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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/03/2020.

Clinical Lead

Job Reference: 263-CL19-210-LS-A

Employer:
Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Location:
Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary:
£37,750 to £43,772 per annum

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria.

We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year.

We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

We are an ambitious organisation aiming to improve the wellbeing of everyone we serve through delivering services that match the best in the world.

CNTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances.

We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer.

We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award.

The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.


We are seeking to recruit a Clinical Lead for the Older Persons Community Treatment Team in Newcastle & CNTW North Tyneside. The Team currently works from the campus for Ageing & Vitality based in the West of Newcastle where the other Older persons Community Teams and Inpatient services are located.

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced person to lead this busy team in all aspects of clinical delivery. Applicants will possess a good working knowledge of age related mental health issues as well as having recent experience working in this pathway. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with a proven track record in leading through change are also required.

Together with the Pathway Manager the post holder will share responsibility for high quality, safe and effective delivery of care to service users and their carers. This will require skills in triaging complex referrals, complex assessment, formulation and care planning as well the ability to undertake effective clinical decision making across the MDT and when under pressure. Overall monitoring of quality and clinical effectiveness through strong leadership and good supervision within the team is expected together with the ability to facilitate multi – disciplinary and multi-agency working.

You will work in a highly supported environment as part of the wider Northumberland Leadership Team and will be provided with training opportunities and mentorship as appropriate to develop your leadership and management knowledge and skills. You must have a strong commitment to the delivery of high quality, safe, patient care and be a good role model in reflecting the Trusts core Values.

All clinical posts are subject to DBS clearance (formerly CRB) prior to commencement.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sue Brotherton, Community Clinical Manager by email susan.brotherton@cntw.nhs.uk




All of our clinical posts (and certain others), are subject to DBS clearance prior to commencement.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Market Labour Test, as required by the Border immigration Authority. Please check with the appointing manager for the post that sponsorship can be offered prior to applying.

In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

Please note if you are external to Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust you will be subject to a six month probationary period (this does not apply to those not under Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service).

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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