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Practice Development Nurse

Employer
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Blackpool
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust is a Community and Mental Health Trust whose provision includes mental health and substance misuse services to the residents of Lancashire and South Cumbria. The Trust also provides low and medium secure inpatient services alongside a community forensic service.

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work and has a sound future as a leading provider of excellent mental health and substance misuse services. The Trust invests in its staff and actively seeks to provide them with opportunities for training and personal development.

The post is to support clinicians and managers in developing quality mental health services that reflect contemporary practice and complement the aspirations of national guidance and local health improvement programmes, whilst meeting the Trusts Clinical Governance agenda.

To lead and support practice development initiatives prioritised in inpatient services as required to facilitate the delivery of evidence based high quality care.

To take a lead on the internal Preceptorship Programme, planning and delivering training to help our newly qualified nurses make the transition from student to registered professional smoothly.

To develop systems of benchmarking, audit and evaluation in order to measure and monitor standards of practice as part of the inpatient clinical governance team.

Main duties of the job

1. To support clinicians and managers in developing quality mental health services that reflect contemporary practice and complement the aspirations of national guidance and local health improvement programmes, whilst meeting the Trusts Clinical Governance agenda.

2. To lead and support practice development initiatives prioritised in inpatient services as required to facilitate the delivery of evidence based high quality care.

3. Via inpatient service governance meets and in collaboration with other practice development leads promote the sharing of best practice and practice development initiatives

4. To work with Matrons and Ward Manager colleagues to ensure the sustainability of practice development initiatives.

5. To develop systems of benchmarking, audit and evaluation in order to measure and monitor standards of practice as part of the inpatient clinical governance team.

6. To lead service developments as required by Head of Nursing and Professional Practice.

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

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification

Educatiion/Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse Master's Degree in a relevant subject area or equivalent knowledge and experience. Considerable evidence of continuing professional development


Experience

Essential

  • At least 4 years post registration experience Experience of project management Experience of undertaking audit, research and quality improvement An ability to teach in clinical and classroom settings Working knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of clinical governance. Understands national policy in relation to advancing and developing clinical practice Presentation and group facilitation skills, including the skills to present to large groups at all levels (internal and external to the organisation) and where there may be barriers to understanding


Work Related Circumstances

Essential

  • Capability in effective aggression management skills including control and restraint training or willingness to undertake / refresh training. Ability to move around the Trust from site to site as required.


Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

L7F9 L5114 Harbour Matrons

Blackpool

FY4 4FE

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