate these at an advanced level
- Advanced/expert clinical qualification
Personal Attributes Essential
- Effective inter-personal skills and experience in supervising and mentoring
- Able to demonstrate effective communication skills with patients, carers and at all levels of staff/managers in the organisation
- Good time management skills
- Work within the culture of improving working lives and working time directive
- Ability to lead/motivate staff to embrace change
- Working knowledge of Trust policies and procedures in order to effectively lead and manage others
- Able to demonstrate effective communication skills at all levels i.e. strategically and locally
Effort and Environment Essential
- Ability to effectively commute between all various Trust sites
- Demonstrate mandatory training and attendance as required for the role
- Requirement of frequent concentration e.g. risk assessments. The work will be unpredictable
- Frequent exposure to emotional or distressing circumstances
- Some exposure to hazards e.g. verbal aggression
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