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Clinical Nurse Lead

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Clinical Nurse Lead within Cleadon Ward. Cleadon is an inpatient unit based at Monkwearmouth Hospital in Sunderland. Cleadon has 18 beds providing assessment and treatment by a multi disciplinary health and social care team. .

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 or Band 6 nurses looking to develop their knowledge and skills within a Band 6 Clinical Nurse Lead role. This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a supportive team that is focused on delivering high standards of nursing care.

Main duties of the job

Work as a Clinical Nurse Lead within a multi-disciplinary team, developing collaborative, needs based care plans, through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.Act as an identified deputy in the absence of the Ward Manager.Facilitate and coordinate clinical practice, ensuring high standards of evidence based care and treatment.Be visible and accessible to patients, families and carers working together to ensure efficient, effective and caring services.Lead on the implementation of all performance indicators, essential standards and quality outcomesDevelop and where appropriate deliver training packages to enhance the knowledge and skills of the workforce and students.

Facilitate staff appraisals and clinical supervision and support personal development plans

About us

We aim to attract and retain a diverse, talented and committed workforce, who are caring and compassionate, and therefore able to meet the demands of the modern NHS now and in the future. In return we can offer a dynamic working environment in which to build a career.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find attached job description for full details.

Advertising date : 12th September 2023

Closing date : 26th September 2023

We welcome your application.

Person Specification

Education and Qualification


  • Professional Nursing qualification e.g.RMN/RNMH/ RNLD
  • ENB 998 / P126/127 or equivalent.
  • Student Assessor /Mentor

Knowledge and Experience


  • 12 - 24 months minimum experience in a staff nurse/community nurse post
  • Continued professional development
  • Post registration clinical experience
  • Staff Appraisal
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Mental health/learning disabilities needs
  • Care Co-ordination
  • Safe guarding

Skills and Competencies


  • Good interpersonal and Communication skills
  • Collaborative working
  • Time Management
  • Change Management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Risk Assessment/ Management

Employer details

Employer name

CNTW NHS Foundation Trust


Monkwearmouth Hospital

Newcastle Road



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