Job role: Clinical Nurse Lead (UK).
Job sector: Healthcare.
Job Type: Full-time.
Country: United Kingdom.
Salary: £35,392 – £42,618 per year.
About the Job.
An exciting opportunity has arisen with our Adult acute inpatient service at West Cumberland Hospital, Yewdale ward, to recruit a Clinical Nurse Lead.
Yewdale is an acute mental health inpatient unit based at West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. It has 16 beds for adult men and women providing assessment and treatment by a multi-disciplinary team. Yewdale supports patients with mental health problems arising from functional disorders such as depression, anxiety, or psychosis, who require a stay in the hospital.
They act as Clinical Nurse leads within a multi-disciplinary team, developing collaborative, needs-based care plans, through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
They act as an identified deputy in the absence of the Ward Manager.
They facilitate and coordinate clinical practice, ensuring high standards of evidence-based care and treatment.
They are visible and accessible to patients, families, and carers working together to ensure efficient, effective, and caring services.
They lead the implementation of all performance indicators, essential standards, and quality outcomes
They develop and where appropriate deliver training packages to enhance the knowledge and skills of the workforce and students.
They facilitate staff appraisals and Clinical Supervision and support personal development plans
They provide compassionate care that is based on empathy, kindness, respect and dignity
We aim to attract and retain a diverse, talented, and committed workforce, who are caring and compassionate, and therefore able to meet the demands of the modern NHS now and in the future. In return, we can offer a dynamic working environment in which to build a career.