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Stakeholder Research Officer

Westminster Forum Projects

Bracknell, HC
4 days ago
Bracknell, HC
4 days ago

We're currently recruiting for ambitious Stakeholder Researcher Officers to join our team responsible for attendance and inclusivity at our conferences. The Stakeholder Researcher Officer is part of a growing team and there are plenty of career progression opportunities for the right candidates with six monthly performance/salary reviews. Our mission is to help policymakers make the best decisions. We’re looking for a proactive addition to the team whose task it will be to ensure our policy conferences are as inclusive as possible and no interested parties are left out of discussing important developments. Your work will directly shape the attendance of those involved in our events. Duties include:

  • Directly managing the selection of invited delegates;
  • Making sure that all relevant parties are invited while at the same time not approaching irrelevant sectors for the subject matter;
  • Working on a range of conferences of varying sizes and topics;
  • Continuously expanding our potential audience and guiding our databasing department while expanding existing and exploring new sectors to include; and
  • Researching which sectors are affected by upcoming policy and amending our marketing approach accordingly;

This is a varied role in a fast-paced environment and the right candidate would be a strong multi-tasker and be able to prioritise their time. Although there is a degree of autonomy, support from senior staff and rest of the 70-strong team is always on hand. The successful candidate will need:

  • An enquiring mind, intellectual resourcefulness, and proven ability to learn quickly about new areas in the worlds of politics, business, the third sector and current affairs;
  • Strong research skills;
  • Ability to work creatively and map the complex relationships between different points of view;
  • To be at ease with technology - you’ll be working with a set of customised software tools to support the analysis and invitation list production you need to do; and
  • Excellent self-organisation and time management skills.
To apply, please email your CV together with a covering letter, indicating why you would be suitable, to recruitment@westminsterforumprojects.co.uk.
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Support and Development Officer

National Health Service

Plumer House/ Park House, SW
3 days ago
Plumer House/ Park House, SW
£24.907k - £24.907k Per Year
3 days ago
£24.907k - £24.907k Per Year

Job Reference: 984-S-SW-1-11346

Employer:
Health Education England
Department:
Administration Support
Location:
Plumer House/ Park House, Plymouth/ Bristol
Salary:
£24,907 per annum

Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution.

We are committed to being a diverse and an inclusive employer and will build a culture where all employees are valued, respected and acknowledged. We strive to ensure that no individual receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, colour, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status, HIV status, social background, trade union membership or non-membership and is placed at a disadvantage by requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable.

HEE have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to showcase our Disability Confident Employer accreditation, being an Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, our bronze award from the Defence Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships and Tommy’s pregnancy at work scheme.


Health Education England (HEE) exists for one reason only: to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England by ensuring that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place.

Health Education England’s vision is that everyone associated with health care will be committed to a lifetime of professional development, be proud of the care they provide, support and challenge one another and strive for ever-increasing standards of patient-centred care.

What will you be doing?

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Health Education England (HEE) Professional Development Unit. This post is open to candidates in Plymouth or Bristol.

The team are responsible for the coordination of postgraduate medical (and some dental) education and training. We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with excellent administrative and organisational skills to be part of a team that supports the junior doctors and dentists in training (throughout the region) and the educationalists programme within the locality.

The post-holder will be part of a small team who will work closely with the clinical faculty and professional support unit, Trust admin support and other external stakeholders to ensure the delivery of consistent services within the Professional Development Unit, as aligned to HEE Standard Operating Procedures.

What do you need?

As the Support and Development Officer your duties will predominantly be involved with Study Leave support, however, there is also an expectation that the post holder will support the wider team also . These include:

  • Providing high quality administrative and project support
  • Reporting and analysis of information to support delivery of programmes.
  • Enabling, promoting and supporting effective running of the secretariat which includes collation of data, financial and project information to improve, inform and support a portfolio of projects, services, and initiatives.

What benefits do we offer?

As an employee of HEE we are interested in your overall health, and future, and it’s important that we value and reward the excellent work you do! Some of our benefits include:

  • Lease Car Scheme
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Health Service Discounts
  • 27 days annual leave rising with length of service
  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing
  • Competitive NHS Pension Scheme

And a lot more!

If you would like to advance your career in a progressive and supportive environment please apply now.

Interview date is to be confirmed.

Applicants will commence at the bottom of Band 5 with a full-time starting salary of £24,907, with pay step increases after 2 years’ service and 4 years’ service. These salaries are offered in accordance with NHS Terms and Conditions and the HEE Pay Progression Policy and are subject to annual cost of living review.

If you like what you have read and think you have the skills and experience we need then don't delay, apply today! We get lots of applications for our roles and so we sometimes have to close our posts early. Don't miss out!

For further details / informal visits contact:

Anne Elliott, PDU Manager, Anne.Elliott@hee.nhs.uk



Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Candidates are reminded that, if you are applying on a secondment basis, you must have agreement with your current manager that if successful you will be released for the period of the secondment.

Staff recruited from outside the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

If you are successful at interview, then it is normal practice for our recruitment service to request your references as soon as possible and this may happen prior to you receiving a written offer letter.

All references from current and previous employers, will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION VIA NHS JOBS

After applying, your application will be imported into our third-party recruitment system, TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Health Education England transferring the information contained in this application to TRAC. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

If you a query relating to your application process, please contact The Recruitment Team on 0300 3230201.

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Support & Development Officer

National Health Service

Chancellor Court, HC
1 day ago
Chancellor Court, HC
£24.907k - £24.907k Per Year
1 day ago
£24.907k - £24.907k Per Year

Job Reference: 984-S-SE-1-11254

Employer:
Health Education England
Department:
Support & Development Officer
Location:
Chancellor Court, Oxford
Salary:
£24,907 pro rata

Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution.

We are committed to being a diverse and an inclusive employer and will build a culture where all employees are valued, respected and acknowledged. We strive to ensure that no individual receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, colour, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status, HIV status, social background, trade union membership or non-membership and is placed at a disadvantage by requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable.

HEE have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to showcase our Disability Confident Employer accreditation, being an Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, our bronze award from the Defence Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships and Tommy’s pregnancy at work scheme.


The Professional Development Unit within Thames Valley focus on supporting both trainees and educators to achieve their goals through direct development opportunities and by providing access to funding for appropriate external events.

We work with a wide variety of individuals and groups to accomplish this, including the trainees and educators themselves, Trust contacts, external facilitators and venues, and various internal colleagues to name just a few.

The team oversees two particularly high-profile programmes, Supported Return to Training and Study Leave. These are relatively new initiatives and the outcomes are subject to much local national scrutiny, making this an exciting time to join the team.

The postholder is also responsible for line managing the Support & Development Co-ordinator, therefore previous management experience would be beneficial.

Applicants will commence at the bottom of Band 5 with a full-time starting salary of £24,907, with pay step increases after 2 years’ service and 4 years’ service. These salaries are offered in accordance with NHS Terms and Conditions and the HEE Pay Progression Policy and are subject to annual cost of living review.

Applicants from within the NHS will be offered on a secondment basis only, agreement should be obtained from their employer prior to submitting the application.

If you like what you have read and think you have the skills and experience we need then don't delay, apply today! We get lots of applications for our roles and so we sometimes have to close our posts early. Don't miss out!

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ann Heath, Education Programme Manager, ann.heath@hee.nhs.uk



Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Candidates are reminded that, if you are applying on a secondment basis, you must have agreement with your current manager that if successful you will be released for the period of the secondment.

Staff recruited from outside the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

If you are successful at interview, then it is normal practice for our recruitment service to request your references as soon as possible and this may happen prior to you receiving a written offer letter.

All references from current and previous employers, will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION VIA NHS JOBS

After applying, your application will be imported into our third-party recruitment system, TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Health Education England transferring the information contained in this application to TRAC. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

If you a query relating to your application process, please contact The Recruitment Team on 0300 3230201.

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Test Analyst/ Software Development Officer

National Health Service

Ty Glan-yr-Afon, WA
3 days ago
Ty Glan-yr-Afon, WA
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
3 days ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 120-AC484-0221

Employer:
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Department:
Software Test
Location:
Ty Glan-yr-Afon, Cardiff
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

NHS Wales Informatics Services has a large portfolio of information and technical service programmes and projects, which will enable a digital future and the modern services needed by NHS Wales, health and care professionals, patients and citizens.

NWIS is the first organisation in the UK to receive the new "British Standard for Valuing People"

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


What you’ll be doing?

As Test Analyst, you’ll be working on one of our national software systems:-

  • Creating test cases and scripts to check software works & identify defects

  • Executing test scripts during fortnightly cycles that we call ‘sprints’

  • Writing reports to confirm the software meets expectations

While doing so, you’ll learn about our test framework and the rules governing how we test. You’ll also improve your skills by contributing to your Personal Development Plan (PDP).

What software will you be testing?

We build software used in GP practices, in hospitals and in the community. Examples include:-

  • Test Trace and Protect : A new digital contact tracing system, serving the NHS Wales Test, Trace and Protect Service

  • Laboratory Information Management System: used by pathology staff to record and exchange information such as blood test results.

  • NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect service: a single digital platform for contact tracing across Wales

  • Developer Portal: providing access the NHS Wales architecture through internet-based application programming interfaces (APIs).

What skills do you need?

Embedded with one of our Application teams, you’ll work with business analysts and developers to learn how our software meets user needs. So you’ll be a good listener, able to analyze information and not afraid to ask questions.

You'll often share your findings. For example, describing any conditions needed to reproduce a bug or publishing a test report. So you must be able to provide information in an accurate and concise fashion.

Above all, you're organized, methodical and committed to being an effective team member.

What else is helpful?

The following is helpful but not essential:-

  • Experience working in a care setting or using or testing healthcare software

  • Knowledge of Scrum

  • Experience using Team Foundation Server Test Hub

What else do you need to know?

Depending on your skills and experience, we may offer the post to you as a Band 4 Software Development Officer.

If we do, progression to the next pay band depends upon on you meeting an agreed set of competency criteria. We’ll manage this through your Personal Development Review (PDR). On meeting the criteria you’ll automatically progress to Band 5.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 7th March 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Geoff Norton

Software Development Manager

Geoff.Norton@wales.nhs.uk



Applicants that require a Tier 2 (General) Certificate of Sponsorship are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications but will be subject to satisfying the resident labour market test, unless an exemption applies. Compliance with all other guidance set by the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and Immigration rules, is also required. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

Please note that if your successful employment is subject to a Time Limited Right to Work, then the tenure of your contract of employment will be limited to reflect your Right to Work

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

For further information regarding NHS Wales Informatics Service please see our website: nwis.nhs.wales/

Please note that the inbox is not monitored. If you have any queries please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 02920 905353.

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Reception Manager

National Health Service

Newton Abbot, SW
5 days ago
Newton Abbot, SW
5 days ago

Reception Manager

Ashburton Surgery

The closing date is 05 March 2021

Job overview

Ashburton Surgery is looking for a Reception Manager to join our practice team. This is a full-time role, managing our reception staff and the delivery of the reception services for the practice. The Reception Manager will ensure smooth running of the services, and will develop and improve services to support staff and patients.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the day-to-day supervision and management of all reception staff and smooth running of associated functions, including the repeat prescribing and use of the clinical system, ensuring all functions are carried out in accordance with agreed procedures, protocols and time-scales, and reporting to the practice manager as necessary. Identification, development and leading on improvements within the reception team to support delivery, and liaising with the other members of the management team to improve services for patients. Candidates should have good attention to detail, enjoy team working and leading a team, be highly motivated, enthusiastic, positive and have good communication skills.

