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Put your leadership skills to the test, managing nursing teams on ward shifts and helping to provide world class mental health services.
You’ll also have lots of support to continue your professional development and training and to progress your career.
Salary: £29,793 - £38,861 (depending on experience) + Shift Enhancements
Why St Andrew’s Healthcare?
A top 20 UK charity, St Andrew’s is a unique provider of specialist care in mental health and learning disability. We aspire to deliver truly world class, holistic services within our outstanding, modern facilities. Our independence means we can always put patients’ interests at the heart of decision making, while re-investing surpluses in frontline services. We are currently transforming the Charity and are introducing Integrated Practice Units (IPUs) as the vehicle to deliver ‘Value Based Healthcare’. This will ensure our patients consistently get the best possible outcomes and local teams gain more control and responsibility.
We are seeking to recruit a Clinical Nurse Leader to work with our Hadleigh Ward Men’s Personality Disorder Ward, Hadleigh ward is a 16 Bedded men’s ward with complex mental and Personality disorders as their primary diagnosis, often with behavioural difficulties. The unit aims to provide high quality care in a locked facility for patients detained under the Mental Health Act.
The role of Clinical Nurse Leader
Working to a Nurse Manager, you’ll be the most senior nurse on shift, maintaining a high profile and visible presence, whilst working alongside a multi-disciplinary team. You’ll lead the nursing shift team and contribute to improvements in practice, in conjunction with your fellow professionals.
What you will need for this role
Substantial experience of working in mental health services is going to be important. Excellent leadership, communication and people management skills are also key, as you’ll be relied upon to keep your team happy, focused and motivated.
And in return?