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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/03/2020.

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Operational Head of Service & Clinical Head of Service

Job Reference: 833-SS-SP-163-20

(SP) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Specialist Business Unit
£44,606 to £50,819 pa (pro rata)

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

Are you an experienced leader and role model looking to further and develop your clinical or operational leadership skills?

Do you have the passion, commitment and communication skills to inspire, support and develop staff working within multi-disciplinary teams, whilst also being able to hold others to account?

Are you able to demonstrate you possess the collaborative working and partnership skills to work together, develop positive relationships and provide effective joint leadership of a service?

If you have answered YES to these questions this may be the exciting job opportunity you've been looking for.

Our Specialist Business Unit, within Leeds Community healthcare NHS Trust currently have the following clinical and operational Heads Of Service vacancies within the following portfolios.

. Adult & Childrens' Dietetics, Diabetes and Tier 3 Weight Management services (Operational Head of Service post).

. Respiratory, Cardiac, TB Nursing, Community Intravenous Antibiotic Services (CIVAS) and the Homeless Heath Inclusion Team (HHIT) (Operational Head of Service post).

. Podiatry and Community Dental Services (Clinical Head of Service post).

Due to the current fast pace of change within services, the successful candidate must be able to work under pressure, to be able to effectively prioritise and manage workloads and respond to unpredictable service demands. If you feel you have the skills, experience and the organisational values and behaviours we are looking for we would love to hear from you and would welcome your application.

Candidates interested in applying for the above Clinical Head of Service post must be either HCPC or NMC registered. Experience within these specialist areas of work would also be beneficial but is not an essential requirement for these posts.

We have 2 posts for operational head of service and 1 post for clinical head of service.

For further information or would like to arrange an informal visit, please direct your request via the senior ops team on Leeds 0113 8434185 (0800-1600 hours).

If you're getting excited just reading this, go ahead and apply.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

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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Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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