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Clinical Nurse Specialist posted by Eclypse Recruitment

Full Time
£35,000 - £40,000 / year

Job Description

Clinical Nurse Specialist


Permanent Full Time 37.5

Salary circa £40,000 DOE

Eclypse Recruitment are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated experienced nurse to join the team as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in a private mental health hospital. The successful candidate will have significant experience working in the Secure / Forensic Mental Health setting and have the interest to shape and improve services provided by staff to the 21 patients in our Hospital in Glasgow.

The post requires you to have strong interpersonal skills, good clinical assessment, risk assessment and risk management skills and the ability to confidently communicate at a high level both verbally and in writing. The successful applicant will promote excellence in mental health nursing practice through the integration of expert clinical practice, evidence based practice as well as acting as an important resource to staff.

You will be required to make clear autonomous decisions based on an analysis of the complex presenting problems and available treatment options.

Role Responsibility

The Clinical Nurse Specialist will be expected to have the skills to deal with a very broad range of mental health needs of adults with mental disorders who present in complex needs, undertaking pre admission assessments, developing and supporting best practise in ongoing care and treatment including, clinical risk assessments and risk management plans.

The role will also include providing:-

  • A programme of Clinical Audit and trend analysis
  • Clinical Supervision to the nursing Staff
  • Root Cause Analysis of Clinical Incidents
  • The continuation and further development of best practise and standards within the service
  • Training and mentoring of the staff group
  • On call management support
  • While the role is primarily Monday to Friday 9 to 5 there is an expectation that the Clinical Nurse Specialist will very occasionally work "on shift" in times of clinical need to monitor and model best practise.

You must be a member of the PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) Scheme to work with vulnerable adults. We will require sight of your original Scheme Record.

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity please contact Ellie Conlon at Eclypse Recruitment on [Click here to apply] or [Click here to apply]

KEYWORDS - RMN, Staff Nurse, Mental Health, Glasgow, Scotland, Rehab, Hospital, Acute Wards, medical and nursing, Glasgow, Management, medical and nursing, Acute, medium secure unit, Secure / Forensic, medical and nursing

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