Clinical Team Leader - RMN/RNLD
Ref: CYG07270


  • Location
  • Cygnet Kenton, 74 Kenton Rd, Harrow HA3 8AE
  • Salary
  • Up to £41,000 per annum (+ £4,000 location allowance)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 08/12/2019
  • We are looking for an experienced Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) to join us at our female high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service, as a Clinical Team Leader.

    You will be working 38.5 hours per week, based at Cygnet Lodge Kenton, Middlesex

    Cygnet Lodge Kenton, in North-West London, is a female high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service that provides a care pathway for service users who are preparing to step down to community living. Our service provides a high level of support and uses a recovery focused model. 

    Your day-to-day…

    • Supervise the smooth running of a shift and take leadership responsibility for the ward in the absence of the Ward Manager.
    • Act as a role model to all staff in clinical areas, helping to maintain a motivated positive work force.
    • Participate in the manager’s on-call system to provide the first point of contact for ward based staff, outside of normal working hours.
    • Take an active role in clinical audit on the ward and in the hospital.
    • Actively coach and mentor staff to improve practice on the ward.
    • Take a lead role in working with the multi-disciplinary team to coordinate and effective care plans which meet the physical & emotional needs of the service users in a caring and empathic manner.
    • Participate in training and development of staff.
    • Follow and ensure others implement Cygnet Health Care Policy and Procedures and maintain level of service, which meets the standard for the hospital

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    Salary:

    • Up to £41,000 per annum
    • £4,000 Location Allowance
    • Enhancement rates;
      10% of basic Salary for Night shifts
      20% of basic salary for weekend shifts
      30% of basic rate for nights on the weekend
      66% of basic rate for bank holidays• NHS and employee discount scheme

    Benefits:

    • NHS and employee discount scheme
    • 50% NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
    • Free meals on duty
    • Free parking
    • RCNi membership
    • Bespoke career pathways
    • Plus many more.

    You will have…

    Essential:

    • Experience as a Registered Nurse Mental Health / RMN or Learning Disability / RNLD with a current Pin Number
    • The ability to maintain documentation and undertake audits
    • A good understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 & latest nursing practices
    • A commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage & reduce risk
    • Dedication to empower & support service user independence

    Desirable:

    • Experience in personality and/or eating disorders
    • Compassion, integrity, honesty and resilience
    • Nurses with interests in leadership, research & risk assessment.
    • Able to deputise in the absence of the ward manager

    Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for 30 years.

    Cygnet Lodge Kenton provides treatment for women experiencing complex mental illness, personality disorder or mild eating disorders. The service helps them to re-establish and develop the skills they need to progress. We are able to support up to 15 women who may have a range of mental health difficulties.

    Some service users may have been referred to us from personality disorder services, low secure services, or from acute wards. The purpose of Cygnet Lodge Kenton is to bridge the gap between a hospital stay and the community.

    Cygnet Lodge Kenton is AIMS accredited with the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The AIMS (Accreditation of Inpatient Mental Health Services) rehabilitation project is a national scheme developed to ensure best practice is being achieved in inpatient mental health services.

    CQC overall rating - Good

    What next?

    If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you!

    Click the link to apply.

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