About us

Ashburton Surgery is a rural general practice with 6500 patients covering an area on the southern edge of Dartmoor, and along the A38 corridor.Ashburton Surgery is a training practice, and a dispensing practice. The practice is part of the South Dartmoor and Totnes Primary Care Network, and works closely with other local GP practices. Ashburton Surgery has 7 doctors, and is a family friendly practice. Committed to personal professionaldevelopment and improvement of services. An innovative, outward facing and forward practice, committed to team working and creating a positive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

ASHBURTON SURGERY

JOB TITLE: HEAD RECEPTIONIST

REPORTS TO: PRACTICE MANAGER

Job summary:

Responsible for the day-to-day supervision and management of all reception staff and smooth running of associated functions, including the repeat prescribing and the clinical system, ensuring all functions are carried out in accordance with agreed procedures, protocols and time-scales, and reporting to the practice manager as necessary.

Job responsibilities:

Employed staff

  • Develop practice policies and ensure all practice policies are followed
  • Ensure accurate records are kept; with particular reference to: appointments, messages, visits, post, patient registration, repeat prescriptions, filing systems, births and deaths.
  • Liaise with management staff concerning staffing and organisation of work
  • Liaise with other members of the primary health care team, outside agencies and voluntary services are required
  • Induction and training of all new staff to agreed standards.
  • Ensure fair and equitable division of reception staff roles and responsibilities between all reception staff.
  • Collaborate in the appraisal and ongoing review process for reception staff

Patient services

  • Manage the various appointments, visit and other books, in line with agreed policies.
  • Deal with more complex enquiries from patients and deputise for practice manager as practice complaints officer
  • Evaluate suggestions
  • Continually assess and evaluate systems, recommending changes and improvements to the practice manager as appropriate.
  • Deal with general telephone enquiries from patients and general public.
  • Record requests for visits
  • Record requests for repeat prescriptions.
  • Prepare repeat prescriptions (manually and computerised).
  • Reassign results of laboratory reports where required.
  • Produce patient summaries when required.
  • Key in patient identification data to computer.
  • Register new patients, including compilation of patient files.
  • Make appointments for patient to see doctor, nurse and other clinical staff associated with the practice.
  • Complete templates for computer input.
  • Record messages for doctor, nurse and administrative staff.
  • Complete scanning duties
  • Deal with requests from patients to change usual doctor

Administration

  • Attend staff meetings and act as secretary

Information technology

  • Have a full understanding of the appointments system, including how to make amendments to the appointments system
  • Have a working knowledge of all software and hardware
  • Be able to deal with simple information technology problems (hardware or software)
  • Provide clear direction to colleagues and staff on what actions to take in the event of IT failure
  • Train staff in use of system

Building

  • Have a clear understanding of telephone systems, daytime and out of hours

  • Hands-on maintenance as required e.g. plumbing and cleaning

  • Assist with remodelling and room moves as required

  • Understand security systems alarms

Information

  • Ensure communication systems are running smoothly, and reception staff are kept fully informed of changes in procedures

  • Assist with production and upkeep of practice procedures manual

  • Manage paperwork systems, including post, internal and external

  • Act as a central source of information

Other Tasks

  • Health and safety

  • Co-ordinate voluntary agencies

  • Arrange gifts and cards for staff leaving, marriages, births

  • Deputise for practice manager in their absence

    Confidentiality:

  • In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
  • In the performance of the duties outlined in this job description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
  • Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data
  • The post holder will not divulge any confidential information pertaining to other staff members to other staff members other than the practice manager

Health & safety:

The post-holder will implement and lead on the full range of promotion and management of their own and others health, safety and security as defined in the practice health & safety policy, the practice health & safety manual, and the practice infection control policy and published procedures. This will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Ensure job-holders across the practice adhere to their individual responsibilities for infection control and health and safety, using a system of observation, audit and check, hazard identification, questioning, reporting and risk management.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of health and safety and infection control statutory and best practice guidelines and ensure implementation across the business
  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks across the business
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills, and initiate and manage the training of others
  • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards, and initiation of remedial/corrective action where needed
  • Actively identifying, reporting, and correction of health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised
  • Keeping own work areas and general/patient areas generally clean, identifying issues and hazards/risks in relation to other work areas within the business, and assuming responsibility in the maintenance of general standards of cleanliness across the business in consultation (where appropriate) with other sector managers
  • Undertaking periodic infection control training (minimum annually)
  • Routine management of own team/team areas, and maintenance of work space standards
  • Demonstrate due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Equality and diversity:

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:

  • Acting in a way that recognises the importance of peoples rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation
  • Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues
  • Behaving in a manner that is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

Personal/professional development:

The post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, such training to include:

  • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
  • Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work

Quality:

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:

  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the teams performance
  • Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients needs
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources

Communication:

The post-holder should recognize the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

  • Communicate effectively with other team members
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers
  • Recognise peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly

Contribution to the implementation of services:

The post-holder will:

  • Apply practice policies, standards and guidance
  • Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work
  • Participate in audit where appropriate

This list is not exhaustive and may be subject to change as deemed necessary.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Education to GCSE level or equivalent

Experience

Essential

  • Good IT knowledge of applications such as WORD, EXCEL etc
  • Excellent Keyboard Skills
  • Experience in using computer databases
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to supervise other staff team members
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Team working skills
  • Excellent organisational Skills
  • Clear written recording
  • Commitment to process improvement

Desirable

  • Knowledge of NHS structures
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology
  • Familiarity with GP databases and GP computer systems
  • Previous NHS experience

Experience

Essential

  • Excellent IT skills in the use of WORD, EXCEL etc
  • Excellent Keyboard Skills
  • Experience in using computer databases
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to supervise other staff team members
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Team working skills
  • Excellent organisational Skills
  • Clear written recording
  • Commitment to process improvement

Desirable

  • Familiarity with GP databases and GP computer systems
  • Knowledge of NHS structures
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology
  • Previous NHS Experience

Other requirements

Essential

  • Sense of humour
  • Motivated
  • Positive
  • Keen and enthusiastic
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to cope under pressure
  • Hard working
  • Polite
  • Good Body Language
  • Smart personal presentation

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.

