This post is the Lead Nurse role for the ECT department based at Wotton Lawn Hospital, this department covers ECT treatment for patients in Wotton Lawn Hospital and Charlton Lane Hospital as well as offering outpatient treatment to patients in the community
Main duties of the job
- The post holder with have strategic and operational responsibility for the ECT department at Wotton Lawn Hospital
- Clinical leadership to ensure high standards of care and treatment whilst maintaining the departments ECTAS Accreditation
- To Supervise mentor and teach qualified and unqualified staff including students (Nursing and Non-nursing)
- To lead the nursing team of the unit and to deliver and review a high level of care which reflects the ECTAS level 1 status of the department.
- Organise ECT Treatment at GRH for A.S.A. 3 level service users.
- To have a visible presence and be available to patients, carers and staff
- To attend NALECT meetings
The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received if this is before the closing date.
The Trust aims to recruit and retain the best possible staff who, through the application of their skills, qualification and experience, will make a positive contribution to our business of providing quality health care services. It is the Trust's view that the costs associated with moving house in order to take up a post with us should not restrict our ability to recruit the excellent people we need; therefore, we support staff to relocate with our relocation policy.
This post is eligible for the Trust's Recommend a Friend scheme. If you have been recommended to apply for this role by an employee of the Trust you should include a short statement to this effect in your supporting information, including the name of the person who recommended you. If you are successful with your application the employee who recommended you needs to access the relevant forms to process this from the Trust's intranet or the HR Recruitment Team.
This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.
A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.
Job description Job responsibilities The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.
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At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.
Person Specification PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION Essential
- RMN Qualification
- teaching and assessing qualification
- Mental health inpatient experience
continued professional development Essential
- Experience as a team leader
- Post registration learning
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