Duty Nurse Co-ordinator

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
11 Dec 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has become available for band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse or Learning Disabilities Nurse to fulfil the role of Duty Nurse Co-ordinator based at at Cross Lane Hospital.

The successful applicant will be based at Cross Lane Hospital supporting Adult Mental Health and Mental Health for Older People inpatient services.

Main duties of the job

The post will require predominantly night shift working, although there will be periods of time where day shifts will be allocated. Across our services there is a need for more senior clinical leadership to be provided during the night to support clinical decision making where needed.

You will be a role model for junior staff and be expected to demonstrate a high level of decision-making skills and the ability to seek collective support from colleagues where required.

About us

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care --our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This is a superb development opportunity and we are looking for passionate individuals, who are recovery focused, committed to developing/coaching others and client centred. This is a unique post which enables the practitioner to work across multiply clinical areas and disciplines. Patient safety is at the core of this role as well as the desire to support and develop more junior staff.

We offer a package of regular supervision, access to high quality training a varied and challenging role combining direct work with service users and carers with an active role in quality improvement, practice development and supervision.

Person Specification



  • RNMH/RNLD, current professional registration with NMC.
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • MIP, FLIP, ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice or City & Guilds 730 Teaching in Adult Education
  • Recognised sign-off mentor or willingness to work towards. Must be achieved within agreed timescale.
  • Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent)


  • Leadership or management qualification
  • Post-graduate qualification in a relevant area



  • Significant experience as a band 5 staff nurse


  • Experience of working on an inpatient setting



  • Hold excellent communication skills



  • Ability to problem solve and provide clinical leadership

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust


Cross Lane Hospital

Cross Lane


YO12 6DN

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