Band 7 Clinical Lead - South CMHT
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for 3 x clinical lead Band 7 posts across South Birmingham CMHT's, Warstock Lane, Longbridge and Yewcroft CMHT.
You will be joining us at an exciting time of the planning and implementation of Community transformation.
The role requires working autonomously in providing high quality assessments, reviews, treatment interventions, clinical advise and expertise to the wider MDT in supporting service users with severe and enduring mental illness.
You will be responsible for providing additional leadership and guidance to team members in risk assessment, risk management and positive problem solving and lead on debriefs following incidents.
Ideal candidates will also be qualified to prescribe and or support with medication changes although we welcome applications for those who would like to work or currently working towards this qualification.
Main duties of the job
The Clinical Lead will work across the Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) and support the team managers in effective operation of the team by undertaking practice and professional lead responsibility for specified areas of care delivery.
To be responsible for the development and maintenance of effective clinical pathways between CMHT and other services
The take a leadership role to positively influence and improve the quality of clinical practice by providing support, supervision, educational and professional development opportunities for staff within the CMHT.
Develop confidence and competence within the team for managing complex clinical cases and issues
To take a lead role in the provision of clinical leadership and caseload supervision to the team. They will be expected to act as a positive role model in promoting clinical excellence
Applicants should have relevant experience and competence in:
- Robust assessing of a range of mental health issues.
- Risk identification and management
- Positive relationship building across a variety of stakeholder groups
- Expert navigation of a range of support, VCSE, social and clinical services
- Co production at all levels
- Experience in providing supervision to others.
Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.
Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.
For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.
We highly recommend you submit your application as soon as possible, this post may close earlier than the indicated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received.
Training and qualifications
knowledge and experience
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).