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Clinical Team Leader- Danube Ward

Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inc HCAS
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Do you think you have what it takes to work within an innovative and unique mental health service within central London?

If so, we have the opportunity for you!

We currently have vacancies on our Acute Admission & Treatment Wards and are looking for Registered Mental Health Nurses who are looking for a new challenge to take on the role of Clinical Team Leader on Danube Wardbased at St. Charles Hospital in the Borough of Kensington and Chelsea with good transport links.

CNWL prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.As part of this post you will receive this and much more!

As a Clinical Team Lead you will form an integral part of the MDT and be responsible for supporting the Ward manager to lead a dedicated team of registered and unregistered staff by having an active role in developing, monitoring and maintaining care standards through role modelling, clear decision making and demonstrating your highly developed clinical skills.

In addition to the above you will be expected to adopt the Bleep Holder Role as required where you will act as the Unit Coordinator.

Main duties of the job

Why join our wards?
  • We are committed to empowering our service users and to allow our staff more time to do what they love NURSING.
  • We're passionate about delivering first-class patient-centred, safe and effective care, within the hospital setting. Patients are at the heart of everything we do.
  • Providing top quality care depends on our ability to employ the best people.
  • We're always looking to recruit outstanding people who will go the extra mile to support our patients, colleagues, teams and the Trust. With every new employee we're hoping to find our future leaders and we'll support our staff by providing opportunities to develop your career.
  • With a diverse culture and equally diverse range of opportunities across the unit, there's always a place for you at CNWL.

About us

You will be offered
  • Shift work that can support you to have a healthier work-life balance.
  • Great transportation links that will make your commute easier.
  • Commitment to develop you as a practitioner as evidenced by current staff progressing to Band 7 positions and others being supported to complete their Nursing Advocate and Advanced Clinical Practitioner training.
  • Opportunities to shadow our other services at St Charles such as HTT, FRT, HBPoS and speciality inpatient services.
  • Regular supervision and career mapping including development programmes.
  • Participation in case-formulation and specialist, psychology-led training sessions.
  • The chance to work with a strong, forward-thinking and innovative service that will allow you to flourish as a practitioner and do what you do best, nursing.
  • Hidden Gem, annual award ceremoniesand award-winning Staff Networks that have thousands of members and exciting events.
  • Excellent staff benefits: our benefit packages are amongst the best in London and include: childcare vouchers, health and wellbeing services, season ticket loans and cycle to work scheme.

The successful applicant may have contact with patients or service users. 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

If you think you have what it takes to work with our exciting team then we want to hear from you. Please look at attached JD and PS.

Key Responsibilities

Central and North West London NHS Trust is committed to providing safe, effective services and providing patients and families with a positive experience.

Person Specification



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Numeracy skills required for the safe administration of medicines
  • Evidence of relevant Continuous Professional Development


  • Mentorship qualification



  • Previous experience as a Band 5 nurse



  • Able to communicate with the multi-disciplinary team, present cases, take note of actions, update others in the team and use handover effectively. Speaking face to face but also by telephone and writing letters and reports.
  • Maintaining accurate, timely, concise and legible clinical records both electronic and handwritten which adhere to the CNWL policies
  • Able to talk to people about sensitive issues in a supportive manner but also challenge others assertively where necessary
  • Able to maintain electronic patient records Use Microsoft Word for letter and report writing
  • oWork well with other members of the team including communicating effectively, being kind and considerate, reliable and enthusiastic
  • oHelp others in the team achieve their objectives and deliver safe, effective care
  • oMentor, teach and support others in the team
  • oSupervise others in the team
  • oContribute to the culture of the team and play a role in making it inclusive, kind and hard working


  • Expertise in particular skills and evidence of how you developed them and use them in your current role

Attitudes, aptitudes, personal characteristics


  • Be a role model and embody CNWL's values by being Caring, Respectful, Empowering and working in Partnership.

Employer details

Employer name

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust


St Charles Hospital

Exmoor Street


W10 6DZ

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