Grenfell Dedicated Service Senior Clinician

Employer
Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£49,036 to £55,049 a year pa inc HCAS
Closing date
9 Oct 2022

View more

Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing person who has experience of engaging diverse communities and creating appropriate mental health interventions in collaboration with residents and organisations . We would be particularly interested in applications from people who live/have worked within the local North Kensington community.

Are you passionate about working individuals, families and communities who have been affected by trauma? Have you got experience of working with people in creative, innovative ways?

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing person who has experience of engaging diverse communities and creating appropriate mental health interventions in collaboration with residents and organisations . We would be particularly interested in applications from people who live/have worked within the local North Kensington community.

About us

The NHS Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service is a specialist service set up in response to the fire at Grenfell Tower in June 2017. The Dedicated Service team works closely with other organisations in order to create an integrated, creative, flexible and responsive service, aimed at meeting the needs of the survivors and bereaved individuals and families accessing the Dedicated Service.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please review attached job description for more detail about the role.

The successful post holder will be able to engage local residents in health and wellbeing services and be able to work flexibly, positively, creatively and sensitively within a very challenging and fast-changing context, whilst maintain excellent relationships with individuals and community organisations.

Overview of Main Responsibilities:
  • To support the Team Manager of the Grenfell Dedicated Service Team, in ensuring that the workload of the team is managed and ensuring that priorities are
  • To line manage team members, who will be from a variety of backgrounds and NHS providers
  • To ensure that the team has a proactive approach to identifying, contacting and supporting individuals affected by the fire, with appropriate referral on to clinical services where needed, e.g. Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service (GHWS)
  • With the Team Manager, to develop systems and processes, including supervision, community working and others to ensure the safe delivery of the Dedicated Service Offer.
  • To maintain and develop effective pathways with other components of the local NHS, eg Single Point of Access, GPs etc
  • To maintain and develop effective relationships and interface with statutory and non-statutory services in the local area
  • To provide clinical leadership within the Dedicated Service Tea
  • To work with the Team Manager and others to develop the ongoing NHS offer to the community directly affected by the Grenfell fire
  • To work with in the relevant legislative frameworks (e.g. Mental Health Act (1983) Mental Capacity Act (2005), Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, Care Act 2014 etc)
  • To promote a culture of community engagement and liaison in the delivery of our support
  • To ensure that the team works within the relevant frameworks and policies for safeguarding vulnerable adults
  • To ensure that services within the multidisciplinary team are well co-ordinated in order they are responsive and attuned to the needs of its service users
  • To ensure that personal information gained from the work of the team is managed and handled according to Information Governance and professional body (i.e.NMC/HCPC) and NHS/Trust requirements
  • With the Team Manager, to ensure that systems are in place for allocation and planning of work, and for reviewing activity effectively, and adapting the work of the team to ensure effective service
  • To ensure that contacts and outcomes from people using the service are dealt with safely, with referrals onwards managed effectively
  • With the Team Manager, to ensure that supervision is provided for staff in the team and ensure that staff work to high standards of professional
  • To demonstrate a high level of clinical competence both in relation to supervision of staff and direct face to face contact with service users
  • To demonstrate high levels of risk management competence and support team members in identifying and managing
  • To articulate requirement of changes to service delivery, to respond to and adapt to identified
  • To ensure that service users are involved in the development of the team and local service

Communication:
  • To maintain and enhance a service so that it is seen by the community as a helpful service
  • To develop, maintain and enhance strong and effective relationships with the community, from individuals, volunteers, statutory, third sector and other groups
  • To develop, maintain and enhance communication with internal and external stakeholders and partners, eg Trust services, local authority and CCG
  • To support and enhance good team working and a culture of reflective practice
  • To report to any interface problems with the above
  • To disseminate information relating to the Grenfell Tower to staff and people using the service, as appropriate, for example housing information, service offers, etc
  • To provide advice and consultation in professional matters relating to the postholders discipline, and to ensure that information and advice is available for the other disciplines in the team
  • On behalf of the Team Manager, to attend and participate in liaison meetings with community groups and individuals, other agencies and other meetings as appropriate to the work of the


Person Specification EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Qualified and professionally Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of significant post Registration education and training related to this post,
Desirable
  • A management qualification
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE Essential
  • Post qualification, substantial years, including demonstrable experience of managing people, and significant years at Band 6
  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural context including with interpreters
  • Experience of working in a culturally sensitive and adapted way
Desirable
  • Working using outreach
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES Essential
  • Skills in leadership, ability to motivate others, use own initiative and manage and support change
  • Can demonstrate knowledge and understanding of people from diverse backgrounds
ATTITUDES, APTITUDES PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS Essential
  • Enthusiastic, optimistic and a calm person
  • Able to reflect and learn from experience
Other Desirable
  • Knowledge of the area and residents of Kensington and Chelsea
  • Experience of working within a multicultural framework


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

333-J-GREN-0050
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert