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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/02/2021.

Clinical Nurse Lead

Job Reference: 263-CL20-212-SF-B

Employer:
Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Mental Health and Learning Disabilities
Location:
Inpatient wards across Newcastle & Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria.

We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year.

We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

As an Organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances, and are particularly keen to receive applications from:

  • people from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background.
  • disabled people whether their impairments are physical, sensory, cognitive or hidden.
  • those who have lost their employment during this pandemic or who have been out of work for a period.

We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer.

We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award.

The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.


Is this you?

Are you looking for a career in inpatient nursing?

Are you passionate and caring, and looking for an exciting new challenge?

Are you a nurse who wants to be part of a new pilot, working in a completely different way?

Are you a Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurse with inpatient experience?

Are you interested in a clinical career pathway, or an operational career pathway, we are offering the exciting opportunity for both!

If so………….

We need you!!

To work on 1 of our 4 Central inpatient wards, as part of our new model

To help us redesign our inpatient services

To work alongside our Ward Managers, Specialist Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Nurse Managers and Nurse Consultant

To work closely with our patient group, to provide the best care

To put the Nurse back into Nursing

To work alongside our Enhanced Multi-Disciplinary Team

We will support you!!

With supervision and peer support

With teaching and training

To realise your career aspirations

To pursue your area of special interest

You will be part of….

A forward thinking, motivated team looking to revolutionise inpatient nursing for the first time in some years

A community of positive change

A motivated and supportive Multi-Disciplinary Team, working together to provide the best possible care

If this is you, or if this has pricked your ears, give us a ring to find out more about our exciting new Pilot!!

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKaren RichardsonJob titleNurse SpecialistEmail addresskaren.richardson2@cntw.nhs.ukTelephone number07500063134Additional contact information

Please contact Karen Richardson, Nurse Specialist on 07500063134 / karen.richardson2@cntw.nhs.uk or Harry Cape, Clinical Nurse Manager on 07775501085 harry.cape@cntw.nhs.uk.





All of our clinical posts (and certain others), are subject to DBS clearance prior to commencement.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Market Labour Test, as required by the Border immigration Authority. Please check with the appointing manager for the post that sponsorship can be offered prior to applying.

In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

Please note if you are external to Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust you will be subject to a six month probationary period (this does not apply to those not under Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service).

You will also be encouraged to complete your Mandatory training via E-learning before you commence into post.

After applying on NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our Third party recruitment system - Trac Jobs. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, all communication will come via apps.trac.jobs. By applying for this post you are agreeing that the employing Trust (CNTW) can transfer the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system, in this case Trac Jobs.

If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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