Employer details

Employer name

Ashburton Surgery

Address

1 Eastern Road

Ashburton

Newton Abbot

Devon

TQ13 7AP


Employer's website

https://www.ashburtonsurgery.co.uk/

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Security Officer

OCS Group

Newton Abbot Magistrates Court
1 day ago
Newton Abbot Magistrates Court
1 day ago

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Ensuring the security and safety of Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Services’ buildings, employees, legal professionals and visitors.

You will be responsible for protecting the security and safety of the identified buildings and personnel at a busy client site. You will ensure that assigned tasks are completed in a professional and timely manner and meet relevant legislations, ensuring the needs of all internal and external customers are fulfilled.

As part of this role, you will be required to undertake an appropriate and fully-funded apprenticeship programme, as part of OCS’s commitment to your professional development in the security industry.

Your main responsibilities may also include:

  • Control of access doors and gates to ensure that only authorised persons and vehicles are permitted access.
  • Working with a team, conduct Physical search of all Court users Conducting entry searches of all persons entering buildings via public entrances (or any member of the public entering via any other entrance) by means of archway metal detectors, hand-held metal detectors and visual searches of bags, parcels and containers to ensure that no weapons, explosive devices or other prohibited items are brought on to the premises.
  • Testing Security Systems, and accurately recording the data to ensure fully operational at the start of every day, archway metal detectors, hand-held metal detectors.
  • Prevention of and attending to and dealing with security incidents.
  • Assisting to ensure the correct and agreed evacuation procedures are followed by all members of the public in the event of an emergency including the identification of a suspect package or a fire.
  • Control & Restraint of violent and aggressive court users, preventing or excluding persons from secure parts of the building or environment.
  • Carry out instructions from members of the Judiciary to attend court and in some circumstances remove individuals from the Court or Court Room.
  • Respond rapidly to personal attack panic alarms throughout the building.
  • Testing of Alarm Systems, and accurately recording the data to ensure fully operational including fire alarms and personal attack alarms.
  • Carrying out regular patrols of the building and its environment as required.
  • Acting as a first line support to employees and site visitors, providing a professional and friendly service.
  • Issue and collection of visitors and contractors’ passes and escort of visitors and contractors.
  • Operation of and monitoring CCTV equipment.
  • Supervision of contractors and cleaners etc. in secure areas.
  • Opening up the building at the start of the day.
  • Closing down securing the building at the end of the day and setting the alarm System and acting as key holder for emergency call out purposes.
  • Maintaining records – Equipment checks, confiscated items, Incident reports etc.
  • Maintaining security of keys and control of issue to authorised personnel.
  • Service area barrier control and traffic management.

 

To succeed in this role, you will need the following:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Door Supervisor SIA licence - essential
  • Experience of working within the Security Industry – advantageous
  • CCTV licence - advantageous but training can be provided
  • Be confident with the use of a mobile phone

Personal characteristics/attributes for this role:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A professional demeanour with sound judgement and integrity; in order to prioritise and deal with challenging situations, in accordance with procedures and processes.
  • Customer focused
  • A clean DBS History (Drink Driving excluded)

Does this role sound like it's for you? Apply now! If you require any support with your application, please contact Megan Forse on 01293 858761 or via email on

Megan.Forse@ocs.com

- please do not email or call to apply directly, in order to be considered for this role you must complete this online form.

What will you get in return?

  • An additional £1 on your hourly payrate following completion of probation period, subject to attendance, performance and conduct
  • A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply
  • Access to high street discounts
  • Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Wellbeing Support

Why join OCS Group Ltd?

From providing a first-class shopping experience at major retail and leisure establishments, to maintaining critical factory facilities for well-known industrial organisations, to supporting the patient journey at large hospitals, we provide the essential services that keep businesses and societies running day in and day out.

We are the largest family-owned facilities management services company in the world, and we deliver over 70 accredited services internationally.

OCS prides itself as a company that has family values.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS.

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Physicians Associate Community Hospital

National Health Service

Newton Abbot, SW
3 days ago
Newton Abbot, SW
3 days ago

Physicians Associate Community Hospital

Kingsteignton Medical Practice

The closing date is 18 March 2021

Job overview

Are you looking to make your mark within a forward- thinking and highly motivated multi-professional community team? Do you strive to attain excellent, compassionate clinical care of the highest standard? This is the job for you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to help shape the future running of Newton Abbot Community Hospital inpatient beds. Kingsteignton Medical Practice are looking for suitably driven and experienced Physicians Associates to fill posts looking after the 60 bedded unit. You will work alongside the excellent medical, nursing, multidisciplinary therapy and stroke rehabilitation team. You will be encouraged to identify and develop your specialist interests such as Frailty, Falls or Geriatric assessment, which would augment and strengthen the service.

Hours are 9-5 Monday to Friday. No on call commitment.

Salary dependent on experience but likely within band 7 AFC.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will treat and care for people requiring medical review in the community hospital setting whilst delivering high quality, person centred care, teaching and quality improvement serving the local area.

We would envisage the PA developing their special skill or interest within the Community Hospital setting in a way that enhances and augments the service offered.

The main role of this post is the day to day clinical management of 60 inpatient beds at the community hospital. This is supported by a wider medical team.

In general the post-holder will be expected to undertake all the normal duties and responsibilities associated with a heath care professional working on a sub- acute hospital ward.

See job description for more detail.

