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Clinical Lead

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Apr 2023

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CBT therapist, Community mental health nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for 2 Band 7 Clinical Lead posts within the Mental Health Crisis and Intervention team.

The service provides crisis and acute care in the community to individuals between the ages of 18-65 in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire and we will be working closely with Yorkshire Ambulance Service providing care to distressed individuals, working with or on the Mental Health Response Vehicles and closely with colleagues in 111 and 999.

Applicants will be able to demonstrate an advanced knowledge of mental health and should be experienced in managing high levels of risk while maintaining safe practice for individuals and the team, you will be able to provide examples of clinical leadership within a fast-paced environment.

Applicants will be able to demonstrate post qualification education or equivalent knowledge and be driven to further develop knowledge and skill. A passion for crisis mental health and service improvement is another essential quality for this post, as a service we continue to drive improvement to provide the best outcomes for the people who access the team.

Main duties of the job

To be accountable in own area of responsibility to provide clinical, professional and organisational leadership, ensuring the delivery of evidence based clinical interventions and practice.

To continue to demonstrate advanced clinical skills in practice and provide support and advice re service development and the delivery of care in partnership with service users, carers, staff, managers, other agencies, across several teams/geographical areas.

To directly manage/lead a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of an effective, high quality mental health service to those who are experiencing a mental health crisis, their relatives and carers. Assesses service users/clients, plans, implements care in a variety of settings, provides highly specialist advice; maintains associated records.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale and Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of our patients and service users.

To find out more about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our Trust website

You will join our team of over 3,600 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives every day. We're extremely proud of our Trust community and we know you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centred and compassionate care to patients. We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills and competencies to deliver outstanding care

Job description Job responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification Qualifications and Knowledge Essential
  • Relevant professional qualification i.e.; Registered Nurse, Registered Social Worker, State Registered O/T or Psychologist.
  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree supplemented by post graduate diploma specialist training, experience, short courses plus further specialist training to masters equivalent level
  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring pre-registration students/trainees.
  • Full understanding of relevant policy, legislation, drivers and their application to clinical and service area, e.g. Mental Capacity Act, Social Inclusion
  • Advanced/expert understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within identified clinical area
Experience Essential
  • Evidence of sound post-registration professional practice
  • Evidence of advanced practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
  • Demonstrable experience of working in the specific field where the post is held
  • Experience of leading changing in a clinical environment.
  • Proven leadership/management experience, able to demonstrate examples of positive impact/change within service delivery/practice at an advanced/expert level
Skills and Competencies Essential
  • Effective inter-personal skills and experience in supervising and mentoring and teaching
  • Ability to demonstrate ethical values and attitudes within a culture of equality and diversity
  • Ability to lead/motivate staff to embrace change
  • Able to demonstrate effective communication skills at all levels i.e., strategically and locally

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