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Clinical Lead for Emergency and 136 services

NHS AfC: Band 7

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NHS AfC: Band 7
12 month secondment / fixed term contract
full time 37.5 hours per week
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Radbounne unit/ Hartington unit
£33,222 - £43,041
22/07/2018 23:59

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Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

 Campus Division

 Assessment Services


Clinical Lead for Emergency and 136 services

12 month secondment or 12 month fixed term contract

Band 7: £31,383-£41,373 per annum pro rata

24-hour seven-day week rota.

 Base: Post holder will work across two sites The Radbourne Unit  at Royal Derby Hospital Derby Site Derby DE22 3WQ and The Hartington Unit at Chesterfield Royal Hospital Site Chesterfield S44 5BL


Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust are looking to recruit a Band 7 Clinical Lead for Emergency Services and 136 services. This is a newly funded post currently for a fixed term/ secondment opportunity of 12 months.

This exciting newly developed post offers developmental opportunities in a clinical leadership role. As a Clinical Lead for Emergency and 136 services the post holder will be expected to ensure the two trust sites adopts the policies and philosophy of the Trust and provide flexible, responsive, proactive and interactive assessment, care and management to individuals experiencing early signs of relapse or new acute phase mental illness presenting to the 136 suites.

We are looking for an individual who will lead on the re-design of the 136 clinical standards. Who will review, and ensure policies and processes are in line with best practice. Someone who is able to engage others, manage effective change and improvements and offer support and training. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work amongst colleagues across Campus services and will also interact with many stakeholders, developing pathways and improving interagency working.  

The clinical lead post will also involve direct clinical work as well as operational responsibilities.  They will offer and co-ordinate specialist interventions within the 136 suite which will involve responsibility for admitting and discharging individuals from the service safely. Ensure that the Service meets its quality and performance targets as laid down in the redesigned operational policy for the 136 suite and will present a professional role model for the delivery of high quality care always acting in a person centred and enabling fashion, working in a family inclusive practice and in line with contemporary practice.

The successful candidate will be part of the Assessment Services, a service line where teams are innovative and creative, where best practice and patient centred care is the priority. A supportive service line with a focus on providing a caring effective and safe service.  







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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For more information or if you would like to visit the services please contact Fiona White Area Service Manager for assessment services on 01246 513797 or email Fiona.white21@nhs.net