Clinical Lead

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Clinical Lead Nurse to support, Lustrum Vale Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit. Lustrum Vale is a 20 bedded unit which offers specialist recovery based interventions to support the transition of patients into the community or prevent patients from being admitted to a Mental Health Acute Hospital setting.

Main duties of the job

If successful, y ou will join a skilled multi-disciplianry team and will work closely with the clinical leadership team to ensure that excellent services are delivered to our patients and staff are developed to reach their potential. You will also be required to lead by example and demonstrate compassionate care and excellent leadership skills. You will provide supervision to staff and work closely with patients, their families and carers to ensure interventions delivered by the team are individualized, patient centred and recovery focused.

We are seeking a confident individual who is keen to contribute to the delivery of high quality nursing care and service development. You should have a strong interest and substantial experience of working with complex patients who may present with behaviours that challenge. You should have a high level of resilience and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to demonstrate a warm, patient centred approach to care.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate effective leadership skills and engage in multi-disciplinary team working.

About us

We are geographically one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the country with an annual income of £423m and a workforce of over 7,500 staff operating from around 160 sites. Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health and learning disability services for the people of County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby, serving a population of around 2 million people. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with 8 local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.

Date posted

02 August 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

346-TSA-142-22

Job locations

Lustrum Vale

163 Durham Road

Stockton on Tees

TS19 0EA


Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about the post please contact Emma Tully, Ward Manager on 01642 837420/emma.tully@nhs.net or Sarah Tweddle, Modern Matron on 07828 608285/s.tweddle@nhs.net

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about the post please contact Emma Tully, Ward Manager on 01642 837420/emma.tully@nhs.net or Sarah Tweddle, Modern Matron on 07828 608285/s.tweddle@nhs.net

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience working with people with mental ill health and/or learning disabilities in an inpatient or community environment
  • Working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers
  • Providing clinical supervision.
  • Mentoring students on practice placement experience.
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Quality improvement activities

Knowledge

Essential

  • Demonstrable knowledge to post-graduate level of evidence-based practice in caring for patients in the designated field.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act).
  • Care Programme Approach and its application in practice.
  • Detailed understanding of Safeguarding and its application in practice
  • Clinical Risk Assessment and Management and its application in practice

Skills

Essential

  • Provide leadership and monitor, co-ordinate and prioritise the activities of a team.
  • Communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, carers/families and all members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and undertake care co-ordinator responsibilities if required.
  • Provide effective clinical supervision, teaching, training and assessing in clinical practice.
  • Write reports
  • Use approved techniques in physical intervention

Qualifications

Essential

  • RNMH/RNLD, current professional registration with NMC.
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • MIP, FLIP, ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice or City & Guilds 730 Teaching in Adult Education.
  • Recognised sign-off mentor or willingness to work towards. Must be achieved within agreed timescale.
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience working with people with mental ill health and/or learning disabilities in an inpatient or community environment
  • Working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers
  • Providing clinical supervision.
  • Mentoring students on practice placement experience.
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Quality improvement activities

Knowledge

Essential

  • Demonstrable knowledge to post-graduate level of evidence-based practice in caring for patients in the designated field.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act).
  • Care Programme Approach and its application in practice.
  • Detailed understanding of Safeguarding and its application in practice
  • Clinical Risk Assessment and Management and its application in practice

Skills

Essential

  • Provide leadership and monitor, co-ordinate and prioritise the activities of a team.
  • Communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, carers/families and all members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and undertake care co-ordinator responsibilities if required.
  • Provide effective clinical supervision, teaching, training and assessing in clinical practice.
  • Write reports
  • Use approved techniques in physical intervention

Qualifications

Essential

  • RNMH/RNLD, current professional registration with NMC.
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • MIP, FLIP, ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice or City & Guilds 730 Teaching in Adult Education.
  • Recognised sign-off mentor or willingness to work towards. Must be achieved within agreed timescale.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Lustrum Vale

163 Durham Road

Stockton on Tees

TS19 0EA


Employer's website

https://www.tewv.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Lustrum Vale

163 Durham Road

Stockton on Tees

TS19 0EA


Employer's website

https://www.tewv.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Ward Manager

Emma Tully

emma.tully@nhs.net

Date posted

02 August 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

346-TSA-142-22

Job locations

Lustrum Vale

163 Durham Road

Stockton on Tees

TS19 0EA


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