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Clinical Lead

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Staffing / Employment Agencies

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  • Salary:

    £38890 - £44503

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  • Published:

    1 day ago

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  • Client:

    Northumbria Water

Job Description

We are looking for a Mental Health Clinician, with experience in the Older Adult Persons Pathway. This post holder will require excellent communication skills, and interpersonal skills, to liaise with key stakeholders, and other organisations, to enhance the care of Older Adults with Mental Health needs, in the Newcastle area. You will work in a highly supported environment, as an active member of the multidisciplinary team. The successful applicant will work predominantly between 9am - 5pm: Monday to Friday, however it may be necessary to work outside these hours, on occasions. Robust supervision arrangements and joint development review will facilitate opportunities for continuing professional development.

Employer Description

Cumbria, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria. We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year. We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. To be a leader in the delivery of high quality care and a champion for those we serve. CNTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances. We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer. We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award. The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites. An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Clinical Lead to work into The Community Response and Rehabilitation Team (CRRT). The post is permanent and full time. The role will involve working into the CRRT, which is a community based team of health and social care professionals, working with older adults, in the Newcastle area. The service is generally provided on a short term basis of approximately 6 weeks, but this is flexible depending on mental health need.