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Lead Professional for Neighbourhoods and Central Services

Job Description

This job may close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid missing your chance to apply.

Should your application be successful you will receive a letter inviting you to interview. However if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the multi professional clinical leadership team for neighbourhood and central services.

This role will provide strategic and operational leadership to Occupational Therapy and community practitioners and develop the clinical professional AHP profession across the Trust’s services in the named pathway group of Neighbourhoods and Central services.

This post will be pivotal in ensuring the provision of a high quality responsive professional leadership, within Allied Health Professional services

The post holder will to ensure the highest possible clinical standards are retained in relation to the Trust strategy in line with the new AHP strategy.

Main aspects of your portfolio will include:

  • Development of the clinical interventions, shared and self-care interventions for Neighbourhoods and Central services- both NICE informed/ Occupationally driven and implement practices to enable social recovery, activity and employments.

  • To actively lead on recovery focussed CQUINs.

  • To provide clinical advice and set quality standards for occupationally driven practices and interventions.

  • To contribute to the evaluation of standards of care utilising relevant benchmarking information in patient and or AHP or nurse sensitive indicators, clinical and nursing performance and quality standards for the named portfolio for Neighbourhoods and central services.

  • To provide professional support to Clinical Director as required in the Divisional area in the development and implementation of local quality priorities.

For further information please contact Claire Biernacki or Sarah Butt 0n (01332) 623700.

Derbyshire Healthcare is proud to deliver compassionate care from smoke-free environments.

A focus on recovery

Here at Derbyshire Healthcare, we are committed to working alongside the people who use our services, to help them lead meaningful and satisfying lives. Click the link on the right of this page to watch a short film featuring some of the people who use our services, discussing ‘recovery and flourishing families’ (please see link to the right):

Apply online by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button at the bottom of the screen. You must submit the application form before the closing date. If you encounter difficulty with either the application form, or if you prefer not to apply online, please contact our Recruitment Services Team (24-hour answerphone) on  ( Phone number removed ) , quoting the job reference number. PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ THE GUIDANCE NOTES BELOW BEFORE COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION FORM.

DBS Check

The cost of undertaking a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service formerly known as CRB) disclosure will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial costs of the disclosure which will be deducted from your first month’s salary. The current price of a standard check is £26 and an enhanced check is £44.

Under new guidance, we are obliged to check employment history for at least the past 3 years for successful candidates. Please ensure that the referees you provide us cover at least the past 3 years of your employment/training.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of all our staff. We will consider applications to work flexibly.



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.

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