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Band 8a Quality Team Lead Learning Disability & Autism Collaborative

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Quality Team Lead Learning Disability & Autism

  • An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, passionate clinical practitioner to join the Learning Disability and Autism (LDA) Collaborative and Learning Disability Services. You will play a central role in the ground breaking developments of the LDA Collaborative, supporting strategic planning and leading change initiatives that will improve the lives of local people.
  • You will provide visible, accessible, operational management and clinical leadership to the LDA Senior Case Managers, and Discharge Coordinator on behalf of the Integrated Care Board as well as to the LD Forensic Team and the LDA Adult Dynamic Support Pathway Care Coordinator within Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust. You will be accountable for the delivery of effective operational and clinical processes to ensure safe, efficient and high-quality service delivery is maintained across your portfolio of services.
  • You will hold a professional qualification, have specialist LDA knowledge and experience, and have significant leadership and management experience.

Main duties of the job

  • Reducing the number of people from LLR cared for in a hospital setting
  • Leading a multiagency team
  • Managing the delivery of services
  • Working collaboratively with multiagency colleagues
  • Providing visible, accessible, operational management and clinical leadership,
  • Ensuring robust local accountability for performance, quality, safety and finance,
  • Working alongside clinical teams to provide assurance about the quality and delivery of clinical practice,
  • Providing expert knowledge and highly specialised advice,
  • Establishing sound and effective relationships with service stakeholders and other service providers.

You will take the lead within the weekly discharge planning meetings and forward planning for future discharges.You will lead on behalf of the ICB the Provider Collaborative meetings (IMPACT & CAMHS); planning for MM judgement cases across the region and will chair/ attend CeTRs identifying solutions to potential barriers and escalating concerns within the ICB and LDA Collaborative as required. Responsibilities will also include reviewing reports prepared by the Senior Case Managers and presenting complex cases to the High risk and complex care panel.

You will attend relevant regional meetings on behalf of LPT, the ICB and the LDA Collaborative & provide reports and updates as required.

About us

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Here at LPT, our values are Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Trust, which we keep at the heart of everything we do.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the attached document titled Information for Applicants.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or varied working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

For all substantive roles, new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6-month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants at risk within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.

Job description Job responsibilities

If you like what you've read and would like more information on the duties and responsibilities of this role, please click onto the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered LD nurse/AHP
  • Hold a degree or equivalent.
  • Hold a leadership qualification.
  • Additional professional knowledge of Learning Disability and autism practice; management and clinical skills acquired through specialist training, short courses to masters level and / or equivalent experience.
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working in a professional leadership role of Band 7
  • Proven managerial skills and experience of change
  • Clinical leadership experience
  • Evidence of contribution to service development and delivery
Knowledge and Skills Essential
  • Evidence of a well-developed understanding of multi-disciplinary and multi-agency working.
  • Ability to provide and undertake clinical and management supervision
  • Analysis of complex data

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