Location
Priory Hospital Middleton St George, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 1TS
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
Competitive
Hours
37.5 hrs p/wk
Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

 

Job Advert Location Description

The Priory Hospital Middleton St George is located close to Darlington, County Durham and provides individualised treatment and care for people with mental health needs of adults who present with complex and challenging behaviours, in a safe and supportive environment. Our comprehensive integrated services offer complete care pathways allowing service users to transfer effortlessly between the most appropriate care, meeting individual needs enabling recovery and re-engagement within the community and maximising life opportunities.

Our multi-disciplinary teams provide care for up to 73 male and female service users, working collaboratively with their commissioners, across our 5 wards and our nearby community house.  We deliver acute and  recovery and rehabilitation environment which includes a specialist female Personality Disorder service.  Our focus is on the delivery of excellent care, empowering service users to progress towards the least restrictive setting and towards independence.  Our vision is to place our Service Users at the heart of our service provision, working closely with them and their carers to support their recovery and rehabilitation.

Job Advert Role Description

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, experienced and skilled Clinical Team Lead to work with the Ward Manager in the delivery of their rehabilitation and recovery vision. This post is primarily in the Personallity Disorder service, where there is one full time post. There is  the opportunity to rotate posts through the different services on site.

 

The successful candidate will have noticeable leadership skills along with a strong drive to develop other members of the team on. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a talented multidisciplinary team and the candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the ward team possesses the skills, knowledge and motivation to deliver the highest quality of care to service users with complex mental health and self harming behaviour, and their families.

 

The successful candidate will possess excellent clinical, team and communication skills together with vision and enthusiasm to work with service users using DBT in a therapeutic environment. The successful candidate should be RMN qualified and have a minimum of 2 years’ nursing experience. You need to be able to demonstrate quality in delivery of nursing care and the clinical environment. The successful applicant will be a forward-thinking Nurse, who will lead and coach staff by example.

 

The successful candidate will ensure that MHA and MCA standards are upheld and work to uphold NMC's code of practice whilst ensuring all relevant policies are in place, reviewed and updated as and when necessary (e.g. ward guidelines/patient information) in liaison with the Ward Manager and multidisciplinary team. An understanding of Dilectical Behavioural Therapy would be beneficial but understanding of the concepts of Rehabilitation in Mental health are necessary.

 

The successful candidate will provide support for the Ward manager in delivering Clinical Leadership for the nursing team at all times.

 

You will participate in pre-admission assessments and the hospital clinical governance agenda and monitor standards of care through regular audit and take action where standards are not met.

 

The successful candidate will ensure clinical records are well maintained and systems are in place for staff to communicate effectively on clinical issues ensuring awareness of legal implications and ensure all ward management responsibilities are met and all reports are up to date.

The successful candidate must be a Registered Mental Health/Learning Disability Nurse (RNMH / RNLD)

 

What we’d like to give you:

•           A competitive salary

•           Disclosure check cost coverage

•           Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•           25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

•           Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra day’s annual leave

•           Free on-site parking

•           Access to our on-site gymnasium

•           Online benefits and cashback rewards

•           Cycle to work scheme

•           SMART Childcare Vouchers

•           SMART Pension option

 

If you would like to discuss the opportunity further please contact Trisha Raeburn-Prouse - Ward Manager, Oak on 01325 331937

or visit our website www.priorygroup.com to apply.

 

 

 

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date
31/07/2018