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Clinical Site Manager

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
7 Feb 2023

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Senior Manager
Band 7
Full Time
6 Month Secondment

The base will be Rochford /Chelmsford

An exciting opportunity has arisen to embark on a newly developed role of Clinical Site Manager within our newly refurbished inpatient facilities.

The Clinical Site Manager is key to ensuring that services continue to operate in a clinically effective and safe manner, during the overnight and weekend periods. Being the most senior individual on duty, you will provide clinical oversight and assurance across a given site/ locality and be the first point of contact. You will be instrumental in maintaining and delivering high standards of quality care and patient safety.

This role involves both variety and complexity of working in a rapidly evolving programme of whole system change, presenting a fantastic opportunity to be part of our radical journey.

The role is supernumerary, with the opportunity to be based on a ward/unit dependent on clinical and operational need. We are looking for autonomous, driven, solution-focused and confident practitioner(s).

You will have formal and delegated authority to take managerial decisions pertaining to clinical, operational, and resource related issues in the absence of the substantive Clinical Manager, working closely with other members of the senior on call team.

You be responsible for the implementation of high standards of care delivery, ensuring the service provided is needs-led, compliant with national guidance and is viewed positively by service users.

Main duties of the job

Key Requirements
  • Leadership experience at Band 6 in an inpatient setting.
  • High level of clinical expertise in order to give professional advice and guidance on a broad range of clinical and operational issues.
  • Ability to identify and assess complex clinical and operational matters and to ensure that the most appropriate action is taken.
  • Extensive knowledge of wider care pathways, patient flows and service access routes.
  • Detailed knowledge of The Mental Health Act 1983 as amended in 2007 and its associated policy requirements.
  • Possess a working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Procedure and the Trust's Safeguarding Policy and Procedures; providing advice and guidance on their relevant implementation.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description Job responsibilities

You will have the opportunity to influence and promote improved, dynamic and effective clinical practice across the service.

These opportunities are based at The Linden Centre Chelmsford & Rochford Mental Health Units.

This will be offered as a 6 months secondment opportunity for the successful candidate.

For further information about the full specification of the role, please read the job description and person specification.

Person Specification Education Essential
  • Registration Mental Health Nurse RMN Part 3 ENB 998 or equivalent Post graduate qualification degree or extensive experience of community mental health nursing Mentorship Preparation Meet the requirements for revalidation as set out by the NMC High standard of education Good written and spoken English Able to deliver from a range of possible key therapeutic interventions including CBT, Psychosocial interventions, Family Interventions, DBT approaches Highly specialist knowledge developed and supported by theory and experience
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification Master's degree or willingness to undertake this Registered General Nurse
Experience Essential
  • Proven experience of working in a health / social care or acute setting as part of a multi-disciplinary team Experience of working with, supervising lower banded staff Managing the care of service users with highly complex needs Experience of dealing with confidential and sensitive information Provide clinical leadership to lower banded staff in medicines management in line with NMC Standards and Trust policies and procedures Manage and coordinate multi-disciplinary meetings i.e. referral / review / business / handover Demonstrate an understanding of the recovery principles Conduct specialist (including risk) assessments for service users / in the service user environment Extensive proven experience of working with service users with mental health conditions

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