Clinical Nurse Lead
The closing date is 24 March 2023
Are you looking to advance your career as a nurse without moving into a management role? Why not break into Prison healthcare?
Our Integrated Mental Health and Substance Misuse Team at HMP Oakwood is looking for a dynamic and experienced registered mental health nurse. Our teams is innovative, forward thinking and committed to a recovery focused approach.
This is an exciting and diverse role for an individual who is passionate about providing excellent quality nurse leadership. You will have the privilege to influence and lead the provision of high-quality mental health care to some of society's most vulnerable members.
- are an RMN who has a flexible approach, with a drive to clinically innovate;
- share our values and are committed to providing high quality care and developing your skills;
- have confidence in dealing with a wide range of situations and working with other professionals to provide the best care to people within the prison;
- are enthusiastic about working within an ever-changing prison environment;
- enjoy providing clinical leadership within a full multi-disciplinary team to ensure varied and comprehensive interventions are delivered in-line with the stepped care model;
- have an excellent working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and its application to prisoners who require transfer to hospital;
- are an independent prescriber and PNA or are prepared to undertake the training
then this job is for you!
Main duties of the job
Working effectively within the team you will provide expert clinical knowledge and interventions, advice, support and supervision in the multi-disciplinary pathway to colleagues, service users and carers.
You will be responsible for providing leadership to deliver best practice, evidence based care and interventions and provide professional nursing leadership within the team.
A key function will be to support the delivery of a trauma informed culture across the estate and identify opportunities for research and development.
Lead on the fostering of a just culture and, in doing so, provide a compassionate and nurturing approach to the team.
Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT). We provide caring and effective services across England, including, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West Mercia, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Thurrock, Essex.
We support individuals, families and communities who are affected by addiction, crime, mental health or need treatment for their sexual health. We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive care, realising all the benefits a modern NHS organisation can provide.
We work with patients and our staff teams to achieve the best outcomes we can. We invest heavily in training and development, and the wellbeing of our people, both staff and service users is central to who we are. Here at MPFT, we are proud of the comprehensive wellbeing and lifestyle support offer available, in addition to in-house training and coaching support.
Our services are robustly governed, evidence-based, inclusive, and designed and provided in conjunction with service users. We are committed to providing the best service we can, and if you share our values, we want you on our team!
For more about HMP Oakwood and our incentives offer please see attached information.
28 February 2023
Agenda for change
£41,659 to £47,672 a year Per Annum
You will lead the team in expert assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care for a specific group of service users.
Supervise and teach service users and carers, multi-disciplinary team professionals, qualified and unqualified staff and the general public.
Work in partnership with service users, carers and other agencies to ensure effectiveness of outcomes.
Work alongside consultant psychiatrists to implement an independent prescribing service for men accessing mental health care.
Model best practice and lead innovation.
Provide emotional support and care to the wider workforce.
Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for the full list of responsibilities.
- Registered Nurse and evidence of clinical expertise in Mental Health Nursing (Level 3 degree equivalent or above)
- Non-Medical Prescribing qualification or willingness to undertake at earliest opportunity
- Experience post qualifying at Band 6 or equivalent level with the client group.
- Demonstrable experience of initiating, implementing and evaluating service developments and improving the quality of clinical care.
- Teaching and facilitating experience and evidence of experience in education of nurses and/or multi-professional groups.
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).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
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