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Clinical Team Leader

Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
LONDON
Salary
£38,768 to £46,124 a year per annum incl HCA
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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This innovative new post focuses on the need to bring strong clinical leadership into the clinical area to promote a high performance culture, improve the service user experience and really challenge traditional nursing in a secure environment through new insights, perspectives and a positive expectation the user can succeed in the recovery process.

The post holder will work with the Practice Innovation Nurse to foster a philosophy of pride and work towards meeting ambitious clinical standards to bring the specialism back into secure mental health nursing and ensure all nursing staff align the ward philosophy to their own values and principles and to those of the service. They will remain optimistic in their approach to patient care by displaying clinical leadership, on the job creativity and developing staff to let go of their old assumptions.

They will ensure the smooth running of systems that support therapeutic engagement, promote best practice in relation to mental health and physical care and work alongside nursing staff to influence and enable change and clinical excellence. The post holder will ensure a culture of defensible practice that does not stifle creativity, and will be tenacious and resilient with an ability to sustain these qualities in the face of adversity.

Main duties of the job

To co-ordinate and provide care and treatment to an identified group of patients without direct supervision. In addition, supporting junior staff in delivery of care provision.

To manage and organise work as required.

Take responsibility for the development and delivery of evidence based practice for service users with complex needs, ensuring that it supports and reflects service user individual needs, Trust objectives and professional guidance.

Contribute to the development of high quality evidence based in-patient services in a changing health care environment.

Contribute towards ensuring that the ward functions as an integral part of the Directorate's services.

Effective communication with all relevant personnel both internal and external to the Trust.

To practice within professional guidelines and promote professional practice in clinical area.

To ensure continuous personal development through the utilisation of regular supervision, annual appraisal and training where appropriate.

To provide clinical leadership and supervision to the staff group in order to promote and develop excellence in practice.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description Job responsibilities

Kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.

Person Specification Education/ Qualification/ Training Essential
  • Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
  • OR Registered Nurse (Learning Difficulty)
  • OR Registered Nurse (Adult)
  • Mentorship certification
  • Completion of Preceptorship
Experience Essential
  • Significant experience at band 5 level or above
  • Working with people with mental health problems/ learning disabilities
  • Managing challenging and aggressive behavior
  • Working within a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Experience of providing individualized and culturally sensitive care
Knowledge and Skills Essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of quality improvement practices
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for complex patients
  • Minimising clinical risk and reducing restrictive practices
  • Able to work systematically and objectively in an environment with patients who can present high risk behaviors
  • Able to manage time so that deadlines are met
  • Ability to recognize and manage stress, in self and others
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • NMC Code of Conduct


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