Clinical Director Low Secure & Community Forensics

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

The Wells Road Centre is a high performing low secure hospital that prides itself on patient involvement and inclusivity, ensuring patients are at the centre of their own care. It is part of the IMPACT East Midlands provider collaborative, and offers male mental health, womens and male intellectual disability care-streams.

The community services include a countywide community forensic service; a community forensic intellectual developmental disability (CFIDD) service; an Assertive Transitions Service (ATS); a criminal justice liaison and diversion (L&D) service and Notts Mentalisation-based therapy (MBT) service.

There are close links with stakeholders in the criminal justice system, CCGs, ICS and third sector agencies.

The Clinical Director will be a focal point for clinical leadership for the Directorate, responsible for providing Clinical and strategic direction, as well as having a meaningful clinical role. Working alongside the General Manager, the Clinical Director will ensure that the performance and leadership of the hospital is consistent with a high quality, inclusive care environment.

This post is for a 3 years' fixed term with a review at the end of term and opportunity to extend to 5 years. The post holder can reapply for the Clinical Director post after this date if they wish to continue.

Main duties of the job

The Clinical Director will provide leadership and strategic vision for hospital, to ensure the effective delivery of healthcare to patients. They will act as an advisor to the Clinical professionals on matters and be responsible for leading the Directorate Management Team and its staff, for quality and performance. The post holder will also contribute to the development of the Divisions strategy.

The Clinical Director will also actively contribute to the development of the Trust's long-term integrated planning activity.

The Clinical Director will have a significant role in creating and developing strong partnership working relationships and networks with the range of local, regional and national partners and stakeholders and be part of the provider collaborative/ ICS.The Clinical Director will have a pivotal role in the integration of provider collaborative principle and work with other providers to ensure the best care is received for the patients.

In partnership with the General Manager, the Clinical Director will be responsible for scrutinising Directorates clinical performance, resource utilization, governance, clinical safety and standards of patient care, ensuring that standards are raised, managed and governed within the hospital, with issues escalated appropriately via the forensic divisional senior management team

There is a role in supporting and coaching new aspiring managers and Clinical Directors.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?

Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Date posted

21 June 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum (pro rata)

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

3 years

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

186-1054-22-FS-B

Job locations

Wells Road Centre

The Wells Road

Mapperley

NG3 3AA


Job description

Job responsibilities

Strategy/Planning:

  • To contribute to the strategy of the Trust taking into account national and local initiatives.
  • To work with the Directorates Managers to develop the strategic direction for the Directorates and Division in line with the NHS Plan and the provisions of the Care Standards Act 2000 and the Health and Social Care Act 2001 and subsequent Regulation and legislation and other local and national imperatives.
  • To lead the production of Annual, Workforce and Finance plans, and to have an input to these plans at Trust-wide level.
  • To lead the implementation of plans within the Directorate and be aware of the impact of these plans on other Trust services.
  • To ensure clinical, stakeholder and frontline staff engagement in the Directorates strategic priorities, visions and values.
  • To create strong strategic partnerships and collaborative relationships with Commissioners, Specialist Commissioners, others Trusts, local authorities, voluntary, private and academic sector agencies, locally, regionally and nationally which support performance, delivery and business development.
  • To support, develop and coach employees that want to develop as part of the ongoing succession planning.
  • To build effective multi-functional team working across a range of disciplines.
  • To empower and motivate teams to effect change in order to achieve efficient working.
  • To develop new ways of working which cut across traditional professional and cultural boundaries including development of commercial activities with external service providers.
  • To develop effective communication mechanisms within the t Directorates o inform the Annual planning process.
  • To ensure an understanding of the Trusts/Divisions s business and its strategic objectives and how changes in the wider environment are likely to impact upon the Trust/ Directorate.
  • Working with the General Manager to ensure all resources within the Directorates are utilised as effectively and efficiently as possible.

To ensure financial targets are met within the Directorates e taking into account the Trust wide financial position. To ensure that regional and national activity levels are met, taking into account resource constraints. To act as Chair of the Admissions Panel and manage the admission and discharge process.

  • To lead change management processes within the Directorate.
  • Working with the General Manager to ensure all resources within the Directorates are utilised as effectively and efficiently as possible.

