Clinical and Care Professional Dying Well Clinical ICB Lead
NHS Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care Board (125)
The closing date is 13 June 2023
The Lancashire and South Integrated Care Board(ICB) was formally established as a new statutory body on 1 July 2022, replacing the eight clinical commissioning groups across Lancashire and South Cumbria.
Our role is to join up health and care services, improve people's health and wellbeing, and to make sure everyone has the same access to services and gets the same outcomes from treatment. We also oversee how money is spent and make sure health services work well and are of high quality.
Lancashire and South Cumbria ICB is a highly complex organisation serving a population of
over 1.8 million people.
This role will provide leadership to the clinical and care professional network for the Dying Well priority within the ICB Joint Forward Planacross the Integrated Care Board (ICB), and to the other Place Clinical & Care Professional Leads across the range of portfolio areas. On behalf of the Dying Well programme they will be the link with the Lancashire and South Cumbria Clinical and Care Professional Assembly.
The Dying Well strategic priority within the ICB Joint Forward aims to support people, their families, and carers to talk about and plan for an improved end of life, choosing their preferred place of death and then providing excellent bereavement support.
Main duties of the job
The Dying Well Clinical ICB Lead will: -
Provide Clinical Leadership to the Dying Well programme, helping shape ie and develop models of care, and standards which promote equitable access to high quality end of life care.
Act as a key member of the L&SC Dying Well programme team to supportthe development of programme plans and priorities, ensuring the ICS meets its targets.
Be accountable to the ICB SRO for the ICB Dying Well strategic priority.
Work closely with the Regional and National clinical leaders.
Work flexibly to ensure attendance at key meetings throughout the week.
Chair the LSC palliative & End of Life Care Clinical Advisory Group.
Foster clinical engagement of all health and care professionals involved in end of life care.
Work with clinical colleagues to support fulfilment of the delivery plan for the Dying Well priority.
Although the focus of the role is Dying Well, it will involve working with portfolio leads across Lancashire & South Cumbria ICB, including representing the system and portfolio at relevant forums, identifying issues of concern and sharing improvements.
Risk ManagementYou are required to contribute to the control of risk and use the incident reporting system to alert the ICB of incidents or near misses that may compromise the quality of services.
Equality & DiversityThe ICB is committed to equality and diversity and works hard to make sure all staff and service users have access to an environment that is open and a free from discrimination. As an ICB we value the diversity of our staff and service users, and therefore recognise and appreciate that everyone associated with the ICB is different and so should be treated in ways that are consistent with their needs and preferences.In support of this all staff are required to be aware of the ICB's Equality and Diversity Policy and the commitments and responsibilities the ICB has to:
Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct prohibited by the Act
Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not.
Foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do notWe firmly believe that it makes good business sense to have a workforce representative of the communities we serve and so encourage applications from all sections of the community.
25 May 2023
Depending on experience £287.50 PER SESSION
1 day / 2 sessions per week to be worked flexibly
12 month fixed term
The Dying Well strategic priority within the Integrated Care Partnership Strategy (ICP) and the Integrated Care Board (ICB) Joint Forward Plan aims to support people, their families, and carers to talk about and plan for an improved end of life, choosing their preferred place of death and then providing excellent bereavement support
Working as part of the Dying Well Transformation Programme Team, the clinical lead role will provide leadership to the clinical and care professional network across the ICP and the ICB and to the other Place Clinical & Care Professional Leads across the range of portfolio areas. On behalf of the Dying Well programme the post holder will be the link with the Lancashire and South Cumbria Clinical and Care Professional Assembly.
You should be a clinical or care qualified (which includes social work) professional, have exceptional communication skills and be confident at working to develop effective relationships and work in partnership.
You should clinical experience in supporting end of life care, a strong, demonstrable understanding of end of life care national policy and issues local to Lancashire & South Cumbria.
- oRegistered healthcare professional in a LSC partner organisation
- oQualification or evidence of special interest in lead area
- Be competent, confident and willing to give an unbiased strategic clinical or professional view on aspects of quality and safety within the ICB and PBPs;
- Have the skills and experience to plan and chair meetings with multi-professional and multiple stakeholder involvement
- Provide clinical leadership, advice and engagement
- Knowledge and understanding of health, care and local government landscape, and integrated care agenda
- Knowledge and understanding of population health inequalities and how this impacts people's outcomes and experience of health and care provision
- oKnowledge and understanding of population health inequalities and how this impacts people's outcomes and experience of health and care provision
- Proven ability to engage people by the way they communicate and interact, including members of the public, clinical and professional leaders
- Working across boundaries and collaborative working, including with communities
- Making sound operational or clinical judgements that ensure safe and effective service provision
- Encourage and test new ways of working together, collaborating and learning from each other to achieve our collective ambition to improve the health and wellbeing of our population
- Determination and ability to navigate complexity and ambiguity in an effective way
- Foster clinical engagement of all health and care professionals involved in end of life care
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).
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