Team Leader

Prestwich, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M25 1DY
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
26 Apr 2021
Closes
26 May 2021

Job Description

Main duties of the job

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust is an award winning Trust, providing health and social care services. The Trust operates district community and inpatient mental health services in Bolton, Salford and Trafford as well as specialist mental health services across the North West. We also offer local alcohol and drug services throughout several boroughs of Greater Manchester and Lancashire, as well as regional inpatient services.

Key Requirements of the Post Holder:

Up-to-date NMC registration as a first level mental health nurse RNMH/LD

Evidence of post registration development.

Have recent experience of working within and supporting staff to deliver care to patients who are complex and have challenging needs in order to demonstrate the required understanding of risk management.

Have recent experience of working proactively within a multi-disciplinary team.

Working for our organisation

To undertake any other reasonable duty, when requested to do so by an appropriate Trust manager.

To understand and comply with all Trust policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.

To understand the Trusts Strategic Goals and how you can support them.

To understand the need to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and adhere to all principles in effective safeguarding.

To carry out all duties and responsibilities of the post in accordance with Equal Opportunities, Equality and Diversity and dignity in care/work policies and principles.

To avoid unlawful discriminatory behaviour and actions when dealing with the colleagues, services users, members of the public and all stakeholders.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Be an active member of the ward management team providing line management and clinical supervision to a defined group of staff, including appraisal and monitoring of clinical practice standards. Deliver effective clinical leadership to support the staff team, acting as a positive role model in coaching staff members and providing clear direction and support. The position requires an individual who is able to lead, motivate and manage nurses working as Primary Nurses within a medium or low secure environment.

As a senior ward nurse, provide support and leadership to registered nurses and ward based staff to engage effectively with MDT members.

The post holder will participate in a rota to ensure senior nurse leadership and operational management of the Service out of hours with the support of the on call rota.

The post holder will pro-actively contribute to service and practice development initiatives within the Directorate Business Plan which is a reflection of local and national developments.

Person specification

Education/Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • Up to date NMC registration as a first level mental health nurse.
  • Evidence of post registration development.


Desirable criteria
  • A recognised qualification within a clinical intervention.
  • A recognised qualification in mental health nursing.


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Have recent experience of working within and supporting staff to deliver care to patients who are complex and challenging needs in order to demonstrate the required understanding of risk management.
  • Have recent experience of working proactively within a multi disciplinary team.
  • Recent experience of providing managerial and/or clinical supervision to junior staff working with a complex patient group.


Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working within a secure setting
  • Experience of providing mental health care within the prison service.


knowledge
Essential criteria
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate evidence based care for the patient group.
  • Ability to develop and utilise a range of clinical interventions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with patients and carers.


Desirable criteria
  • Have an in depth knowledge and understanding of relevant clinical interventions to safely provide treatment within a medium or low secure setting.
  • Have an in depth knowledge of relevant risk assessment tools and risk management frameworks to sustain service users' safety.


skills/abilities
Essential criteria
  • Ability to respond immediately to any areas of concerns utilising the appropriate process and systems to do so, using a range of communication strategies to best meet the identified clinical and organisational/operational need.

Ref: 520390452

Job Details

Team Leader

Prestwich, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
26 Apr 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
26 May 2021

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