Clinical Lead for Complex Wound Care

We need people who share our drive to change lives for the better. If you care deeply about the work you do, are a team player, like a challenge and are always looking look for better ways of doing things, you will relish the opportunity to work at Accelerate.

Clinical Lead for Complex Wound Care

Accelerate Centre of Excellence & Innovation , London
£49 – £56,000 full-time, flexible working
Closing date:
22 July 2024


Specialist nursing and therapy roles are critical to the successful delivery of care within Accelerate. The organisation has a strong and determined focus on the core mission which is to impact on and make a difference to the lives of those communities we serve, individuals living with wounds and/or lymphoedema.

The expectation is that the Clinical Lead for Complex Wound Care will lever their passion for their speciality and their expert skills in the care and management of complex patients for the delivery of excellent outcomes for their patients and commissioners. It is also anticipated that the post holder will bring better understanding to the principles of patient flow, clinical systems and their organisation and staff effectiveness and efficiency. Being an inspirational leader for a team is critical to the success of a service.

You will bring creative thinking and innovation to complex issues, utilising expert skills, risk management and insight in order to effectively manage a variety of situations borne out of complex psychosocial, medical or organisational need. Knowledge about the health of your population and inherent inequalities should assist your contribution to the development of your service and the mission of Accelerate.

The ability to grasp the principles of clinical leadership, understand partnership working across a health economy and demonstrate a solution driven mentality are essentials of this role.

Main duties of the job

The Clinical Lead is considered the expert and will take ownership for the operational delivery of the clinical service in the Centre of Excellence and Innovation; with an ability to take a population health view rather than a pure individual focus. The post holder will lead their team to deliver excellent clinical care alongside the management of risk and successful deployment of the teams resources. This role is designed to enable the post holder to take full end to end responsibility for the delivery of the outcomes and indicators for a defined contractual business area. Clinical and operational delivery remains core to this role; the post holder is accountable to the Director of Clinical services for the management of the key performance targets.

Working collaboratively with the Director of Clinical Services for Wound Care to maintain high quality wound care with a focus on extending reach to our patient cohort outside of our current geographical boundaries.

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