An exciting opportunity has arisen for RMN Band 6 (Clinical Team Leader - CTL) nurses. These posts are a 37.5-hour week on rotation of day shifts and night shifts and between two wards. This post encompasses both a 17 bedded Low Secure ward and 6 bedded rehabilitation wards. The post involves working with male patients who have largely been transferred from other forensic settings - prisons or medium secure establishments.
We are seeking a keen, motivated, flexible and enthusiastic CTL to join our multidisciplinary team. Applicants must possess good communication skills and have the ability to work as part of a team and using their own initiative. You will be able to demonstrate a positive 'can do' attitude despite the difficulty of any given situation, plus be able to demonstrate the ability to weigh up situations and consider the benefits and risks before clinical decisions are made. We are looking for applicants who are friendly, approachable, compassionate and motivated.
It is an essential requirement for this role to be able to safely demonstrate and use PMVA (Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression) training.
Main duties of the job
Ensure nursing practice is in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional conduct and Mental Health Legislation, which incorporates and respects differences of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion, culture and disability.Participate as an active member of the nursing team, accountable for your practice, and work in partnership with other health care and non health careprofessionals, patients and others in the delivery of care.
To use a collaborative approach with other disciplines in redesigning delivery of care in accordance with Working in New Ways guidelines. To ensure that all referrals are assessed in relation to the likely impact upon the ward and to the safety of both staff and patients where that risk is considered unacceptable this information should be forwarded to the Ward Manager for consideration.Develop, promote and implement the ward philosophy, vision and values.To participate in the bleep-holder rota for in-patient services.Participate in maintenance of general and specific patient observations, accurately recording all relevant information..Supervising the implementation of Trust and local risk management processes ensuring these are completed accurately within agreed time frames.Always act in a manner as to promote and safeguard the interests and well being of patients, visitors and colleagues.
If you are a nurse looking for a new challenge or want to expand your expertise, then why don't you come and join our team. We can offer you:
- An opportunity to work around the heart of London with excellent transport links into the centre of London.
- Excellent progression through various career pathway opportunities
Support and guidance with Revalidation
- Ongoing supervision and appraisals with optional coaching available
- Tailored education and development programme from Preceptorship to PhD.
- Hidden Gem and annual award ceremonies
Excellent staff benefits: our benefit packages are amongst the best in London and include: childcare vouchers, health and wellbeing services, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme and relocation package.
As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.
Job description Job responsibilities
Develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care using a problemsolving approach that ensures the needs of each individual patient are metthroughout their admission, including detailed arrangements for discharge. To deal with the storage and administration of drugs in accordance with legalrequirements, local policies and procedures. Participate in rotational duties and working in alternative care settings asrequired. To undertake the role of Clinical Co-ordinator or Ward Manager duringannual leave and sickness absence as required. To act as a suitable role model for your grade of employment. To be responsible for the development and implementation of clinicalsupervision for nurses. To participate in appraisal and performance review of the team as well asindividual staff and reporting to the Ward Manager.
Person Specification Complete apllication if shortlisted, attend interview. Essential
- Must be fit to carry out PMVA intervention and training.
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