Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust is a Top Employer Award Winner and works in partnership to provide responsive and dependable primary care, mental health, intellectual disability and substance misuse services to the diverse and culturally rich communities we serve.
In our quest to deliver patient-focused quality care we are looking to recruit a highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic Mental Health In-Reach Clinical Team Lead (fixed term until 30/09/2023)
to join our forward thinking, friendly and expanding Health & Justice
team at HMP Send.
By joining our Prisons Health Care Team, you will not only look after the healthcare needs of our patients residing in secure environments, but who also have the opportunity to have a real impact on promoting health and well-being.
Our motto is Caring NOT Judging
so by working in partnership with the criminal justice system and other agencies, we provide responsive, dependable and high-quality primary care and mental health services to those who may have offended and those at risk of offending in the communities we serve, to improve their health status and to encourage social inclusion. PLEASE NOTE ANY CANDIDATE WISHING TO APPLY FOR ANY OF OUR ROLES IN SURREY WILL BE SUBJECT TO VETTING CLEARANCE. WHICH REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE BEEN A RESIDENT IN THE UK FOR A MINIMUM OF 3 YEARS. CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT MEET THIS CRITERIA NEED NOT APPLY.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will support the Mental Health Service Manager by having day to day responsibility for the work of the In-Reach Team. This will include line-management of clinical staff, clinical work, supporting the Manager with performance management and other management functions of Mental Health In-Reach. This will involve ensuring effective and efficient resource utilisation, the delivery of evidence-based patient care and a safe service. In conjunction with Service Manager and Consultant Psychiatrist, the post holder will provide clear, visible leadership, vision and clinical expertise to enhance the service users' experience.
The post-holder will be expected to operate flexibly within a challenging health care environment, involving multiple providers, whilst being an ambassador for Healthcare and CNWL. The post-holder will also support the team in the creation of effective pathways of care for the prisoners served.
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust offers its staff ongoing career progression through:
- Monthly supervision
- Annual personal development plans/appraisals
- Access to exciting internal and external training opportunities.
Excellent progression through various career pathway opportunities such as but not limited to:
- Preceptorship Programme
- Support and guidance with Revalidation
- Hidden Gem and annual award ceremonies
Excellent staff benefits, our benefit packages are amongst the best in London and include:
- Childcare vouchers
- Health and wellbeing services
- Season ticket loans
- Cycle to work scheme
- Relocation package
The trust alsovalues its staff and you are entitled to become a member of MyTrustBenefits. MyTrustBenefits is an online portal for all CNWL staff, as well as their family and friends. It offers over 1400 discounts at hundreds of retailers nationwide. Save money on your weekly food shops, toiletries, cosmetics, cinema, meals out, holidays, travel and entertainment. You can also access free online courses on a variety of topics, professional and personal, ranging from business management, languages, law and teaching.
All of our sites in Surrey offer free use of the onsite leisure facilities and free parking for staff.
As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.
Job description Job responsibilities
**Please see Job Description for full list or responsibilities**
- To deliver effective day-to-day leadership and direction to all staff within the In- Reach team.
- To ensure the service is well organised, evidence based, & service user focused.
- To support the Service Manager in implementing service changes when required, ensuring effective implementation with measurable outcomes, and to agreed timescales.
- To advance innovative ideas to enable staff to deliver care more effectively.
- To ensure that clinical practice in the team is delivered safely and in accordance with the Care Qualify Commission Framework, Professional Practice standards and any other relevant national policies and and standards.
- To be part of a culture that focuses on improving outcomes across the care pathway for clients.
- To work in partnership with the Prison and other healthcare providers to ensure there are clear and responsive operational policies, procedures and protocols.
- To support the Service Manager in implementing care quality standards. This will include keeping updated with national policy and legislation, attending relevant Trust meetings, policy development and implementation of improvement programmes across the service.
- To provide cover for the Service Manager as required.
Person Specification EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONS Essential
- oRegistered Nurse, allied Health or Social Care Professional.
- oEducation to degree level, or appropriate experience
- oEnb998/SLICE or Mentorship qualification
Previous Experience Essential
- Substantial post-registration experience
- Experience at Band 6 in a multi- disciplinary staff team, including line management and supervision responsibility.
- Experience of supporting staff through change.
- Experience of multi-professional collaboration, including partnership working with other agencies.
- Experienced in involving service users and carers in service planning and monitoring.
- Competent in using IT,includingword processing, spreadsheet and email
- Experience within a prison or low, medium or high security hospital setting.
- Experience of service development.
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