Blackburn with Darwen Clinical and Care Professional Lead
NHS Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care Board (125)
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This role will provide overall leadership to the clinical and care professional networks within the Blackburn with Darwen, and specifically to the other Clinical and Care Professional Leads across the range of portfolio areas. The Blackburn with Darwen Place Based Clinical and Care Professional Lead will be representatives on the Lancashire and South Cumbria Clinical and Care Professional Assembly, ensuring the voice of the place, and the professionals within it, is heard and informs decision making at system level.The Clinical and Care Professional Lead will play a key part in creating links across all health and social care sectors including voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise organisations in the Place, working with other members of the Place team. As a leader they will ensure links between all levels of care, the Place and all clinical and care professionals and use their experience and expertise to engage, inform and support improvements in care. They will provide clinical and care professional leadership to support the Director of Health and Care Integration, in the development and delivery of the ambitions of the ICB, ICP and Place and the integration of health and social care.
Main duties of the job
Contacts and relationships -Positively engage with external agencies and act as advocate for the Place and partner organisations
Actively look for potential opportunities with key contacts to address health inequalities, improve population health and improve overall service delivery and performance
Work with other clinical programme place- based clinical and care leads (such as the quality lead, the digital leads) as well as programme system clinical and care leads, when necessary, to support delivery of improvements
1Service delivery and outcomes -Ensure that the needs of the population, service users and their carers are at the core of the way Place delivers services, recognising and tackling inequalities of access and outcome
Catalyse and embed ways to test and share new and innovative ideas and approaches that improve how we design and deliver care to our patients and population
Financial ManagementEffectively manage resources within your control.Personal development
Continually develop own clinical knowledge and practise with respect to service speciality
Maintain professional registration (e.g. GMC, NMC, etc.)
Risk ManagementYou are required to contribute to the control of risk and use the incident reporting system to alert the ICB of incidents or near misses that may compromise the quality of services.
Equality & DiversityThe ICB is committed to equality and diversity and works hard to make sure all staff and service users have access to an environment that is open and a free from discrimination. As an ICB we value the diversity of our staff and service users, and therefore recognise and appreciate that everyone associated with the ICB is different and so should be treated in ways that are consistent with their needs and preferences.
In support of this all staff are required to be aware of the ICB's Equality and Diversity Policy and the commitments and responsibilities the ICB has to:
Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct prohibited by the Act
Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not.
Foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do notWe firmly believe that it makes good business sense to have a workforce representative of the communities we serve and so encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care Board has ambitious plans to tackle the long-standing health inequalities that exist within our geography. We respect that communities know what they need best and aim to nurture a culture that embraces shared learning and supports clinical and care professional leaders to collaborate and innovate with a wide range of partners, including patients and local communities.
Through our clinical and care professional leadership framework you will be a part of a new way of working that aims to support health and social care to work effectively together, support care to be locally delivered, managed and planned and improve access by collaborating in care delivery to collectively manage vulnerable services. You will also act as a representative on the newly formed Lancashire and South Cumbria Clinical and Care Professional Assembly, ensuring the voice of the place, and the professionals within it, is heard and informs decision making at system level.
You are a clinical or care qualified (which includes social work) professional, have exceptional communication skills and be confident at working to develop effective relationships and work in partnership. With your strong, demonstrable understanding of current health and social care national aims and policies in your chosen specialist area as well as robust local knowledge of the determinants and barriers to providing user focused services in this area, you will provide overall leadership to the clinical and care professional network for the Blackburn with Darwen Place Based Partnership (PBP), and to the other Clinical & Care Professional Leads across the range of portfolio areas.
The time allowance for the Blackburn with Darwen Clinical and Care Professional Lead role is two days per week/four sessions (based on one session being equivalent to 4 hours and 10 mins). However, Blackburn with Darwen Place Based Partnership are keen to explore innovative ways of delivering our clinical and care professional leadership and as such we will consider role share arrangements between leaders from different professions, should that be of interest to our applicants.
Please note, your salary will be based on your current salary.
For further information please contact Claire Richardson, Director of Health and Care Integration Blackburn with Darwen.
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).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).