Clinical Team Leader (RMN) | Wyke

Location: Wyke  |  West Yorkshire  |  England
Sector: Nursing Care
Consultant: Daniel Waters
Job Reference: DW40060
Salary: £32389 - £41391
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

The Clinical Team Leader supports the staff nurses and support workers to provide the highest quality of care and over sees the ward in the absence of the ward manager.

Our hospital in Wyke offers a range of mental health services for men including acute and psychiatric intensive care along with a specialist locked service for older men who continue to present behavioural challenges.

Role Summary:

  • The provision of clinical leadership and management to the immediate clinical team members on a day-to-day basis; delivery of excellence in quality care provision, ensuring all clinical governance and compliance targets are met.
  • Manage the activities of the team, in partnership with, and support of the Senior Nurse, with close involvement in efficient and effective management of the ward and nursing practice.

Main Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with, and in support of the Senior Nurse, manage the nursing team and participate as an active multi-disciplinary team member, making an appropriate contribution to team processes through the use clinical assessment tools.
  • Complete factual and consistent records using a problem solving approach, which demonstrate an accurate account of treatment, care planning, delivery and evaluation.
  • In managing ward activities, prepare daily plan that ensures adequate staff resources to meets the requirements of patients and staff undertake tasks for which they have been fully briefed
  • Support the Senior Nurse in securing and maintaining a continuous review process in order to facilitate developments and improvements in services.
  • Recognise, prevent and resolve potential areas of conflict.
  • Contribute to the supervision and appraisal process using RAG documents
  • Be aware of budgetary and human resource management processes
  • Utilise reviews of incidents to learn lessons and share information. Ensure that post incident debriefing occurs.
  • Abide by guidelines and hospital policies and procedures
  • Contribute to the development and review of ward manual and philosophy
  • Clinical and Professional
  • Ensure all nursing care procedures and treatments reflect professional, national and local standards for the service
  • Ensure compliance with CQC; CQUIN, QNIC and Low Secure standards
  • Complete factual and consistent records using a problem solving approach, which demonstrate an accurate account of treatment, care planning, delivery and evaluation.
  • Contribute to the clinical audit process and achievement of actions plans within agreed timescales.
  • Participate in the application of the care programme approach using clinical leadership to secure effective care planning and evaluation.
  • Ensure that the patients are involved as fully as possible in decisions affecting them and the running of the units to maximise their independence.
  • Participate as an active multi-disciplinary team member, making an appropriate contribution to team processes
  • Promote and facilitate nursing practice, which incorporates and respects differences in respect of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion, culture and ability.

We are looking for people who are:

  • Experienced RMN with a current Pin Number
  • Have knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983

In return, you will receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including:

  • Company pension scheme
  • Free life assurance
  • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre
  • Paid leave for your birthday and anniversary of joining the company
  • Subsidised meals
  • CPD opportunities
  • Expert clinical supervision and peer support
  • Opportunity to undertake further learning and development opportunities

If you wish to be considered for this role please email Daniel Waters on [email protected], call 07520634930, or apply with an up to date CV