Band 8b BSW Clinical Lead for Older Adults

Avon and Wiltshire Men
Bath NHS House, Bath
Competitive salary
11 Jan 2021
18 Jan 2021
Role Type
Start Date
BSW Clinical Lead for Older Adults to work across Banes, Swindon and Wiltshire)


This is an exciting opportunity for a person with passion, experience and knowledge in the area of treatment and service development for older people with organic and functional mental health problems.

Recruitment to this post at this time is seen as a pivotal component of the pandemic mental health recovery response in the Banes, Swindon and Wiltshire (BSW) system, and going forward is expected to continue to shape this important care pathway in line with the aspirations of the NHS Long Term Plan across all services and partners.

We are seeking an experienced clinician with a passion and commitment for working in this specialist area and with this vulnerable group of our population.

You must have the experience and ability to influence strategically and lead clinically, supporting a range of colleagues in a variety of organisations and settings to providing high quality clinical care and evidence-based interventions.

As well as utilising your own specialist skills to work clinically in this role, and advising the practice of others, you must also have experience in delivering of training to a range of different types of staff. You will hold a senior clinical leadership role within the BSW division but also within the Trust and will be expected to support improvements and developments in care pathways and services.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameNicola HazleJob titleClinical Director - BSWEmail addressn.hazle@nhs.netTelephone number07712 410 925

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We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset.

Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

We are proud to be fostering a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. A key commitment to this is improving staff representation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, those from the LGBTQ+ communities, and people living with disabilities - we are a 'Disability Confident Employer' offering a guaranteed interview to Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a flexible basis, recognising that flexibility may mean a range of different working patterns and hours, we do our utmost to work with our staff to meet their needs and the needs of our service users.

Please apply to join us, we would love to hear from you. Any personal details you supply to us are kept safe in line with the General Data Protection Regulations.

You can submit your application via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date and we will let you know if we are offering you an interview by email via our recruitment system 'TRAC'. We contact all applicants within 4 weeks after the closing date, so please check your emails regularly once you have submitted your application; you are welcome to contact us, via the TRAC system, if you have any queries about your application.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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