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Clinical Inequalities Lead - Birmingham

St Andrew's Healthcare
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Clinical Inequalities Lead


£55,000 - £60,000

12 month fixed term contract

The Charity

St Andrew's Healthcare is a charity providing specialist mental healthcare services. We work in partnership with a number of NHS, voluntary, educational and research organisations to deliver a range of specialist inpatient and community mental healthcare services, education and research that helps to improve the lives of people with complex mental health needs.

At our Birmingham site we provide medium and low secure services for men and women with mental illness.

St Andrew's Birmingham is a core partner of the West Midlands Provider Collaborative (REACH OUT) with Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust and Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust. The aim of this partnership is to provide the highest quality care to our patients as close to home as possible, and the partnership is nationally recognised as one of the leading New Care Models, being highly commended by the Health Service Journal.

The role:

The purpose of the role is to provide leadership and support to secure care in St Andrew's Healthcare and to the REACHOUT partners in MPFT and Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust to evaluate the inequalities in secure care and promoting equality as defined within the Equality Act (2010)

You will be co-producing work to reduce inequalities between patients who access services and proving advice on how services can be provided to reduce health inequalities. The post holder will be responsible for leading, arranging relevant events and stakeholder engagement activities, maintaining, and updating the Project plan and associated project documentation. In addition, you will be making decisions on behalf of the Secure Care Project Leaders and building effective relationships, attending working groups where required.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Identify wider stakeholders and establishment of forums and structures to take forward the work
  • Co-produce analysis of issues and challenges faced by patients, carers and staff
  • outline a robust range of demographic and clinical data analysis to provide evidence for setting a new approach and a strategy
  • develop a collection of patient, carer and staff stories to get a well-rounded and complete picture to understand and learn from their experiences
  • Initiate, lead and support partnerships across disciplines to address health improvement and health inequalities
  • Co-produce an action plan for the pilot that is applicable and scalable for the REACHOUT provider

About you

A qualified Registered Professional & Leader with evidence of significant post registration education and development and current knowledge of relevant professional and NHS policy initiatives within the clinical specialty.

You will have a highly developed specialist knowledge across clinical specialty and a range of clinical areas, which is underpinned by theoretical knowledge and relevant practical experience. Managing a wide variety of projects, excellent analytical, complex problem solving, information handling skills and demonstrable experience of the implementation of clinical and professional governance issues will be key to the success of the role.

Reward and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary of up to £60,000 depending on experience, we offer 38 days holiday, sickness policy on par with NHS, car lease scheme, free parking, cycle to work scheme, healthcare discounts, access to vocational qualifications & CPD, and much more...


We would love you to apply but if you would like an informal discussion about the opportunity, please contact our Interim Hospital Director, Kerry-Ann Chinn on , email

Closing Date: 17th April 2022

(interviews may be held prior to closing date, early applications encouraged)
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