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Team Leader

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Prestwich
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Deputy Ward Manager

Be an active member of the ward management team providing line management and clinical supervision to a defined group of staff, including appraisal and monitoring of clinical practice standards.

Deliver effective clinical leadership to support the staff team, acting as a positive role model in coaching staff members and providing clear direction and support.

The position requires an individual who is able to lead, motivate and manage nurses working as Primary Nurses within a medium or low secure environment.

Main duties of the job

Be an active member of the ward management team providing line management & clinical supervision to a defined group of staff, including appraisal & monitoring of clinical practice standards.

Deliver effective clinical leadership to support the team, acting as a positive role model in coaching staff members & providing clear direction & support.

The position requires an individual who is able to lead, motivate and manage nurses working as Primary Nurses within a medium or low secure environment.

As a senior ward nurse, provide support & leadership to registered nurses & ward based staff to engage effectively with MDT members.

The post holder will participate in a rota to ensure senior nurse leadership and operational management of the Service out of hours with the support of the on call rota.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description Job responsibilities

To undertake any other reasonable duty, when requested to do so by an appropriate Trust manager.

To understand and comply with all Trust policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.

To understand the Trusts Strategic Goals and how you can support them.

To understand the need to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and adhere to all principles in effective safeguarding.

To carry out all duties and responsibilities of the post in accordance with Equal Opportunities, Equality and Diversity and dignity in care/work policies and principles.

To avoid unlawful discriminatory behaviour and actions when dealing with the colleagues, services users, members of the public and all stakeholders.

We are aspiring to ensure our workforce is representative of the diverse communities that we serve, and we are strongly committed to removing barriers to employment for candidates from under-represented groups, for example BAME, Disabled and LGBT+ communities. If you would like to have an informal chat about the recruitment process for this role or would value some additional support, wed love to hear from you. Please contact Denise Gleave, Recruitment & Retention Advisor 0161 358 1448 or email denise.gleave@gmmh.nhs.uk

Person Specification Education/Qualifications Essential
  • Up to date NMC registration as a first level mental health nurse.
  • Evidence of post registration development.
Desirable
  • A recognised qualification within a clinical intervention.
  • A recognised qualification in mental health nursing.
Experience Essential
  • Have recent experience of working within and supporting staff to deliver care to patients who are complex and challenging needs in order to demonstrate the required understanding of risk management.
  • Have recent experience of working proactively within a multi disciplinary team.
  • Recent experience of providing managerial and/or clinical supervision to junior staff working with a complex patient group.
Desirable
  • Experience of working within a secure setting
  • Experience of providing mental health care within the prison service.
knowledge Essential
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate evidence based care for the patient group.
  • Ability to develop and utilise a range of clinical interventions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with patients and carers.
Desirable
  • Have an in depth knowledge and understanding of relevant clinical interventions to safely provide treatment within a medium or low secure setting.
  • Have an in depth knowledge of relevant risk assessment tools and risk management frameworks to sustain service users' safety.
skills/abilities Essential
  • Ability to respond immediately to any areas of concerns utilising the appropriate process and systems to do so, using a range of communication strategies to best meet the identified clinical and organisational/operational need.
  • Be able to engage with service users effectively to ensure monitoring of risk and mental health including identification of recognised early warning signs.
  • Is able to work on own initiative and plan workload effectively responding to changing priorities.
  • Be able to reflect honestly on and develop own skills and abilities to best meet the needs of the service user population
Desirable
  • Can demonstrate involvement in in and contribution to implementation of change and response to service need
other requirements Essential
  • oThe postholder must be assessed by Occupational Health as having a level of physical fitness required to undertake the role and required essential training


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