Please wait, loading

Clinical Team Leader - District Nursing Service

Band 7

Main area
Integrated Care Group - Community
Band 7
Part Time - 28.5 Hours Per Week
Job ref
Across East Lancashire Sites
Across East Lancashire Sites
£33,222 to £43,041 Per Annum
21/01/2019 23:59

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Clinical Team Leader -

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a clinical team leader to work within the District Nursing Service. The post holder will work in the Community Night Nursing Team and the Out of Hours District Nursing Hub working flexibly to attend day time meetings, engage in quality improvement, and enhance the 24 hour district nursing provision. You will be expected to deliver high standards of clinical leadership in a fast paced environment and will be responsible for leading the delivery of safe, personal and effective care in patient’s homes. We are looking for a dynamic leader who has a passion for community nursing and continuous service development. This is a part-time post but with unsocial hours’ enhancements is the equivalent of a full time post.

General Duties will include:

  • Strong and effective clinical leadership
  • Quality Assurance of Clinical Work
  • Education and supervision
  • Producing reports and data, including complaints and incident investigations
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Car driver /access to a vehicle insured for business use /car owner essential

 The successful candidate will need to be able to:

  • Work flexibly during the week to provide senior leadership during out of hours and nights, as well as a proportion of daytime working
  • Meet deadlines
  • Problem solve and reprioritise throughout the shift
  • Highly motivated change agent
  • Visionary
  • Experience of integrated working/multi-professional working
  • Demonstrate resilience
  • Role model for high quality clinical care
  • Confident in managing teams of staff
  • Demonstrate flexibility and commitment
  • Have community nursing experience of working at Band 6 or above

An example of the working pattern for this post will be:

Week 1-3

  • 1 x 9.5 hour night shift per week (weekday) – all enhanced rate
  • 1 x 7.5 hour late shift (weekday) - enhanced rate for 5 hours
  • 2 x 5.5 hour day shifts (weekdays)

Week 4

  • 1 x 9.5 hour night shift per week (weekday) – all enhanced rate
  • 1 x 7.5 hour late shift (weekday) - enhanced rate for 5 hours
  • 1 x 7.5 hour day shift on a Saturday – all enhanced rate
  • 1 x 4.0 hour day shift (weekdays).


This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested. 

Dear Potential Applicant,

It is important you are made aware of the changes which East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has implemented with regard to charging for the cost of undertaking Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) Checks (previously known as Criminal Records Bureau or CRB) and how this may impact upon you.

As this position is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and involves work that is identified as a regulated activity as defined in the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (2006), any offer of employment is provisional upon a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

The cost of an Enhanced Disclosure will be £48.00, which includes a small handling fee.

In line with other NHS organisations in the North West Region, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied.  Candidates can choose whether to pay this over 1-3 months as a deduction from the monthly salary.  By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed





Positive about disabled peopleInvestors in PeopleCommitted to disability confidentCare quality commission - Good

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

For further enquiries please contact Matrons Lynn Wood (07966 414 971), Carole Mawdsley (07966 417 537), Polly Harris (07966 414 978).

If you have problems applying, contact

01254 732499