RMN/RNLD Lead Nurse Role

A motivated and compassionate RMN/RNLD Lead Nurse is required at a leading mental hospital that provides care for men and women with mental illness and/or personality disorder in a medium/low secure environment.

 A salary of up to £46,500 per annum dependent upon experience will be provided to the successful candidate as well as a number of fantastic benefits.


·         Ensuring that the team core values and quality of care are at the forefront of patient centred care

·         Supporting Ward Managers with managing the ward budget, exercising effective cost control in line with budget and service requirements, taking into account staff allocation, daily numbers on the ward and additional use of premium rate staff to ensure the budget is effectively managed

·         Providing a nursing clinical leadership as part of the MDT

·         Directly managing the Ward Managers

·         Working within the Code of Conduct to ensure good standards of infection control, privacy and dignity, cleanliness and health and safety

·         Engaging with Ward Managers, nursing staff and other stakeholders to identify areas for training and professional development

·         Ensuring that action plans are implemented, monitored and evaluated

·         Supervising and teaching qualified and unqualified staff including students and actively monitoring, supporting and directing others to do the same, promoting a learning and reflective culture


·         RMN/RNLD

·         Educated to degree level, or professional equivalent

·         At least 5 years’ post qualification experience

·         Management and leadership experience

·         Educated to higher degree level

·         Therapeutic Qualification

·         Recent teaching qualification or equivalent experience

·         Knowledge of legislation related to health and safety, nursing, occupational therapy, social workers and other professions

·         Ability to provide appropriate advice and guidance on service issues related to clinical risk management

·         Proven ability to manage and develop staff in a range of disciplines

·         Good verbal/written interpersonal skills at various levels


To be considered for this you must be Registered RMN/RNLD and have At least 5 years’ post qualification experience


Reference ID: 1773

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