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Operational Lead - CHSCS

NHS AfC: Band 8a

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Operational Lead
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Part time 18.75 hours per week
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Porters Avenue Health Centre
Barking and Dagenham
£44,606 - £50,819 pa plus HCA's
18/09/2019 23:59

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

An opportunity has arisen within Community Health and Social Care Service within Barking and Dagenham to work as a job share in the post of Operational Lead.

This role will job share in providing operational management within an integrated team comprising of a District Nursing team, Community Matron and a therapy team.

The post holder will be a Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional responsible for the professional and clinical leadership, line management and development of the Community Locality Team (multidisciplinary) ensuring delivery of a safe, effective and efficient service within an agreed locality.

The key responsibilities of this role will be to ensure that the named professional (nurse or therapist) develops close working relationships with their named practices and have the ability to implement service strategies, including workforce strategies to manage the increasing demand for community services

The post holder will have  an understanding of the population profile for the locality and the services within it.

The post holder will have experience in managing teams and also have the ability to manage budgets.

The post holder will maintain clinical  input - 80% (management), 20% (clinical)




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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

Suzanne Neilson, Head of CHSCS/Operational Lead on 03003001815 or email