Band 7 Team Lead

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
South East
Gravesham Community Hospital
£41,659 to £47,672 per annum
Salary Description:
£41,659 - £47,672
HCRG Care Group
Job Ref:

We are looking for a Band 7 Team Lead to join our Falls Prevention Team at Gravesham Community Hospital. ​Candidates with AHP or Nursing backgrounds will both be considered for this role.

You will provide holistic assessment, diagnosis and treatment for patients presenting with a range of medical, surgical, and neurological conditions whilst managing and supervising the other staff members in the team. 

You'll be based at Gravesham Community Hospital, with the expectation to attend patient home visits, and associated sites within HCRG care group and across partnering organisations
This is a weekday service operating within the hours of 8:30 to 16:30.
Package DescriptionAs a Band 7 Team Lead, you’ll be part of our valued team at Gravesham Community Hospital

You will feel valued as a Team Lead within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including: 

£41,659 - £47,672 Band 7 Salary with NHS Pension and full Agenda for Change terms and conditions
Free tea, coffee, and milk at your base location 
Plentiful on site-parking
Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on everyday purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling 
Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise 
An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year
The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with a majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission

Main ResponsibilitiesAs the Band 7 Team Lead you will be responsible for but not limited too:

Providing comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, advice, and treatment as appropriate, to all patients referred to the service requiring a falls assessment and/ or intervention.
Providing patients with the identified support and aids prior to discharge from the team, to facilitate the promotion of independent living within their chosen environment.
Educating and training members of the multi-professional team, other professionals, and carers on the therapeutic management of patients referred into the service.
Providing expert advice for patients with complex needs to other community-based services as appropriate. E.g., District Nursing, Social Services.
Undertaking evidence-based projects, research, and audit under the guidance of the Senior Management team
Leading, managing and supervising the Falls Team on a day to day basis, providing clinical leadership and management support and guidance.

The Ideal CandidateYou will have a degree in Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy or Nursing. Holding a current HCPC / NMC Registration. Having 2 years specialist Band 6 experience including supervising Band 5, Band 4 and Band 3 staff in the team.

You should have knowledge and understanding of NICE guidelines as well as up to date knowledge of recent research to inform evidence-based practice.

Having an MSc degree is advantageous; candidates willing to undertake post-graduate degree will be considered also.

About The CompanyWe change lives by transforming health and care. 

Established in 2006 we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do. 

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone. 

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can. 

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. 

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 

Contact Details:
HCRG Care Group
Tel: 03002471111
Contact: Careers Team (EK)

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