Skip to main content

This job has expired

Lead Nurse Mental Health

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Bridgend
Salary
£51,706 to £58,210 per annum
Closing date
31 May 2024

View more

Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Lead Nurse reports directly to the Head of Nursing and is responsible for defined clinical areas within a Division. The quality of the Health Boards clinical care and the safety of its patients are fundamental to its excellence and the Lead Nurse is responsible for ensuring the consistent delivery of evidence based, safe and effective nursing, infection prevention, safeguarding and patient flow standards within their defined area of responsibility.

The role will provide direct leadership to a team managers within CAMHS Services to ensure the implementation of the nursing and quality strategy and person-centred approaches to care, to deliver a nursing service that prioritises the care needs of the young person and their families/carers.

The post holder is expected to work with autonomy to provide highly specialised professional nursing advice to colleagues to ensure high standards of direct care delivery. This includes supporting systems for professional revalidation and performance management of ward managers that are accountable for quality, safe care.

The post holder will work in line with the Health Board's values and behaviour framework of caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Main duties of the job

Applicants are welcome to apply for the following opportunity within the Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Service Group:

The Lead Nurse for CAMHS will join a team of Lead Nurses that work together to deliver the Professional Nursing agenda for the MH& LD service group.

The job requires an individual with excellent leadership skills to support the enablement of the multiple elements of the CAMHS Directorate to deliver high quality service to young people and their families/carers.

The CAMHS Service provides a range of evidence-based treatments and therapies which are delivered via a multi-disciplinary team approach in collaboration with the young person as part of an early intervention service model.

The role will provide direct professional nursing leadership in line with the NMC Code and SBU HB values and behaviour framework of caring for each other, working together and always improving.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The role will provide direct leadership to a team managers within CAMHS Services to ensure the implementation of the nursing and quality strategy and person-centred approaches to care, to deliver a nursing service that prioritises the care needs of the young person and their families/carers.

The post holder is expected to work with autonomy to provide highly specialised professional nursing advice to colleagues to ensure high standards of direct care delivery. This includes supporting systems for professional revalidation and performance management of ward managers that are accountable for quality, safe care.

The post holder will work in line with the Health Boards values and behaviour framework of caring for each other, working together and always improving.

If you wish to discuss the post in more detail please email Clare L Taylor -

ClareLinda.Taylor@wales.nhs.uk or contact me by telephone on 07811180910

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Experience at Band 8a
  • Registered RNMH/RNLD


Desirable

  • Leadership qualification/study evidence
  • Educated to MSc level


Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Address

Caswell Clinic

Tondu Road

Bridgend

CF31 4LN

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

130-NMR161-0524

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert