Nurse Team Leader

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
5 Oct 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Inpatient wards / units are designed to meet the acute holistic needs of service users/patients and carers, in a recovery focussed environment. This working environment is conducive to staff development and wellbeing.

The post holder will support staff members in the assessment, planning and provision of care in line with national and local nursing and health and safety policy. The post holder will exercise professional accountability and responsibility demonstrating use of professional skills, knowledge and expertise in the provision of high quality care. There is an expectation that the post holder will utilise research audit and enquiry to lead improvements in care.

Main duties of the job

Applications are invited from experienced qualified nurses with leadership qualities and aspirations.

Successful applicants will be able to experience a broad range of clinical specialities and have access to a comprehensive package of leadership coaching, education and clinical support.

We are particularly keen to receive applications from nurses with an interest in working with: Acquired Brain Injury, Personality Disorder or Challenging Behaviours and/or a gender sensitive service.

This post will be suited to someone with experience of understanding, managing challenging and emotionally demanding clinical presentations. The individual will be able to guide, support, supervise and role-model on how to respond to these challenges.

As part of your recruitment to this role you will be eligible for an annually recurring retention payment of £1000 per annum pro rata.

About us

Guild Lodge hospital site is situated in beautiful rural area, yet close to motorway links from all directions of travel.

The hospital site offers:
  • Free staff parking
  • Onsite restaurant facilities

Our staff receive:
  • Preceptorship and support for those new to the services
  • Access to salary sacrifice schemes for cars, electronics etc.
  • Excellent support and Wellbeing services
  • Superb external training and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to develop leadership skills across differing care environments

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • RMN
  • Qualification and training related to teaching and assessing junior staff.
Knowledge Essential
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience of quality and audit
  • Demonstrate knowledge of WM and responsibilities, and capability to act into the role in the absence of the WM.
Experience Essential
  • Previous experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Recent relevant experience within a secure mental health service.

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