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Clinical Lead - Kentmere Ward (£7k incentive*)

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Welcome Bonus of £7000 over your first 3 years and Relocation Packages of upto £8000 available (*subject to t&c's)

We are pleased to announce a new incentive package for our Inpatient Registered Nurse roles
  • Welcome Bonus- £3000 on joining LSCft..............
  • AfterYear 1- a Further £2000............
  • AfterYear 2- a Further £2000...........

We are holding a recruitment event on the 10th August 2022 in Kendal, come along to discuss and have an interview for this vacancy.

We are excited to be able to advertise for several key roles in our newly refurbished inpatient unit within the Bay Locality, We are looking for clinical leads, staff nurses and heath care support workers.

You willwill be based within the Bay locality in the newly refurbished Kentmere ward, which will offer 12 en suite bedrooms newly designed and with care and attention paid to provide a state of the art therapeutic environment.

We are looking for highly motivated, pro-active individuals who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, lots of initiative and who are looking for their next challenge. You will demonstrate the required nursing skills, along with the desire to develop services and provide excellent nursing care and patient centred services

Main duties of the job

On a day to day basis, you will focus on the clinical assessment of needs of patients, including risk assessment and management, therapeutic interventions, care planning and ensuring patients and their carers, friends and family are involved in the care planning process. Your new role involves a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality, negotiation and communication skills, understanding and compassion, and the ability to deal with any challenging situations that may arise.

We embracecontinual improvement in everything we do so there will also be an opportunity to shape things - and alongside this you will have opportunities for your own development as we continue to explore advanced nurse practitioner, nurse consultant and other advanced nursing roles.

About us

We want to recruit people to the service who share our values and are confident in their ability to contribute to the demonstrated effectiveness and acceptability of our service.

Staff at Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trustwork to improve lives with a culture based on four corevalues:

We are kind

We are a team

We are respectful

We are always learning

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Job description Job responsibilities

You will be a registered mental health or learning disability nurse. Senior roles will be responsible for the management and leadership of other staff with in the ward. While this is a demanding and busy role, you will be required to be able to demonstrate the Trust values and standards of behaviour expected by the organisation and meet the responsibilities of the job description and person specification.

When making your application please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further details on the role. When completing the supporting information section of your application, please ensure you show how you meet each of the criteria of the person specification providing illustrative examples where possible from either your personal life, employment or volunteering ; as this is what you will be shortlisted against.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse - Mental Health or Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working within an Inpatient setting
  • Experience of assessing, planning and implementing and reviewing care needs
  • Experienced in acting as a mentor/assessor of student staff
Knowledge Essential
  • An understanding and awareness of the NHS Plan, NSF and other relevant documentation
  • Demonstrate understanding of how research has influenced practice
Skills & Abilities Essential
  • Clear ability to understand new concepts and ideas and excellent clinical practice
  • Demonstrates an ability to motivate self and others
  • Ability to maintain own performance and participation in group skills

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