Job Overview
  • Company: Partnerships In Care Ltd
  • Base Pay: £36,000 - £38,000 /Year
  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Reference ID: Not Available
  • Location: UK-South West England
  • Contact: Philip kennett
  • Phone: 0208 327 1935
  • Email: Send Email Now
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Charge Nurse / Lead Nurse
Job Description

Partnerships in Care is proud to announce the opening of our new state of the art site, Wellesley Hospital in Wellington near Taunton. Wellesley Hospital will be opening in January 2017 and will support and work with up to 70 patients with mental health disorders.


We are one of the leading providers of independent specialist care across the UK. We are proud to offer a full spectrum of pathway care to our Service Users.


With services throughout the country, over 30 years of experience in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments.


As a Charge Nurse / Lead Nurse you will be working within a trans disciplinary team that includes a range of professionals. You will be central to providing high quality care.


Our Charge Nurse role involves:

  • Shift/resource management

  • Effective strategic resource management.

  • Leadership decisions within the context of Charge Nurse

  • Personnel, competency and conduct management of junior staff

  • Managing complaints and grievances

  • Ensuring adherence to policies and procedures

  • Serious incident reviews and implementation of recommendations.

  • Ward Budget Management

  • Providing an advisory role to nursing staff

  • Supporting the implementation of local Clinical Governance Strategy

  • Clear application of clinical experience

  • Satisfactorily completing of objectives as agreed at appraisal and monthly supervision.

  • Satisfactorily fulfilling core competencies

  • Demonstrating clear application of a continuing professional development portfolio

  • Contributing positively to the hospital leadership group

  • Facilitating the delivery of practice and supporting supervision

  • Actively contributing to the Nursing Service Agreement, departmental Risk Matrix and action plan, and monitoring implementation

  • Completing designated annual mandatory training

  • Participating in and taking an active lead in organisational clinical and nursing audit programmes

  • Supporting the senior management team at a local level

  • Contributing to departmental and unit business objectives

  • Effectively managing positive change in the nursing department

  • Providing strong and robust leadership in the clinical environment using the core skills of facilitation, negotiation, conflict resolution, teaching and delegation

  • Taking part in the out of hours on call system for a specific region

  • Managing the achievements and maintenance of the Care Standards Act

  • Providing managerial leadership through co-ordinating the production of philosophies of care and local procedures. These are subject to annual review

  • Monitoring the performance and conduct of staff and to take corrective action when necessary. This will include, where appropriate, involvement in the disciplinary process


    About our benefits

    In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:


  • Competitive starting salary

  • Excellent Career Progression Opportunities

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Golden Hello payment - incentive for joining PiC

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)

  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme

  • Life Assurance

  • Free meals while on duty

  • Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services

  • Continuous learning and development

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Career development

  • Personal health insurance

  • An employee assistance programme

  • Voluntary Benefits

Job Requirements

To be successful as a Charge Nurse, you’ll need:





  • Personal learning and development

  • Evidence based practice

  • Values based practice

  • Patient centred care

  • Team player

  • Self-motivated

  • Flexible

  • Leadership skills

  • Management of people skills

  • Skills or training in providing health promotion, and physical health monitoring