To ensure that regional and national activity levels are met, taking into account resource constraints. To ensure financial targets are met within the Directorates e taking into account the Trust wide financial position.

  • To act as Chair of the Admissions Panel and manage the admission and discharge process.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Strategy/Planning:

  • To contribute to the strategy of the Trust taking into account national and local initiatives.
  • To work with the Directorates Managers to develop the strategic direction for the Directorates and Division in line with the NHS Plan and the provisions of the Care Standards Act 2000 and the Health and Social Care Act 2001 and subsequent Regulation and legislation and other local and national imperatives.
  • To lead the production of Annual, Workforce and Finance plans, and to have an input to these plans at Trust-wide level.
  • To lead the implementation of plans within the Directorate and be aware of the impact of these plans on other Trust services.
  • To ensure clinical, stakeholder and frontline staff engagement in the Directorates strategic priorities, visions and values.
  • To create strong strategic partnerships and collaborative relationships with Commissioners, Specialist Commissioners, others Trusts, local authorities, voluntary, private and academic sector agencies, locally, regionally and nationally which support performance, delivery and business development.
  • To support, develop and coach employees that want to develop as part of the ongoing succession planning.
  • To build effective multi-functional team working across a range of disciplines.
  • To empower and motivate teams to effect change in order to achieve efficient working.
  • To develop new ways of working which cut across traditional professional and cultural boundaries including development of commercial activities with external service providers.
  • To develop effective communication mechanisms within the t Directorates o inform the Annual planning process.
  • To ensure an understanding of the Trusts/Divisions s business and its strategic objectives and how changes in the wider environment are likely to impact upon the Trust/ Directorate.
  • Working with the General Manager to ensure all resources within the Directorates are utilised as effectively and efficiently as possible.

To ensure financial targets are met within the Directorates e taking into account the Trust wide financial position. To ensure that regional and national activity levels are met, taking into account resource constraints. To act as Chair of the Admissions Panel and manage the admission and discharge process.

  • To lead change management processes within the Directorate.
  • Working with the General Manager to ensure all resources within the Directorates are utilised as effectively and efficiently as possible.

To ensure that regional and national activity levels are met, taking into account resource constraints. To ensure financial targets are met within the Directorates e taking into account the Trust wide financial position.

  • To act as Chair of the Admissions Panel and manage the admission and discharge process.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional registration: GMC, NMC, HCPC

Training

Essential

  • Doctorate level qualification in specific clinical field or equivalent experience (include specialist training)

Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience as a professionally qualified, registered and senior clinician, with recognised expertise in a specialist field (e.g. GP, Consultant, Allied Health Professional, Nurse Consultant)
  • Significant experience in clinical leadership / management capacity
  • Significant experience in clinical leadership / management capacity
  • Experience of engaging and working with a range of communities, including diverse and minority communities, either in a statutory or voluntary sector
  • Experience of engaging with service users and / or members of the public
  • Experience of working within Provider collaborative / ICS system level

Desirable

  • Knowledge of Key Performance Indicators across the health and social care community
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional registration: GMC, NMC, HCPC

Training

Essential

  • Doctorate level qualification in specific clinical field or equivalent experience (include specialist training)

Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience as a professionally qualified, registered and senior clinician, with recognised expertise in a specialist field (e.g. GP, Consultant, Allied Health Professional, Nurse Consultant)
  • Significant experience in clinical leadership / management capacity
  • Significant experience in clinical leadership / management capacity
  • Experience of engaging and working with a range of communities, including diverse and minority communities, either in a statutory or voluntary sector
  • Experience of engaging with service users and / or members of the public
  • Experience of working within Provider collaborative / ICS system level

Desirable

  • Knowledge of Key Performance Indicators across the health and social care community

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wells Road Centre

The Wells Road

Mapperley

NG3 3AA


Employer's website

https://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wells Road Centre

The Wells Road

Mapperley

NG3 3AA


Employer's website

https://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Adele Fox

adele.fox@nottshc.nhs.uk

01777247693

Date posted

21 June 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum (pro rata)

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

3 years

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

186-1054-22-FS-B

Job locations

Wells Road Centre

The Wells Road

Mapperley

NG3 3AA


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