Clinical Operations Manager Acquired Brain Injury Service, Cheshire

Last update 2024-02-27
Expires 2024-03-27
ID #1895677099
Clinical Operations Manager Acquired Brain Injury Service, Cheshire
United Kingdom, Berkshire, Cheshire,
Modified October 24, 2023


Employer heading Clinical Operations Manager Acquired Brain Injury Service Band 8a Job overview **We offer a relocation package of up to £8,000**The relocation package is for anyone joining the Trust in a Clinical role who would need to relocate in order to take up employment with Cheshire and Wirral Partnership.To be eligible for the relocation payment, you must live more than 40 miles from the base/location of the post you are applying for and you would need to relocate to within 15 miles of the new base.If this applies to you, please state this on your application so we can discuss this with you if you are invited to interview.This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established community brain injury service covering Cheshire and Wirral. The team of 20 plus consists of assistant psychologists, clinical psychologists, consultant neuropsychologists, brain injury case managers, specialist vocational OT’s, administration support and volunteers. The team base is at the Countess of Chester Health Park and an office at Clatterbridge Hospital where inpatient neuropsychology is provided to stroke and brain injury patients. The service also hosts the Rehabilitation and Placement Service (RAPS) which gate keeps all out of area ABI rehabilitation placements. AHP’s and nurses with extensive experience of stroke and/or acquired brain injury should apply as this position will carry the clinical role of a brain injury case manager for the Cheshire side of the service.For informal enquiries please contact Beth Fisher, ABI Service Manager Phone 01244 393499. Main duties of the job The Acquired Brain Injury Service sits within the LD, Neurodevelopmental and ABI Care Group at Cheshire and Wirral Partnership Trust. There is a proactive and highly supportive senior management team with weekly team catch ups and monthly operational meetings. Management responsibilities will include budget management, staff appraisals, leading team business meetings, business continuity plans, tier 2 on call duties and representing the service at LD Care group operational meetings. Management supervision will be provided by the Head of Clinical Services and the relevant clinical supervision will be provided from within the service.An effective communicator with excellent time management and people skills is essential.Please note this role requires On Call Responsibilities. Working for our organisation CWP provides health and care services for local people, including mental health, learning disability, community physical health and all-age disability care – including the provision of three GP surgeries.Our aim is to help people to be the best they can be, adopting a compassionate, person-centred approach to everything we do. We were recently rated as Outstanding for Caring by the Care Quality Commission with a Good rating overall.We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you. CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences. CWP is proud to be an accredited Veteran Aware organisation helping to provide and share best practice in NHS care for our armed forces community. As a veteran aware organisation, CWP is committed to delivering on the principles of the Armed Force Covenant and has a ‘Silver’ award with the MOD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (DERS).The trust offers a Guaranteed Interview Scheme to any armed forces community applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post and encourages applications from armed forces reservists or cadet force adult volunteers.We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services. Detailed job description and main responsibilities Please download a copy of the job description for full details.Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it. Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours which are ‘the 6 Cs’ Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A ‘Guide to completing your application form’ can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.If your disability meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the ‘essential’ criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer ‘YES’ to the question: ‘Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme?’ Please also inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for our Armed Forces community. Please answer YES’ to the question in the application form.All new clinical support staff will be required to have completed or working towards the Care Certificate (CWP In-house 2 day training to be completed within 6 months of start date).Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment. You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of £13 per year applies.New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.CWP encourages and supports all staff to become vaccinated against COVID-19.Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.If you experience any technical difficulties or need help when making an application please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100.Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon. Person specification Qualifications Essential criteria Hold relevant Degree/Diploma/Professional registrationEvidence of continued professional developmentRecognised management qualification or equivalent experience/trainingTo have relevant professional registration Desirable criteria Master's level or equivalent course/experience in relevant area Knowledge and Expertise Essential criteria up to date specialist knowledge of relevant legislation and ability to apply that knowledge innovatively and appropriatelySpecialist knowledge of ABI servicesUnderstand importance of application in practice ensuring robust collaborative working with and capturing of feedback from people accessing services, their families and carersKnowledge and experience delivering clinical servicesUnderstanding and application of safeguarding proceduresAbiity to create flexible working solutions to meet the needs of the service and people accessing it Desirable criteria Awareness of planning and developing service processesKnowledge and experience in undertaking and actioning findings of surveys and auditsUnderstanding of role, function, and relationships between various organisations commissioning and providing services to people with acquired brain injury and how they complement and support one another Experience / Competencies Essential criteria At least 2 years experience in senior clinical/leadership roleManagement experience in a clinical setting underpinned by in-depth knowledgeExperience of planning and organising complex activities or programmes requiring formulation and adjustmentExcellent proven high level of communication facilitation and skillsSpecialist knowledge and experience of leadershipAbility to lead and motivate colleaguesExperience of proposing policy or service changes which potentially impacts beyond own area of responsibilityExperience of developing and maintaining good working practices with a range of key stakeholdersPlanning, organisational and time management skillsReport writing skills Desirable criteria Experience of managing a multi-disciplinary serviceExperience of managing complex staffing issuesExperience of day to day management in prioritisation of work and supporting/supervising staff and/or studentsExperience of applying quality improvement methodologiesExperience of recruitment and retention initiativesKnowledge, experience and understanding of the processes involved in financial and budgetary managementExperience of representing services at multi-agency forums and making informed decisions Further details / informal visits contact NameNikki KennyJob titleHead of Clinical ServicesEmail Telephone number07792145323

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Clinical operations manager acquired brain injury service

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