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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/06/2020.

Inpatient Clinical Lead (Ward Based)

Job Reference: 371-HOI271-NS-F

Employer:
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Sorrell Ward PPH
Location:
Prospect Park Hospital, Reading
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:

  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.


What’s special about this opportunity?

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust can provide you with a dynamic, people-centred environment, where you will be empowered to support patients with complex conditions, adopting a personalised approach to patient care that maximises independence, choice and control, following our philosophy of enabling people to reach and maintain their optimum level of health and wellbeing.

We value our employees and put people first. As a Global Digital Exemplar, we will provide you with an excellent working environment that has just been recognised as having a ‘Good’ rating overall, being an ‘Outstanding’, well-led, organisation, and having an ‘Outstanding’ Older Adults Mental Health Team in our latest CQC inspection, which found that: ‘Managers across Berkshire Healthcare promoted a positive culture that supported and valued staff, creating a sense of common purpose based on shared values.’

Working in a passionate team, you will have access to our Trust-wide Learning and Development programme and be supported in your career and personal growth, with opportunities to help you build your Continuing Professional Development portfolio, enabling you to extend your skills and ensure that you excel.

We are pioneers in compassionate leadership and Quality Improvement, which is about creating a culture where everyone has a voice and where service users and staff collaborate to have a direct impact on the things that matter most.

About you:

This is an exciting and innovative role which is designed through excellent clinical practice and leadership skills, to support the ward team in developing clinical aspects of patient care and in delivering excellence and clinical best practice.

Designed to complement the operational ward management structure, the inpatient clinical lead will be clinically responsible for the co-ordination and implementation of effective, evidence-based, patient focussed nursing care. This will be developed through effective communication and liaison with all members of the multi-disciplinary team, the hospital Senior Leadership Team and with other staff providing support services. The job will sit outside of the traditional management structures of the ward.

You will be expected to work as a supernumerary member of the ward team, primarily on a 9-5 basis, but with the ability to work flexibly when required, to meet the clinical development needs of the ward/service.

The individual will ensure a consistent leadership presence in order to provide continuity of clinical care and clinical support for the ward team. In addition, awareness and ability to reflect and respond effectively to the development needs of the clinical team will be essential. It is anticipated that the post holder will be an excellent role model in attitude, communication and behaviours, inspiring excellent clinical care across every level of the team.

What’s next?

If you share our passion for people and the dedication to excel, we’d love to hear from you.

We are happy to answer any questions that you may have. Please don’t hesitate to call Ivy Omari on 07771816098 or email: ivy.omari@berkshire.nhs.uk who’ll be delighted to help.

In addition to a competitive salary, as a valued member of our team, you will receive generous annual leave, have access to a car salary sacrifice scheme (available to all permanent staff over the age of 21), support with childcare and, as a respected member of the NHS, discounts from high street retailers and restaurants.

We’d love to welcome you to our warm, friendly team, who want to help you to make your career reflect your ambitions.




We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

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The Trust may close any vacancy prior to the advertised closing date due to the high level of responses we receive for some of our vacancies.

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is committed to improving the health of its staff, patients and the wider community by providing a smoke free environment. A smoke free policy is in operation and smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust’s sites.

The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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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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