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Nurse Team Leader-Community Mental Health Team

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9 Aug 2021

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We require a CAMHS Nurse Team Lead to support two of our Glasgow City Child and Adolescent Mental Health Community Teams (North and East CAMHS) The post is fixed term for 12 months and 34hours/week

Working alongside existing Nurse Team Leads, the post holder will be an integral member of the multi-disciplinary team and has responsibility for clinical nurse leadership, managing and supporting the ongoing team development to fulfill the key functions of the CMHT. In particular the post-holder will be responsible for the safe and effective deployment and management of the nursing resource to ensure robust risk assessment/ risk management, implementation of complex programmes of care using a strength based recovery focused approach that proactively involves the person and optimises self-management across the service.

The post holder is required to undertake caseload management and line management responsibilities of senior nursing staff with overall responsibility for monitoring nursing activity related to CMHT key performance indicators. Has lead responsibility for profession specific clinical governance activity and monitoring which includes care assurance; standards compliance; professional regulation; responding to complaints; staff governance; Clinical Supervision; Line Management Supervision; legislative frameworks; national and board policy/ guidelines implementation. This involves working in a variety of home/ near to home community environments.

The team provide community-based tier 3/4 NHS specialist mental health assessment and intervention based on the principles of equality, dignity and respect and which takes into account spiritual and cultural diversity.

It is essential you are a first level Registered Mental Health Nurse/ Learning Disability Nurse with current NMC registration and substantial relevant post registration experience some of which must be working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. Good communication and organisational skills are also essential.

The shift pattern for this post is Monday to Friday.

Informal Contact: Lauren MacFarlane, 07816144732,

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Packs.
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