Clinical Team Leader

Band 6

Main area
Inpatient Mental Health
Band 6
Fixed Term / Secondment for 12 months
37.5 per week
Job ref
St. Anns Hospital
£26,565 to £35,577 p.a.
26/10/2017 23:59





The Acute Care Inpatient Team at St. Anns Hospital, Poole, Dorset has a vacancy for a Clinical Team Leader on Harbour Ward.

Harbour Ward is a 16 bed male Treatment Ward; with a focus on recovery to enable patients to reach their goals and return home with support. The multi-disciplinary team on Harbour are friendly, supportive and work hard to establish and develop recovery focused care plans and give support to patients’ and their family to build skills and techniques to enable living to be as independent as possible when they leave hospital.

Clinical Team Leaders undertake a dual clinical and leadership role; acting as a deputy for the Ward Manager. They play a key role in the day-to-day management of ward; are a main point of contact for advice/decisions and will support, supervise and manage staff. They also assist in the delivery of local and nationally required outcomes and will often be given a lead role to manage in their own right.

This post requires that you work a shift rotation including nights.

• Valid NMC Pin is essential and a good working knowledge of
CQC standards;

• An effective communicator with the ability to engage with our
service users to understand their needs to provide excellent
services of care;

• The ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships
with external care professionals and families to be customer
focused and to continually develop the services we provide;

• Promote ownership of care programmes by fully involving
service users and their families in developing, agreeing and
evaluating care programmes;

• Fulfil professional and legal responsibilities with respect to the
safe storage handling and administration of medicines;

• It is essential to be Health and Safety aware, to ensure the
safety of our services users and colleagues

You will need to have post qualification experience as an RMN and also have completed your mentorship in practice.

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments. Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

You will be required to undertake a Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression course and it is a condition of your employment that you successfully complete all aspects of this course; if this is not achieved you will not be able to commence working in the post.

This is a great opportunity to take your first steps into a leadership role and demonstrate your knowledge and abilities, whilst continually improving services and providing hands on care to service users.

In return;

• We will support and facilitate your development in this role
through regular supervision and a development plan tailored to
your needs and experience.

• You will receive a comprehensive and structured induction
programme and training.

• Monthly pay plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank
holiday working

• NHS pension scheme

• Holiday pay for up to 33 days (dependent on NHS service), plus bank holidays.

• NHS discount and salary sacrifice scheme

• Not forgetting our unique selling point – our Trust beach huts
located along the famous Sandbanks coastline

If you are interested in moving to Dorset we also offer a generous relocation package of up to £5,000. For further details on relocation expenses please email

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Abby Webb, Senior Clinical Nurse on 01202 492439

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