Main duties of the job

The post holder has managerial and leadership responsibility for the effective operational running of all the areas Acute Care services. The Acute Care Clinical Site Manager will have managerial responsibility for the effective operational running of a diverse portfolio that includes Acute Care inpatient services (adult and older persons), Home Treatment Team and Liaison Psychiatry.

The role will oversee both planned admissions and unscheduled care in relation to S136 and area Emergency Department presentations. The post holder will work with the Local multi-disciplinary leadership leads ensuring that patient flow is maximised, over the seven day period and plan contingencies for periods of high activity to ensure all teams are sufficiently staffed to support the acute care system. 

The post holder will be experienced in acute care assessment and treatment and have a good working knowledge of all clinical guidelines relevant to the acute care setting. 

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

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and Proud to Lead competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

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

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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Person specification

Qualifications and / or Knowledge

Essential criteria

  • NMC Registered Mental Nurse
  • Relevant recent experience of working in an acute care setting assessing and delivering interventions
  • Educated to Masters Degree level or equivalent or working towards completion in 3 years / equivalent experience
  • Experience of acute care clinical assessments and pathways Significant relevant experience in a managerial post
  • Track record of significant continuous professional and management development
  • Experience of risk formulation
  • Desirable criteria

  • Recognised senior management training in leadership, policy or strategy/ equivalent experience
  • WARRN trained
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Experience in providing assessment and direct care for Acute Care presentations.
  • Demonstrates a good working knowledge and experience to include S136, crisis presentations, HTT and CMHT.
  • Up to date in all current issues related to professional mental health practice and health/social care service management
  • Provide strong leadership and significant acute care experience so that they can lead by example and work alongside the frontline team.
  • Significant, demonstrable experience of operational management in a clinical service in the NHS, including budgets and people information and quality
  • Experience of managing a diverse workforce
  • Aptitude and Abilities

    Desirable criteria

  • Ability to provide formal teaching development to staff/colleagues.
  • Self-awareness: knows own strengths and weaknesses and empowers others to ensure goals are achieved; adopts a can do approach
  • Self-management: demonstrates resilience; recognizes the anxieties of others and helps them to manage appropriately; absorbs criticism
  • Good research knowledge and ability to build research capacity in others
  • Values

    Essential criteria

  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills with good listening skills;
  • High level of work organisation, self-motivation, drive for performance and improvement, and flexibility in approach and attitude;
  • Strong sense of commitment to openness, honesty and integrity in undertaking the role.
  • Skills

    Essential criteria

  • Management Skills
  • Proven ability to analyse complex problems and to develop and successfully implement practical and workable solutions to address them;
  • A good understanding of the changing NHS/Social Care environment.
  • Ability to collaborate constructively with internal and external partners to create the conditions for successful partnership working;
  • Financial Management.
  • Sound political judgement and thorough understanding of working with complex policy and diverse interest groups;
  • Ability to think and plan strategically, tactically and creatively, and to prioritise work programs in the face of competing demands;
  • Other relevant Requirements

    Essential criteria

  • Acts in a way that is consistent with legislation, policies and procedures and abide by relevant Health and Safety policies
  • Good knowledge and experience of risk and clinical governance
  • Ability to analyse complex clinical issues/problems, identify necessary action and make recommendations and follow these through
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Managing quality improvement development programmes within a multi-professional environment
  • Experience of Equal Opportunity policies and procedures
  • Ability to identify and take action when own or others undermines equality and diversity
  • Advanced computer skills including knowledge of databases, spreadsheets
  • Presentation skills to include communicating complex and sensitive information to large groups
  • Desirable criteria

  • Ability to speak Welsh
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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    Applicant requirements

    You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

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