- Mental Health
- Band 6
- Full time: 37.5 per week
- St Anns Hospital
- £31,365 to £37,890 p.a.
- Today at 23:59
Want to be part of the new NHS? Health and Care organisations in Dorset are at the forefront of transforming services to provide excellent, patient-centred care.
Dorset HealthCare recently achieved an Outstanding CQC status and is a dynamic forward-thinking Trust operating throughout Dorset.
Dorset HealthCare plays a pivotal role in the strong partnership of public sector organisations across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. Our community and mental health trust has a caring and committed workforce of around 5,500 staff, serving a population of over 700,000 people.
We are looking for proactive, positive, respectful, supportive, reliable and trustworthy people to join us at Dorset HealthCare – we’re the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset and offer exciting opportunities for people with a range of skills. We want to be better every day – do you?
‘This is an exciting time for us as we continue improving and adapting. I have seen some great innovation, fantastic teamwork and a real willingness to look at how we can do things differently’ – Eugine Yafele, Chief Executive (May 2019)
The Female Treatment Ward at St. Ann's Hospital in Poole, Dorset has an exciting vacancy for a Clinical Team Leader.
Chine Ward is a Female Treatment Ward, providing a high level of care for patients in a safe and therapeutic environment.
We are looking for a suitably qualified and motivated individual who wishes to work in a fast paced and at times, challenging environment. You will need to demonstrate a good clinical knowledge base and have strong leadership skills.
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 the 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.
We are a friendly and supportive team and promote a calm and therapeutic approach. This in turn, enables patients to overcome their current difficulties and move forwards with their recovery.
In addition, staff are entitled to a series of employee benefits, including holiday pay for up to 33 days (dependent on NHS service), plus bank holidays, flexible working, NHS Pension, car lease schemes and exclusive discounts on a wide range of products and services, from household appliances to holidays. We also offer a generous relocation package.
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.
Requirements of the role include -
- 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 substantial experience as an RMN and also have undertaken student mentoring training.
Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £40 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 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
Lerrin Andrews, Ward Manager via firstname.lastname@example.org or 01202 492135