Clinical Team Leader

Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year p.a
Closing date
29 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The Acute Assessment unit at St. Ann's Hospital in Poole, are looking for an enthusiastic Band 6 RMN to join the team.

Seaview ward is a 14 bedded acute assessment unit for male and female adultsproviding a high quality of care and treatment for patients who have physical, social, psychological and emotional health needs. The purpose of the ward is to offer comprehensive assessments and treatment enabling Service Users to have shorter stays in hospital and to develop clear plans of care.

We are looking for a motivated Band 6 RMN who has excellent clinical skills, team player to work in a highly motivated supported environment. Joining us on Seaview you will become a valued member of our team with regular supervision. We promote a calm and therapeutic approach, enabling patients to overcome their current difficulties and move forwards with their recovery.

We have a variety of flexible shifts including part time and full time to support your needs:

Early 07:15 - 15:15

Late 13:00 - 21:00

Long Day 07:15 - 21:00

Twilight 16:00 - 00:00

Night 20:30 - 07:40If you have any queries you can contact or 01202 492461

Main duties of the job

The Multi-disciplinary team on the Ward provides treatment and care for a wide range of mental health illnesses which include Schizophrenia, Bipolar, Depression, Anxiety and Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder. The aim of all staff is to provide a high quality of care and treatment for patients who have physical, social, psychological and emotional health needs and enable them to return home with support from the Home Treatment Team and / or their Community Mental Health Team.We guarantee that no two days will be the same and that you will be helping to make a real difference to our patients lives.

Clinical Team Leaders undertake a dual clinical and leadership role; acting as a deputy for the Ward Manager. They play a key role in the day-to-day management of ward; are a main point of contact for advice/decisions and will support, supervise and manage staff. They also assist in the delivery of local and nationally required outcomes and will often be given a lead role to manage in their own right.

You will need to ideally have at least 2 years experience as an RMN and also have completed your mentorship in practice.

About us

At Dorset HealthCare we're on a mission to empower people to make the most of their lives through our outstanding, joined-up healthcare services. We're a dynamic, forward-looking Trust, running 12 community hospitals, specialist inpatient facilities and a wide range of integrated community and mental health services for a population of almost 800,000 people.

We do things differently here - it's one of the reasons the CQC rated us 'outstanding' in 2019. It's also why 95% of patients across our services say they have a good or very good experience of our services and 89% of staff feel they can really make a difference. Whether you're looking to work with us in one of our bustling market towns, vibrant urban locations, thriving seaside spots, or among the rolling hills of Dorset, there are lots of ways you can make a difference in our communities.

Our 7,000-strong workforce is at the heart of what we do and our success is a testament to our brilliant people. We're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities and we celebrate diversity. We're an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be authentic, and we are all encouraged to be the best version of ourselves.

Working with us you'll be part of a strong team, challenge yourself, build a career, and teach us what we don't know. And you'll be working towards our vision to be better every day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the main duties and responsibilities for this role please read the attached job description and person specification. When completing your application please ensure your supporting statement reflects the criteria set out in these documents by showing how your experience and skills apply to this post.

Dorset HealthCare is in partnership withThe Princes Trustto support people getting into work, as part of this partnership, we offer an employability service to support individuals between 16-30 years old with application writing, interview skills and other employment support. Please contact to access the support.

Person Specification

Knowledge, skills and training


  • Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
  • Mentorship in Practice Qualification


  • Leadership training

Job Specific Experience


  • Two years experience at Staff Nurse Band 5 level
  • Experience of receiving clinical supervision

Managerial/Supervisory Experience


  • Experience in monitoring untrained staff and students
  • Ability to supervise others' work


  • Have received training in providing supervision

Personal qualities and attributes


  • Motivation and the ability to motivate others
  • Imagination and determination
  • Ability to identify own limitations and ask for advice
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines


  • Ability to positively influence others and affect change

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