Pennine Home Treatment Team (HTT) HTT Clinical Lead posts x 2 Daisyfield Mill & Pendle View, Blackburn
An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for a forward thinking, highly motivated, innovative, dedicated and experienced registered Mental Health Practitioner to provide clinical leadership to Pennine HTT. You will be responsible for providing leadership and ensuring that the care provided is safe, effective and supports service users and carers.
You will be able to reflect LSCFT values of being kind, respectful, working as part of a team and always learning. You should have at least 2 years' experience of working as a Band 6 and demonstrate evidence of learning teams & individuals through change.
Experience of working within the community Urgent Care pathway is desirable. You should also be able to demonstrate a commitment to supporting engagement with service users and carers to support service development.
You should be able to demonstrate evidence of care that facilitates a positive culture of patient engagement, a commitment to enhance the service user and carer experience and promote an environment that facilitates continued staff professional development.
You should be able to demonstrate effective, evidence based care management, risk assessment and leadership skills. You must have the ability to positively influence and adapt to a rapidly developing service that is able to meet the needs service users and carers.
Main duties of the job
Undertaking expert assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care.
Supervising and teaching professionals from the multi-disciplinary teams, both qualified and non-qualified staff.
Working in partnership with service users, carers and other agencies to ensure effectiveness of outcomes.
Providing clinical leadership and support to the Team Manager in ensuring high quality care across the 24hr/7 day cycle of care.
Provide expert clinical knowledge and interventions, advice, support and supervision in the Home Treatment Team (HTT) to colleagues, service users and carers.
To work in conjunction with the Team Manager to ensure that the budget is being used effectively and identify/review any cost improvements to ensure a high quality service is being delivered.
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.
The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.
Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.
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Job description Job responsibilities
Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Registered Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist with Post-registration experience and/or evidence of formal courses and training at post graduate diploma level
- Clinical Supervision Training
- Significant demonstrable post qualification experience at Band 6 level, or equivalent, working in a mental health / specialist setting or equivalent.
- Experience of developing, delivering and evaluating specialist programmes of care and risk management plans.
- Evidence of successful mentoring and/or supervision of junior members of staff including students.
- Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to demonstrate diplomacy, tact and negotiation skills.
- Ability to manage highly stressful and emotive situations.
- Current knowledge of the policy and challenges facing NHS providers.
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