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Clinical Practice Lead

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inclusive of HCA
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The East London Mother and Baby Unit is a specialist service that aims to provide mental health care for mothers and support in the care of their infants. The unit provides an integrated approach to care planning and promotes recovery. Mothers admitted to the unit are either experiencing mental health problems antenatally or up to one year postnatally. Applicants for this position will need to be an experienced RMN with a willingness to work toward developing their understanding of this specialist field and of infant care and development whilst working within a multidisciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work on a roster system which covers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There is an expectation that the post holder will contribute to the wider unit at City and Hackney and may at times be rostered to work on other acute wards locally this will include providing cover for the Duty Senior Nurse role. The post holder will be required to undergo PMVA training.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualification/ Training


  • Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
  • Mentorship certification
  • Completion of Preceptorship



  • Significant experience at band 5 level or above
  • Working with people with mental health problems
  • Managing challenging and aggressive behaviour
  • Working within a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Experience of providing individualized and culturally sensitive care


  • Supporting and supervising students and junior staff

Knowledge and Skills


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for complex patients
  • Minimising clinical risk and reducing restrictive practices
  • Able to work systematically and objectively in an environment with patients who can present high risk behaviours


  • Current Developments in nursing
  • Knowledge of supervision and reflective practices processes

Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust


City and Hackney


E9 6SR

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