Clinical Team Leader

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum (Pro rata for part time)
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are recruiting for a motivated and enthusiastic Clinical Team Leader to work with us at the wells Road Centre. Our Hospital provides low secure care to both male and female patients.

We are looking for a candidate who has the relevant skills to provide safe and effective patient care, demonstrating the knowledge and experience necessary to inspire good practice and develop services and enhance patient experience and quality.

The focus of the role is to to effectively lead a team, demonstrating the knowledge and experience necessary to inspire good practice and develop services and enhance patient experience and quality

You will be expected to provide clinical supervision and undertake appraisal systems for a group of staff as well as maintaining your own continuing professional development.

It is essential that you are able to work flexible hours, over 7 days a week, covering a 24 hour pattern. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team within the low secure services

You will also complete Unit Co-ordinator duties which allows the service to have a site manager in the hospital all all times.

These posts are subject to National NHS T&Cs, paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during nights, weekends and bank holidays and we offer a Golden Hello payment of £2,750 to new starters with the Trust in this role (payable in instalments over a 2 year period)
Main duties of the job

We need Registered Nurses (learning disability and or mental health) who have completed preceptorship, have experience working with adults with mental health problems, are able to lead a team, and work creatively and effectively in a clinical environment.

Candidates will demonstrate progressive skills in leadership, supervision, clinical practice, service development, risk assessment and risk management. We need nurses who are approachable, compassionate and motivated with good communication skills.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?
Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career.

Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description
Job responsibilities

  • Professional nursing leadership within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Provide clinical leadership, coaching & mentoring for the development of services
  • Maintain excellence through clinical practice development & quality improvement
  • Responsible for the safe monitoring, management and administration of medication as required by Trust policy.
  • Ensure compliance with best practice directions (NICE) and participation in quality and safety initiatives
  • Assess, design, implement and evaluate safe, creative, and effective treatment plans
  • Ensure that individual care plans are complete & maintained under NMS guidelines

Person Specification
  • RNLD (Learning Disability) RMN

  • Evidence of post basic registration development or accredited training and courses

Work Experience
  • Knowledge and Understanding of current Mental Health Legislation
  • Knowledge and Understanding of clinical risk assessment.
  • Experience of working with challenging behaviour. Ability to develop nursing practice in line with research / evidence based practice.

  • Relevant forensic experience.
  • Knowledge of utilising resources and how this impacts on budgeting / finance.
  • Audit and Research experience.
  • Ability to manage set objectives and plan the development of others within a team.

  • Ability to function and work within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to lead a team, delegate and manage workloads.
  • Good verbal / written communication skills
  • Ability to develop professional working relationships with a challenging patient group.
  • Evidence of good skills in assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care.

Contractual Requirement
  • shift working, 24 hour rotational systems

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