Frailty Improvement & Development Lead | Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 07 November 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £44,606 - £50,819
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 07 December 2019
Location: Oldham, OL1 2JH
Company: Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 1988939/352-OCO-AC57-2019

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An exciting development opportunity has arisen for a dynamic individual to join the Medicine Division at the Oldham Care Organisation, to lead and develop the pathways for frail people presenting to the emergency department at the Royal Oldham Hospital.

This is a 18 month fixed term post and will require the post holder to lead the development and formation of a frailty team in Oldham by bringing together a range of professionals working at the front door and across the Oldham Care Organisation and Oldham locality and to embed a Think Home First approach to care.

You will work with the service management teams to provide expert guidance and leadership and will act as the Care Organisation Frailty Service Lead ensuring compliance with national best practice and GM frailty standards. You will promote Frailty care pathways improvement across the health and social care economy in Oldham.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and highly motivated individual who has expert knowledge in delivering service and quality improvements and specialist knowledge of the Frailty best practice and standards. You must have eexcellent collaborative working skills and able to build strong relationships with clinical leaders and professional staff groups and have a proven ability to influence and change these groups. You have experience of leading and motivating staff and have the ability to shape future service delivery and bring staff with you.

Undertaking this role will be both rewarding and challenging, requiring excellent facilitation skills, self-motivation, and the ability to work effectively with a range of colleagues in a variety of settings. You will have unrivalled drive, energy and determination coupled with a proven track record of working with clinical and non-clinical staff of all levels to deliver change.

You will have specialist knowledge acquired through postgraduate qualifications to masters level or relevant equivalent knowledge and experience, have experience of implementing changes to patient services, delivering tangible and sustained quality and cost effective improvements.

You will be expected to provide leadership in setting timescales, successful delivery of service improvements and producing care organisation level reports.

You are expected to take an active approach to learning new, different quality improvement techniques and bring fresh ideas to clinical teams.

This advert closes on Thursday 21 Nov 2019

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