Clinical Lead - Lincolnshire Recovery Partnership

Recruiter
Turning Point
Location
Lincoln
Salary
Competitive (DOE)
Posted
08 Jun 2024
Closes
06 Jul 2024
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Introduction

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Lincolnshire Recovery Partnership, a vibrant new partnership delivering substance use treatment and recovery services across Lincolnshire from April 2024. Lincolnshire Recovery Partnership is delivered between Turning Point, Framework and Double Impact. The partnership combines Turning Point's national experience as an outstanding substance use provider together with Double Impact's specialism in lived experience and recovery and Framework's expertise supporting service users with complex issues.

Our 'Recovery First' model underpins everything at Lincolnshire Recovery Partnership, with lived experience recovery fully integrated and visible throughout. Lincolnshire's residents will benefit from Lincolnshire Recovery Partnership's highly integrated and highly localised approach, supporting with multiple issues across all parts of Lincolnshire,

Role Responsibility

The Clinical Lead will lead the service by:

  • Leading on all aspects of clinical governance and quality assurance, including clinical audit, clinical effectiveness and patient safety
  • Taking a lead on service development
  • Acting as advisor on development and implementation of policy
  • Championing and leading research and innovation to develop new clinical guidance and service protocols
  • Working with Turning Point colleagues nationally to optimise patient care
  • Providing clinical supervision, appraisal (where appropriate) and training to clinical colleagues

They will treat the most complex patients in the service, and will:

  • Provide expert advice to other clinicians on diagnosis, assessment and care planning, for example on complex drug interactions, comorbid drug-related physical and mental health issues, and integration of psychosocial and medical treatment
  • Accept referrals of people with the most severe or complex needs
  • Provide expert oversight of provision of psychosocial support, based on comprehensive knowledge of research evidence
  • Lead introduction of innovative interventions to improve outcomes and quality of provision
  • Undertake complex prescribing, for example injectable opioid substitution treatments, if necessary
  • Provide liaison drug and alcohol services in acute medical and psychiatric settings and expert advice to courts
  • Provide expert advice to accountable officers and responsible officers
The Ideal Candidate

We are currently recruiting for an Addiction Psychiatrist or GP Specialist to work as a Clinical Lead in our Lincolnshire Recovery Partnership service. You'll have the chance to make a real difference to the lives of the people we support who are experiencing difficulties from drugs and alcohol use.

We are looking for an experienced specialist doctor who can take a lead on service delivery and development. As such, both clinical experience / expertise and leadership skills are paramount.

The successful candidate will need to be accredited as 'specialist' in substance use treatment, and should either:

1. Be listed on the GMC's Specialist Register as a psychiatrist with an endorsement in addiction, with the supervision and CPD requirements this entails;

OR

2. Have training, experience and supervision equivalent to this, as certified by the GMC through an appropriate Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR);

OR

3. Be listed on the GMC's GP Register (or appropriate equivalent) and have appropriate training, qualifications and experience

Turning Point is committed to the ongoing professional development of all our staff and we offer regular structured supervision, a well-developed monthly CPD program and full support with appraisals and revalidations. Through joining Turning Point, you will receive a warm welcome, peer support, extensive training, regular supervision and the chance to thrive in a lively and aspirational organisation.

We are looking to appoint the right candidate and can be flexible with respect to their availability - the post can be full-time, part-time or a job share.

About us

What Benefits Will I Receive?

We know reward looks different to each person and so whether its ways to make your money go further, a culture supporting recognition and celebration, or opportunities to boost your career - we want to support you in every way we can with our total reward package that includes:

  • Comprehensive learning and development opportunities so we can invest in your future - we're proud to have a silver accreditation from Investors in People. Choose from our range of courses to gain recognised qualifications
  • 33 days' paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 35 days. Plus the option to buy or sell additional holidays and spread the cost
  • An exclusive discounts hub for TP colleagues, to help make your money go further - including high street shopping, pubs and restaurants, mobile phones, gym memberships, and much more. You'll also have access to the Blue Light Card, for even more discounts and savings!
  • Flexible working solutions to support your work-life balance
  • Life Assurance of up to 3x annual salary and a competitive Pension Scheme to support your savings and security
  • Access to our Rightsteps Therapy service - free, confidential telephone based counselling sessions, access to an online wellbeing platform, and a Financial Education hub to support your total wellbeing
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including a Digital GP, legal advice and more - all free to you and your immediate family
  • Recognition awards to recognise colleagues' inspirational work and dedication, as well as Long Service bonuses to celebrate your commitment to us
  • Flexible benefit options including a Cycle to Work scheme and interest-free Season Ticket Loans
  • A GBP300 bonus if you successfully refer a friend as a new colleague through our Refer a Friend scheme, as a thanks from us!

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

Turning Point

Attached documents
  • SM - Clinical Lead.pdf
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