Lead Nurse

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
4 Oct 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Lead Nurse to join Ward 34.

The successful post holder will be part of a friendly, forward-thinking, multi-disciplinary team which provides care for male patients of working age only.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to take an active role in the leadership of this diverse, multi-disciplinary team.

The team provides 24 hour inpatient support and help to service users with a variety of mental health problems.

Other difficulties may include poor response to treatment, frequent relapse, repeated admissions to acute services and dealings with the criminal justice system, substance misuse, crisis and MHLT.

Main duties of the job

You will be part of a leadership team that drives standards both clinically and operationally.This would include deputising for the Senior Nurse in their absence.

You will be driving change and offering assurance that our care meets the standards not only expected of us, but that our patients deserve.

The post holder will be responsible for establishing operational and clinical service mechanisms that support safe and high quality care throughout the twenty-four hour period.

The post holder will be part of our bleep-holder role on a rota basis, which lends itself to bed management, and support of the wider unit.

The post holder will be expected to take responsibility for supporting nursing team, working within governance processes to support the implementation of individualised and responsive care.

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD' overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Yearly appraisal and 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 LGBTI+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • RN part 3/13
  • Educated to Diploma level or above. (or Equivalent).
  • Evidence of Personal Professional Development Plan
  • Can Demonstrate *post registration clinical experience of core competencies
  • Supervision training or willingness to complete.
  • Mentorship training or equivalent or willingness to complete.
Experience and Skills Essential
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead a multi professional workforce.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and awareness of professional accountability and codes of conduct
  • Demonstrate an understanding of work- based legislation
  • Previous Leadership experience.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills such as motivation, facilitation, mentorship.
  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver Clinical and Managerial Supervision within an effective model
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legal and ethical issues relating to clinical practice, including policy and procedure development

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