About us

Kingsteignton Medical Practice is located in the town of Kingsteignton. It provides general medical services to a patient population of 11,000 as well as medical care for in- patients at Newton Abbot Hospital.

The Practice is part of the Templer Care Network with Buckland, Cricketfield and Devon Square Surgeries. It is also part of a wider collaboration of Practices covering the South Devon and Torbay area.

Newton Abbot Town has the benefit of a local community hospital and Kingsteignton Medical Practice currently manage 60 beds at the hospital comprising of a general medical and stroke ward. We provide a full time GP and support from a medical officer and GP registrars. There is a stroke therapy consultant that works with the stroke patients whilst we manage their general medical care. Patients are can be referred by Torbay Hospital or local GPs. Many of the patients have been inpatients at Torbay Hospital and transfer to a community hospital to prepare for their return home.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PHYSICIANS ASSOCIATE JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLECommunity Hospital Physicians Associate

ACCOUNTABLE TOKingsteignton Medical Practice (KMP) Partners

REPORTING TOCommunity Hospital Physician (Clinically)

KMP Practice Manager (Administratively)

KEY TASKSThe post-holder will treat and care for people requiring medical review in the community hospital setting whilst delivering high quality, person centred care, teaching and quality improvement serving the local area.

We would envisage the PA developing their special skill or interest within the Community Hospital setting in a way that enhances and augments the service offered.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESClinical Responsibilities:

The main role of this post is the day to day clinical management of 60 inpatient beds at the community hospital. This is supported by a wider medical team.

Timely review, clinical progression and discharge decision making for stepped down and acutely unwell patients from the Acute trust.

Making professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems.

Assessing the health care needs of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems.

Screening patients for disease risk factors and early signs of illness

In consultation with patients and in line with current practice disease management protocols, developing personalised care plans for health

Providing counselling and health education

Admitting or discharging patients to and from the caseload and referring to other care providers as appropriate

Recording clear and contemporaneous notes to agreed standards

Collecting data for audit purposes, significant events and other data required by the Trust or practice.

In general the post-holder will be expected to undertake all the normal duties and responsibilities associated with a heath care professional working on a sub- acute hospital ward.

Other Responsibilities within the Organisation:

Assist in the teaching of medical students and support GP registrars.

Awareness of and compliance with all relevant Trust/CQC policies/guidelines, e.g., prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety

A commitment to life-long learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice, and clinical governance requirements.

Contributing to evaluation/audit and clinical standard setting within the organisation

Contributing to the development of computer-based patient records

Attending training and events organised by the practice or other agencies, where appropriate.

Supporting colleagues with the smooth running of the service by providing cover and assistance, in particular during periods of illness, annual leave or absence for other reasons.

Confidentiality:

In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately

In the performance of the duties outlined in this Job Description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, hospital staff and other healthcare workers. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential

Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the trust policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

Health & Safety:

The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others health, safety and security as defined in the hospital Health & Safety Policy, to include:

Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines

Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks.

Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills and contributing to the practice development plan

Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards

Reporting potential risks identified.

Equality and Diversity:

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:

Acting in a way that recognizes the importance of peoples rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation

Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues

Behaving in a manner which is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

Personal/Professional Development:

In addition to maintaining continued education through attendance at any courses and/or study days necessary to ensure that professional development requirements for PREP are met, the post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, such training to include:

Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development, this includes annual appraisals and internal peer review.

Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work.

Quality:

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:

Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk

Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision

Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the teams performance

Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients needs

Effectively manage own time, workload and resources.

Communication:

The post-holder should recognize the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

Communicate effectively with other team members

Communicate effectively with patients and carers

Recognise peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly.

Contribution to the Implementation of Services:

The post-holder will:

Apply Trust/CQC policies, standards and guidance

Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work

Participate in audit where appropriate.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Postgraduate Diploma or Degree - Physicians Associate
  • Member of Physicians Associates Managed Voluntary Register
  • Minimum 2 years Working as Physicians Associate

Desirable

  • Independent Prescribing Qualification
  • Experience of working in Primary Care
  • Interest in Medical Education

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.

Employer details

Employer name

Kingsteignton Medical Practice

Address

West Golds Road

Newton Abbot

Devon

TQ12 2TS


Employer's website

https://www.kingsteigntonmedicalpractice.co.uk

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Chief Nurse

National Health Service

Exeter, SW
4 days ago
Exeter, SW
4 days ago

Chief Nurse

Devon Doctors

The closing date is 11 March 2021

Job overview

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a newly formed and dynamic Senior Leadership Team at Devon Doctors Group. We are looking for an experienced clinical leader who is ready for an exciting and rewarding challenge, to join our team.

About the role

As part of the organisations ongoing commitment to delivering high quality front line services to the population, a brand new Chief Nurse post is being implemented into the senior management team structure. This post is a Board-level role that reports directly in to the Chief Executive Officer.

The Chief Nurse will have leadership responsibility for the pursuit of the highest of quality standards across Devon Doctors services. Working alongside the Chief Medical Officer, the post holder will be responsible for the development and implementation of the Quality, Patient Safety and Clinical Governance agendas; take the Executive lead for infection prevention and control and safeguarding.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide professional leadership for all of our professional roles across the organisation. The Chief Nurse will provide advice, leadership and direction to the Board of Directors and the wider organisation on all Quality and Safety matters, ensuring effective clinical outcomes and an excellent patient experience. The post holder will act as the Group Caldicott Guardian.

The post-holder will need to actively engage and involve patients and communities, championing the Group ethos of putting patients first.

About us

A not-for-profit organisation, Devon Doctors has been providing urgent out-of-hours care to the county's 1 million+ residents for more than 20 years.

Devon Doctors was established in 1996 to provide support to a number of GP cooperatives across Devon; out of this, Devon Doctors Ltd was born in 2004 to provide GP OOH care for the county. Jointly owned by all the GP practices in the county, it has been a social enterprise since 2007, reaffirming the organisations commitment to reinvesting any surplus it might make into the service to continue to drive excellence in clinical care.

