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Clinical Team Leader (RMN/RNLD)
Ref: CYG36838

Location
Blackheath, SE10 8AD
Salary
£24.71 / per hour
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Friday 26 July 2024

We are looking for a confident Clinical Team Leader (RMN/RNLD) who can inspire, support and oversee the delivery of the very best care.  

You’ll be working 38.5 hours a week, days and nights at Cygnet Hospital Blackheath.

Cygnet Hospital Blackheath provides inpatient low secure and PICU services for men with a mental health illness. We accept urgent admissions from all over the country for people in acute psychiatric distress and can assess and transfer urgent prison referrals swiftly. We also provide an intensive programme of recovery in our low secure mental health ward, developing a personal therapeutic timetable to meet the needs of service users whatever their stage of recovery.

Tyler Ward is our 14 bed specialist PICU which provides assessment and treatment for men who are experiencing an acute period of mental illness. We accept urgent admissions from all over the country.

Meridian Ward is a low secure service which can support up to 16 men. It aims to balance the needs of therapy and security whilst helping prepare service users to lead full and independent lives in the community.

Your day-to-day…

  • Take lead responsibility in undertaking regular care audits
  • Provide clinical leadership, coaching & mentoring for the development of services 
  • Maintain excellence through clinical practice development & quality improvement
  • Be responsible for a planned programme of support across your area of focus as determined by the annual plan for Quality and Compliance
  • Be an active member of clinical working committees relevant to role
  • Attend all training and engage in CPD to further knowledge & promote nursing
  • Under NMC guidelines, ensure that individual care plans are complete & maintained 
  • Administer medicines within healthcare procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • NHS & employee discount scheme
  • Most of our sites provide free meals on shift
  • Free parking
  • Bespoke career pathways
  • Plus much more

You…

An experienced RMN or RNLD with a current Pin Number, you’ll have…

Essential:

  • At least two years’ experience working as a RMN/RNLD
  • The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits & demonstrate integrity in your role
  • A good understanding of the latest nursing practices
  • A commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage & reduce risk
  • Compassion, resilience & a dedication to empower & support service user independence

Desirable:

  • The ability to deputise in a Manager role
  • An interest in leadership, research & assessment

Cygnet has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

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