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AHP Lead

Job Reference: 824-CORP-2245

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Senior Management
Director of Quality and IMT, London
£68,554 to £79,374 PA inc HCAS

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

The Allied Health Professional Lead is accountable for leading the Allied Health Professionals within CLCH, working closely with identified professional leads for each professional group. At a time of great change, with new ways of working and new roles being implemented into the workforce, this is an exciting time to undertake this role leading on the strategic development of specific objectives of the organisation. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the organisation has robust structures, processes and systems in place to support a workforce that is fit for the future and that is competent and able to deliver high quality services and excellent patient care.

You will represent Allied Health Professionals within CLCH, working at a national and local level in order to effectively support the delivery of services fit for the needs of the future. You will also work in close liaison with the Chief Nurse and Directors of Nursing and Therapies, participating in career and succession planning and leading on the future development of senior Allied Health Professionals.

You will also work closely with staff and the Trust Academy, providing operational support to support the delivery of the Quality and Workforce agenda in relation to staff training, education and development. In addition, you will act as the Trust’s expert advisor on professional and clinical education and training, ensuring compliance with legislative requirements, national and local policy, and will be responsible for ensuring that the Academy agenda is embedded throughout the organisation.

We are looking for an individual with significant experience of operating at a senior level within a large or complex organisation who must have an understanding of Community and Primary healthcare as well as knowledge of education and the workforce in a healthcare setting.

If you are interested in this role and want to join our highly dynamic team, please ring me and I would be more than happy to discuss the role or organise a meeting to discuss it in more detail.

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

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.

UK Registration

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

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