Service Lead – nurse qualified

We are working in partnership with a provider of mental health support and have a permanent opportunity for a Service Lead based in Baldock, Hertfordshire.

If successful, you will be working in a PICU unit within the hospital.

This is a permanent, full time role.

Alongside countless benefits and progression opportunities, our client is paying up to £49,000 per annum.

Essential Criteria:

  • NMC registered nurse.
  • Relevant management experience.
  • Experience of working with MDT and in-patient setup.
  • Significant clinical, in-patient experience in a hospital setting.
  • Knowledge of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulations and standards.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to continuing professional development.

As a Service Lead your main responsibilities will include:

  • Carry 24 hour continuous responsibility for units and manage it within the allocated resources.
  • To undertake responsibility for the implementation of organisational personnel policies.
  • Responsible for the planning and co-ordination of annual leave, maintaining appropriate safe staffing levels and skill mix of ward area via rota management.
  • Provide effective leadership by setting clear objectives and defining roles of staff.
  • Leading the nursing team, delegating work, organising rotas on an equitable basis and ensuring appropriate skill and grade mix.
  • Responsible for overall staffing arrangements and nursing rotas, organising the most effective use of manpower and skill mix within available resources.
  • To participate in the planning and commissioning of new services.
  • To participate in the formal review and evaluation of the services provided.
  • Ensure reports, statements and investigations of accidents, incidents and complaints are carried out and the appropriate authorities are notified.
  • The service lead will have 24 hour continuous responsibility for the unit/s.

Our client is offering a whole range of benefits, including:

  • Welcome Bonus of £3,000.
  • Annual Leave: 33 days including bank holidays.
  • High street discounts via HCPA Academy.
  • In-house training and development.
  • Access to career progression throughout the group.
  • Employer pension contribution

To take the next step in your career, apply today for a conversation with our Residential specialist Tom Wilson.

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