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Clinical Team Leader - HBPoS

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 a year Incl 5% Fringe HCAS, pa, pro rata
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Health Based Place of Safety are looking for experienced B6 nurses who are dynamic, and solution focused to join our assessment suites. We have four suites based in Farnham Road Hospital in Guildford. They are equipped with up-to-date technology to ensure we can provide the best possible care for patients brought to the suite under section 135/136.

You will need to have excellent communication skills and have an in-depth working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and how it is used.

You will need to be confident to shift lead, administer medication and ensure you safely manage challenging situations.

As Clinical Team Leader you will be required to offer supervision and mentorship to your junior peers and act up in the absence of the suite manager.

If you feel this is an exciting challenge you would enjoy please contact us for further information.

Main duties of the job

  • Assist the Team Manager in ensuring that defined roles and responsibilities are coordinated within the team on a continuous basis.
  • Provide professional nursing advice to other team staff and other professionals.
  • Act as a positive role model for colleagues/others in relation to personal/professional conduct and practice.
  • Ensure that full regard is taken of dignity, individuality, self-esteem and wellbeing of people who use our services, staff, carers and relatives.
  • Ensure that nursing practice is based on current up to date knowledge and is evidence based.
  • Act as unit coordinator in accordance with the department protocol
  • Ensure that Care Planning systems are in place, function effectively to frame and support the delivery of individual care and reflect the service user's perception of their needs and how they can be met.
  • Ensure that nursing interventions compliment and strengthen the individual's recovery process.
  • Support the Team Manager to ensure that the team nursing system operates effectively.
  • Provide advice, information, education and support to individuals, carers and relatives.
  • Ensure that care plans and risk assessments are regularly reviewed, appropriately modified and updated.
  • Provide management support to staff through appraisal, clinical supervision and continuing professional development

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Eligibility to high cost area supplement is conditional upon candidate's residence and will be discussed on offer.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see Job Description for all duties. Alternatively please contact the ward manager for an informal discussion

Person Specification



  • Nursing qualification Mental Health


  • Degree/masters nursing qualification



  • Significant experience working in acute mental health with an excellent understanding of the Mental Health Act


  • Experience of working in HBPoS



  • Evidence on going professional development with in Nursing


  • Leadership qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Farnham Road Hosptial

Farnham Road



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