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Inpatient Clinical Nurse Lead

Employer
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stafford
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Adult
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Are you a Clinical Nurse Lead looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help you develop and achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, you are in luck.

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has an opportunity to join our team at St Georges Hospital in Stafford. The trust provides physical and mental health care, learning disability and adult social care services across Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Shropshire, and Telford & Wrekin. In addition, we provide services on a wider regional and national basis including perinatal, eating disorder and forensic services. We deliver out-of-area sexual health services, and our Inclusionservice offers psychological and drug & alcohol services, in the community, and in prisons, and has contracts across the country. We are an award-winning team and when you come to work with us, we will help you reach your full potential. Not only that, we will actively seek opportunities to share the great things you are doing, with others locally, regionally, and nationally.

As a Clinical Nurse Lead from the NHS or private sector, you will join a Trust that puts people at the heart of what we do.

Your career with us will be enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills and make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable people in society.

It is a career that you can take pride in and enjoy, and together we can make life better for our communities.

Main duties of the job

  • Working on an identified adult community mental health ward, with the flexibility of working across wards, dependent on skill and service need.
  • Delivering a high quality clinical service to service users and their families.
  • To be responsible for the management and care delivery of patients referred to the Ward, by liaising with statutory and non-statutory agencies where appropriate and developing a network of support to patients and their carers to ensure a high standard of therapeutic care is delivered.
  • To be responsible for the clinical supervision of other team members where identified.
  • To participate in ongoing professional development with a primary focus on clinical skills and knowledge
  • Delivering therapeutic interventions, in accordance with an agreed care plan, to an identified group of people experiencing mental health related difficulties.
  • To be responsible for the management of the clinical area in the absence of the ward manager.
  • To implement agreed monitoring of effectiveness of care implementing the essence of care guidance.


About us

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an award-winning organisation with over 9000 employees. We are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers, covering services across North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire, Isle of Wight and Essex.

We pride ourselves on the services provided to support with the well-being of all of our employees both physically and mentally and offer counselling support and lifestyle information. Opportunities for flexible working are also available depending on the role. We encourage career development provided by in house training programs and coaching support.

As part of our strong commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion, we welcome applications from candidates who meet the specific criteria, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical and/or mental disability or offending background. We are embedding values based and inclusive recruitment practices to ensure that all applicants, from any backgrounds, have an equal chance of success in achieving a role with us.

Job description Job responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for working on an identified adult mental health ward, with the flexibility of working across wards, dependent on skill and service need.

Through the appraisal process the post holder will be expected to demonstrate ongoing professional development, including postgraduate study, which may prepare them for future study at Level 7 (for instance MSc Advanced Clinical Practice).

Alongside academic development the post holder will also be expected to work closely with the MDT to further develop skills and knowledge to aid clinical career progression

The post holder will take the lead for quality and clinical interventions on the ward and be an active member of a collective leadership group.

The post holder will be responsible for guiding and undertaking clinical assessments, in accordance with clinical pathways, in order to establish the persons needs, goals, risks and strengths in order to generate a formulation based care plan agreed with all involved. They will be responsible for guiding and delivering therapeutic interventions, in accordance with an agreed care plan.

The post holder will also be expected to be available for consultation, support and clinical supervision to other health professionals working on the ward.

What you will get:
  • An annual salary of up to £39,027 (37.5 hours per week) depending on experience
  • Attractive relocation package *
  • 35 - 41 days annual leave including bank holidays(depending on length of service)
  • Ongoing career development and training
  • NHS Pension Scheme one of the most comprehensive and generous schemes in the UK
  • Wellbeing support, such as access to the MPFT Staff Psychology Service, and additional wellbeing days, along with activities throughout the year
  • Annual recognition event recognising our employees who live and breathe our values
  • Flexible working opportunities

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, a cycle to work scheme, an annual leave purchase scheme, and much more! * Terms apply

Things that you will have:
  • Registered mental health professional (NMC)
  • Post registration course/s at degree or diploma level
  • Registered mentor/supervisor
  • Leadership qualification (Desirable)
  • Non-Medical Prescriber (Desirable)
  • A high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach

Through the appraisal process, you will be expected to demonstrate ongoing professional development, including postgraduate study, which may prepare them for future study at Level 7 (for instance MSc Advanced Clinical Practice).

Alongside academic development, you will also be expected to work closely with the MDT to further develop skills and knowledge to aid clinical career progression.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Professional (NMC)
  • Degree in Nursing or Equivalent
Experience Essential
  • Evidence of extensive post registration experience of working with adults experiencing mental health related difficulties
  • Experience of working with people who have difficulty in engaging with services and have complex mental health needs
  • Experience of assessing, planning, co-ordinating and managing people with mental health problems in a community setting


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301-JC-22-4904065
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