Working within brilliant team delivering expert clinical inpatient care. Ensure the service operates in a safe, effective & efficient way as part of the whole system of mental health services. Foster a culture that encourages and enables individuals to have an active role in identifying, planning, and meeting their individual needs.
Provide leadership to the junior staff through supervision and actively participate in the smooth running of the service over a 24-hour period.Main duties of the job
Please see job description for full description for dutiesAbout us
- Assist the Ward Manager in ensuring that defined roles and responsibilities are coordinated within the team on a continuous basis.
- Support the Ward Manager to ensure that the team nursing system operates effectively.
- Ensure, in co-operation with the Ward Manager, that risk assessments, care plans are regularly reviewed, appropriately modified, and updated.
- Provide professional nursing advice to other team staff and other professionals.
- Provide management support to staff through appraisal, supervision and continuing professional development.
- Participate in providing the relevant evidence in preparation for CQC inspections and ensuring clinical audits are completed. Managing complaints and concerns about patient care developing improvement plans and taking remedial action as required.
- Support the Manager with the setting, monitoring, and maintaining of standards of care within the team and will advise on clinical issues which may have a negative effect on the standards of clinical practice being delivered.
- Deputise for the Ward Manager and provide cover in their absence. They may at times have to take on some of the operational management responsibilities should the need arise, including signatory for timesheets, expenses.
- Act as a positive role model for colleagues/others in relation to personal/professional conduct and practice.
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.
We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.
Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.
Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.
For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby. Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received. Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.
We look forward to receiving your application!Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see attached job description for full job description, responsibilities and expectations of the role.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Nursing qualification Mental Health
- Professional Registration (NMC: RMN/RGN)
- Masters Level Nursing qualification Mental Health
Desirable Employer detailsEmployer name
- Proven experience as a nurse leader
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Farnham Road Hosptial
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