Clinical Team Leader

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
North Devon
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum pro rata
Closing date
31 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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The role
We are searching for a motivated and innovative Clinical Team Leader (Registered Nurse - Mental Health) for Moorland View Ward. Moorland View is an adult acute inpatient admissions ward providing recovery focused and compassionate care.

We are searching for motivated and innovative qualified professionals with strong leadership skills across all our adult inpatient services in Devon. Join us and you will play a central role within committed and dynamic teams that are passionate about making a difference to people’s lives.

You will become part of a supportive multi-disciplinary team, using your skills, experience and strong leadership skills to help define and deliver a package of care to people on our mixed gender ward that helps them on their road to recovery. We believe that with our help, people can improve their mental health, to recover independence and return to their local community. This role is on a ward that operates on a 24/7 shift basis.

£32,306 - £39,027 per annum pro rata
About you
We are looking for RMN applicants who have completed their preceptorship, mentorship, have experience at Band 5 working with adults with mental health problems and are able to lead a team, work creatively and effectively in the clinical environment. Successful candidates will demonstrate strong leadership skills, resilience and progressive skills in supervision, clinical practice, service development, risk assessment and risk management. We are seeking nurses who are also friendly, approachable, compassionate and motivated with good communication skills. If you are committed to providing person centred care with a sound knowledge of best practice within an Adult Inpatient Service, this could be the opportunity for you.
Moorland View Ward is based at North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple, North Devon.
About us
Join us at Devon Partnership NHS Trust and you’ll become part of an award-winning organisation that is passionate about mental health and learning disability. One that cares about the people it supports – and one that also cares about its staff.

Our Adult Mental Health Directorate provides a clear pathway for people whether they are accessing our First Response Service, assessment, community or home treatment teams or our inpatient services

Our priority is in providing flexible care and support to people so they receive the right treatment at the right time within a supportive environment, be that in the community, at home or as an inpatient.

We are committed to preventing avoidable admissions, proactively supporting crisis management, and enabling supported timely discharge from our wards.

Your role in this pathway is vital as we continue to develop our therapeutic offer and our work in the development of the community framework in Devon.

We’re genuinely committed to working together with the people who use our services, their families and carers. We involve them in everything that we say and do.

This is an exciting time for Devon Partnership NHS Trust as we continue to expand existing services and launch new mental health services across Devon.
Our offer to you
We recognise our people want to learn and develop, becoming the best that they can be. We offer all our staff a range of training opportunities including a variety of in-house training programmes designed and delivered by experts, and opportunities to access external training where appropriate.

In addition to ongoing training and development opportunities, we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive. (Only include if you are offering relocation expenses: If you are looking to relocate tothefabulous county of Devon we have a relocation package that may be suitable for you.

Benefits of working at Devon Partnership NHS Trust include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days of annual leave per year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years’ service withtheNHS so you can really enjoy what Devon has to offer
  • Individual personal development plans and a commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our staff networks
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Cycle to Work Scheme and reduced public transport rates
  • Structured learning and development opportunities.
  • Refer a friend scheme applies – both earn up to £500 See attached t&c’s
Living here
Devon offers beautiful coastal and countryside locations with a wide range of social & leisure opportunities. This ranges from some of the best beaches in the Country, The Moors, Canals and rivers all of which can be accessed easily via foot, car, bike or boat.

Great place to work. Great place to live

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