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Clinical Team Leader

Zoek Pin Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England

£38759 - £42239/annum

Unspecified (Part time)

Posted 3 days ago

We invest in the best – We pay £3,000 Welcome Bonus for all Nurses - * Terms & conditions apply, pro rata

We would be delighted to speak to you If you’ve previously worked for the NHS

We are currently seeking Clinical Team Leaders to join our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) at The Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead, located in Taplow, 4 miles from Maidenhead & Slough.

The hospital is a 60 bed Tier 4 CAMHS hospital for young people aged 12 -18 years with a range of mental health disorders and includes the following units:


Adolescent Care


Acute Psychiatric


Eating Disorders

We provide comprehensive assessment and treatment programmes working collaboratively with patients and their families or carers.

There is free parking at the hospital which is located approximately 1 mile from junction 7 of the M4 motorway.

Huntercombe can offer you a rewarding career where you will be valued as a key member of our team and every day you’ll be able to make a difference to the lives of our patients and residents, supporting and encouraging them to achieve their goals and ambitions.

Most patients and residents are referred via NHS and local authorities. We play an integral part in contributing to new models of care outlined in the Five Year Forward View.

As a Clinical Team Leaderworking in our Child and Adolescent Mental Heal th Service (CAMHS) your main duties will be:-

To provide clinical leadership to nursing team and ensure the provision of high quality

To ensure high quality individualised person centre standards of care are delivered to all patients

Ensure the effective supervision and development of staff

To work and act as a key member of the team, supporting each patient with achieving their planned outcomes

To act as the lead nurse in the assessment, implementation of care through to point of discharge

To take charge of clinical area

To take a lead on developing and maintaining communication with patients relatives, families and carers, to support them to support patients goals

To adopt a flexible approach to hours of duty, in order to meet the needs of the service over a 24 hour period.

To work according to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and relevant professional guidelines as a named nurse or key worker for patients.

Key Accountabilities

To provide strong clinical leadership to the nursing team

To lead promoting respect and advocacy for all patients

To be an active participant in the multidisciplinary team, formulating care plans and utilising appropriate assessments.

Liaise effectively with MDT to assess and manage risks identified through assessment of patients.

To regularly review risk factors and work in conjunction with the MDT to modify care plans as appropriate.

To act as the primary nurse for inpatient stay.

To ensure that clinical practice is evidenced based and consistent with relevant NICE guidelines and the organisations policies and procedures

To undertake clinical supervision to further develop competence and clinical practice.

To act as a mentor/preceptor to students/support workers as appropriate.

To supervise junior staff in carrying out their care plans.

To liaise effectively with all stakeholders in the care process, including carers and relatives, aspiring to provide an effective, seamless and integrated service to patients.

Clinical Practice

To lead the administration of medicine within the guidelines and framework of the Nursing and Midwifery Council and organisation protocols

Practice within the defined parameters under the Mental Health Act 1983/2007.

Ensure all clinical documentation is of a high standard and patient notes are maintained and filed in the appropriate way

Provide a highly specialised range of clinical interventions and knowledge of evidence based models of practice relevant to the patients needs

Lead the nursing team to ensure optimum levels of professional care, underpinned by organisational policies and procedures.

People Management

Ensure on each shift the effective provision of supervision and support is given to the nursing team as appropriate

Lead and manage allocated resources effectively through efficient resource allocation, skill mixes, roster management, and utilisation of equipment and authorisation of bank/agency staff as designated by senior nursing management team

Participating in clinical audit, clinical risk and quality issues, including the management and reporting of incidents

Deputise for the manager as and when required

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.

An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.

To learn more about The Huntercombe Group please visit our website

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