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Clinical Nurse Lead

Job Description

Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country – serving a population of 14 million, with a budget of circa £300 million and 6,000 staff. We have been rated outstanding by the CQC. We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers.

We are an ambitious organisation aiming to improve the wellbeing of everyone we serve through delivering services that match the best in the world.

NTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

We are committed to the Health and Wellbeing of our staff, we have Continuing Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award.

We are looking to recruit to a range of qualified Clinical Nurse Lead posts across the Inpatient Adult mental health directorate.

Adult mental health services

Inpatient Adult mental health services provide a range of inpatient based environments across NTW, Acute Assessment and Treatment, Complex Care, ECT , High Dependency Units, Psychiatric Intensive Care and Rehabilitation.

There are vacancies available within:

  • St Georges Park
  • Hopewood Park

Staff of all disciplines work in a variety of clinical teams dedicated to providing the highest possible quality of care to our patients, whilst encouraging our staff to develop clinical and leadership skills to support safe, effective and efficient care.

You can expect to work within positive, caring and progressive teams whilst receiving support ,supervision and training, to achieve your goals, and make a real positive difference to our patients.

If you are a dynamic, robust, and a team player, and want to make a difference why not Join us on our journey to become the best.

Please state in your additional information which ward or area you are interested in working within, if you have a preference of more than one area state all applicable areas of interest.

We would encourage all applicants to contact specific wards/services you are applying for to introduce yourself, learn more about the service and possibly organise a visit.

Janice Clark

Senior Clinical Nurse

Inpatient Care Services (Adult Mental Health)

Mobile  ( Phone number removed ) 

Should you be successful at shortlist you will be invited to attend an Assessment Centre at St Nicholas Hospital, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne. You will be required to attend one assessment day ON Thursday 10th November 2016.

The assessments will consist of a basic literacy, numeracy and medicine management tests, a Values-Based Group Assessment and a formal interview.

If you would like further information on any of NTW services you can visit our website or why not download our App (search NTW in the App search engine).

All of our clinical posts (and certain others), are subject to DBS clearance (formerly CRB) prior to commencement.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Market Labour Test, as required by the Border immigration Authority.

In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

Please note if you are external to Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust you will be subject to a six month probationary period (this does not apply to those not under Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service).


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