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Community Modern Matron - Tees Crisis Service

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum
Closing date
25 Mar 2023

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Band 8A
Full Time
Are you looking for an opportunity to support the delivery of excellent patient care?

Are you keen to be at the forefront of service development and innovative practice?

Are you keen to seek solutions?

If so there are innovative and exciting opportunity within our Tees Crisis team. We have a secondment opportunity for the role of Community Modern Matron. You will be joining an MDT and taking a leading role in delivering and supporting the delivery of safe, effective and person centered care .

Main duties of the job

You will be welcomed by the team , work as part of the leadership team and also supported by them and head of nursing within DTV.

You will be taking a lead on development , assurance and supporting the team with the transformation in order to ensure patient safety.

About us

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care --our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • oRNMH / RNLD, current professional registration with NMC
  • oProfessional knowledge acquired through degree/diploma supplemented by specialist training or equivalent experience to master's level equivalent
  • oRecognised clinical teaching qualification or equivalent clinical mentoring and teaching experience
  • oLeadership qualification or willingness to work towards. Qualification must be achieved within agreed timescale.
  • o Quality Improvement Systems for Leaders or willing to undertake within agreed timescale.
  • o Evidence of continuous personal development
  • o Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent)
Experience Essential
  • oExtensive experience working with people with complex mental ill health or learning disabilities in an inpatient or community environment
  • oExtensive experience working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers
  • oExtensive experience in a clinical nurse leadership role
  • oExtensive experience providing clinical supervision, mentoring and teaching to healthcare professionals and students.
Knowledge Essential
  • oSound knowledge of principles of nursing and how to apply these in a practice setting
  • oSignificant evidenced based knowledge of best practice in caring for patients in the designated field
  • oGood understanding of relevant legislation and guidance (e.g. Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, CPA, Safe Staffing) and its application in practice.
  • oGood understanding of clinical governance and its application in practice.
  • oGood understanding of Recovery principles and application in practice

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