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Clinical Leader

Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated, dynamic and enthusiastic Clinical Team Leader to support the development of our new Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).

Our Trust is committed to ensuring that nursing staff have the necessary skills to deliver nursing excellence and high quality Mental Health care.

We are seeking to build a dynamic team and will be investing in a series of development days to explore the implementation of a standard approach to nursing care delivery. This will based on the best evidence for effective interventions for someone in a crisis and will include a number of models to reflect the differing needs of people within our PICU service such as:

1. Emotion focused model (unchangeable stressors, self-reflection, taking control)

2. Solution focused model (changing or modifying stressors, information seeking, distractions)

3. Biological focused model (Mindfulness, meditation, relaxation, medication, guided imagery)

All nursing engagement will be within a person centred, recovery, respectful and kind approach.

The team attend reflective practice sessions and skill-enhancing workshops on a weekly basis. The ward embraces ongoing training as a part of daily work, which includes both peer group training and profession-specific cascade learning. The ward aims to foster a philosophy of all clinical staff having professional training in key therapeutic intervention models.

Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 375 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision of the Home Office.

Please ensure you read the person specification as your application will be judged against this.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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