This job has expired

Senior Referral Clinician (Nurse or Paediatric Therapist)

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,391 to £42,503 a year Incl. 5% Fringe HCAS, pro rata
Closing date
1 Apr 2023

View more

Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 6
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has become available for the following roles as a Senior Referral Clinician.

1 x Full Time - Fixed Term Position (12 months)

1 x Full Time - Permanent Position.

The post holder will work within the Children and Family Health One Stop referral centre (no face to face patient contact) as part of a skill-mixed team. This is a great opportunity to showcase your clinical expertise and experience, in a different way and make a difference to the young children of Surrey. This role will be suitable for applicants who would like part time or term time work only.

Main duties of the job

-The ability to demonstrate clinical credibility across a variety of Child health scenarios and situations.

-Exceptional robust and clinical risk assessment and management skills. An understanding of current evidence based practice with in Child Health.

-Clinically screen referrals and provide a clinical outcome for the young children.

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description Job responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

Band 6

Adhere to the code of practice/conduct of your registering body at all times.

Risk assessment and management of referrals based on clinical priority to ensure safe, timely and appropriate allocation of referrals.

Use of clinical expertise and triage guides to screen referrals for childrens health services.

Providing call back support, advice and information gathering and when clinically necessary reviewing service conditions to manage clinical risk.

Discussing appropriate care pathways with referrers and families to understand their current needs, expectations of a service and utilisation of the most appropriate service.

Using the computer system to ensure accurate documentation in accordance with policy, guidelines and best practice.

Ensure detailed and appropriate records are maintained in accordance with the single point of access Standard Operating Procedures and Data Quality rules.

To understand and implement safeguarding processes as required.

Create, maintain and role model professional working relationships internally and externally.

Supervision and line management of qualified and non-qualified staff.

Contribute and lead on teaching, mentoring and assessment of more junior staff, supervising and training new employees, agency and bank staff as required.

Deputising for the CFHS One Stop Team Lead as appropriate.

To participate in the recruitment, employment and management of staff within your service area.

Supporting the Team Lead in the development of the One Stop service in association with other teams and stakeholders.

Support opportunities to develop One Stop practices and processes in order to maximise resource utilisation

Clinical Skills

The ability to demonstrate clinical credibility across a variety of Child health scenarios and situations.

Exceptional robust and clinical risk assessment and management skills. An understanding of current evidence based practice with in Child Health.

Communication/Relationship Skills

Proven skills in written and oral communication, with the capacity to convey complex information in a manner appropriate to the target audience.

Ability to lead the safe and effective day to day operations of the service including the handling of clinical enquires and decisions.

Helping to ensure a positive and professional image of the service is maintained through collaboration, role modelling and openness.

Provide and receive information, some of which may be contentious, sensitive and highly complex to and from individuals and their families/carers, where there may be barriers to understanding working in line with practice standards and operational policies.

The ability to communicate in a way that is empathic and reassuring whilst employing negotiating techniques to gain co-operation from a wide variety of people.

Facilitate fair access to social care services and promote social inclusion regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

Analytical/Judgement Skills

The ability to analyse and interpret data and/or information at a high and often complex level.

Ability to complete audit processes.

To identify any aspects of the service which could be improved and contribute to the service development through undertaking and participating in appropriate projects, in collaboration with the team lead, service manager and clinical service managers.

Planning/Organisational Skills

Ability to prioritise and manage own work as well as that of others in a demanding environment.

Ability to exercise own initiative when dealing with issues within own specialist area of competence.

Ability to attend relevant meetings and feedback summaries and actions to the team.

Ability to liaise and engage with a wide range of stakeholders including staff, people using the service, their carers, GPs and other professionals.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • A qualified Nurse or Allied Health Professional e.g. RCN, SCPHN, SLT, OT, Physio or equivalent, and clinical registration with a recognised professional body (e.g. NMC, HCPC)

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert