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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/05/2019.

Primary Care Team Leader

Job Reference: 833-SS-SP-244-19

(SP) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Wetherby YOI/Adel Beck Secure Children's Home
£30,401 to £37,267 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.

Would you take great satisfaction tailoring interventions and delivering high quality care tovulnerable and complex young people? Lead our Primary Care Team to achieve the best health and wellbeing outcome through the use of tailored interventions.

We're currently looking for a Primary Care Team leader to complement our award winning Primary Healthcare Team. As a passionate and committed registered nurse, you'll lead the team to ensure young people's health needs are met when they return to community settings or transfer to another secure environment. You will have proven leadership skills, with the ability to make clinical decisions autonomously within a fast paced changing environment.

The Role

No two days are ever the same. As a Primary Care Team Leader you will be responsible for leading the team on a daily basis in a hands on clinical role. The team are wing based; each Team Leader has their own wing which requires case management. You will also facilitate nurse led clinics, administer medication, immunisations and vaccinations, triage and treat minor illness / injures, attending emergency situations and delivering age appropriate health promotion sessions to this complex, yet rewarding client group.

The primary role is based at HM Wetherby Young Offenders, with cross cover at Adel Beck Secure Children's Home.


Our Service

HMP Wetherby Young Offenders Institute (WYOI) is a secure male young person centre housing 336 young people aged between 15 and 18 years. Leeds Community Healthcare (LCH) provide a 24/7 Service to the young people within the establishment.

We are also commissioned to provide care to the young people at Adel Beck Secure Children's Home; this is a 24 bedded unit (male and female) age 10 to 17 years.

LCH have been providing healthcare here for over 10 years, meaning we have a unique understanding of children and young people's needs and the associated challenges and opportunities these bring.

HMP WYOI has excellent onsite facilities, with free parking, two staff gyms and a coffee shop. It is situated very close to the A1(M) with easy links to Leeds, Harrogate and York. Wetherby is a busy market town which boasts specialist craft shops, quaint tearooms and restaurants. It makes a wonderful, central base for days out to the Yorkshire Dales, the North Yorkshire Moors and the East Coast.


About You

You will be a dynamic, positive clinical leader with good organisational skills. You will be creative and supportive, assisting in managing change within the service at a clinical and operational level. You will provide operational management to the primary care ream, working alongside the current team leaders and Primary Care Manager to provide the young people in our care with a comprehensive and high quality health service. Experience of working within a secure environment is desirable. A comprehensive induction package is provided.


Next steps

If you believe you're the best person for this role, apply now using the link in the right hand column. However, it is strongly recommended that interested candidates contact Sarah Hemsley (Primary Care Manager) on 01937 544424 to discuss and arrange an informal visit.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, 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

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