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Clinical Coach

Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Ellesmere Port
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
22 Mar 2023

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Are you keen to work in a new and innovative way?

Are you interested in the opportunity to empower and engage colleagues to improve patient experiences?

Are you a Role Model in your area?

If the answer is 'Yes' we want you for our newClinical Coach roles.

We are looking for Registered Nurses Mental Health and Allied Health Professionals working in Mental Health, to support our Clinical teams to deliver sustainable benefits to our patients and service users. These positions will work predominantly with our Urgent Care and Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Teams using a Coaching approach to design, deliver and evaluate development interventions to our registered colleagues.

We are keen to talk to applicants with experience of team leading aswell as learning and development of colleagues.

Main duties of the job

Act as a role model to encourage quality leadership and evidence-based practise.

To act autonomously in improving the quality of the learning environment by providing coaching, training, supervision, and professional development opportunities for all registered health professionals in the clinical setting.

To enable the clinical team to deliver sustainable improvements in all patient outcomes and embed coaching conversations for improvement as part of the clinical area culture.

The post holder will be a change agent, driving a patient centred, solution focused, and dynamic working culture.

The successful applicant will also have experience of supporting the learning and development of their colleagues, both formally and informally aswell as having an interest or knowledge of Coaching as a development tool.

We would consider expressions of interest infull time or part time working (min 22.5hrs p/w)

These Band 7 positions are currently offered on a 12-month fixed term basis and are available as a secondment.

About us

CWP provides health and care services for local people, including mental health, learning disability, community physical health and all-age disability care - including the provision of three GP surgeries.

Our aim is to help people to be the best they can be, adopting a compassionate, person-centred approach to everything we do. We were recently rated as Outstanding for Caring by the Care Quality Commission with a Good rating overall.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.

CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences.

CWP is proud to be an accredited Veteran Aware organisation helping to provide and share best practice in NHS care for our armed forces community. As a veteran aware organisation, CWP is committed to delivering on the principles of the Armed Force Covenant and has a 'Bronze' award with the MOD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (DERS).

The trust offers a Guaranteed Interview Scheme to any armed forces community applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post and encourages applications from armed forces reservists or cadet force adult volunteers.

We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the job description for full details.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.

CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking aValues Based Interview/Assessment,which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A Guide to completing your application form can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

If your disability meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the essential criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer YES to the question: Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme? Please also inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.

We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for our Armed Forces community. Please answer YES to the question in the application form.

All new clinical support staff will be required to have completed or working towards the Care Certificate (CWP In-house 2 day training to be completed within 6 months of start date).

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment.You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of £13 per year applies.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

CWP encourages and supports all staff to become vaccinated against COVID-19.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

If you experience any technical difficulties or need help when making an application please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100.

Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • RN/RNMH or AHP
  • Masters Degree or equivalent experience
  • P.G. qualification in mentorship or equivalent
  • Adult education qualification or equivalent experience
  • Coaching qualification or willing to work towards
  • NMP qualification
  • Venepuncture trained
  • P.G.C.E. (professional) or equivalent
  • L5 Coaching qualification or above
  • ECG trained
Knowledge and Expertise Essential
  • Understanding of a facilitative approach to learning and how to create a sustainable learning environment
  • Professional role model, understanding of the NMC / relevant professional bodies' regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience of Coaching in practise
  • Evidence of delivery of continued professional development
  • Experienced, competent user of MS Office
  • Experience of training and teaching clinical professionals
  • Experienced Coach
  • Experience of on-line learning programmes e.g. WebEx
Experience Essential
  • Extensive recent experience in speciality, including significant recent experience, managing or supervising a clinical team
  • Autonomous worker, able to set and achieve goals
  • Experience of supporting clinical change.
  • Experience gained over multiple disciplines
  • Experience of coaching in clinical setting
  • Experience of leading significant end to end change processes

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