Team Leader

Canterbury, Kent, England
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
11 May 2022
9 Jun 2022

Job Description

Job overview

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a specialist team focusing on the needs of people with Dementia in the East Kent Area. . We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic Registered Mental Health Nurse or Occupational Therapist who is passionate for the well-being and best interest of people with Dementias, who are keen to develop and hone skills which will truly enhance and revitalise professional practice. This role demands a clear focus on professional clinical leadership.

Main duties of the job

Under the direction of a Locality Services Manager you will Provide clinical and managerial leadership to the team. Provide clear and timely assessment of patients with complex needs and distressing behaviours particularly dementia. Offer advice and consultation to acute hospital teams in relation to managing distressing behaviours. Provide clear recommendations in relation to onward support and placement jointly with Rapid response colleagues where co -morbidities and complex physical and mental health needs are present. Provide clinical advice, decisions and advise on suggested care and support packages, working with system partners to support swift and appropriate discharge or appropriate next steps. Provide short term in-reach to aid transition (i.e to residential and nursing homes)

Working for our organisation

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
In order to be considered for this post you will need to be able to demonstrate the following:

Minimum of 3 years posts registration experience in Mental Health
Previous management experience
Advanced supervisory and appraisal skills
Advanced clinical experience and knowledge
Experience of liaising with a variety of stakeholders
Planning and decision making skills
Good knowledge of clinical governance and how you can contribute towards this
Advanced communication skills
Leadership skills - ability to guide and motivate others in clinical aspects and through periods of change
Example of contribution to service development.

Person specificationExperienceEssential criteria
  • 3 years at Band 6 in the community
  • Experience in working with people with Dementia and BSPD
  • Experience in communications with multiagency services and leaders

Desirable criteria
  • 3 years band 6 experience
  • Experience of working with Older people with Mental Health
  • Experience in working within a multiagency environment

QualificationsEssential criteria
  • Leadership qualification and experience
  • Evidence of post graduated clinical training
  • Qualifications within the care of people with Dementia

Desirable criteria
  • leadership qualification
  • Evidence of current clinical training
  • Evidence of current training within the care of people with Dementia

PLEASE NOTE: If role is patient-facing, candidates will be required to meet any government requirements for Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of deployment to be appointed. A full course of the Covid-19 vaccination (or where applicable a valid exemption) may be required to be evidenced prior to receiving an unconditional job offer.

KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme
Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change
On appointment to NHS27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service33 days full time or pro rata if part time

Plus bank holidays that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and

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Job Details

Team Leader

Canterbury, Kent, Englandd Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
11 May 2022
9 Jun 2022

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