The organisation is intent on providing a critically acclaimed IUCS in line with the IUCS Specification, the NHS FiveYear Forward View and the NHS Long-Term Plan.

Why work for Devon Doctors?

Salary of £100,000 to £120,000 depending on experience

30 days holiday + 2 company additional days (plus Bank Holidays)

NHS Pension

Cycle to work scheme

1 Paid Volunteering day per year

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Summary:

The Chief Nurse (CN) will have leadership responsibility for the pursuit of the highest of quality standards across Devon Doctors services. Working alongside the Chief Medical Officer, the post holder will be responsible for the development and implementation of the Quality, Patient Safety and Clinical Governance agendas; take the Executive lead for infection prevention and control and safeguarding. The post holder will provide professional leadership for all of our professional roles across the organisation. The Chief Nurse will provide advice, leadership and direction to the Board of Directors and the wider organisation on all Quality and Safety matters, ensuring effective clinical outcomes and an excellent patient experience. The post holder will act as the Group Caldicott Guardian.

Key Responsibility Areas

Executive Leadership:

This post-holder will need to demonstrate the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to fully contribute in an Executive Team and as a system leader. The CN is a leader in quality systems; transitioning to new operating models that require leadership qualities demonstrating competence in the following:

Putting Patients First:

The post-holder will need to actively engage and involve patients and communities, championing the Group ethos of putting patients first.

Vision:

The post-holder will need to demonstrate effective leadership to contribute to the creation of a compelling vision for the future and be able to communicate this internally and externally.

Team Work:

The post-holder will need to build strong collaborative working relationships internally and externally with providers and set and create a climate of open and honest communication within the context of partnership, to continually improve services.

Planning:

The post-holder will need to be able to think conceptually to plan flexibly for the longer term and continually seek innovation and improvement.

Culture:

Works with colleagues to lead the develop a culture of openness, trust and transparency which extends beyond Devon Doctors to provide commissioners and system partners with the assurance that they need to improve levels of trust and system-working.

Personal qualities:

The post-holder will need to demonstrate effective leadership and high professional standards in drawing upon their personal values, communication, behaviour and interaction with others.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

Strategic

1. Contribute to the development and implementation of Devon Doctorss Vision, Strategy and Business Objectives as a Board member, with full duties, responsibilities and liabilities as a Company Director;

2. Work with the Board to formulate Devon Doctorss Quality Strategy, ensuring that it supports the delivery of the wider Company Strategy working in effective partnership with the Chief Medical Officer to demonstrate joint clinical leadership, ensuring that it is well understood by the workforce, commissioners and partners;

3. Scan the horizon for opportunities which will benefit clinical delivery of services, immediately, or the future, using strong networks and partnership working to identify such opportunities as well as influence at a regional and national level;

4. Advise the Devon Doctors Board, Executive Team and Operational Managers on professional clinical and nursing matters including changes to national policy and opportunities for changing roles, supporting the long-term vision of Devon Doctors;

5. Provide assurance to the Devon Doctors Board that Infection Control policies are fit for purpose and to be accountable for their implementation on relevant sites across Devon Doctors;

6. Identifying new business opportunities which will build on the strengths of the organisation converting them to generate income, internal investment and integrating them into the organisation, as appropriate;

People Management & Leadership

1. Provide highly visible, supportive leadership to Devon Doctorss workforce, role modelling the Devon Doctorss values of Trust; Integrity; Innovation and Excellence across the organisation and particularly with direct reports and Clinical and Nursing Teams;

2. With the Chief Operating Officer and the Associate Director of HR, to be responsible for recruitment and retention strategies for all clinical, non-medical roles ensuring an effective and sustainable workforce both now, and in the future;

3. To lead the clinical teams and establish a high performing team environment for colleagues to work together to deliver the department business plan.

4. To work with the team to develop and improve their capability and increase their engagement.

Quality

1. Be responsible for the development and delivery of high-quality clinical services across all Devon Doctors sites;

2. Be accountable for the development and implementation of effective systems and processes which measure patient outcomes and experience, and to work with the executive team to set and meet patient outcome and experience targets and standards.

3. Be accountable for the development and implementation of a compliance framework to ensure that the organisation is achieving the standards required for CQC registration and regularly review this.

Clinical Governance

1. Ensure that the highest standards of clinical governance are set and maintained across the organisation, ensuring that clinical governance systems and processes meet regulatory standards, reflect best practice and encourage learning from incidents, complaints and audits;

2. Be the Executive safeguarding lead for the protection of patients (to include infection prevention, child protection, vulnerable adults and domestic abuse) across the organisation, ensuring that Devon Doctors meets regulatory standards and exhibits best practice;

Clinical Leadership

1. Set standards for all clinical professionals across Devon Doctors, providing advice and guidance to the Board on quality and clinical issues, fostering a culture which values continuing professional development and empowers multi-professional clinical teams to achieve clinical excellence;

2. Lead Devon Doctors education strategy and ensure the development of clinical skills across professional and non-registered clinical roles, ensuring opportunity for career progression at all levels;

3. Liaising, influencing and negotiating with partner provider organisations, healthcare professionals, social services and voluntary sector agencies;

Other Duties

1. Undertake On-call sessions as part of the On-call management team;

2. Responsible for ensuring that all rules, regulations, policies and procedures contained within the Employee Handbook are understood, implemented and applied on a fair and consistent basis.

3. Participate in the development and implementation of programmes of change and of education and training throughout the organisation.

4. Perform any other duties and take responsibility for issues outside of immediate sphere of responsibility as may be reasonably required. This job description is intended as a basic guide to the responsibilities of the role and is not exhaustive. The post holder may be asked to undertake duties that are in line with the level of the role.

