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Clinical Lead (Nurse)

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
A great opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, suitably qualified, experienced, confident and forward thinking individual to work as a Clinical Lead, on our brand new Mental Health Rehabilitation Centre.

Main duties of the job

You must be able to provide clinical leadership and motivation to develop the existing team whilst maintaining high professional standards, with service user experience and ongoing recovery at the heart. You will work alongside the Team Leader and Deputy Team Leader in driving this new service forward.

You will promote and maintain high standards of care whilst supporting and assisting to implement local and national strategy and initiatives. You will take a lead on driving forward key performance indicators (KPI's) within the service, supporting with key audits, quality improvement initiatives as well as day to day clinical oversight of the unit.

You will need to possess excellent interpersonal skills, have leadership and staff development skills. A strong commitment to your ongoing professional education and development is essential.

The candidate will have a genuine desire to work in this specialist area and be able to contribute to the ongoing service development.

The successful post holder will be able to work shifts covering 24 hours, seven days a week.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more details on this vacancy please review the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse (RNMH)
  • Preparation of mentors certificate, ENB 998, or equivalent
  • Evidence of continuing professional development



  • Experience of team building and practice development
  • Ability to conduct management supervision
  • Excellent clinical intervention skills
  • Experience of working within mental health services at band 5
  • Experience of working within adult acute mental health



  • Thorough knowledge of the mental health act 1983
  • Demonstrates knowledge of ward manager responsibilities and capability to act in the role in the absence of same
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience of quality and audit

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


Wesham Rehabilitation Unit



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