Nursing - Clinical lead for the Enhanced Care Team

  • Department Clinical Lead for the Enhanced Care Team
  • Salary £40,057.00 – £45,839 per annum
  • Closing Date 08/07/2022
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-SCL-537
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent: 37.5 hours per week
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week (flexible to meet the need of the service)

*Band 7 subject to Agenda for Change confirmation*

The is a new  and exciting opportunity  to  help establish a  team of Health Care Support Workers to provide Enhanced care support across our Trust. You will be Key to the recruitment and training of the team ensuring our patients receive high quality care. The role will require cross site working so it is essential that you can travel between both hospital sites.

To provide professional leadership and support to the enhanced Care worker team based with the acute Trust.  Working collaboratively with clinical areas daily utilising the available resources to provide an enhanced level of patient centred care. To support with the enhanced care training bringing a skilled workforce to support the organisation.



Main duties of the job

To lead and support the Enhanced care team to provide professional nursing leadership within the team.

To lead the recruitment, induction, and training for the enhanced care team

To undertake the clinical assessment following referral of people requiring the advanced level of 1;1 supervision requiring to meet their individualised care needs.

To allocate daily an enhanced care support worker to work in partnership with the ward team to provide care for the person, supporting individualised care and therapeutic interventions in partnership with the patient’s family/carers.

To demonstrate deliver of up-to-date practices, policies and protocols within the clinical environment and in line with best practice in line with any national policies

To play an active part, in partnership with others, to influence change and innovation in caring for people with enhanced care requirement.

To be  actively involved in the delivery of training Trust wide in partnership with the Dementia Lead to promote good Dementia care in line with National Standards

As required build a business case for future service provision or expansion.

To produce reports on service provision and evaluation of the service delivery in line with patient/carers experience and outcomes

Participate in multi-disciplinary discussions, contributing with the decision-making process as advocate for the person.

Working for our organisation

You will  be  an active member of the corporate team and will be supported by colleagues to  develop your skills and knowledge. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career in our team learning from our experienced and knowledgeable senior workforce within the Trust. We meet regularly with the director of nursing  to discuss progress, ideas and issues.

 It is expected that you are a visible presence in the clinical areas for your team.

All the skills required to advance in your leadership career will be reviewed with you as part of a development package.

You will have excellent communications skills and high clinical standards with a passion to make a difference for patients and staff alike.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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