COMMUNICATION AND KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

The post holder must be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all times, and build and maintain good working relationships with all stakeholders including the following:

Devon Doctors Board and Executive Team

Other healthcare, social services and voluntary providers

Commissioners

Operations/Clinical teams/Medical Teams

Other health providers/commissioners

Other stakeholders and voluntary sector providers

Local patient participation groups

Senior Management Team

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to Masters Level in a relevant qualification or equivalent level of experience
  • Demonstrable evidence of continuing professional development. Up to date knowledge of key issues and trends related to quality and safety
  • Registered professional with up to date pin (NMC or HCPC)

Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience of leading at a senior level, demonstrating a commitment to service quality and value for money
  • Experience of working within the NHS or other similarly sized, large, complex organisation
  • Experience of working at Board level. For aspirant Directors, this could include presenting papers, providing advice and guidance or covering a Board level role

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

Essential

  • Knowledge of the duties, responsibilities and liabilities of Board Level Directors
  • Proven track record at senior level, with evidence of the ability to shape and enhance high quality clinical services
  • Knowledge of 111 and out of hours healthcare services
  • Knowledge of local and national NHS issues or proven ability to learn about detailed and complex issues
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines under pressure

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • A flexible and adaptable approach with a willingness to work outside normal hours and a desire to always aspire to excellence within a team
  • Able to demonstrate strong leadership skills, able to coach, support and guide direct reports to maximise their potential
  • Highly respected, credible confident leader. Able to persuade and influence others without formal power or authority
  • A person of good character, as described in the fit and proper persons requirements for directors specified by the CQC

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Devon Doctors

Address

Suite 1, Osprey House

Osprey Road

Exeter

Devon

EX2 7WN


Employer's website

https://www.devondoctors.co.uk/


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Primary Care Commissioning Officer

National Health Service

Torquay - Pomona House, SW
3 days ago
Torquay - Pomona House, SW
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
3 days ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 144-JW005-OUTHOSP1-21

Employer:
NHS Devon Clinical Commissioning Group
Department:
Primary Care
Location:
Torquay – Pomona House
Salary:
£24,907 to £30,615 pa

About us

The Devon System are working together to improve the health and wellbeing of local people.

As a system, we face considerable challenges and as we move into the future, we will need to focus on a number of key areas including:

  • Seek solutions that work for the system as a whole.
  • Standardise practice and services where it makes sense to do so.
  • Focus on cost reduction and cost containment.
  • Recognise that participation will be required at system, locality, neighbourhood and organisational level on the priority areas.
  • Invest in out of hospital models which are right care in the right place.
  • Ensure equitable distribution of funding and outcomes by locality.
  • Prevent investments that total more than the funding allocation growth received into the system.
  • Consider financial decisions alongside quality, safety and any impact on patient experience of care.
  • Share risks and benefits across the system and ensure they are fully understood by all parties.

As part of the Devon System, NHS Devon Clinical Commissioning Group is one of the biggest CCGs in England, serving a patient population of nearly 1.2 million people with a budget of more than £1.8 billion and is a key component of our Devon Health and Care System.

We plan local healthcare and buy services, including acute, community, mental health and ambulance services.

Our diverse area of operation includes the cities of Plymouth and Exeter, remote rural areas such as Exmoor and Dartmoor, and coastal areas including Torbay and Ilfracombe. We work closely with three main local authorities: Devon County Council, Plymouth City Council and Torbay Council.

We work with our local communities and other partners in our area, to improve people’s health and make sure they can receive high quality, local services.

We face considerable challenges and to tackle these we have six shared ambitions as a system for the next ten years:

  1. Effective and efficient care
  2. Integrated Care Model
  3. A Devon-wide deal
  4. Children and young people
  5. Digital Devon
  6. Equally Well

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Primary Care Commissioning Officer within the Primary Care Commissioning Team for NHS Devon CCG for a fixed term contract/secondment.

A highly motivated and experienced individual is required to play a key role providing expertise, high quality advice and support to our member practices and will directly support commissioning and contracting of robust, sustainable and high-quality General Practice within Devon. The post-holder will work with colleagues across the organisation to continually develop and deliver best practice. The post holder will be required to work closely with the whole Primary Care Team to help meet any set objectives and challenges that arise.

The successful applicant will be expected to meet tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard of accuracy, be highly motivated, able to use their own initiative and have excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

Applicants will have experience of dealing sensitively with information of a confidential nature and have knowledge of primary care commissioning and specifically contracting. The successful applicant will have highly developed writing skills and the ability to produce and deliver complex reports.

The applicant will be able to demonstrate experience of working in a regulated environment and interpret a broad range of policy and strategy with minimal guidelines and supervision. They will also have the ability to work under pressure with competing priorities.

For an informal discussion about this vacancy please contact:

Melissa Redmayne or Linsey Redstone

Phone number

01803 396401 or 01803 396402

Email address

melissaredmayne@nhs.netlinsey.redstone@nhs.net



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Please note:

  • Where the post is a temporary position there may be a possibility of the post becoming permanent.
  • All posts can be considered as development opportunities if applicants do not meet the essential criteria at the time of appointment but would be able to meet this in a reasonable time frame.
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Band 6 Community Mental Health Practitioner (Civilian)

National Health Service

Medical Centre HMS Drake, SW
5 days ago
Medical Centre HMS Drake, SW
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
5 days ago
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: J221-A-21-28628

Employer:
Ministry of Defence (Defence Medical Services)
Department:
Defence Primacy Healthcare
Location:
Medical Centre HMS Drake, HMNB Devonport, Plymouth, PL2 2BG
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum *pro-rata if part-time

Ministry of Defence - Defence Medical Services


Are you an experienced Band 6 or 5 Community Mental Health Practitioner looking for an exciting and rewarding role? Are you seeking job satisfaction, numerous benefits, and training opportunities?

