Mental Health Clinical Lead Nurse Role

We have an exciting opportunity in the Bicester area, for a Mental Health Clinical Lead Nurse to work within a prison

About the Job

As a member of the wider management team the Mental Health Clinical Lead will be responsible for providing the day to day clinical and operational management of the integrated mental health team, contributing to the strategic direction of the service.

There will be an expectation for the post holder to lead/contribute to clinical and consumer audits.

Therefore implementing any resulting recommendations and develop evidence based approaches; encouraging reflective practice and a commitment to the clinical governance agenda.


The Prison is for adult males and young people who have offended and has close working relationship with 5 other prisons in the Thames Valley area.

It has a training function and a regime for those convicted of sexual crimes and holds up to 1,114 prisoners, with a 21 bed healthcare unit.


About You

The ideal candidate will be an experienced RMN with a current NMC registration.

You'll hold a post-registration management qualification or be able to show evidence of relevant experience managing a team.

You’ll have a flexible approach working within a team that encourage new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service.

If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, then this could be the right role for you!

The salary range is £36,000 - £40,000 per annum - dependent on experience.

Benefits we offer include training & development opportunities, 2-5% company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, access to bank hours, CPD, re-validation, cycle to work scheme, on-site gym facilities and free onsite parking.



Further Job Information

This is a full time, permanent role working 37.5 hours a week Monday - Friday.

There may be some on-call responsibility with this role.

Please note that employment is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison security vetting.


Reference ID: 2021

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