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Clinical Nurse Manager

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£49,036 to £55,049 a year per annum incl HCA
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Senior Manager
Band 7
Full Time
Bow Ward is our Specialist female ward situated in our Medium Secure services. Our mission is to provide safe, individualized and specialist care and treatment for detained in-patients.We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and innovative nurse leader to take up the post of Clinical Nurse Manager Band 7 within the forensic directorate for a 18 months fixed term contract. This is a fantastic opportunity to lead on continuous development and improvement of nursing in providing high quality care to patients. It also calls for visible and inclusive leadership as part of a multi-disciplinary team and other teams across the service.

In this role you will be required to support the ongoing relational security, trauma informed care and reducing restrictive practices initiatives.

Please state three reasons to shortlist me in the first paragraph of the supporting statement in order to be considered for shortlisting.

We sometimes close adverts early if there is a high response, so apply now!

Please be aware there maybe other fixed term and permanent roles at the time of interview.

Main duties of the job

To co-ordinate and provide care and treatment to an identified group of patients without direct supervision. In addition, supporting junior staff in delivery of care provision.

To manage and organise work as required.

Take responsibility for the development and delivery of evidence based practice for service users with complex needs, ensuring that it supports and reflects service user individual needs, Trust objectives and professional guidance.

Promotes evidence based practice and embeds QI.

Postholder will be responsible for high quality care provision with highly complex service users and groups.

Contribute towards ensuring that the ward functions as an integral part of the Directorate's services.

Effective communication with all relevant personnel both internal and external to the Trust.

To practice within professional guidelines and promote professional practice in clinical area.

To ensure continuous personal development through the utilisation of regular supervision, annual appraisal and training where appropriate.

To devise a robust system of management and clinical supervision and performance management to promote and develop excellence in practice.

Conduct and act on results of audits, surveys and other data that supports quality care

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description Job responsibilities

Kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.

Person Specification Education/ Qualification/ Training Essential
  • Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
  • OR Registered Nurse (Learning Disability)
  • OR Registered Nurse (Adult)
  • Masters qualification or equivalent experience
  • Leadership / Management Training
Experience Essential
  • Significant experience of management and leadership roles at band 6 level or above
  • Working with people with mental health problems/ learning disabilities
  • Managing challenging and aggressive behaviour
  • Working within a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Experience of providing individualized and culturally sensitive care
  • Supporting and supervising students and junior staff
  • Evidence of quality improvement
Knowledge and Skills Essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of quality improvement practices
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for complex patients
  • Minimising clinical risk and reducing restrictive practices
  • Ability to recognize and manage stress, in self and others
  • Emotional Intelligence and Personal Resilience
  • NMC Code of Conduct
  • Current Developments in nursing
  • Knowledge of supervision and reflective practices
  • Ability to lead and develop a team
  • Knowledge of implementing strategy, change management and practice development
Other Essential
  • Motivate team to providing the highest standards of care in a changing service
  • Flexible working patterns in line with service needs
  • Awareness of equal opportunities in the workplace
  • Able to work within the accountability framework
  • Personal Integrity

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