If the answer is yes, then we have a vacancy for a Band 6 Community Mental Health Practitioner at the Medical Centre HMS Drake.

DCMHs are multi-disciplinary teams comprising military and civilian staff: psychiatrists, mental health nurses, social workers, mental health practitioners and psychologists. The Community Mental Health Practitioner will work autonomously within a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) to provide a specialised/occupational mental health service for all Service and entitled personnel within the Department of Community Mental Health (DCMH) area of responsibility (AOR) and the Defence Primary Healthcare (DPHC) Region as required. The post holder will have experience of working in adult community mental healthcare.

You will showcase robust clinical risk assessment skills and an understanding of the occupational role and needs of individuals presenting to the service.

The Mental Health Practitioner (MHP) will be proactive in the development of service and organisational initiatives and will meet the expectation of offering clinical leadership to other agencies.

Duties of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing rapid, timely and high quality mental health service to all patients referred to the DCMH for assessment and treatment of mental health problems and implementing changes as and when necessary.
  • Managing clinical caseload delivering optimum personal and professional standards to assist the care process in accordance with DCMH protocols and clinical governance.
  • Acting as a clinical and educational resource to Medical Officers/General Practitioners (MO/GP) and offer advice to Unit Commanders on mental health matters, the administrative management of personnel with mental health difficulties and mental health promotion.
  • Delivering up to date, evidence-based interventions for mental health problems based on guidance from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the National Treatment Agency (NTA), which can include individual, group and tele-therapy.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for role requirements in further detail.

Essential Criteria

Band 6 or experienced Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse. Demonstrable experience working in community and adult mental health, with a desire in developing their skills delivering evidence based psychological treatments.

Demonstrable experience of using NICE recommended Psychological interventions.

OR:

Must possess a Graduate certificate in evidence based psychological treatments with demonstrable experience in a community mental health role.

and

A mental health professional registered with in date HCPC registration with experience of working in an adult mental health setting in a care co-ordinator role with demonstrable experience of using NICE recommended Psychological interventions.

Selection Process

The selection at sift stage will be based on your CV.

At interview, you will be tested against the following Framework:

  • NHS Core – NHSC1 – Communication
  • NHS Core – NHSC2 – Personal & People Development
  • NHS Core – NHSC4 – Service Improvement
  • NHS Health & Wellbeing – HWB2 – Assessment & Care Planning
  • NHS Health & Wellbeing – HWB6 – Assessment & Treatment Planning
  • NHS Health & Wellbeing – HWB7 – Interventions & Treatment

Please ensure you demonstrate that you have the required skills, qualifications and memberships in your CV and that you have saved it using your surname then first name prior to submitting your application.

To be eligible to be considered for this role, qualifications and memberships detailed must be held in full, prior to submitting your application.

Further Information

There is no requirement to deploy as this is met by our uniformed personnel, but you will form the continuity of care required by our patients when based at home.

Travel to interview costs will not be reimbursed.

Requests to work flexibly will be considered, taking into account business needs.

We are currently unable to open documents saved in the doc.x format. If your CV is in this format, please re-save in a different format prior to uploading. Should you submit in the doc.x format, your CV may not be considered for this vacancy.

Please be aware that if you are found successful you will be asked to provide evidence of your immunity to Hepatitis B.

Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.

All employees joining Ministry of Defence who are new to the Civil Service will be subject to a 6-month probation period (unless otherwise advised) effective from the employment start date.

Please note the salary will be pro-rata where part time hours are undertaken.

This vacancy is part of the A Great Place to Work for Veterans initiative. For more information copy and paste the following in to your browser or search gov.uk: Making-the-civil-service-a-great-place-to-work-for-veterans

As a result of the changes to the UK immigration rules which came in to effect on 1 January 2021, the Ministry of Defence will only offer sponsorship for a skilled worker visa under the points based system, where a role has been deemed to be business critical.

The role currently being advertised has not been assessed as business critical and is therefore NOT open to applications from those who will require sponsorship under the points based system. Should you apply for this role and be found to require sponsorship, your application will be rejected and any provisional offer of employment withdrawn.

Please ensure you have read all the details in the important information link prior to applying.



Caring for our Armed Forces

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

4 days ago

Description

We're currently recruiting for ambitious Stakeholder Researcher Officers to join our team responsible for attendance and inclusivity at our conferences. The Stakeholder Researcher Officer is part of a growing team and there are plenty of career progression opportunities for the right candidates with six monthly performance/salary reviews. Our mission is to help policymakers make the best decisions. We’re looking for a proactive addition to the team whose task it will be to ensure our policy conferences are as inclusive as possible and no interested parties are left out of discussing important developments. Your work will directly shape the attendance of those involved in our events. Duties include:

  • Directly managing the selection of invited delegates;
  • Making sure that all relevant parties are invited while at the same time not approaching irrelevant sectors for the subject matter;
  • Working on a range of conferences of varying sizes and topics;
  • Continuously expanding our potential audience and guiding our databasing department while expanding existing and exploring new sectors to include; and
  • Researching which sectors are affected by upcoming policy and amending our marketing approach accordingly;

This is a varied role in a fast-paced environment and the right candidate would be a strong multi-tasker and be able to prioritise their time. Although there is a degree of autonomy, support from senior staff and rest of the 70-strong team is always on hand. The successful candidate will need:

  • An enquiring mind, intellectual resourcefulness, and proven ability to learn quickly about new areas in the worlds of politics, business, the third sector and current affairs;
  • Strong research skills;
  • Ability to work creatively and map the complex relationships between different points of view;
  • To be at ease with technology - you’ll be working with a set of customised software tools to support the analysis and invitation list production you need to do; and
  • Excellent self-organisation and time management skills.
To apply, please email your CV together with a covering letter, indicating why you would be suitable, to recruitment@westminsterforumprojects.co.uk.