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Clinical Team Lead

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Chertsey, Surrey
£45,753 to £52,067 a year Incl 5% Fringe HCAS, pa, pro rata
Closing date
8 Aug 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for an experienced Mental Health Nurse with community experience for a role as Clinical Team Lead in a vibrant diverse team of professionals

This involved being part of a multi- disciplinary team providing the clinical leadership and clinical supervision of clinicians within the Community Mental Health Recovery Services (CMHRS) Team. To ensure the service operates in a safe, effective & efficient way as part of the whole system of Mental Health services. In addition, to foster a culture that encourages and enables individuals to have an active role in identifying, planning and meeting their individual needs. Deputising and providing senior cover in the absence of the Service Manager and other CTL's in the team

Suitable for a Nurse with expertise in community management of complex mental health problems and experience of managing and supervising junior colleagues looking to move forward in their career and gain experience.

The candidate must have a full and valid driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes due to the community element of this role.

Main duties of the job

  • Ensure that clinicians within own care area maintain a sensible workload, the needs of which can be safely met within the time available, through supervision.
  • Participate in and lead meetings as appropriate.
  • Report all complaints and/or incidents relating to patients, relatives and/or staff within area as directed in accordance with the Trust's Complaints Procedure
  • Maintain and update statistical information and submit appropriate returns as required.
  • Deputise for the Service Manager as required in all areas detailed above.
  • Actively contribute to the development and review of Policies and Procedures based upon best practice/evidence to aid the development and efficient functioning of the CMHRS
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection of nursing staff for the service.
  • Participate in the appraisal, staff performance management and other monitoring systems used within the service area.
  • Promote the principles of Improving Working Lives amongst team members ensuring fairness and equity.
  • To undertake other duties as requested by Service Manager which contributes to the development of the service, for example Health and Social Governance.
  • Comply with and adhere to the Professional Code of Conduct as outlined by the Nursing & Midwifery Council
  • Lead and motivate staff in achieving Data Quality and Clinical Audits Targets including performance and productivity.

  • Please see the attached Job Description for further details.

    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 candidates residence and will be discussed on offer.

    We look forward to receiving your application!

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please check the Job Description and Personal Specification document for more information on the requirement for this job.

    Person Specification



    • A clinical qualification to degree level or equivalent.
    • NMC Registration


    • Qualification as Practice Supervisor or Assessor



    • A minimum of 5 years post registration experience.
    • Experience working in either in primary or secondary community mental health care.


    • 2 years' experience in a Managerial or Leadership role (Band 6 or higher).

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


    Unither House

    Curfew Bell Road

    Chertsey, Surrey

    KT16 9FG

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