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Clinical Team Leader PICU

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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CBT therapist, Perinatal mental health nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of £2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

Are you a dedicated and innovative Clinical Team Leader looking for a new role? Do you have the skills to be able to effectively lead a team? Can you inspire good practice whilst developing services and enhancing patient experience and quality?

The Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Highbury Hospital is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Clinical Team Leader. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team within the Acute Care Pathway. You will provide a visible point of contact to colleagues requiring guidance and support in the delivery of care and a contact point for liaison with other professionals.

This role is on a ward that operates on a 24/7 shift basis.
Main duties of the job

You will be a Registered Nurses (Mental Health) who has completedpreceptorship, has experience of working with adults with mental health problems, can lead a team, and work creatively and effectively in a clinical environment. You will demonstrate progressive skills in leadership, supervision, clinical practice, service development, risk assessment and risk management. You will be approachable, compassionate and motivated with good communication skills. If you are committed to providing person centred care with sound knowledge of best practice within an Adult Inpatient Service, this could be the opportunity for you.

You will become part of a supportive multi-disciplinary team, with focus on assessment of need, treatment, and recovery, while placing the service user at the centre of care planning. We provide inpatient care for men aged between 18-65 years old who require a higher level of intensive nursing.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?
Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career.

Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description
Job responsibilities

Day to Day Duties:
  • Professional nursing leadership within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Provide clinical leadership, coaching & mentoring for the development of services
  • Maintain excellence through clinical practice development & quality improvement
  • Responsible for the safe monitoring, management and administration of medication as required by Trust policy.
  • Ensure compliance with best practice directions (NICE) and participation in quality and safety initiatives
  • Assess, design, implement and evaluate safe, creative, and effective treatment plans
  • Ensure that individual care plans are complete & maintained under NMS guidelines

This is a rewarding and vital role in the delivery of treatment to our patients within a supportive environment.

In return, we offer a vast range of benefits and opportunities including:
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Enhanced rates of pay for unsocial hours
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Commitment to career development
  • Wide range of leadership development opportunities
  • PICU incentive of £2000 to be paid over the course of two years

Person Specification
  • Professional Qualification (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities/General) to degree level or equivalent
  • Maintains current registration with the NMC
  • Further specialist knowledge/post registration experience in specific service area or other formal training.

  • Demonstrate continued professional development to maintain professional registration

  • Demonstrates satisfactory clinical expertise for the banding
  • Specialist and area specific experience

  • Acute experience 1 year 6 months +
  • Physical health knowledge
  • The ability to deal with and resolve conflict

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good written/oral communication skills
  • Diplomatic, caring & sympathetic
  • Ability to be flexible and handle conflict issues
  • Good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care
  • Clinical supervision skills
  • IT skills

  • A high level of emotional intelligence

  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
  • Knowledge of the nursing 6 c's

  • Awareness of national and local issues impacting of nursing care
  • Knowledge of management theories

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