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Oxford Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team- Clinical Lead Registere

Job Reference: 267-OA4285918

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Crisis Care
AG Palmer House, Littlemore- Oxford
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum / pro rata

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


Looking for a new, fulfilling and rewarding role - What about the Oxford Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team?

Based in Oxford City we are a dynamic and busy team who provide comprehensive assessments, crisis interventions and support to Adult of Working Age service users who require urgent support via the Urgent Care Pathway. The Urgent Care Pathway is an initiative by Oxfordshire Health Services, as part of Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, to meet the demands of the Ten-Year Plan to provide Crisis Response and Home Treatment Services.

Our team is mutli- professional and inclusive and work hard to provide robust home treatment options as an alternative to hospital admission and promote least restrictive care and recovery in the community.

As we are growing our service, we have an exciting opportunity and are thrilled to announce that we are recruiting to the role of a Band 7 Registered Nurse Clinical Lead. This is a great opportunity for a Senior Registered Nurse who wants to use operational management skills and evidence based clinical decision making skills to make a positive impact to the patients that access the service by acting as a professional and inspirational lead.

This new role is integral to developing and shaping the delivery of nursing provision within the service. The successful candidate will need to be highly motivated, enthusiastic with excellent communication and organisational skills. They will need to be forward thinking, able to engage patients, families and staff and also work in partnership with system partners and wider stakeholders.

The successful candidate working alongside the Team Manager and the leadership team will plan and build a sustainable and quality service alongside developing the team’s clinical model.

The role will require you to:

- Create, coordinate , implement, and assessing the delivery of care for individuals and patient populations.

-Implementing and monitoring the quality of the model of nursing provision within the service via the provision of line management and clinical supervision for junior nursing staff and personnel within the team.

-Collaborate with other members of the interdisciplinary mental healthcare team.

- Understand and implement evidence-based solutions to improve patient care as well as patient outcomes.

-Provide direct patient care and patient education as needed.

-Employ technology and information systems to improve healthcare outcomes

-Advocate for patients and communities.

-Acting as a knowledge resource for the interdisciplinary mental healthcare team.


Whilst the role will require you to undertake statutory and mandatory training, we will also opportunities for further learning to masters’ modules which the Trust runs in collaboration with various universities. The role includes research and quality improvement to evaluate and develop the crisis service.

We would support you to attend regular supervision and teaching sessions on a wide range of topics to enhance your experience. We would encourage you to attend wider national network forums to share ideas and enhance practice. We are committed to developing a strong team and workforce and in supporting your individual career progression.

If you think you have the right skills and values to offer us at this exciting time, then we would very much like to hear from you.

If you this sounds like you, or you want to know more about the role, please contact:

Dorcas Dan-Cooke Crisis Resolution Team Manager 07825386462

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Dorcas Dan-Cooke

Additional contact information


Dorcas Dan-Cooke - Oxford CRHTT

Team Manager-07825386462

  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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