Clinical Nurse Leader- Dementia and HD IPU

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Nursing
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £27,069 to £36,647

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Clinical Nurse Leader- Dementia and HD IPU

Clinical Nurse Leader- Harper Ward - Dementia and HD IPU


Neuropsychiatry Pathway

Salary: £27,069 - £36,647  (plus £1641 clinical allowance) dependent on experience
Working pattern:  Days


Harper ward is an 11 bedded ward for older adult females, with a diagnosis of a progressive neurological condition, including Huntingdon’s or Dementia. Opportunities are wide and varied, where you will be able to develop your physical health knowledge and skills, whilst working within legal frameworks of the Mental Health Act and DOLS.

As a Clinical Nurse Leader within our Dementia and HD pathway, you will be the most senior nurse on the ward with full responsibility and accountability for the clinical operations of the ward.  You will be responsible for the assessment and delivery of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without supervision. 

Working as an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team, you will direct the nursing team on their ward, monitor their performance, and take action where necessary to improve practice in conjunction with the Advanced Nurse Practitioner. You will achieve this through visible leadership, ensuring a high profile and presence on the ward. Substantial experience of working in mental health or dementia/huntingdon services is required. Experience of working with patients in a locked secure environment is preferred

For further information or for an informal discussion please contact Chloe Annan on 01604 616649 or [email protected]


 At St Andrew’s you can enjoy a special sense of pride and belonging – by helping transform the lives of patients, while shaping the future you want for yourself.  We’re the UK’s leading mental healthcare charity with an excellent and well-deserved reputation as a provider of specialist mental healthcare.

Our commitment to holistic care, safety, recovery and innovative therapies and treatment makes St Andrew’s the perfect place to establish your career.  Join us and you’ll be part of a team with a shared focus on people not profits, with all surpluses re-invested to benefit our patients.

  Benefits Include:-

  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to vocational qualifications