Clinical Lead - Mental Health

Vetro Recruitment
£30 - 32 per hour
14 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a fantastic opportunity for an RNLD to progress in management within this well-established service.


As a Clinical Lead Nurse, you have responsibility for leading a team of nursing staff to ensure the delivery of an excellent standard of care, which promotes independence and dignity and positively enhances the lives of individuals in our care.


* Location - Tonteg
* Duration 9-12 months maternity cover
* £31.40 per hour LTD.
* Can be either fixed term contract or ongoing temp.

The Service

* 12 Bed female locked rehab unit (2 bedded stepdown)
* Primary diagnosis of Learning Disability but with complex mental health care included.

To be considered for this role is it essential that you have the following ;

* You must be RNLD qualified with previous experience working in Mental Health Services and possess excellent leadership qualities.
* Excellent clinical skills, Managerial and leadership experience
* Nursing qualification and current NMC registration
* Strong Clinical experience
* Minimum of 5 years' experience of working as a nurse in a challenging environment
* You must have outstanding communication skills, excellent clinical skills and be motivated to offer the highest standards of care.
* It is essential you are prepared to take on an active leadership role supporting the operation of a twenty-four-hour business.

Key Responsibilities:

* To carry responsibility for the management of the unit during the day
* To manage 7 Nurses and 28 Support staff
* Develop the skills of the team
* Promote and maintain a high standard of nursing care
* To ensure effective induction of all staff, together with clinical supervision of trained staff, mentorship and assessment of student nurses and induction of new care staff.
* To work within the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and CSSIW Standards as well as following internal policies and procedures
* Planning, directing and delivery of high quality person centred care
* Undertake staff reviews and team meetings
* Ensure the delivery of quality care - continually assessing our service users' needs and wishes, developing the service to enhance their quality of life.
* Champion independence and personal choice - develop, review and update care plans to meet our clients changing physical, social and psychological needs. Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines - risks are proactively managed and issues identified, investigated and resolved. Oversee all aspects of medicine management - ensuring medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered to our clients
* Conduct care audits - monitor standards of care and take corrective action where appropriate.
* Promote high standards of nursing care for you and your team, actively seeking ways to improve levels of service.
* Take an active role in training for the team of nurses, working in conjunction with the training resources of the company to ensure that nursing staff are kept up to date with current practices and research led developments.
* Take a leadership role for your team - ensuring all staff are supervised appropriately and rotas are in place to enable the smooth, efficient running of the business.
* Take an active role in the development of yourself and others - ensure that the team's skill and knowledge levels are able to meet the changing needs of the business.

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At Vetro Recruitment, we have over 25 years' experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We are REC and CSSIW registered and pride ourselves on the service we offer our clients and candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.

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