We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a highly motivated and innovative mental health professional to become the Clinical Team Manager of the National Inpatient Centre for Psychological Medicine which is a well-established 8 bedded rehabilitation unit based at Leeds General Infirmary.
The National Inpatient Centre for Psychological Medicine is the only inpatient unit of this type in the UK and works with service users who have severe and complex medically unexplained symptoms where local treatment interventions have been unsuccessful. The unit accepts referrals for service users from across the UK who require a comprehensive package of care and treatment that includes Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nursing and Psychological therapy.
The candidate needs to have proven leadership qualities and will provide day to day management of a multi-disciplinary team delivering rehabilitation and recovery focused care to service users admitted to the unit. The candidate will work closely with the clinical team and service leads, working collaboratively to continue to develop the unit with a clear focus on delivering high quality care and improving service user experience and outcomes.Main duties of the job
- Management of sickness/absence and development of associated management plans to support staff
- Rota management for the team ensuring that 24-hour cover is in place
- Effective budget and resource management
- Responds to both formal and informal oral and written complaints in a timely and effective manner & communicates the outcomes to relevant parties.
- Provide hands on clinical care to service users admitted to the unit when required
- Provide management supervision and annual appraisals
- Ensure staff compliance with KPI's such as clinical supervision and mandatory training
- Ensure that the team are delivering high quality, evidence-based interventions
- Ensure ongoing development of the unit
- Management of the units waiting list ensuring a balance between West Yorkshire ICB and out of area service users
The Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT) is the main provider of Mental Health and Learning Disability services in Leeds. We also provide specialist inpatient services in York and some highly specialised services across the country. As a teaching trust with strong links to local universities, we are a centre of excellence for teaching,research and development.
There are many benefits of working for LYPFT including fantastic employee wellbeing support, 27 - 33 days annual leave, flexible working and remote working arrangements, the NHS Pension Scheme (LYPFT pays 20.6% into your scheme each year), coaching, support and opportunities for career development and training and education support alongside a range of exclusive discounts and payment schemes including for cars, extra leave days and more organisations such as Blue Light Card, Health Service Discounts and NHS Discount Offers.
We also have an incredible bank department, offering variety of roles in nursing, allied health professions, healthcare support worker and administration clerical. Permanent employees are automatically added to bank. Bank-only workers can choose the hours they want to work and will have the opportunity to gain additional experience, keep skills up to date, develop new ones and earn extra money without having to commit to a permanent role. For an informal discussion or more information please contact the team firstname.lastname@example.org Job descriptionJob responsibilities
The candidate will be expected to provide some hands on clinical care and treatment to service users and provide clinical expertise to the team. Thecandidate will need to demonstrate a clear commitment to providing excellent supervision and be able to demonstrate a high level of skill and expertise in effective decision making whilst exposed to distressing and highly emotional situations.In return we will provide the successful candidate with a comprehensive induction, access to strong support structures, regular management, and professional supervision, with a significant focus on leadership and professional development.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- To work in partnership with senior management and the clinical lead to develop an accessible and responsive inpatient unit.
- Ensure that all health care interventions are aimed at improving the experience of Service Users and their carers using the Triangle of Care Framework.
- Organise, integrate, and lead a multi-professional team in providing a high-quality service to service users of the West Yorkshire ICB and out of area patients
- Ensure all staff, project and budget management responsibilities are undertaken within Trust guidelines and can manage a team budget ensuring appropriate use of financial resources.
- Act as a champion for the service, demonstrating a participative and supportive management style with a commitment to team working.
- Manage and lead the operational functioning of the team and participating in the on-call system.
- Participate in the undertaking of assessments, formulation, and delivery of care interventions though individual care planning, always acting as service user champion
- Can provide effective line management and leadership to a clinical team that delivers mental health care in a rehabilitation setting
- Has a recognised professional qualification e.g., Nursing RMN/AHP/Social Work
- Has experience of working at a senior grade
- Has experience of providing management and leadership within a multidisciplinary team at a senior level
- Can demonstrate skills and experience in the management of conflict & resolution.
- Can demonstrate an ability to provide high quality care and treatment interventions to service users, particularly where other treatment approaches/interventions have failed
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