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Clinical Team Leader

Employer
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Dorchester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year p.a.
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Waterston Ward, based at Forston Clinic in Dorchester, has an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Clinical Team Leader to join our innovative and forward thinking team.

Waterston Ward is a mixed sex ward, with a total of 18 beds providing a high quality of care and treatment for patients who have physical, social, psychological and emotional health needs. The purpose of the ward is to offer comprehensive assessments and treatment enabling Service Users to have shorter stays in hospital and to develop clear plans of care.

Main duties of the job

The ward team are highly motivated and have a track record of implementing recovery-based care, with an emphasis on therapeutic and diverse interventions. We work closely as a multi-disciplinary team and value learning, having regular teaching and supervision with a shared vision and action plan for the service.

The Multi-disciplinary team on the Ward provides treatment and care for a wide range of mental health illnesses which include Schizophrenia, Bipolar, Depression, Anxiety and Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder. The aim of all staff is to provide a high quality of care and treatment for patients who have physical, social, psychological and emotional health needs and enable them to return home with support from the Home Treatment Team and / or their Community Mental Health Team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Registered Nurse (RMN or RGN) to join our team who is able to work effectively and dynamically in a busy and demanding setting. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate passion to develop their skills within areas such as clinical leadership, interpersonal effectiveness, supervision, risk assessment and risk management, quality improvement and clinical practice. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of experience working in a mental health setting.

About us

At Dorset HealthCare we're on a mission to empower people to make the most of their lives through our outstanding, joined-up healthcare services. We're a dynamic, forward-looking Trust, running 12 community hospitals, specialist inpatient facilities and a wide range of integrated community and mental health services for a population of almost 800,000 people.

We do things differently here - it's one of the reasons the CQC rated us 'outstanding' in 2019. It's also why 95% of patients across our services say they have a good or very good experience of our services and 89% of staff feel they can really make a difference. Whether you're looking to work with us in one of our bustling market towns, vibrant urban locations, thriving seaside spots, or among the rolling hills of Dorset, there are lots of ways you can make a difference in our communities.

Our 7,000-strong workforce is at the heart of what we do and our success is a testament to our brilliant people. We're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities and we celebrate diversity. We're an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be authentic, and we are all encouraged to be the best version of ourselves.

Working with us you'll be part of a strong team, challenge yourself, build a career, and teach us what we don't know. And you'll be working towards our vision to be better every day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the main duties and responsibilities for this role please read the attached job description and person specification. When completing your application please ensure your supporting statement reflects the criteria set out in these documents by showing how your experience and skills apply to this post.

Dorset HealthCare is in partnership withThe Princes Trustto support people getting into work, as part of this partnership, we offer an employability service to support individuals between 16-30 years old with application writing, interview skills and other employment support. Please contact dhc.wideningparticipation@nhs.net to access the support.

Applications from candidates that require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are unfortunately ineligible to apply for this position.

Person Specification

Managerial Experience

Essential

  • Experience in receiving feedback and adapting practice based upon this
  • Ability to supervise others' work


Desirable

  • Experience leading a clinical team


Additional Requirements

Essential

  • Ability to meet contractual requirements and participate in 24hrs care
  • Ability to work in a team


Desirable

  • Ability to positively influence others and affect change


Knowledge, Skills and Training

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (Mental Health)


Desirable

  • Practice Assessor for nursing students


Job Specific Experience

Essential

  • Experience at Staff Nurse Band 5 level for a substantial period
  • Experience of receiving clinical supervision
  • Multi-disciplinary networking


Desirable

  • Awareness multi-cultural issues within acute psychiatry
  • Experience working within an acute assessment mental health setting


Employer details

Employer name

Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Forston Clinic

Herrison Road

Dorchester

DT2 9TB

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152-M062.24

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