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Clinical Team Leader

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2-year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

Are you committed to providing person centred care with sound knowledge of best practice within an Adult Inpatient Service? Are you an enthusiastic and motivated Clinical Team Leader? If so, then this could be the opportunity for you!

We are looking for dedicated and innovative Registered Nurses who have the relevant skills to enable them to effectively lead a team, demonstrating the knowledge and experience necessary to inspire good practice and develop services and enhance patient experience and quality.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team within the Acute Care Pathway. You will provide a visible point of contact to colleagues requiring guidance and support in the delivery of care and a contact point for liaison with other professionals. This role is on a ward that operates on a 24/7 shift basis.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for Registered Nurses who have completed preceptorship, have experience of working with adults with mental health problems, are able to lead a team, and work creatively and effectively in a clinical environment. You will demonstrate progressive skills in leadership, supervision, clinical practice, service development, risk assessment and risk management. You will be approachable, compassionate, and motivated with good communication skills.

You will become part of a supportive multi-disciplinary team, with focus on assessment of need, treatment, and recovery, while placing the service user at the centre of care planning. Redwood 1 provide inpatient care for men aged between 18-65,experiencing an acute mental health crisis who cannot be supported in their own home.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Job description

Job responsibilities

This is a rewarding and vital role in the delivery of treatment to our patients within a supportive environment. In return, we offer a vast range of benefits and opportunities.

Benefits of working at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust include:
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Enhanced rates of pay for unsocial hours
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Commitment to career development
  • Wide range of leadership development opportunities

Day to Day Duties:
  • Professional nursing leadership within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Provide clinical leadership, coaching & mentoring for the development of services
  • Maintain excellence through clinical practice development & quality improvement
  • Responsible for the safe monitoring, management and administration of medication as required by Trust policy.
  • Ensure compliance with best practice directions (NICE) and participation in quality and safety initiatives
  • Assess, design, implement and evaluate safe, creative, and effective treatment plans
  • Ensure that individual care plans are complete & maintained under NMS guidelines.

Person Specification



  • Demonstrates satisfactory clinical expertise for the banding.
  • Specialist and area specific experience.


  • The ability to deal with and resolve conflict.



  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
  • Knowledge of the nursing 6 c's


  • Awareness of national and local issues impacting of nursing care
  • Knowledge of management theories.



  • Professional Qualification (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities/General) to degree level or equivalent.
  • Maintains current registration with the NMC.
  • Further specialist knowledge/post registration experience in specific service area or other formal training


  • Demonstrate continued professional development to maintain professional registration.

Values & Behaviours


  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust Values - Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork
  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) and how it applies to their role.



  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Good written/oral communication skills.
  • Diplomatic, caring and sympathetic.
  • Ability to be flexible and handle conflict issues.
  • Good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care.
  • Clinical supervision skills.
  • IT skills.


  • A high level of emotional intelligence.

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Highbury Hospital



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