Clinical Team Leader - Sexual Health and Family Planning

London (South), London (Greater)
£31k - £35k
24 Mar 2014
21 Apr 2014
Job Type

Position – Clinical Team Leader - Sexual Health and Family Planning

Salary - £31k - £34,500

Hours – Full Time 37.5hrs per week

Location – South London

My client is a marketing focused, results oriented social enterprise. They develop efficient, effective and sustainable family planning programmes in the UK and overseas. The UK division provides services to men and women over 130,000 times a year.

My client is seeking a dedicated and experienced Clinical Team Leader to ensure the smooth running of the centre on a day to day basis including providing clinical leadership in the treatment rooms and supervision for some of the nursing team, ensuring smooth and efficient running of the theatre lists and being a main point of contact for clinical matters.

Key Responsibilities

Service Provision

  • although part of the role will be supernumerary, the successful candidate will be required to provide hands-on client care in the provision of services to clients
  • lead on changes in clinical practice relating to theatre take an active role in routine theatre preparation, cleaning and general nursing duties
  • monitor and improve standards of good practice, safety, service and client care. Ensure emergency equipment is routinely checked and maintained.
  • take a lead role in the management of any emergency situations in the absence of the Clinical Operations Manager, lead on organising appropriate cover for operating sessions
  • monitor and enforce standards of clinical care, correcting or improving performance where appropriate
  • identify team needs, both permanent and sessional; organise rotas and cover for nursing and medical teams ensuring registration requirements are met
  • Work with the Operations Manager and Clinical Operations Manager to monitor treatment session times and bed allocation etc implementing changes accordingly to ensure smooth implementation of client flow

Team Supervision and Development

  • supervise the day to day activities of the theatre team, including surgeons and anaesthetists in conjunction with the Clinical Operations Manager brief team on a regular basis (medical and nursing, sessional and permanent) and ensure understanding of all local and corporate issues
  • develop and implement good nursing theatre practices organise and run development activities for nursing and medical team members recruitment, selection and induction of new team members
  • motivate, train and coach team members and provide feedback on performance to individuals
  • carry out team member appraisals and follow up on outcomes
  • monitor team member performance on an ongoing basis and in conjunction with the Operations Manager take corrective action as appropriate in the absence of the Clinical Operations Manager maintain absence, training and payroll records and produce monthly reports
  • implement policy and procedural changes in line with the quality management system, monitoring and feeding back results to the Operations Manager and Support Office


  • Level 1 or 2 nurse registration
  • Theatre certificate or qualified by experience
  • GCSE or equivalent standard Maths and English Language


  • extensive post-qualification experience including theatre experience
  • experience of supervising/leading a team
  • some time spent in a customer service environment – preferable


  • IT literate including knowledge of Word and Excel
  • proven persuasion skills; well developed influencing skills
  • good communicator, able to convey information in a clear, simple and warm manner
  • able to diffuse and handle difficult situations/people
  • excellent client care skills

For more information please contact Holly Brace at JP Recruit on 07912 179950 or 0844 357 1157, alternatively email