Goodall Brazier Ltd
15 Aug 2016
Darlington, Durham, England
Ward mental nurse, Nursing home mental nurse
Job level:
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Manager
Full time
Contract type:
£ 30,000.00 - 34,000.00 Per year
Closing date:
30 Oct 2016

Goodall Brazier is looking for a motivated, experienced and skilled Nurse to work on Darling ton County Durham Ward supporting the Ward Manager in the delivery of their rehabilitation and recovery vision. The Clinical Team Leader will work with the Ward Manager and the second CTL, to provide consistent nursing leadership to the wider nursing team on the ward.

The successful candidate will have noticeable leadership skills along with a strong drive to develop other members of the team in the hospital. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a talented multidisciplinary team and the candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the ward team possesses the skills, knowledge and motivation to deliver the highest quality of care to service users with complex mental health and their families. This opportunity is ideal for those seeking a team leader or Deputy Ward Manager position as the next exiting step in their career path.

The successful candidate will possess excellent clinical, team and communication skills together with vision and enthusiasm to develop Dalton’s service model. The successful candidate should be RMN qualified and have nursing experience. You need to be able to demonstrate quality in delivery of nursing care and the clinical environment. The successful applicant will be a forward-thinking Nurse, who will lead and coach staff by example.

The successful candidate will ensure that MHA and MCA standards are upheld and work to uphold NMC's code of practice whilst ensuring all relevant policies are in place, reviewed and updated as and when necessary (e.g. ward guidelines/patient information) in liaison with the Ward Manager and multidisciplinary team. An understanding of the Positive Behaviour Support model would be beneficial but understanding of the concepts of Rehabilitation in Mental health are necessary.

The successful candidate will provide support for the Ward manager in delivering Clinical Leadership for the nursing team at all times.

You will participate in pre-admission assessments and the hospital clinical governance agenda and monitor standards of care through regular audit and take action where standards are not met.

The successful candidate will ensure clinical records are well maintained and systems are in place for staff to communicate effectively on clinical issues ensuring awareness of legal implications and ensure all ward management responsibilities are met and all reports are up to date.

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