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Clinical Lead

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

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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The Skylark ward, Avondale Unit, RPHMental Health Services across LSCFT are undergoing a period of rapid growth and modernisation. In Central Lancashire, LSCFT is opening a specialist 11 bedded unit providing inpatient service for older adults.

The Unit provides assessment and interventions for clients, operates seven days a week and is accessible 24hrs per day.

We are inviting applications from experienced RMN's to join a dynamic forward thinking nursing team.

We are looking for highly motivated team leaders who can demonstrate excellent clinical, leadership and interpersonal qualities. The successful candidate must be willing to work in fast paced environment, have a positive outlook and ensure that delivering a quality service, which genuinely engages with service users, carers and other stakeholders, is a key priority.

The successful post holders will be expected to work shifts covering 24 hours, seven days a week

Main duties of the job

The post holder will lead a team of registered nurses and support workers in the delivery of mentalhealth care. They will promote the interests of service users and ensure that delegated nursing careis effectively implemented in a safe manner. The post holder will exercise professionalaccountability and responsibility using professional skills, knowledge and expertise in changingenvironments, across professional boundaries and in unfamiliar situations. The post holder will useresearch, audit, enquiry and scholarship to plan, implement and evaluate concepts and strategiesleading to improvements in care

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse (RNMH)
  • Preparation of mentors certificate, ENB 998, or equivalent
Experience Essential
  • Experience of team building and practice development
  • Experience of working within adult acute mental health
  • Experience of working within mental health services at band 5
Skills Essential
  • Demonstrates knowledge of ward manager responsibilities and capability to act in the role in the absence of same
  • Ability to conduct management supervision

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