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Head of Service Clinical

Job Reference: 833-SS-SP-456-19

Employer:
(SP) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£44,606 to £50,819 per annum

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.


We are looking for a highly motivated clinical professional to clinically lead within the MSK portfolio (including spinal treatment service, First Contact Physiotherapy and Tier 2 community pain management service )
The post holder will be responsible for leading the clinical quality and safety of care being delivered, working closely with other clinical, medical, professional and operational leads, providing clinical leadership and direction to the service supporting the integration and transformation agenda.

About You

We are looking for a leader and role model, with excellent organisation and communication skills with extensive clinical experience and a proven track record of highly effective leadership skills. You must come from an AHP background. Applicants must be able to clearly demonstrate highly developed clinical expertise alongside an ability to motivate, develop and hold others to account.
Due to the current fast pace of service change within the service, the successful candidate must be able to work under pressure in order to effectively manage workloads and be able to respond to unpredictable service demands.
Experience within this specialist area of work is essential and there would be the opportunity to maintain a clinical caseload.
The role is full time and we are flexible and open to consider applicants on an individual or a job share basis, which could provide greater flexibility for the right candidate(s) to maintain a larger clinical component to the role, should they wish to do so.
If you feel you have the skills, competencies, values and behaviours we are looking for we would love to hear from you and would welcome your application.

Who are we?

Leeds Community Healthcare provides a range of community-based health services across the whole city. We treat people in their homes, local health centres and community hospitals, and work in partnership with other local Trusts, charities and Leeds City Council.

We have a strong culture based on deeply-held values, and our focus at all times is on delivering high quality care to the people of Leeds.

What are the perks?

Our benefits range from generous annual leave to access to NHS discount sites. Here are some of the most important ones:

  • Competitive salary in line with Agenda for Change banding

  • 27-33 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Highly regarding NHS Pension Scheme

  • Professional development opportunities including coaching, training and education support

  • Salary sacrifice or lease car schemes

  • Health and wellbeing including gym membership, occupational health service and priority access to mental health services




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 (Enhanced £48.83 or Standard £30) 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 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


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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